Tag Archives: macro

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 M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm 1:3.5 Macro Lens Announced

Olympus has unveiled the M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm 1:3.5 Macro lens for Micro four Thirds system cameras. This is a new macro lens with a maximum reproduction ratio of 1.25:1 and a close-focus point of 9.5cm. It is claimed to autofocus faster than previous Olympus macro lenses. Another crucial feature for would-be nature specialists is the lens’ near-silentContinue Reading

US prices of Olympus E-PL8 camera and new MFT lenses leaked

US prices of upcoming Olympus E-PL8 camera and the new MFT lenses has been leaked online. According to the leaked price list, the E-PL8 camera will be priced for $650 body only. The 12-100mm f/4 Pro will have price of $1,300 while the 25mm f/1.2 PRO lens will cost $1,200. The 30mm f/3.5 Macro lens will be selling for $300. Few moreContinue Reading

Olympus 30mm f/3.5 Macro, 25mm f/1.2, 12-100mm f/4 Lens Images

First images of the upcoming Olympus 30mm f/3.5 Macro, 25mm f/1.2 and 12-100mm f/4 lenses has been leaked online. Photokina is the worlds biggest digital imaging event and photo enthusiasts welcome new products in the industry from all brands. Olympus will unveil these three new lenses at Photokina 2016. Aimed at professional sports photographers, the Olympus E-M1 Mark II model is also rumoredContinue Reading

Sony announces FE 50mm F2.8 Macro lens with 1:1 reproduction

Sony has announced the FE 50mm F2.8 Macro lens. This is a full-frame lens with true 1:1 macro magnification. It provides a minimum focus distance of 16cm/6.3inch. The new macro optic is resistant to dust and moisture. Lightweight and compact standard macro prime model SEL50M28 offers versatile shooting experience The lens construction includes 8 elements in 7 groupsContinue Reading

Zeiss Batis 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens To Be Announced Soon

Zeiss is rumored to launch a new macro lens. It is expected to be the Zeiss Batis 60mm f/2.8 and to be announced soon. ZEISS Batis lenses are equipped with dust and weather seals. This makes them to be used in even the harshest weather conditions. All ZEISS Batis lenses also supports all the operating modes and functions of theContinue Reading

Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Lens Announced for Sony A-mount

Tamron announced the SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro 1:1 USD (Model F017) lens. Designed for Sony A-mount full frame DSLR cameras and a corresponding TAP-in console. The TAP-in console allows customers to tune focus, update firmware and customize features. The console is compatible with the latest batch of Tamron fixed focal length lenses, including the 85mm f/1.8. TheyContinue Reading

Fujifilm Released Firmware Updates for XF 90mm F2 and 16-55mm F2.8 Lenses

Fujifilm has released the new firmware update for the XF 90mm f/2 and XF 16-55mm f/2.8 lenses. The new firmware resolves the issue which may result in a failure if the upgrade is conducted with a camera whose firmware is the previous version. The XF 90mm f/2 consists of 11 elements in 8 groups. The construction includes three EDContinue Reading

Fujifilm Updates 2016 X-Mount Lens Roadmap

Fujifilm has released an updated roadmap for their X Mount lenses in 2016. Three new lenses have been added to the Fuji X-mount lens roadmap. They are the XF 23mm f/2 R WR, XF 50mm f/2 R WR and the XF 80mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR. The expanded 25-lens lineup covers extensive angles of view from ultra-wide angle to ultra-telephoto. Fuji willContinue Reading

Olympus 30mm macro lens to be announced in 2016

A new Olympus 30mm macro lens is rumored to be announced in the second half of 2016. The prime optic with macro shooting capabilities will deliver a full-frame equivalent of 60mm focal length and the maximum aperture is unknown at the moment. It is also unclear if this lens might compete against the Sigma 30mm f/1.4 prime model. Trusted sources are reportingContinue Reading