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Kipon announces EF-S to E-mount adpater with variable ND filter


Kipon Japan announced the EF-S to E-mount electronic adapter with built-in variable ND filter. The suggested retail price of the Kipon EF-S to E-mount adpater is 45,000 yen (excluding tax). This makes the price tag around $450. Available at Adorama and Amazon. This unique KIPON autofocus lens adapter mounts Canon EF series lenses on Sony E-Mount mirrorless cameras. It controls f-stop and depth ofContinue Reading

New Nikon Rebates Live in the US: D810 $2496, D750 $1796, D500 $1796


New Nikon instant rebates now available in the US till the end of October. You can save up to $900 on selected Nikon digital SLR cameras. Offers include the Nikon D810, D750, D500, D7200, D7100, D5500, D3300 and more. These Nikon instant rebates are set to expire on October 29, but it is expected to be extended. Nikon instant rebates now liveContinue Reading

Fujifilm XF 23mm F2 R WR Reviews Round-Up


Here are some Fujifilm XF 23mm F2 R WR reviews and impressions with several hands-on videos. The bright prime optic is a new addition to the weather-resistant X-mount lineup. Built with a metal housing, it provides a ring for aperture control and uses a stepping motor that Fujifilm claims is capable of focusing speeds as fast as 0.05Continue Reading

Sigma Patent for 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye MFT Lens


Sigma has filed a new patent in Japan. The new patent refers to a bright 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras. A bright ultra wide-angle prime such as Sigma 8mm f/1.8 will be great for users of Micro Four Thirds system. However we have to underline that this is only the patent application. So don’t expect the product become available onContinue Reading

Best Lenses for Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR Camera


Here are the best and recommended Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Lenses. Popular mid-range full-frame digital SLR camera announced back in August, 2016. Recommended Canon EOS 5D Mark IV lenses are categorized below as standard prime lenses, standard zoom lenses, wide-angle prime lenses, wide-angle zoom lenses, telephoto zoom lenses and macro lenses. You can also find some recommendations for the wedding photography, landscape photography,Continue Reading

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM Lens Reviews Roundup


First Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM lens reviews now available on the web. The new ultra wide-angle zoom lens for professional and enthusiast photographers is currently shipping in the US. Th eprice is $2,199 and available at  Amazon | B&H Photo |Adorama stores. The new EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM lens combines outstanding image quality, a fast, constant aperture and a rugged design. It features aContinue Reading

Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR vs 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II comparison


Nikon has updated its popular 70-200mm telephoto zoom lens. Here is a quick comparison table of the Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR vs 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II optics. The AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm F2.8E FL ED VR lens has been updated with a new optical design, improved Vibration Reduction as well as an electromagnetic diaphragm. The popular bright telephoto zoomContinue Reading

Leica Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 lens officially announced


Leica Camera has announced the new Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 lens which is the modern version of the 1955 classic model. The optical design and mechanical construction of the Summaron-M 28 mm f/5.6 are identical to those of its predecessor. The lens consists of 6 elements in 4 groups, arranged symmetrically around the iris of the new Leica Summaron-M 28 mm f/5.6, isContinue Reading

Nikon announces AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR lens


Nikon updates the AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm F2.8E FL ED VR lens with improved optics and electromagnetic diaphragm. The popular bright telephoto zoom lens has a total of 22 elements, with 6 ED, 1 fluorite and 1 high refractive index element. It has a new optical design, improved Vibration Reduction as well as an electromagnetic diaphragm. A Nano CrystalContinue Reading

Canon EF 135mm f/2L II USM lens coming in 2017


The Canon EF 135mm f/2L II USM lens is rumored to be in the works and to be announced in 2017 without a built-in image stabilization system. Canon is rumored to be working on a replacement the EF 135mm f/2L ($999 – Amazon| B&H | Adorama) lens. This telephoto prime has been around for 20 years. It doesn’t have an image stabilization system. TheContinue Reading