Category Archives: Photography

Irix Unveils Ultra-Wide 11mm f/4 Lens

Irix has announced a new 11mm f/4 wide-angle lens for full-frame DSLR users.  This is the second model that will join the existing 15mm F2.4. The newly-announced manual focus lens offers photographers a whopping 126° view with “minimal distortion, as low as 3.13%”. The Irix 11mm F4 lens comes in two versions Blackstone and Firefly for full-frame Canon,Continue Reading

Tamron announces 70-200mm F2.8 and 10-24mm F3.5-4.5 lenses

Tamron has announced new updates to 70-200mm F2.8 and 10-24mm F3.5-4.5 lenses. The full-frame Tamron SP 70-200mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2 improves on its predecessor with faster autofocus and better stabilization. The boosted Vibration Correction now provides 5 stops of stabilization.Tamron claims the inclusion of two microcomputers and a new AF algorithm has improved focus speedContinue Reading

Samyang announces the new XEEN 20mm T1.9 Cine lens

Samyang / Rokinon today introduced the XEEN 20mm T1.9 full-frame wide-angle lens. The new Cine lens  enhances the XEEN line up and brings the total range to eight lenses. The new XEEN 20mm offers outstanding image quality from resolving power for 4K+ production for filming video and cinema. The XEEN 20mm T1.9 is designed for professional video-Continue Reading

Tamron 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD lens coming soon

New Tamron 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD lens to be announced soon. The upcoming wide-angle zoom lens will replace the previous model which is the non-VC version. We will have more details when it is officially announced. For now, we can say that it will feature Vibration Compensation (image stabilization). This lens will be the firstContinue Reading

Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens coming at CP+ 2017

Tamron is rumored to announced the SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens at the CP+ show 2017 in mid-February. The telephoto zoom lens, designed for full-frame DSLR cameras, offers a fast f/2.8 maximum aperture throughout the zoom range. This will be the second generation (Model A009) lens and replace the current Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 DiContinue Reading

Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lens test results

Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lens test results published by DxOMark. This fast, short telephoto prime lens available in Canon, Nikon, and Sony lens mounts. DxOMark has gone through and performed Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lens test results on both Canon and Nikon DSLRs. Tested on the D810, the Nikon version achieved a scoreContinue Reading

Meike 6.5mm f/2 fisheye lens announced for APS-c mirrorless cameras

Meike has announced a new manual focus fisheye lens. Meike 6.5mm f/2 lens designed for APS-c mirrorless cameras. The optic features supeiror multi-layer nano coating reduce the flares. It offers a minimum focusing distance of 5 centimeter. So the lens enhances close-up shots. Meike 6.5mm f/2 fisheye lens is compatible with Sony, Canon, Olympus, Panasonic and Fuji mirrorlessContinue Reading