Aside from the lack of 1080/60p and clean HDMI output, another area in which the Canon 5D Mark III didn’t satisfy the long standing public wishes was in its lack of an articulating LCD, something even 60D and T3i users currently enjoy. Well, it seems as though there might be some method behind the latter’s madness, as David Parry from Canon UK dished out some revealing information to the folks at Techrader.
If the reports hold true, the Distagon T* 15mm F/2.8 ZE will be Zeiss’ widest lens offered for DSLRs, dethroning the current Distagon T* 18mm f/3.5 for the aforementioned honors. For comparisons sake, there is already a Leica M-mount Distagon T* 15mm f/2.8 out on the market (shown above), which carries the hefty price tag of $4,600… Ouch. Let’s just hope we don’t experience that same sticker-shock if and when this rumored lens hits the market.
We can’t stress enough how important photojournalists are to the individual worlds of photography and journalism. In our day and age, one cannot exist without the other. However, the modern media environment has posed as a struggle for photojournalists because of the availability of free images, constant competition, and the perceived stance big media companies embrace concerning photojournalists.
Continuing on with last week’s lens patent news comes the latest Nikon application to be publicly outed. Patent publication number “201042547″ calls for an update to the current 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX (shown above), which was announced back in January 2008 alongside the D60.
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