Tag Archives: Lens

Adobe Lightroom 6.8, CC 2015.8 and Camera Raw 9.8 Released

Adobe has released the Lightroom 6.8 and Camera RAW 9.8 version updates. Adobe Camera Raw 9.8, Lightroom CC 2015.8 and Lightroom 6.8 released with fixing new bugs and adding camera profiles as well as Raw support. This version introduces a new view mode witin the Develop Module called Reference View, which allows you to compare 2 different images in orderContinue Reading

Mitakon Zhongyi Optics CREATOR 135mm f/2.8 II lens now available

Mitakon Zhongyi Optics CREATOR 135mm f/2.8 II lens is now in stock and shipping. The telephoto prime lens were announced a months ago. The bright telephoto prime model features an updated optical design. It consists of one extra-low dispersion element which helps to markedly reduce chromatic aberrations. The Mitakon Zhongyi Optics CREATOR 135mm f/2.8 II lens comes in Nikon,Continue Reading

Canon EF 600mm f/4 DO IS USM Lens Patent

Canon has filed a patent for a super-telephoto prime lens in Japan. The new patent describes the EF 600mm f/4 DO IS lens designed for full-frame Canon DSLRs. It has a focal length of 600mm and a constant aperture of f/5.6. From the DO designation we understand the optic will have diffractive optical feature. Canon lenses which feature the diffractive optical (DO)Continue Reading

Six New Sony FE Lenses Rumored for 2017

Sony is allegedly working on more full frame E-mount lenses. Six new Sony lenses for full-frame mirrorless cameras expected to arrive in six months period, sources say. It is said that the company will put a lot more effort into its lens systems, most likely on the FE-mount. The most important model will be a wide-angle lens, whichContinue Reading

Sony Will Replace the 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Lens Soon

Sony is rumored to update the 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Planar T* prime lens soon. The A-mount optic currently removed from the official Sony listing. According to recent talks, the Sony 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Planar T* replacement will be announced soon. The optic will be manufactured by Cosina Co Ltd in Japan. It is expectedContinue Reading

Sony FE 50mm f/2.8 Macro lens test results

Sony FE 50mm f/2.8 Macro lens test results published by DxOMark. The optic with 1:1 macro capabilities performed well and shows excellent sharpness. According to the Sony FE 50mm f/2.8 Macro lens test results, it has scored a point of 41 in their database. Test performed by using the Sony A7RII full-frame E-mount camera. Even they find the lensContinue Reading

Olympus 8mm, 40-150mm and 300mm PRO Lens Firmware Updates Released

Olympus has released new firmware updates on three of their PRO lenses. Olympus 8mm fisheye PRO and 300mm PRO lenses updated to version 1.1, while the 40-150mm telephoto zoom lens gets version 1.2 update. We can also see that the company adds support for the newly announced E-M1 Mark II for the 40-150 and 300mm. SeeContinue Reading

Nikon Black Friday deals now live in US

Black Friday 2016 Deals are now live for Nikon products. You can get free battery grips with Nikon D500 and D810. This also applies to the recent $200 and $500 instant rebates on these cameras. For those wondering about the NIKKOR lens savings. Now you can save up to $320 off on selected Nikon lenses at Adorama and Amazon.com stores. SeeContinue Reading

Sigma 12-24mm f/4 DG HSM Art Lens Test Results

Sigma 12-24mm f/4 DG HSM Art lens test results published by DxOMark.  The wide-angle zoom lens for full-frame DSLR cameras performed good performance. Sigma 12-24mm f/4 DG HSM Art lens test results shows very good sharpness with a score of 23 points. The optic tested on Canon EOS 5D Mark IV full-frame digital SLR camera. According to DxOMark test, they find the wide-angle optic shows the best performance found atContinue Reading