Mother’s Day Rebates: Tamron Limited Time Rebates On Two Popular All-In-One Zooms

Tamron USA has a special $50 Mother’s Day mail-in rebate on the award-winning 18-270mm Di II VC PZD All-In-One 15X zoom lens (model B008) for just eleven days starting May 3 through May 13, 2013. There is also a $30 rebate on the 18-200mm Di II All-In-One 11X zoom lens (model A14). The rebates are more »

Pentax Offers Rebates on 645D System & Select Lenses Purchased with K-5 IIs DSLR

In conjunction with the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International Expo (WPPI), taking place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, March 11–13, 2013, Pentax Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation announced consumer mail-in rebates on its 645D medium-format system as well as select Limited-series lenses when bundled with its K-5 IIs flagship DSLR. The rebates, valid more »

Sony E-Mount 20mm f/2.8 Pancake Wide-Angle & 18–200mm OSS Telephoto Lenses

Sony has expanded its Alpha E-mount lens system to 13 native E-mount lenses plus two converters with the introduction of its 20mm f/2.8 pancake wide-angle lens (SEL20F28) and 18–200mm f/3.5–6.3 OSS powered telephoto zoom lens (SELP18200). Both are compatible with all α E-mount cameras and semiprofessional camcorders. SEL20F28. When you mount the SEL20F28 on any more »

A Savvy Selection of 12 Enticing New Lenses

By Jason Schneider:  With increasing numbers of point-and-shooters moving up the ranks to acquire DSLRs and mirrorless compact system cameras (CSCs), and hordes of committed enthusiasts expanding and upgrading the capabilities of their new and existing interchangeable-lens systems, it’s not surprising that the interchangeable-lens market is red hot as we move into 2013. Consumers feel more »

Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Lens Review

The new Sigma18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM lens is a multipurpose zoom lens that offers optical stabilization (OS) and covers from wide-angle to telephoto, and macro photography. The lens is more compact than the current Sigma 18-250mm lens and its macro capability has a maximum magnification ratio of 1:2.9 and uses Thermally Stable Composite more »

Sigma APO 180mm f/2.8 Macro Lens Review

Sigma calls its new APO Macro 180mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM “the world’s first 180mm macro lens that offers a magnification ratio of 1:1 and a large maximum aperture of f/2.8.” As the successor to its 180mm f/3.5 EX DG macro lens, the new Sigma APO 180mm f/2.8 Macro lens now boasts the company’s Optical more »