Tamron 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD lens announced



Tamron officially announced their all-in-one 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD super-zoom lens. The US pricing is $649 (pre-order links: Adorama, B&H).

The new Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens will be announced in the next few days. The US pricing will be $1,199.

Technical specifications of the Tamron 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD lens:
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Nikon lens rebates expiring in two days


The Nikon US "lens only" rebates are set to expire on June 24th (more info at Adorama and B&H)

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Pricing for Sigma 14mm f/1.8 and 24-70mm f/2.8 lenses announced, available for pre-order

Sigma officially announced the pricing and availability of their latest two Art lenses:


Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Art lens:

  • Price: $1,299
  • Pre-order: B&H | Adorama
  • Shipping is expected to start on June 23rd
  • Additional information available here


Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art lens:

  • Price: $1,599
  • Pre-order: B&H | Adorama
  • Shipping is expected to start on June 23rd
  • Additional information available here

The full press release can be found here.

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Zeiss Milvus 1.4/35 lens officially announced

The Milvus 1.4/35 lens is now officially announced. The US pricing is $1,999 and pre-orders are now open at B&H and Adorama.

The full technical specs with MTF charts can be downloaded here.

Sample photos can be found on flickr:

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Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 and 18-400mm f/3.5-5.6 lens specifications


Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens:

  • Model: A032
  • Lens design: 17 elements in 12 groups
  • Diaphragm blades: 9 (circular stop)
  • Minimum shooting distance: 15 inches (about 0.38 m)
  • Maximum magnification: 1:5
  • Image stabilization: about 4.5 stops
  • Filter diameter: 82 mm
  • Diameter × length: 3.5 in × 4.4 in (89 mm × 112 mm)
  • Weight: 31.9 oz (approx 904 g)

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Specifications of the upcoming Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/1.4 ZF.2 lens


Some additional information on the upcoming Milvus 35mm f/1.4 ZF.2 lens that should be announced soon:

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