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Articles tagged "lens"
Aug 14, 2017 at 18:52
The Minolta MC Rokkor-X 40-80mm F2.8 is unlike any zoom lens you've probably ever seen. Instead of a helicoid, it uses a gearbox, and because of this it's still one of the sharpest zoom lenses out there.
Aug 4, 2017 at 15:06
Version 1.02 of the firmware fixes problems with the optical image stabilization when the lens is attached to Sigma's Sony E-mount converter MC-11 EF-E.
Aug 3, 2017 at 20:00
Backscatter Underwater Video & Photo took the new Nikon 8-15mm F3.5-4.5E ED fisheye zoom lens for a spin beneath the waves. As usual, they came back with some awesome shots, and a few thoughts about this impressive little lens.
sample galleryJul 24, 2017 at 13:00
The Sigma 14mm F1.8 Art is truly one-of-a-kind. It offers the fastest aperture of any lens that shares its focal length, produces beautiful sunstars and is incredibly sharp to boot. If you're in the market for a fast ultrawide prime, this looks to be the one to get.
Jul 20, 2017 at 14:33
The newly launched firmware version 1.06 fixes AF-issues that can occur with some lenses that are not officially compatible with the MC-11 converter.
Jul 19, 2017 at 18:47
The Bonfoton Camera Obscura Room Lens can turn any room into a camera obscura, projecting the view from your window onto the walls of your room.
sample galleryJul 18, 2017 at 13:15
The Sigma 14mm F1.8 is a fast, wide lens that holds particular appeal for astrophotographers. We sent it to Badlands National Park in South Dakota to get some dark sky photos.
mobileJul 17, 2017 at 16:32
At $200, the Olloclip Filmer's Kit is a pretty good deal compared to the pricing of the individual parts, and worth a closer look for mobile photographers who shoot with the latest iPhone generation.
Jul 10, 2017 at 15:20
The Loawa Magic Shift Converter adds shift capabilities to your super-wide-angle Canon or Nikon lenses when attached to Sony Full Frame E-mount cameras.
Jul 7, 2017 at 18:38
Venus Optics has a new lens on the way - the Laowa 15mm F2, for Sony's E mount. Billed as the world's fastest 15mm lens, the manufacturer claims zero distortion. And footage shot with the new 15mm certainly looks nice.
lens newsJul 7, 2017 at 14:11
German startup C.P. Goerz just launched its new 'always-in-focus' Citograph 35mm f/8 lens on Kickstarter. The lens is designed to shoot photos 'instantly,' by removing the need to manually focus.
lens newsJul 6, 2017 at 19:11
Chinese manufacturer Sainsonic has released a 50mm F1.1 lens for Sony E and Canon EOS M mounts, with a Fujifilm variant coming soon. The price for all that speed? A paltry $170 USD.
sample galleryJul 4, 2017 at 10:00
Nikon's new AF-P 10-20mm F4.5-5.6 DX zoom is affordable, compact, and for the most part, well-built. Since it's summer in Seattle, we've taken it to the Pacific Ocean and back to see just how well it performs.
Jun 22, 2017 at 11:00
Fujifilm recently unveiled the second in its series of affordable cine lenses, the MK50-135mm T2.9. We got our hands on it for a couple days and took it for a spin.
Jun 21, 2017 at 17:32
Forget expensive lenses with fancy coatings and special lens elements – photographer Robin de Puy took these portraits using just a water drop for a lens.
lens newsJun 21, 2017 at 13:12
Zeiss says its new lens is particularly suited for portrait photography but also a good all-rounder and can be used in video applications.
Jun 7, 2017 at 13:18
Firmware version 1.01 improves AF performance of the lens and OS speed of operation when using the Sigma mount converter MC-11.
May 25, 2017 at 16:02
Firmware updates enable 10 fps shooting with adapted A-mount lenses, and faster startup times and better compatibility for 20 fps shooting when using native lenses on the a9.
mobileMay 15, 2017 at 12:31
The Shiftcam system for the iPhone 7 Plus is built around a shock-proof case and a sliding lens module which allows for switching between telephoto, wide-angle, fisheye and macro options.
May 10, 2017 at 17:21
The Viltrox NF-E1 lets you use Nikon Nikon F mount lenses on Sony E mount cameras. The EF-M1 and EF-M2 models let you connect Canon EF and EF-S lenses to your Micro Four Thirds camera.
Mar 20, 2017 at 14:00
We interviewed the gentlemen who oversee operations and development at Canon's Utsunomiya lens factory, the birth place of all L glass. Read more
Sony has published a video demonstrating the principles behind its apodization filter on its new STF 100mm F2.8 GM OSS lens, explaining how it creates very smooth bokeh both in front of, and behind, the focus plane. Have a watch and read our analysis of this feature, and our initial impressions of this phenomenal new lens for E-mount. Read more
reviewFeb 8, 2017 at 15:00
The Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art has been the talk of the portrait shooter town as of late, and for good reason since many testers have shown it to be the sharpest 85mm lens ever made. With that said, does it really live up to the hype? Read more
Feb 2, 2017 at 16:00
DxO just published its test results for the Nikon mount Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG HSM A, and they're impressive to say the very least. Read more
Jan 15, 2017 at 11:00
So you just bought your first interchangeable lens camera? Congratulations! Now it's time to add another lens to your arsenal. Read more
sample galleryJan 14, 2017 at 11:00
We've added additional photos, most taken at 150mm, to our Canon EF-M 18-150mm IS STM gallery. View gallery
mobileDec 21, 2016 at 18:28
The Kamerar ZOOM attachment lens kit includes a fisheye/tele and a macro combo for the dual-camera on Apple's iPhone 7 Plus. Read more
Oct 21, 2016 at 15:56
Nikon just released two new lenses - the AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm F2.8E FL ED VR and PC Nikkor 19mm F4E ED. We're at the Photo Plus show in New York, where we got our hands on them. Read more
sample galleryOct 17, 2016 at 09:00
The Pentax 55-300mm F4.5-6.3 ED PLM WR RE is the first Pentax lens to use the new 'Pulse Autofocus Motor'. Although it is a bit darker than the old 55-300, autofocus is much faster and virtually silent. Take a look at our samples to see how sharp this handy new zoom is. Read more
Sep 21, 2016 at 16:28
Tamron's new SP 150-600mm F5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 might look like a refined version of its previous 150-600mm, but the new version has actually be redesigned considerably. Learn more
Sep 9, 2016 at 17:52
German lens maker Meyer Optik has starter a Kickstarter campaign to find funding for the relaunch of another of its historic lens designs. Read more
videoAug 2, 2016 at 16:27
Sony's SGNL YouTube channel tears down the $2200 24-70mm F2.8 GM so you don't have to. See video
Jul 28, 2016 at 18:09
Nikon has released some early sample images from its unique AF-S 105mm F1.4. Read more
Jul 21, 2016 at 21:13
Thanks to built-in LEDs and very close focusing abilities, Canon's 28mm F3.5 for EOS M offers a great place to start learning more about shooting macro. Read review
Jul 19, 2016 at 19:15
Sony recently announced its pro-level normal prime for its FE mount: the 50mm F1.4 ZA. But how does it stack up against the venerable 55mm F1.8 ZA? We put the two lenses head-to-head to take a look at sharpness, bokeh, coma, and longitudinal CA. Read more
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