Tag Archives: Lens

SLR Magic 8mm f/4 lens announced for Micro Four Thirds

SLR Magic 8mm f/4 lens officially announced for Micro Four Thirds cameras. The wide-angle lens offers a 16mm focal lenght in 35mm format. It is ideal for aerial photography as well as multi-camera setup 360 VR. The US price of SLR Magic 8mm f/4 lens is $349 (check availability). It will be available from authorized SLR Magic dealersContinue Reading

Nikon plans to focus on Medium & High-end DSLR, Mirrorless cameras and lenses

Nikon: we plan to concentrate on medium to high-end DSLR and mirrorless cameras and lenses. In an interview with Nikon executives by Yahoo Japan, the company said that they will focus on medium and high-end DSLR cameras and mirrorless cameras and lenses. Here are the key points from the interview which is translated by Google. Nikon: we plan to concentrateContinue Reading

Kowa Prominar 90mm f/2.5 MFT lens displayed at the CP+ 2017

New Kowa Prominar 90mm f/2.5 lens has been on display at CP+ 2017 show. Designed for Micro Four Thirds system cameras this is a high-definition macro lens. Kowa Prominar already has three models in their MFT lenses lineup. They are the 8.5mm f/2.8, 12mm f/1.8, 25mm f/1.8 prime optics. The Kowa Prominar 90mm f/2.5 macro lens will provide a 35mm focalContinue Reading

Cosina-Voigtlander announced three new lenses for Sony E-mount

Cosina announced the development of three new Voigtlander lenses for full frame Sony E-mount system. The lenses are the Voigtlander APO-MACRO LANTHAR 65mm f/2, NOKTON 35mm f/1.4 and NOKTON 40mm f/1.2. The new lenses support the 5-axis image stabilization system and EXIF transmission to camera body. They are all manual focus with 1/3 step aperture selection. Cosina displayed the new optics at theContinue Reading

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

Fujifilm launches MK series of cinema lenses for Sony E-mount

Fujifilm has announced two new ‘MK’ Super 35 cinema lenses for Sony E-mount system cameras. The new products are the MK 18-55mm T2.9 and MK 50-135mm T2.9. The MK Series of lenses are dedicated to video filming. In addition to the E-mount versions, which are designed for Super 35 or APS-C sensors, Fujifilm will be releasing the same lensesContinue Reading

Pentax D FA 50mm f/1.4 Lens Coming at CP+ 2017

Ricoh announced that the company is actively developing a new Pentax D FA 50mm f/1.4 lens.  They will exhibit the product currently under development at the world premiere show CP + 2017. The exhibition will start this Thursday and will end on February 26. The prime optic with bright aperture will be available in K-mount and for full-frame DSLR cameras.Continue Reading

Fujifilm Updates 2018 X-Mount Lens Roadmap

Fujifilm has released an updated roadmap for their X Mount lenses in 2017. The 2018 Fuji X-mount lens roadmap now shows off a new ultra wide-angle zoom and a telephoto prime lens. The lineup of FUJINON X Mount lenses designed for the X Series now includes a total of 24 models to date. Fujifilm plans to develop a telephoto prime and an ultra-wide angle zoom. CheckoutContinue Reading

Sigma Announces 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM lens

Sigma has announced the 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM telephoto zoom lens. The lens is compact and lightweight optically stabilized with with a dust and splashproof mount. It weighs 1160g/41oz, is 182mm/7.2in long, and has a 67mm diameter filter thread. For quick control of the angle of view, the zoom ring incorporates a push/pull mechanism in additionContinue Reading

Sigma 14mm F1.8, 24-70mm F2.8 and 135mm F1.8 Art Lenses Announced

Sigma has announced two primes and one zoom for the high-end ‘Art’ lenses. New products are the Sigma 14mm F1.8, 24-70mm F2.8 and 135mm F1.8 Art. All three are designed for full-frame Canon, Nikon and Sigma bodies. According to Sigma, the ultra-wide 14mm F1.8 DG HSM is the ‘world’s first and only F1.8 ultra-wide-angle lens.’  The lensContinue Reading