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OM Digital Solutions teases product announcement, believed to be a new 90mm F3.5 2x macro lens

The announcement is believed to be the M.Zuiko Digital ED 90mm F3.5 Macro IS Pro lens, which was confirmed on the OM System roadmap last year.

Cosina's Voigtländer 50mm F1 Aspherical lens will soon be available with a native Nikon Z-mount

The new ultrafast prime for Nikon Z-mount cameras is a re-worked version of Cosina's existing Voigtländer 50mm F1 Aspherical lens for Leica M-mount cameras.

Laowa announces Proteus 2x anamorphic lenses for Super35 sensors

Venus Optics has announced a quartet of new anamorphic cine lenses for Super35 cameras, the Proteus 2x series. The 2x anamorphic lenses promise ease of use, accessibility and high-end performance for enthusiast and professional video applications.

Five OM-D cameras get firmware update to support the upcoming M.Zuiko 90mm F3.5 Macro IS Pro lens

OM Digital Solutions has released firmware updates for the following cameras to add compatibility support for its new M.Zuiko Digital ED 90mm F3.5 Macro IS PRO lens: OM-D E-M1 Mark II, E-M1 Mark III, E-M5 Mark III, E-M1X, and OM-5.

Sony is developing a 300mm F2.8 G Master OSS lens, set for an ‘early 2024’ launch

Sony has confirmed it’s developing a high-end 300mm F2.8 telephoto lens for its E-mount camera systems. The lens will be a part of the company’s high-end G Master lens lineup.

Sony announces FE 20-70mm F4 G standard + ultrawide zoom lens

Sony has announced the FE 20-70mm F4 G, a standard zoom that extends out to the ultra-wide region while maintaining its reach at the long end.

Sigma announces $1999 60-600mm F4.5-6.3 DG DN OS super zoom for E-mount, L-mount cameras

Sigma calls its new 60-600mm F4.5-6.3 DG DN OS lens the world's first – and only – 10x ultra-telephoto zoom for mirrorless cameras. It will retail for $1999 when it starts shipping mid-February 2023.

Panasonic adds new prime lens, zoom lens to S series L-mount lens roadmap

Based on the new lens roadmap graphic, Panasonic has a new 100mm macro lens in the work, as well as a variable aperture lens that appears to be a 28-200mm zoom lens.

Nikon is developing a 26mm F2.8 Z-mount lens

Nikon doesn't divulge many details about the 26mm F2.8 lens, so aside from the announcement it's on the horizon, there's little information to share.

Nikon announces development of an 85mm F1.2 S-Line lens for Z-mount cameras

The lens doesn't come as a surprise, given it's been on Nikon's Z-mount lens roadmap for some time, but we now have confirmation that it has a maximum F1.2 aperture.

Panasonic announces $800 Lumix S 14-28mm F4-5.6 Macro lens for L-mount camera systems

Panasonic's new wide-angle L-mount zoom lens has a minimum focusing distance of 0.15m across its entire zoom range and is set to ship in March 2023 for $799.99.

Viltrox announces $549 75mm F1.2 AF XF Pro lens for Fujifilm X-mount cameras

The 115mm equivalent autofocus prime has a fast F1.2 aperture and works with Fujifilm's array of subject-detection modes.

Venus Optics announces $499 Laowa 6mm F2 Zero-D lens for Micro Four Thirds

The lens is a stills version of the 6mm T2.1 Cine lens Laowa announced earlier this year.

Panasonic announces new $899 Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 12–35mm F2.8 ASPH Power OIS

The lens features Panasonic's Power Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) technology and is replacing the company's five-year-old Lumix G X Vario 12-35mm F2.8 II ASPH Power OIS lens.

Venus Optics announces $999 19mm F2.8 Zero-D lens for Fujifilm GFX cameras

The manual lens offers a 15mm full-frame equivalent field of view and is designed to minimize distortion across the entire frame. It’s available to purchase for $999 starting today.

TTArtisan adds Canon RF, Fujiflm X and Nikon Z mount versions of its $199 50mm F1.4 Tilt lens

The new lenses remain essentially unchanged from their Sony E-mount and L-mount siblings, which were released earlier this year.

TTArtisan has a new $199 35mm F0.95 manual prime lens for APS-C mirrorless cameras

The ultra-fast prime is fully manual and available for Canon EOS-M, Canon RF, Fujifilm X, L, Nikon Z and Sony E-mount camera systems.

Sigma announces $549 18–50mm F2.8 DC DN lens for Fujifilm X-mount

Sigma's 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN lens costs just half of Fujifilm's $1199 XF 16–55mm F2.8 R LM WR lens and also costs less than the $699 XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 LM.

Fujifilm announces $600 30mm F2.8 1:1 macro lens for X-mount cameras

Fujifilm’s new 30mm F2.8 Macro lens offers a 46mm equivalent focal length and has a maximum magnification ratio of 1:1. It’s set to be available in late November 2022 for $599.95.

Nikon unveils $16K Nikkor Z 600mm F4 lens with built-in 1.4x teleconverter

Nikon's Nikkor Z 600mm F4 TC VR S is a super-telephoto lens for Z-mount camera systems with a built-in 1.4x teleconverter that effectively turns the lens into an 840mm F5.6 lens on a full-frame camera.

Canon announces $2,100 RF 135mm F1.8 L IS USM telephoto lens

Canon has unveiled its latest RF-mount lens, the 135mm F1.8 L IS USM, an image-stabilized telephoto prime.

TTArtisan announces $159 27mm F2.8 XF, its first autofocus lens for Fujifilm X-mount cameras

The lens is incredibly compact and weighs less than the battery that goes inside Fujifilm's X-T4 camera. Orders go live tomorrow for the 41mm equivalent prime lens.

Tokina unveils 300mm, 600mm and 900mm mirror lenses for APS-C cameras

The new fixed-aperture 300mm, 600mm and 900mm lenses are manual focus and available in mounts for Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X and Sony E-mount APS-C camera systems.

Leica re-releases the Summilux-M 'Steel Rim' 35mm F1.4, the self-proclaimed 'True King of Bokeh'

The lens features the same optical construction and overall design as the original 1961 version, but takes advantage of 'modern production techniques, mechanics and optical coatings.'

Zhong Yi Optics launches low-cost Mitakon T1 50mm cine lens for MFT

The 100mm equivalent lens has an extremely wide maximum aperture and takes the current MFT Speedmaster series to a set of four focal lengths.

AstrHori announces $289 40mm F5.6 manual lens for Fujifilm GFX cameras

AstrHori's new fully-manual lens offers a roughly 32mm equivalent field of view with an F5.6 aperture. It's available starting today for $289.

GDU releases heavily-armored versions of Canon's RF 16mm F2.8 and RF 50mm F1.8 lenses

Global Dynamics United has taken Canon's stock RF 16mm F2.8 and RF 50mm F1.8 lenses and given them a machined aluminum shell. GDU says the lenses are almost indestructible, making them perfect companions for creators who put their gear into harm's out of necessity or because they want the perfect shot.

7Artisans announces $150 4mm F2.8 APS-C circular fisheye lens for APS-C cameras

The $150 lens is fully manual and is available for Canon EOS-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds and Sony E-mount camera systems.

Tamron announces $699 20-40mm F2.8 for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras

The lens offers a constant F2.8 aperture through a rather unique focal length range for full-frame camera systems. It’s expected to be available starting October 27, 2022 for $699.

Tamron brings its 150-500mm F5-6.7 lens to Fujifilm X-mount cameras for $1,500

The ultra-telephoto zoom offers a 225-750mm full-frame equivalent focal length.

Nikon announces Nikkor Z 17–28mm F2.8 lens for Z-mount cameras

This Nikkor Z lens shares the bulk of its specs with Tamron’s 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens, but gains Nikon-specific features, such as a customizable control ring.

Cosina is bringing its Voigtlander 40mm F1.2 Nokton, 35mm F2 Macro APO-Ultron lenses to Nikon Z-mount

Both lenses will have onboard chips and electrical contacts for transmitting EXIF data and providing the required information for in-body image stabilization support and focus confirmation support on compatible Z-mount camera systems.

Leica's updated Summilux-M 35mm F1.4 ASPH lens is actually cheaper than its predecessor

The updated Summilux-M 35mm F1.4 ASPH has more aperture blades and a shorter focusing distance than its predecessor. It also has an integrated lens hood and a cheaper price.

Tokina announces $699 11-18mm F2.8 lens for Sony APS-C E-mount cameras

This new lens is the first super-wide-angle zoom lens Tokina has designed exclusively for mirrorless cameras.

Samyang announces world’s first AF cine lens for full-frame E-mount cameras

The 75mm T1.9 is the first of what will be a five-lens series of autofocus cinema lenses for Sony E-mount camera systems.

TTArtisan releases $55 25mm F2 lens for APS-C camera systems

The fully-manual lens offers a roughly 38mm full-frame equivalent focal length on most APS-C camera systems.

Fujifilm announces $2,499 20-35mm F4 lens for its GFX medium format cameras

The GF 20-35mm F4 offers a full-frame equivalent focal length range of roughly 16-28mm, making it the widest zoom lens for Fujifilm's medium format camera lineup.

Fujifilm announces $999 56mm F1.2 WR R lens for X-mount

The XF 56mm F1.2 R WR is a completely redesigned, weather-sealed successor to the original 56mm F1.2 announced all the way back in 2014.

Panasonic announces 18mm F1.8 L-mount lens

This new 18mm F1.8 L-mount lens rounds out the company’s full-frame F1.8 prime lens lineup, which also includes the company's 24mm, 35mm, 50mm and 85mm F1.8 optics.

Hasselblad announces 38mm, 55mm and 90mm F2.5 XCD V primes for its X System cameras

These three prime lenses offer full-frame equivalent focal lengths of 30mm, 42mm and 71mm, respectively, and will work with any of Hasselblad's XCD cameras, although Hasselblad specifically notes they were designed with the X2D 100C in mind.

Tamron is developing a 70–300mm F4.5–6.3 Di III RXD lens for Nikon's Z-mount

The lens, which is set for an autumn release, appears to be a Z-mount equivalent to the company's 70-300mm F4.5-6.3 Di III RXD lens for Sony E-mount camera systems.

Update (release date and pricing added): Tamron announces 50–400mm F4.5–6.3 Di III VC VXD lens for Sony E-mount

Tamron doesn't share the optical construction of the lens, nor what the expected retail price will be, but does say the lens should be available in 'Fall 2022,' pending the 'global health crisis.'

Tamron announces development of new 20-40mm F2.8 zoom for Sony E-mount cameras

The new 20-40mm F2.8 Di III VXD zoom lens is designed for full-frame Sony E-mount camera systems and is set to launch in 'Fall 2022.'

AstrHori's $329 85mm F2.8 tilt macro lens is available for five mirrorless camera systems

This fully-manual tilt macro lens has a 1:1 magnification ratio and is available for Canon RF, Fujifilm X, L, Nikon Z and Sony E mounts.

Sigma announces 24mm F1.4 DG DN lens for L-mount, E-mount camera systems

Sigma’s new 24mm F1.4 DG DN lens for L-mount and E-mount features a physical aperture ring that can be de-clicked, stepping motors with full support for Sony MF assist modes, a rear filter holder and more.

Sigma reveals 20mm F1.4 DG DN lens for L-mount and E-mount

Sigma's new 20mm F1.4 DG DN lens for L-mount and E-mount offers a unique set of features for Astro and landscape photographers, including a rear filter holder, a Manual Focus Lock switch and a Lens Heater Retainer.

Leaked images show off Pentax's new HD Pentax-D FA 100mm F2.8 Macro lens

The images, which appear to be screenshots from a press briefing, reveal some of the details of the forthcoming lens.

Nikon adds linear focus mode to three of its Z-mount lenses via firmware update

Nikon has updated the firmware for its Nikkor Z 50mm F1.2 S, Nikkor Z MC 105mm F2.8 VR S and Nikkor Z 24-70mm F2.8 S to add new linear focus ring modes and more.

Samyang announces second-generation $799 85mm F1.4 AF lens for Sony E-mount

This second-generation lens is smaller than its predecessor and uses a stepping motor, compared to the linear ultrasonic motors used in Samyang's first-generation 85mm F1.4 AF lens.

Tokina rebrands and raises prices of 13 lenses, discontinues three other lenses

Tokina is restructuring its product lineup by announcing price increases on 13 of its lenses, each of which will receive a slight rebrand in the process. In the meantime, the older versions of the lenses - and three other lenses - are being discontinued.

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