Tag Archives: Lens

Sigma Now Shipping 5 of its E-mount Art Prime Lenses

Sigma has announced that five of its Sony E-Mount Art prime lenses are now shipping. The new Sigma Art lenses for Sony E-mount are basically the existing lenses for DSLRs with an added Sigma MC-11 adapter. The 20mm F1.4 DG HSM, Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG HSM, Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM, Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM and 85mm F1.4 DG HSM areContinue Reading

Aurora HDR 2018 1.2.0 Update Released

The Aurora HDR 2018 1.2.0 is a free update to all current users of Aurora HDR 2018. This update focuses on making the workflow faster and more efficient from beginning to end. We rated it Aurora HDR 2018 as “Highly Recommended” and described the software as “an even more compelling option for HDR photography”. Aurora HDR isContinue Reading

Tokina FiRIN 20mm f/2 FE AF lens firmware released

Tokina released a new firmware update for its FiRIN 20mm f/2 FE AF wide-angle prime lens. If you own this Tokina lens which is designed for Sony E-mount cameras, this upgrade will make you happy as it simply improves the auto-focus performance of Tokina FiRIN 20mm f/2 FE AF in AF-C mode. As you might familiar, the FíRIN 20mm f/2 FE AF from Tokina isContinue Reading

Voigtlander Macro APO Lanthar 110mm f/2.5 lens announced for Sony E-mount

Voigtlander officially announced the new Macro APO Lanthar 110mm f/2.5 lens. The APO Lanthar 110mm f/2.5 is a high performance in the Fokentoren lens lineup. Macro lens has a maximum shooting magnification of 1: 1 (shooting distance 35 cm). Designed for full frame Sony E-mount cameras the new glass will cost ¥148,000 around $1,300. (check the US pricingContinue Reading

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF Lens Announced for Canon DSLRs

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF lens for Canon DSLR cameras now officially announced. The Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF is a Full Frame Canon EF Mount lens that sets new standards for portrait lenses thanks to its compact size and light weight construction. The bright prime lens weighs 485g and measures just 72mm long (without lensContinue Reading

Neewer 35mm f/1.2 mirrorless lens for Fuji X and Sony E mounts

The Chinese lens manufacturer Neewer released a new mirrorless lens. Neewer 35mm f/1.2 lens now available for Fuji X and Sony E-mount cameras. The manual focus prime fixed lens has a construction of 6 Elements in 5 Groups. Durable, Compact and Lightweight Aluminum body weighes 0.33lb/150g. It has 9 diaphragm blades so providesbeautiful bokeh while the subject remainsContinue Reading

What to Expect from Canon in 2018

Here is an updated list of the product expectations of Canon in 2018. Canon is expected to announce at least three new cameras and several new lenses. We told about the cameras we were expecting from Canon as three because a full-frame mirrorless camera could be a development announcement rather than an official announcement. In the pastContinue Reading

Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L III USM Lens Rumored for Photokina 2018

Canon is working on the popular standard zoom lens EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM replacement. The latest rumor is that the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L III USM lens will be announced at the Photokina 2018 event. As you know, Canon has two choices in the standard zoom range of 24-70mm with bright aperture. One isContinue Reading

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens development announced

Nikon officially announced the development of the AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens. The new lens will be compact and lightweight super telephoto lens just like the 300mm f/4. The FX-format optic will use the Phase Fresnel (PF) lens element and will be a portable glass. For a comparison the current 500mm f/4 lens weighes 6.81lb/3.09kg and costsContinue Reading

Sigma Releases New Firmware for MC-11 Mount Converter, Flash EF-630 and Selected Lenses

Sigma released new firmware update for MC-11 lens adapter, electronic flash EF-630 and selected lenses. The Sigma glasses gets the new firmware are the 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM A013, 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM A017, 35mm F1.4 DG HSM A012, 50mm F1.4 DG HSM A014, 85mm F1.4 DG HSM A016, 135mm F1.8 DG HSM A017 and 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSMContinue Reading