One of Canon's most popular lenses gets better optics, coatings, and bokeh--but costs $1,000 more and doesn't get image stabilization. New wide-angle prime lenses do get it, though.
The general-purpose zoom lens costs about $100 more than Canon's equivalent, but Sigma thinks its image quality means the lens is worth the extra money.
Featuring the same focal length as a popular model from Canon, the new Sigma 24-105mm lens looks as though it will be a fierce competitor to the old workhorse.
The new lens, part of Sigma's high-end "art" product line, will ship in November, but its true competitiveness won't be known until Sigma reveals its price.
Two new models offer Nikon shooters a flexible all-in-one or travel lens and an image-stabilized alternative to the company's midrange zooms.
Unlike its pricier f2.8 alternative, the $1,500 24-70mm f4 model can compensate for camera shake. Also new for December: an $850 image-stabilized 35mm f2 lens.
Displays don't get much thinner than the x2401 from Hewlett-Packard. It'll arrive in November for $249.
The new lens, with a fast F2.8 design, can counteract camera shake with vibration compensation that Nikon and Canon competitors currently lack.
As smartphones replace point-and-shoots, companies from Nikon to Fujifilm are scrambling to build premium product lines. That's great news for photo enthusiasts.
A new 400mm supertele is just the beginning. Canon also says it plans a replacement for its 100-400mm zoom and new compact models using diffractive optics.