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Laowa launches its campaign for its ultra-compact APS-C Nanomorph anamorphic lenses

Venus Optics has launched its Indiegogo campaign for its new Nanomorph lenses, revealing additional details about the world’s smallest anamorphic lenses.

Hands-on with the Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 9mm F1.7 ASPH Lens

We take a closer look at the latest lightweight, compact ultra-wide prime for Micro Four Thirds from Panasonic.

Panasonic announces $500 Leica DG Summilux 9mm F1.7 lens for Micro Four Thirds

The compact lens offers an 18mm full-frame equivalent focal length with a fast F1.7 aperture. It's set to go on sale 'late July' for $499.99.

LensKit is a new iOS app that helps you pick the right camera, lens for your next video shoot

The app is developed by cinematographer and colorist Zak Ray, who's brought together over 1,000 lenses and 150 cameras into a comprehensive and interactive database app for planning out your shoots.

Cosina announces $930 Voigtländer APO-Lanthar 35mm F2 Aspherical lens for Nikon Z-mount cameras

The lens, which was previously avaialble for Sony E-mount, is fully manual, but chipped to provide support for focus confirmation and in-body image stabilization with compatible Nikon Z-mount camera systems. Cosina says the lens is set to go on sale next month, June 2022.

Nikon Z 50mm F1.2 S sample gallery

We've taken Nikon's Nikkor 50mm F1.2 S prime lens around the state of Washington to see how it performs wide open, both inside and outdoors. Check out our gallery to see what sort of images it's capable of capturing.

Venus Optics teases Laowa Nanomorph, a lineup of the 'world's smallest' 1.5x anamorphic cine lenses for Super 35mm

Venus Optics says the lineup will kick off with three primes: a 27mm T2.8, a 35mm T2.4 and a 50mm T2.4, all of which offer 1.5x squeeze in incredible compact form factors.

7artisans announces $299 28mm F5.6 rangefinder-coupled lens for Leica M-mount

The 28mm F5.6 prime lens weighs just 130, features a petal-shaped aperture diaphragm and is avaialble to purchase for $299.

Xingyao Optical Shows off its new Brightin Star 16mm F2.8 lens for full frame mirrorless cameras

The lens will be available for Canon RF, Leica L, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems, and is expected to retail for around $280 when it ships in June 2022.

Viltrox releases limited-edition matte white 23mm, 33mm and 56mm F1.4 X-mount lenses

These matte white lenses are identical to their black counterparts in the specifications department, but offer a unique colorway that's sure to make them stand out on your X-mount camera body, for better or worse.

Hands-on with the Sony 24-70mm F2.8 GM II

We go hands-on with Sony's new 24-70mm F2.8 GM II to see what new features it includes and how it compares to Sony's original 24-70mm F2.8 GM model.

Vazen announces 135mm T2.8 1.8x Anamorphic lens, completing its full-frame trio

Vazen, a Chinese manufacturer specializing in anamorphic lenses, has announced its third full-frame (PL/EF) lens, the 135mm T2.8 1.8x Anamorphic. The lens joins 50mm T2.1 and 85mm T2.8 anamorphic cinema lenses.

Sony announces new FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM II lens for E-mount cameras

The second-generation 24-70mm F2.8 E-mount lens from Sony brings an all new optical design and focusing mechanism for improved image quality and focusing performance, as well as other new and improved features.

Sirui reveals its new Jupiter FF cine lens line with 3 primes and a 3x zoom

After years of establishing itself in the anamorphic market, Sirui is getting into spherical cinema lens arena with a series of fast primes and a fixed aperture zoom, all for full-frame and larger camera systems.

DPReview TV: OM System 40-150mm F4 Pro Review

One of our favourite things about Micro Four Thirds is the variety of tiny, sharp lenses. How does OM System's compact 40-150mm F4 Pro lens hold up under scrutiny?

Meike releases $160 EF to EF-M adapter with drop-in variable neutral density filter

Canon hasn't released an EF-M camera in over two and a half years, but that hasn't stopped Meike from creating an EF to EF-M adapter with interchangeable drop-in filters.

MS Optics' latest handcrafted lens is a $955 Sonnetar 50mm F1.3 lens for Leica M-mount

As with all MS Optics, this Sonnetar 50mm F1.3 lens for Leica M-mount cameras is handmade by Mr. Sadayasu Miyazaki in Chiba, Japan.

Venus Optics releases updated Laowa 15mm F4.5R Zero-D Shift Lens for $1,199

The only notable physical difference between this new ‘R’ version of the lens is an upgraded aperture diaphragm, which sees the blade count increase to 14, compared to five on the previous iteration.

Leica unveils $4,495 limited-edition matte black Summicron-M 28mm F2 ASPH lens

In addition to the new matte black paint job, the lens also gets an updated lens hood that is now integrated into the lens so you don’t have to screw it in every time you want to use it.

Nikon reveals its new $6,500 800mm F6.3 VR S super telephoto lens for Z-mount cameras

This new 800mm F6.3 VR S lens is the longest super telephoto yet for Nikon's Z series cameras and comes in at almost half the weight, and less than half the price, of its 800mm F5.6 F-mount predecessor despite being only 1/3EV darker.

Venus Optics shows off footage captured with its upcoming Laowa anamorphic lenses

Almost no information is provided regarding the forthcoming lens series, but the teaser video does show off the signature anamorphic look, complete with streaked lens flares and oval bokeh.

Sirui launches 75mm 1.6x anamorphic lens for full frame cameras

A new 75mm is set to join Sirui's 50mm to begin a set of T2.9 1.6x anamorphic lenses designed for full frame mirrorless cameras.

Kickstarter: Thingyfy Pinhole Pro Max lens offers 18-36mm zoom and 6 aperture settings

Thingyfy has expanded its Pinhole Pro family of lenses with the new Pinhole Pro Max, launching first on Kickstarter. The 18-36mm lens breaks new ground for pinhole lenses by combining zooming capabilities with an adjustable aperture.

DPReview TV: Laowa 20mm F4 'Zero -D' Shift lens review

Laowa has just announced a new 20mm shift lens, and we were able to put it through its paces in downtown Calgary.

Venus Optics launches $1,099 20mm F4 ‘Zero-D’ Shift lens for 8 camera mounts

This new manual shift lens from Venus Optics allows you to shift the lens +/- 11mm to help achieve proper perspective on internal and external architectural photographs.

Samyang releases updated 35mm F1.4 AF lens for Sony E-mount cameras

The second-generation 35mm autofocus prime lens offers better color rendering and improved autofocus performance when shooting video, according to Samyang.

DPReview TV: Sony 16-35mm F4 PZ Review - Photographers should care too!

The new Sony 16-35mm F4 PZ is obviously an interesting choice for video work, but we think it's a solid choice for photographers as well.

Sony unveils new $1,200 16-35mm F4 Power Zoom lens for E-mount camera systems

Sony has announced the FE PZ 16-35mm F4 G, a lightweight wide-angle power zoom for its E-mount system.

Venus Optics unveils $399 25mm F0.95 Argus APO lens for Micro Four Thirds

The lens offers a 50mm full-frame equivalent field of view and an ultrafast F0.95 aperture in a compact, all-metal form factor.

Lensbaby Soft Focus II includes an adjustable aperture & promises creative photo fun

Lensbaby has announced the Soft Focus II, an updated member of its Optic Swap system. The manual focus 50mm prime lens includes a new 12-blade manually adjustable internal aperture while retaining the same drop-in aperture system of other Optic Swap lenses.

Cosina announces $780 Voigtländer Nokton 23mm F1.2 for Fujifilm X-mount cameras

This manual-focus prime lens offers a roughly 35mm full-frame equivalent field of view a fast F1.2 aperture. It's expected to launch next month for ¥90,000 / ~$780.

Japan sends a modified Pentax 300mm F4 lens into space aboard its Kitsune 6 microsatellite

Ricoh Imaging Japan has announced that its Pentax DA 300mm F4 lens is aboard the Kitsune 6 nanosatellite launched into space last month. The satellite, operating from the International Space Station, performs high-resolution imaging of Earth.

Yongnuo releases $350 85mm F1.8 autofocus lens for Nikon Z-mount cameras, but it's limited to China for now

This portrait prime looks to offer decent image quality considering the price point, but as it stands the lens isn't available to purchase outside of China.

TTArtisan releases titanium-grey versions of its 17mm F1.4, 35mm F1.4 and 50mm F1.2 APS-C prime lenses

The three lenses in this kit remain unchanged from their black and silver counterparts. The kit is available for $307 for Canon EOS-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds and Sony E-mount APS-C camera systems.

Irix announces 21mm F1.4 lens for Canon EF, Nikon F and Pentax K mount cameras

This is the stills version of the 21mm T1.5 cine lens Irix announced last month. It's available to purchase starting today for £675.75 / ~$890

Venus Optics announces $699 Laowa 7.5mm T2.9 Zero-D Cine lens, the world's widest Super35 rectilinear prime lens

The ultrawide Super35 prime is fully manual and is available to purchase for $699 for Canon RF, Fujifilm X, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems.

Venus Optics rehouses Laowa MFT lenses for cine and adds ultra-wide 6mm Cine Zero-D

Four new Laowa Cine lenses for MFT are announced in uniform housings and with 0.8 mod gears for videographers. Three lenses are existing designs but the 6mm T2.1 is completely new, and the widest rectilinear lens for the MFT system

KamLan unveils its first full-frame lens, a 55mm F1.4 lens for Canon RF, Nikon Z and Sony E mount cameras

Until now, KamLan has stuck to APS-C lenses. Now, the company is making the jump to full-frame with a new 55mm F1.4 manual lens for Canon RF, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems.

Cosina announces three new Voigtlander lenses for Nikon Z, one for Fujifilm X and an E-mount close-focus adapter

Cosina has announced four new Voigtlander lenses for Nikon Z and Fujifilm X, including a pair of full-frame prime lenses for Z mount. Voigtlander has also announced a revised version of its VM-E adapter for Sony E mount.

Canon announces $17K 800mm F5.6, $20K 1200mm F8 lenses for RF mount

The 800mm F5.6 lens features an all-new optical construction compared to its EF predecessor, while the 1200mm F8 offers a unique proposition for those who need the longest focal length available short of the James Webb Space Telescope.

Tokina announces 8mm F2.8 fisheye lens for X-mount, E-mount APS-C cameras

The lens is fully-manual and fairly primitive across the board, but offers yet another option for Fujifilma and Sony APS-C shooters looking for that distinctive fisheye look.

Sigma unveils its 16mm, 30mm and 56mm F1.4 primes for Fujifilm X-mount cameras

Sigma has announced the three F1.4 prime lenses that will kick off its Fujifilm X-mount offerings: the 16mm F1.4, 30mm F1.4 and 56mm F1.4. The lenses are set to be available starting April 2022 and Sigma says it's planning on an X-mount zoom lens to follow in December 2022.

Cosina's new Nokton D35mm F1.2 APS-C lens has electronic contacts for IBIS, metadata support

The lens is designed for Nikon Z-mount APS-C sensors, but will also work with full-frame Z-mount cameras when set to DX format.

Cosina unveils new Voigtlander 40mm F2.8 Aspherical lens for Leica VM, L39 camera systems

The compact prime lens is fully manual and will come in both black and silver colorways for Leica VM-mount and Leica screw mount thread (L39) camera systems.

Tamron says it plans to double its mirrorless lens lineup by 2023, show a ‘swift response to new formats’

Tamron is poised to release nine lenses over the course of the next two years and says it wants to show a ‘swift response to new formats.'

Chinese optics manufacturer TTArtisan is joining the Micro Four Thirds System standard

Chinese optics manufacturer TTArtisan has announced it's joining the Micro Four Thirds System Standard, paving the way for more affordable manual lenses for Micro Four Thirds camera systems and potentially 'chipped' versions of its current MFT offerings.

Sigma announces $699 20mm F2 DG DN lens for E-mount, L-Mount camera systems

Sigma has announced the latest lens in its growing 'I series' lineup, a 20mm F2 DG DN lens for Sony E-mount and L-Mount camera systems. The lens is expected to go on sale later this month for $699.

TTartisan 90mm F1.25 Sample Gallery

Our news editor Gannon Burgett took TTartisan's 90mm F1.25 manual prime lens around his hometown of Lansing, Michigan, to see what the ultrafast prime had to offer. Check out his sample gallery to see how how it performs.

Samyang announces new $999 135mm F1.8 autofocus prime lens for Sony E-mount cameras

The new AF 135mm F1.8 FE lens is set to ship in March 2022 for an MSRP of $999.

Film Friday: Light Lens Lab shows off its new 35mm F2 collapsible lens for Leica M-mount and screw mount cameras

Chinese lens manufacturer Light Lens Lab has shown off a prototype of its forthcoming 35mm F2 collapsible lens, which is set to be released in the coming months for the Leica L39 screw mount.

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