We will not only get a new Sigma 50mm f/1.2 and f/2.0 lens. But also this nice zoom:
- 16-28mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary
・ Lens configuration: 16 elements in 11 groups
・ Shortest shooting distance: 25cm
・ Maximum shooting magnification: 1: 5.6
・ Number of aperture blades: 9 (circular aperture)
・ Filter diameter: 72mm
・ Size : Φ77.2 x 100.6mm (E mount version is 102.6mm)
・ Weight: 450g
・ Mount: L mount ・ Sony E mount
Announcement should happen within the next 3-4 weeks!
Today Asobinet spotted a ton of new Sigma patents. Here are the lenses:
- 28-70mm f/2.0 for full frame mirrorless sytems
- 14-30mm f/4.0 for full frame mirrorless sytems
- 20mm f/1.4 for APS-C mirrorless sytems
- 23mm f/1.4 for APS-C mirrorless sytems
- 28mm f/1.4 for APS-C mirrorless sytems
- 33mm f/1.4 for APS-C mirrorless sytems
Panasonic China posted this image showing the 18mm f/1.8 S lens that is under development.
Panasonic will announce the box-style 6K mirrorless camera “LUMIX BS1H” in the near future. Equipped with a 24.2 million pixel sensor. Is the US price $ 3497
GH6 specs at BHphoto
Long was Panasonic stubborn. They kept claiming their contrast AF is very close to the performance of the phase detection AF. Well, they might gave up on this. It’ rumored the GH6 will break the tradition and feature a new sensor with phase detection AF. The question now is if also future S cameras will have the same new AF tech!
Itmedia analyzed the current difficult situation for the Panasonic Lumix brand. The market is shrinking and Panasonic didn’t manage to keep up with Sony and Canon. In their view only a strong focus on the video segment will keep the Lumix system alive.