Articles tagged "lens"

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Venus Optics adds Leica L, Pentax K mount options to its 15mm F4.5 Zero-D Shift lens

The lens remains the widest shift lens for full-frame cameras, with the new Leica L and Pentax K mount versions rounding out the Canon EF, Canon RF, Nikon F, Nikon Z and Sony E mount options from launch.

Lawsuit filed against Samsung alleges defect causing Galaxy S20 cameras to shatter

Law firm Hagens Berman has filed a suit against Samsung in US District Court. The lawsuit alleges a widespread defect in Galaxy S20 smartphones that causes the glass covering the rear cameras to shatter.

TTartisan releases its $98 50mm F1.2 APS-C lens for Leica L and Nikon Z mount camera systems

Now, in addition to Canon EF-M, Fuji X, Micro Four Thirds (MFT) and Sony E mount camera systems, the affordable manual lens is now available for Leica L and Nikon Z mount mirrorless cameras.

Samyang announces new 12mm F2 autofocus lens for Sony APS-C mirrorless cameras

Samyang touts the new autofocus lens as a fast 'astrophotography-centric' prime.

Tokina adds Canon RF, Nikon Z mount options for its $250 400mm F8 Reflex lens

The new Canon RF and Nikon Z mount versions come with T-mount adapters for getting the manual focus lens to work with Canon and Nikon's respective mirrorless camera systems.

Tamron announces APS-C 11-20mm F2.8, full-frame 150-500mm F5–6.7 zooms for Sony E-mount

The new APS-C 11-20mm F2.8 offers a fast ultra-wide-angle zoom lens in a compact package, while the full-frame 150-500mm F5–6.7 offers a lot of range in a relatively compact package.

Hands-on with the Sony FE 14mm F1.8 GM

Sony has announced its latest G-Master lens: the ultra-wide 14mm F1.8 GM. At nearly a third the weight of its nearest peer for the system, it's an incredibly compact and lightweight prime for E-mount shooters. Read on for a closer look at what it offers, including a preliminary look at its optical performance.

Cosina announces new 28mm F2 Ultron ‘Vintage Line’ lenses

Cosina adds to its Voigtlander Vintage Line series with its new 28mm F2 Ultron lenses, which come in two models — Type I and Type II — with different focus ring styles.

Taking a closer look at the new Canon RF 400mm F2.8 and 600mm F4L I.S.

Canon has announced two new telephoto prime lenses for the RF mount: the RF 400mm F2.8L IS USM and 600mm F4L IS USM. Click through for a closer look at these two new telephoto options for RF.

Mitakon Speedmaster 35mm F0.95 Mark II lens now available for Micro Four Thirds camera systems

Micro Four Thirds users can now enjoy the Speedmaster 35mm F0.95 Mark II manual lens that was previously limited to Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X and Sony E mount camera systems.

Hands-on with the Fujifilm XF 18mm F1.4 R LM WR

Fujifilm's latest prime, the XF 18mm F1.4 R LM WR, is a solidly built lens that we've really enjoyed shooting with. It's also a big departure from Fujifilm's previous 18mm F2 prime lens – get a sense of how it handles right here.

Closer look: Canon RF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM

Canon has just announced a native RF-mount contemporary to its popular EF 100mm F2.8L Macro lens. The RF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM is an all-new design, and we've been digging into its feature set. Click through to learn more.

TTArtisan adds $250 Nikon Z, Sony E mount versions of its 21mm F1.5 lens

Originally limited to Leica M mount camera systems, the 21mm F1.5 lens is now offered in Nikon Z and Sony E mounts for $245.

Leica APO-Summicron-M 35mm F2 ASPH lens samples

We recently took delivery of Leica's new APO-Summicron-M 35mm F2 ASPH, and in the short time between its arrival and when it had to be sent back, we prepared a preliminary sample gallery in and around sunny Seattle.

Sigma has fixed ghosting issues with its 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN lens, is replacing affected lenses

A month after first discovering an issue, Sigma says it has fixed the problem and is replacing affected units through authorized Sigma repair centers.

Video: The moon as shot with a very sharp Leica APO-Telyt-R 400mm F2.8 lens

Photographer Markus Stark has adapted a Leica APO-Telyt-R 400mm F2.8 lens and teleconverters to his Panasonic GH4 to shoot a super-detailed video of the moon.

Samyang’s new AF 24mm F1.8 lens features a dedicated ‘Astrophotography Mode’

The AF 24mm F1.8 lens features a unique ‘Astrophotography Mode’ that helps to lock focus at infinity for night sky photographs

Field review: Fujifilm XF 70-300 F4-5.6 R LM OIS WR

The Fujifilm Fujinon XF 70-300mm F4-5.6 R LM OIS WR is a very versatile, compact telephoto zoom lens. But how does it perform? Read our review to find out.

Video: Major League Baseball batter shatters camera lens with a foul ball

A stray could ball off the bat of St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Tyler O’Neill shattered a broadcast camera lens behind home plate.

Field review: Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN

The Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary lens is a very compact, lightweight standard zoom lens for full-frame and APS-C mirrorless cameras. Read our review to find out how it performs.

Hands-on with Sony's compact 24mm, 40mm, and 50mm G prime lenses

Sony recently announced a set of three compact full-frame E-mount prime lenses: the 24mm F2.8G, the 40mm F2.5G, and the 50mm F2.5G. Learn more about them in our detailed hands-on first impressions article.

Sony FE 40mm F2.5 G sample gallery

Sony's FE 40mm F2.5 G is one of three compact, budget-oriented prime lenses that the company just announced for its full-frame mirrorless E-mount. We've been shooting with one for a few days: click through to check out our initial samples.

Samyang releases RF mount versions of its VDSLR MK II cine lens lineup

The new RF mount versions join the Canon EF, Canon M, Fuji X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon F and Sony E mount versions, which were released in 2020.

Leica APO-Summicron-SL 28mm F2 ASPH lens samples

We recently got our hands on Leica's new 28mm F2 APO-Summicron for full-frame L-mount cameras. And as you might expect, it's an impressive piece of glass, from sharpness to sunstars.

First impressions of the Sony 50mm F1.2 GM

Good news for E-mount shooters: While the Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4 ZA optic was impressive, the new Sony FE 50mm F1.2 GM appears to exceed it in nearly every respect. Click through for a closer look.

DPReview TV: Sony 50mm F1.2 GM review

It's rare that Chris and Jordan review a lens with almost no faults, but the Sony 50mm F1.2 GM hits the mark. Watch their review to find out just how good it is.

Laowa announces five new manual lenses: three full-frame, one APS-C and one MFT

Laowa didn't waste time at CP+ 2021 to unveil what it's been working on. The company has five new lenses on the way, including three for full-frame camera systems, one for APS-C camera systems and one for Micro Four Thirds camera systems.

Field review: Panasonic S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 Macro OIS

The Panasonic Lumix S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 Macro O.I.S. is a moderately sized, moderately far-reaching and optically-stabilized telephoto zoom lens for full-frame or APS-C L-mount cameras. Read our review to find out how it performs.

Sigma GM reveals a new DG DN Sports zoom lens is being developed

Yasuhiro Osone, General Manager of the Product Planning Department at Sigma, revealed the news in a mirrorless lens development live stream shared earlier today.

What you need to know about new Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN

Billed by Sigma as 'a more compact but still high-performing alternative to the existing 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN | Art' its new 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN is indeed considerably smaller and lighter than it's 'Art' series contemporary. Click through for a closer look at Sigma's newest zoom lens.

Cosina releases three new 35mm F2 lenses for Leica M, Sony E mount

The first is the Voigtlander Ultron Vintage Line 35mm F2 Aspherical Type II VM for Leica M mount camera systems and the other is the Voigtlander Apo-Lanthar 35mm F2 Aspherical VM lens for Leica M and Sony E mount camera systems.

Sony Japan delays release of its FE 35mm F1.4 GM lens, cites 'production reasons'

Sony Japan has posted a notice to its website informing consumers it's pushed back the planned February 12 release date of its FE 35mm F1.4 GM lens.

Tamron 17-70 F2.8 Di III-A VC RXD field review

The Tamron 17-70 F2.8 Di III-A VC RXD is a compact general-purpose lens for Sony's APS-C, E-mount mirrorless cameras. So how does it perform? Read our review to find out.

Gear from yesteryear: What does a 40-year-old lens look like at 46 Megapixels?

Just for fun, we dusted off an old Nikon Micro-Nikkor 55mm F2.8 AI-S lens and slapped it on a Nikon Z7 and Z7 II to see what it's simple optical formula can do on a thoroughly modern full-frame camera.

KamLan to launch $300 32mm F1.1 manual lens for APS-C camera systems

The fully-manual lens is set for a February 12th release for Canon EOS-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds and Sony E mount camera systems.

Canon produced its 150-millionth lens in January, marking an incredible milestone 34 years in the making

It's taken Canon 34 years to produce more than 150,000,000 EF and RF interchangeable lenses for its various film and digital EOS series camera systems.

Sony FE 35mm F1.4 GM field review

Sony's FE 35mm F1.4 GM is an impressively sharp and long-awaited pro-level 35mm optic for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras. It's well-built and is pretty compact, but it's still not quite perfect. Find out all the details in our field review.

Nikon to cease operations at two of its interchangeable lens production factories in March

According to a report from Nikkei Shimbun, Nikon will cease operations at its Nagai and Aizu plants at the end of March, leaving just a single factory for domestic interchangeable lens production.

Leica's Noctilux-M 50mm F1.2 is an homage to one of its most iconic lenses

Almost half-a-century after it produced its Noctilux 50mm F1.2 lens, Leica is back with a reissue that pays homage to a lens that helped define the 'Leica look.'

Pergear's 10mm F8 pancake fisheye APS-C lens costs $79, isn't much larger than a body cap

Despite being only 10mm (.39") thick, Pergear has managed to squeeze a manual focusing lever onto the front of the APS-C lens.

Samyang adds full frame 14mm T3.1 to VDSLR MK2 line-up

New wideangle joins the VDSLR MK2 range, bringing all the new features of weather sealing, 9-blade iris and scales on the side of the barrel.

Tamron 17-70mm F2.8 Di III-A VC RXD sample gallery

Tamron's 17-70mm F2.8 III-A VC RXD is a lightweight zoom for Sony APS-C E-mount shooters. Equivalent to a 25-105mm F4 in full-frame terms, this lens handles nicely on a6000-series cameras and offers great versatility for daylight shooting.

Fujifilm GF 30mm F3.5 R WR field review

Fujifilm's 30mm F3.5 R WR is a super sharp 24mm-equivalent lens for the company's GFX lineup of digital medium-format cameras. Is it good enough to warrant a place in your camera bag? Find out in our field review.

Irix announces $795 45mm F1.4 Dragonfly lens for Fujifilm GFX medium format cameras

Irix's new 45mm F1.4 Dragonfly lens is fully-manual and ready to be used with Fujifilm's GFX 50 and 100 camera systems. It's currently available to pre-order for $795.

TTartisan celebrates Year of the Ox with a bright-red version of its M-mount 50mm F0.95 prime lens

The lens is optically identical to its black and silver siblings, but spices things up with a bright-red paint job and a custom lens cap to celebrate the Year of the Ox.

Venus Optics confirms details of four new, ultra-fast ‘Argus’ F0.95 lenses for MFT, APS-C and full-frame cameras

Although the announcement wasn’t set to be made public yet, we’ve been able to confirm with Venus Optics the details of its four ‘Argus’ F0.95 lenses set to be released throughout 2021.

Sony FE 35mm F1.4 GM sample gallery

We've been busy shooting around with Sony's brand-new, compact and lightweight FE 35mm F1.4 G Master lens and initial impressions are quite positive: It's extremely sharp wide open across the frame, and controls ghosting, flaring and chromatic aberration with ease.

Sigma CEO confirms RF/Z mount lenses are a 'possibility,' estimates camera industry will stabilize this year and more

In an article published by ICAN Management Review, Sigma CEO Kazuto Yamaki speaks to the future of the company, including the possibility of RF/Z mount Sigma lenses, future camera systems and more.

Nikon is killing off its international warranty in favor of regional warranties

Nikon cites 'differences in regional laws and safety standards' for the change, which will see its comprehensive international warranty transition to more region-specific warranties by the end of the month.

NiSi releases its first lens, a 15mm 'Sunstar' wide-angle lens for RF, Z, X and E mount cameras

NiSi is well known for its filters and accessories, but this $579 15mm F4 lens marks the first time the company has dipped its toes into the world of lenses.

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