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.
At about 2 pounds, it's also relatively light for a fast zoom.
Samsung shows its serious side by introducing a pro staple lens: a fast intermediate telephoto.
In addition to a lighter, faster and probably better version of its fast pro lens, Nikon also updated its 1.4x teleconverter.
It seems odd that Nikon didn't have a fast 28mm prime in its portfolio. Now it does.
Versatile, sturdy, and built with high-quality optics, the Sigma APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM offers a good value, although it's not exactly cheap.
The most important things to know when shopping for a camera.
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.
The Japanese electronics giant hasn't done well with smartphones, but it's trying a new approach that grafts a comparatively high-end camera onto an Android phone.
In addition to a camera, Nikon shows off a couple of new accessories at Photokina 2014.