Tag Archives: Wide Angle Prime Lens

Zeiss Milvus 100mm f/2 Macro Lens Test Results


Zeiss Milvus 100mm f/2 Macro lens test results published by DxOMark.  Tested on the Nikon D810, the macro optic achieved an excellent result overall. The bright telephoto prime is the fastest 100mm macro lens on the market and closes the gap between long range and breathtaking close-up shots. The lens achieved a score of 40 and ranks high in their database. According to DxOMark test, the lens has optimumContinue 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

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

Fujifilm XF 16mm F1.8 lens patent


Fujifilm has patented a new XF 16mm F1.8 wide-angle lens designed for APS-c size sensor X-mount cameras. The new wide-angle prime optic would be the f/1.8 version of the current XF 16mm F1.4 model. It is effectively a 24mm lens, when mounted on an APS-C sensor X body. From the patent application the optical design of the XFContinue Reading

Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4 Lens Gets DxOMarked


DxOMark published their test results for the Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4 fast prime lens for full-frame DSLR cameras which is currently priced for $1,199. Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4 test results shows the lens score of 40 points and performed an excellent optical performance. The lens tested on Nikon D810 full-frame digital SLR camera. According to DxOMark test, they find the optic is sharp wide-open, but what’s extraordinary about this lens is its incredible uniform sharpnessContinue Reading

Fujifilm 20mm F1.8 Lens Patent


Fujifilm has patented a new wide-angle lens in Japan. It is a 20mm equivalent focal length optic with a bright aperture of f/1.8. The new wide-angle optic designed for APS-c size sensor X-mount cameras is in the works. However the patent application refers two different focal lengths. One of them is the Fujinon XF 13mm f/1.8 and theContinue Reading

Zeiss Batis 18mm F2.8 lens reviews roundup


New Zeiss Batis 18mm F2.8 lens reviews now available on the web with tests, sample images and videos. The Batis-series lens 18mm is a super wide optic designed for Sony E-mount full-frame cameras. The lens delivers a 35mm focal length equivalent of approximately 27mm when attached to mirrorless shooters with APS-c sized image sensors. The design of the lens is based on DistagonContinue Reading

Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Lens Becomes Official with Autofocus


Zeiss has announced a new Batis 18mm f/2.8 lens with autofocus support for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras. Designed for landscape and architecture photography, the new Batis-series lens is the widest model in the lineup. The brand new wide-angle prime optic features an OLED screen, just like its siblings. The first two Batis models are the 25mm f/2 andContinue Reading

Zeiss To Announce 3 New FE Lenses at PhotoPlus 2016 in October


Zeiss is planning to introduce three new lenses for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras. New Zeiss lenses rumored to be unveiled at PhotoPlus 2016 this October. The three Zeiss lenses are on the horizon. According to Sony FE-mount camera owners, the expectations are the Batis 35mm f/1.8, 24-70mm f/2, and 16-35mm f/2.8. Currently it is unknown whether theContinue Reading

Price and Release Date of Voigtländer 10mm f/5.6 and 15mm f/4.5 Lenses for Sony E-mount


Cosina announces the pricing and release date of their Voigtländer Heliar-Hyper Wide 10mm f/5.6 Aspherical and Super Wide-Helliar 15mm f/4.5 Aspherical III lenses for Sony E-mount. The three native full-frame Sony E-mount lenses will be available in Spring 2016. The Voigtländer 15mm f/4.5 will be released in April and cost 115,000 Yen (around $1,000), the 10mm f/5.6 will be released inContinue Reading