Tag Archives: mirrorless lens

Tamron 60mm f/2.8 Macro VC Full Frame Lens Patent


Tamron filed a new zoom lens patent in Japan. The new patent describes the Tamron 60mm f/2.8 Macro VC lens designed for cameras with full-frame image sensors. Tamron has many good high maginifcation lenses especially ideal for macro and portrait photography. This lens also comes with built-in Vibration Compensation technology. This would be good news for the current Sony A7-series E-mount camera users. AsContinue Reading

Tokina FiRIN lens roadmap for Sony E mount full-frame cameras


Tokina FiRIN lens roadmap for Sony E mount full-frame cameras displayed at Photokina 2016 event. According to the Tokina lens roadmap, the company is planning to launch three new FíRIN AF lenses for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras. The Firin 20mm F2 FE MF is the first in Tokina product line compact form-factor super wide ultra fast F2 apertureContinue Reading

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm 1:4.0 IS PRO Announced


Olympus has announced the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm F4 IS Pro all-around zoom lens. Designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras, the standard zoom provides 24-200mm equivalent focal length in 35mm format with a constant maximum aperture. Dust-, splash- and freezeproof, this professional-grade travel zoom features. Combined with Olympus’ 5-axis IBIS, it can offer up to 6.5 stops ofContinue 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

Tokina Firin 20mm f/2.0 Full Frame E-mount Lens Announced


Tokina officially announced the new 20mm f/2.0 prime lens. It is designed for mirrorless cameras with full-frame image sensors. The Firin 20mm F2 FE MF is the first in Tokina product line compact form-factor super wide ultra fast F2 aperture manual prime lens. The wide-angle optic has a construction of 13 elements in 11 group. All lens elementsContinue 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 FE 85mm f/1.4 GM Lens Test Results


Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM lens test results published by DxOMark.  Tested on the Sony A7R II, the new lens achieved an excellent result overall. The bright standard prime optic is the best 85mm lens for Sony A7 series cameras! The lens achieved a score of 49 and showed high sharpness and excellent control of lateral chromatic aberration. According to DxOMark test, the lens has optimum performanceContinue 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

Samyang 20mm f/1.8 ED AS UMC lens officially announced


Samyang has officially announced the 20mm f/1.8 ED AS UMC lens. It is designed for full-frame DSLRs as well as APS-C and Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. The new optic will deliver a full-frame equivalent of 35mm when mounted on APS-C cameras and 40mm when mounted on MFT cameras. The bright f/1.8 maximum aperture allows users to isolate theirContinue Reading