Nikon AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8 ED Nikkor Zoom Lens Review

January 29, 2008

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This is for all of you wide angle dSLR Dads. Photozone has just reviewed Nikon’s brand new full frame, 14-24mm f/2.8G ED AF-S Nikkor Wide Angle Zoom Lens (available at Amazon, and B&H Photo). And it seems like Photozone (which is a great site by the way) liked it:

The Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED N is a phenomenal lens. It is the sharpest ultra-wide angle lens tested to date. The resolution figures are simply stunning and unprecedented Read the rest of this entry »

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Tokina AT-X 116 PRO DX 11-16mm f2.8 Announced

November 17, 2007

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Tokina has announced their new fast, Ultra-Wide Angle 11-16mm Lens at a constant f/2.8. This APS-C format only DX lens will begin to ship in late February 2008 for Canon and Nikon mounts. You can read the press release here (English Translation here). Pricing should be Read the rest of this entry »


Sigma 10mm F2.8 EX DC Fisheye HSM Lens

November 15, 2007


Press Release (available here):

The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of the new 10mm F2.8 EX DC FISHEYE HSM lens.

  • Fisheye lens designed specifically for APS-C digital SLR cameras
  • Available in Nikon (Amazon, B&H Photo), Canon (Amazon, B&H Photo), and Sigma (Amazon) lens mounts
  • 13.5cm minimum focusing distance and 1:3.3 maximum magnification allows close up photography
  • Equipped with HSM allowing full-time manual focus override Read the rest of this entry »

Sigma 4.5mm F2.8 EX DC Circular Fisheye HSM Lens

November 15, 2007


Oh boy, now this is what dSLR Dad’s with APS-C sensors have been looking for. A fisheye lens that can provide a true 180 degree field of view on a Canon EOS 40D or Nikon D200.

* The first 180 degree circular fisheye lens designed specifically for APS-C size digital SLR cameras
* Fast F2.8 maximum aperture making it ideal for low light photography
* Minimum focusing distance of 13.5cm and a maximum magnification of 1:6
* SLD glass minimizes color aberration
* Equipped with HSM with full-time manual focus override Read the rest of this entry »