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Top 10 sample galleries of the year #3: the Fujifilm X100F

We're counting down our top 10 most popular sample galleries of 2017 – the Fujifilm X100F takes the bronze and the #3 spot.

Sigma releases full-res sample photos captured with 16mm F1.4 DC DN lens

Considering buying Sigma's exciting new 16mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens for crop-sensor E-Mount and M43? Check out these official full-res samples first!

Top 10 sample galleries of the year #6: the Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art

We're counting down our top 10 most popular sample galleries of 2017. Drum roll please... the #6 spot belongs to none other than the Sigma 85mm F1.4 DH HSM Art.

Mitakon Speedmaster 135mm F1.4 lens relaunched with 7 mount options

The Mitakon Speedmaster 135mm F1.4 lens is being relaunched in 7 different mounts, including: Sony A, Sony E, Canon EF, Nikon F, Fujifilm G, Pentax K, and Leica L. Got an extra three grand lying around?

Top 10 sample galleries of the year #10: Sigma 14mm F1.8 Art

Between now and the end of the year we'll be counting down our top 10 most popular sample galleries of 2017. Coming in at #10 is a fast wide prime and part of the highly-acclaimed Sigma Art series.

Sigma's new 16mm F1.4 will cost $450, ships this month

Sigma has officially announced pricing and availability for its 'world's first' 16mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary lens for crop-sensor Sony E-Mount and Micro Four Thirds cameras.

Hasselblad unveils 135mm F2.8 for X1D, promises 80mm with fastest aperture yet

Hasselbald has released its lens roadmap for 2018, announcing a new 135mm F2.8 and promising to deliver an 80mm that will be "the highest aperture lens that Hasselblad has ever introduced."

First samples: Leica Thambar-M 90mm F2.2

Leica just announced a new lens – a redesigned version of the classic 90mm Thambar F2.2 from the 1930s. We're working on a full gallery, but in the meantime, Leica has sent us some exclusive first samples.

Hands-on with Zeiss Milvus 25mm F1.4

Zeiss just announced a new prime lens for full-frame Canon and Nikon DSLRs: the Milvus 25mm F1.4. It's very big, very heavy, and should be very high-performing – and we just got our hands on one.

Sigma 16mm F1.4 DC DN 'C': hands-on and additional details

Sigma has used the Photo Plus Expo show in New York as a launchpad for an all-new lens – the 16mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary. It's a fast, high-quality prime for cropped-sensor Sony E-mount and M43 cameras.

Leica's 'new' Thambar-M 90mm F2.2 costs $325 per aperture blade

Leica's newest lens is one of its oldest. The Leica Thambar-M 90mm F2.2 is a (slightly) modernized recreation of a classic 1930s design, famed for its unique soft focus look. We just got our hands on one.

Sigma developing 'world's first' 16mm F1.4 lens for crop sensor E-Mount and MFT

Meet the Sigma 16mm F1.4 DC DN |Contemporary lens: "the world’s first interchangeable lens for mirrorless Sony E-mount cameras in the APS-C format to offer a 24mm focal length (35mm equivalent) and F1.4 brightness."

Sigma expands product warranty to cover hurricane damage from Harvey, Irma and Maria

In the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, camera and lens maker Sigma is extending its standard product warranty to cover damage caused by these three natural disasters.

Leica is resurrecting the soft-focus Thambar 90mm F2.2 portrait lens from 1935

Leica is resurrecting a portrait lens from the 1930s: the Thambar-M 1:2.2/90. This lens features just 4 lens elements, and was famous for its spherical aberration that creates extremely soft images.

Nikon's official D850 lens recommendation list

Nikon has published a list lenses that it deems worthy of its newest DSLR: the 45.7MP Nikon D850.

The RevolCam adds three accessory lenses and an adjustable light to any smartphone camera

The team behind the Shiftcam lens attachment has returned to Kickstarter with a new, more comprehensive smartphone lens accessory called the RevolCam.

iZugar launches 220-degree super fisheye lens for Micro Four Thirds

The new iZugar 3.25mm F2.5 super fisheye lens offers an insane 220-degree angle of view. That means it can basically see behind itself... good luck keeping your feet out of the shot.

Oprema Jena revives Biotar 58mm F2 lens with record-setting 17 aperture blades

After successfully crowdfunding the Biotar 75mm F1.5, Oprema Jena is at it again. This time they're bringing back the Biotar 58mm F2: the world's only lens with a 17-blade aperture.

SLR Magic announces CINE 18mm F2.8 lens for Sony E-Mount

SLR Magic's latest lens for Sony E-Mount cameras looks like a good option for landscape and architectural photographers, as well as video-shooters.

This simple web tool helps you find the lenses you like best

If you're looking for a simple, kind of silly way to pick your next lens purchase, the What the Lens web tool is a fun way to determine what glass you like best.

PSA: Canon issues service notice for EF 50mm F1.4 focus issue

If you own a Canon EF 50mm F1.4 USM, you'll want to check your serial number. Some lenses are experiencing a focusing issue that Canon will fix for free.

Video: Quick review of the $550 Sainsonic Kamlan 55mm F1.2 lens

Intrigued by those ultra-cheap, fast lenses coming out of China? This video review of the $550 Sainsonic Kamlan 55mm F1.2 lens points out some of the performance you sacrifice to save an almighty dollar (or $800).

Oprema Jena is also resurrecting the Biotar 58mm F2.0 lens, will cost $2,000

Oprema Jena is on a roll. After a wildly successful Kickstarter to bring back the legendary Zeiss Biotar 75mm F1.5 lens, the company is sweetening the pot by resurrecting the Biotar 58mm F2 as well.

$11,000 Leica Noctilux lens shattered, or: Why you never check camera gear when flying

If you've heard it once, you've probably heard it a thousand times: never check in your camera gear when flying. This shattered $11,000 lens is what can happen when you do.

A forgotten solution: Why this strange 1975 zoom lens is so sharp

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.

Sigma announces firmware update for Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 OS Contemporary for Canon

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.

Nikon 8-15mm F3.5-4.5E ED fisheye lens impresses in underwater review

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 gallery: Around town with the Sigma 14mm F1.8 Art

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.

Panasonic Leica DG 15mm F1.7 shooting experience

DPReview staffer Carey Rose has taken the Panasonic Leica DG 15mm F1.7 along for everything from a city-side boat ride to a bachelor party across the mountains. Find out how the little Leica fared.

Firmware update fixes Sigma MC-11 AF issues with incompatible lenses

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.

This $31 lens will turn any room into a camera obscura

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 gallery: Astrophotography with the Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art lens

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.

Olloclip and Incase launch limited edition 'Filmer's Kit' iPhone accessory kit

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.

The Laowa Magic Shift Converter brings easy lens-shifting to the Sony E-Mount

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.

Venus Optics shows off footage captured with forthcoming Laowa 15mm F2

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.

C.P. Goerz launches 'always-in-focus' Citograph 35mm lens on Kickstarter

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.

SainSonic launches 50mm F1.1 lens for APS-C cameras

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.

Going wide on a budget: Nikon AF-P 10-20mm F4.5-5.6 DX sample gallery

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.

Hands-on with the Fujinon MK50-135mm T2.9 cine lens

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.

Professional portraits shot using a water drop for a lens

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.

Zeiss launches Milvus 1.4/35 full-frame lens for Canon and Nikon

Zeiss says its new lens is particularly suited for portrait photography but also a good all-rounder and can be used in video applications.

First pictures from the new Nikon 8-15mm fisheye

Photographer Joshua Cripps was lucky enough to get hold of one of the company's new lenses recently for a shoot in southern Patagonia.

Firmware update improves AF performance of Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM lens for Canon

Firmware version 1.01 improves AF performance of the lens and OS speed of operation when using the Sigma mount converter MC-11.

Shiftcam for iPhone 7 Plus review

If you own an iPhone 7 Plus, the Shiftcam is a very affordable and convenient way of experimenting with add-on lenses and expanding the focal range of your built-in camera.

Pinhole Pro DSLR lens is on Kickstarter

Thingify's Pinhole Pro comes with various lens mounts and is the first pinhole lens to offer a variable aperture.

First shots from new Nikon 28mm F1.4E ED

Photographer and Nikon Ambassador Marko Marinkovic was one of the first people to get access to Nikon's then-unreleased 28mm F1.4E ED for a shoot in Marrakech.

Sony firmwares bring 10fps bursts with adapted lenses on a9 and faster startup

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.

Shiftcam is a 6-in-1 lens case for the iPhone 7 Plus

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.

Viltrox launches lens adapters for Sony E-Mount and Micro Four Thirds cameras

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.

SLR Magic introduces E-mount Cine 25mm F1.4

SLR Magic will be showing off a new prime for videographers at NAB: the Cine 25mm F1.4. Read more

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