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Sigma Art Series Lenses Gets New Firmware for Canon Compatibility

Sigma released new firmware for improved Canon compatibility with several ART-series lenses. These lenses are Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art, Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art, Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art, SIGMA 12-24mm F4 DG HSM, SIGMA 50-100mm F1.8 DC HSM. This firmware allows compatibility with Canon’s in-camera Lens Aberration Correction function to enable correction matching the opticalContinue Reading

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR Lens Price and Length Information

Here is the price and length information of the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens. As you might remember Nikon officially announced the development of AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR Super-Telephoto FX-Format lens on June 14th. The FX-format optic will be compact and lightweight glass just like the 300mm f/4 and will use the Phase Fresnel (PF) lensContinue Reading

More Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS lens information (SEL400F28GM)

More information on the new Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS lens now available. Additional coverage of the super telephoto prime lens includes pre-order links, comparison and several hands-on videos. The Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS super-telephoto prime lens is the ideal choice for professional sports, wildlife and nature photographers. It is also a perfect complementContinue Reading

Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens now Available for Pre-order

The new Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS lens is now available for pre-order at major US stores. The US price is $11,998. Shipping is scheduled to start on September 28, 2018. This Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS super-telephoto prime lens will be the ideal choice for professional sports, wildlife and nature photographers, and aContinue Reading

Pentax HD FA 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW Lens Announced, Price $1,199

Ricoh Imaging officially announced the new Pentax HD FA 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens. This is the first Star-series lens developed under Pentax’s renewed performance evaluation criteria. This large-aperture, standard lens assures exceptional image quality with minimal aberrations. The HD FA 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW Lens from Pentax is a standard length prime lens with a bright maximum aperture thatContinue Reading

Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens Reviews, Sample Images, Hands-on Videos

Here are several Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS lens reviews, sample images and hands-on videos. First Impressions of the long-awaited FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS large aperture super-telephoto prime lens (model SEL400F28GM) can be found at DPReview and CameraLabs. Professional photojournalist Nick Didlick, who has been working with the lens over the past several months did a review for Alphauniverse. OfficialContinue Reading

Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens Officially Announced, Price : $12,000

Sony officially annnounced the FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS lens. The pro-grade lens will start shipping in September with a price tag of $12,000. The lens aims to deliver superior autofocus and handling. Weighing 2.7kg / 6.4lb, the company claims it’s well-balanced for monopod or even handheld shooting. Sony also says that its FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS takes advantageContinue Reading

Sigma Now Shipping 5 of its E-mount Art Prime Lenses

Sigma has announced that five of its Sony E-Mount Art prime lenses are now shipping. The new Sigma Art lenses for Sony E-mount are basically the existing lenses for DSLRs with an added Sigma MC-11 adapter. The 20mm F1.4 DG HSM, Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG HSM, Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM, Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM and 85mm F1.4 DG HSM areContinue Reading

Tokina FiRIN 20mm f/2 FE AF lens firmware released

Tokina released a new firmware update for its FiRIN 20mm f/2 FE AF wide-angle prime lens. If you own this Tokina lens which is designed for Sony E-mount cameras, this upgrade will make you happy as it simply improves the auto-focus performance of Tokina FiRIN 20mm f/2 FE AF in AF-C mode. As you might familiar, the FíRIN 20mm f/2 FE AF from Tokina isContinue Reading

Voigtlander Macro APO Lanthar 110mm f/2.5 lens announced for Sony E-mount

Voigtlander officially announced the new Macro APO Lanthar 110mm f/2.5 lens. The APO Lanthar 110mm f/2.5 is a high performance in the Fokentoren lens lineup. Macro lens has a maximum shooting magnification of 1: 1 (shooting distance 35 cm). Designed for full frame Sony E-mount cameras the new glass will cost ¥148,000 around $1,300. (check the US pricingContinue Reading