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.
Sony announces Cyber-shot TX200V, DSC-WX70
As full-frame SLRs spread, high-end but not top-end lenses become more important. Nikon just announced a promising new telephoto -- and it's got next-gen vibration reduction, too.
For Photokina, the Japanese lensmaker announces it's brought image stabilization to two lenses geared for full-frame SLRs. They'll work on Canon, Sony, and Nikon cameras.
Get a quick look at Sony's $500 ultracompact, the TX200V, and its two more-traditional-looking compacts, the WX70 and WX50.
The Canon EF 70-200mm f4 IS USM L lens is a professional grade 70-200mm lens without the size and heft, as well as price, as found in f2.8 versions.
Canon today announced the EF 70-200mm f2.8L IS II USM lens, a successor to its EF 70-200mm f2.8L IS USM lens that was launched in 2008.
Pros and enthusiasts in the US can rejoice that many of Canon's SLR lenses are a notch less pricey now. Better exchange rates might deserve some of the credit.
Now that's discount pricing: Amazon slashes the price of its debut smartphone to just a dollar, or 1/200th of what it had cost on a two-year plan.
Microsoft is cutting the price of Windows 8.1 for devices under $250 in order to be more competitive with low-cost devices that run on rival operating systems.