Note that the 400mm lens is listed as “available for pre-order” which generally means that B&H expects it to be in stock and shipping out to customers within the next few days.
Nikon has issued another statement concerning the damage it sustained from the flood in Thailand.
The full notice is below. [Read more…]
The lenses are high-end cinema lenses rated better than 4K resolution. The new CN-E24mm T1.5 L F, CN-E50mm T1.3 L F and CN-E85mm T1.3 L F lenses are designed for all current Canon EOS sensor formats, including full frame coverage on the 5D Mark II and 1D X. The 24mm and 50mm lenses will be available in July 2012, while the 85mm is set for an August 2012 release. All three new cinema primes retail for $6800.
The 14.5-60mm (Jan. 2012) and 30-300mm (Mar. 2012) cinema zoom lenses ring in at $45,000 and $47,000, respectively. Note that these lenses are only compatible with Super 35 / APS-C format image sensors.
More details in the press release below. [Read more…]
Just yesterday, Nikon announced 65 million NIKKOR lenses have been produced. Now, a single day later, Canon announces production of 70 million lenses. Also, 50 millions EOS DSLRs are out there. That’s a pretty mild lens-to-camera ratio.
Talk about gamesmanship…
The full press release packed with nostalgia and bragging rights is below. [Read more…]
There are 65 million NIKKOR lenses in the world. Nikon announced that it reached the 65 million mark at the beginning of October 2011. It hit the 60 million mark in March of this year, just a couple of months after Canon did the same. It’s pretty amazing that the two companies are so close in total lens production given the amount of time they’ve been at it.
See the full press release for a little Nikon nostalgia and fun facts below. [Read more…]
As a result of flooding in Thailand, Nikon was forced to shut down operations at facilities that manufacture DSLRs and lenses. There’s no word on how or if this will affect availability of Nikon products; however, Nikon issued the following initial statement on the matter. [Read more…]
Buy.com has a solid deal on a Canon T3i kit with the 18-55mm IS, 55-250mm IS and 50mm f/1.8 lenses for $999. The deal also includes a SanDisk Ultra 16GB SDHC card, as well as some other “junk” items.
The price of the camera lenses and card is over $150 less than you can find it on Amazon ($1158 total – not including the sorry bag and cleaning kit). This is a great deal on a great camera and lens starter kit. Check it out at Buy.com.
B&H has some deals on grey market lenses that expire Wednesday morning at 10AM ET. Check out the list below. [Read more…]
It looks like Nikon may be increasing prices of its products again – just in time for the holiday season. [Read more…]