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Tokina announces 17–35mm F4 lens for Canon EF, Nikon F camera systems

In addition to the 23mm and 33mm F1.4 lenses it announced for Fujifilm cameras, Tokina has also unveiled a 17–35mm F4 lens for Canon EF and Nikon F mount camera systems.

Nikon teases upcoming super telephoto lenses, 50mm prime with an updated lens road map

Nikon has released an updated version of its visual lens roadmap, showing off three new silhouettes for its forthcoming 'Micro 50mm' prime, 400mm S-Line super-telephoto and 600mm S-Line super-telephoto lenses.

Tokina unveils 23mm and 33mm F1.4 atx-m series lenses for Fujifilm X-mount camera systems

The new 23mm and 33mm F1.4 offer 35mm and 50mm full-frame equivalent focal lengths, respectively. The 23mm and 33mm F1.4 lenses will be available for $479 and $429, respectively, starting December 11.

Cosina Japan reveals its ultra-fast Voigtlander Super Nokton 29mm F0.8 lens for MFT systems

The Voigtlander 29mm F0.8 Aspherical lens for Micro Four Thirds (MFT) systems will become the fastest commercially-available lens on the market when orders start in December.

Olympus 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS Pro officially unveiled; ships in January for $7500

Olympus' long-awaited 150-400mm F4.5 pro lens with a built-in 1.25x teleconverter has finally arrived, and it is an impressive-looking specimen indeed. It's slated to arrive in late January 2021 with an MSRP of $7500.

Venus Optics' 100mm F2.8 Ultra Macro lens is now available with Pentax K mount, new stepless EF mount version also available

The Pentax K mount version of Venus Optics' popular Laowa 100mm F2.8 Ultra Macro was set to be released back in 2018, but only now is it seeing the light of day.

Pergear releases $165 12mm F2 lens for APS-C mirrorless camera systems

The lens is fully-manual, works out to a full-frame equivalent of 18mm on most APS-C systems and is available to purchase for $165 for Fujifilm X mount, Micro Four Thirds (MFT) mount, Nikon Z mount and Sony E-mount camera systems.

Panasonic announces compact Lumix S 85mm F1.8 prime for L-mount

Panasonic has announced the Lumix S 85mm F1.8 for L-mount. This medium-telephoto prime is weather-resistant and weighs just 355g (12.5oz). It will be available in mid-December for $599.

Canon introduces compact RF 70-200mm F4L and 50mm F1.8 STM lenses

Canon has introduced two new lenses for its RF-series cameras: the 70-200mm F4L IS USM and the 50mm F1.8 STM. The former is considerably smaller than its EF cousin, while the latter is both compact and inexpensive at $200.

7Artisans has a new 18mm F6.3 pancake lens for APS-C mirrorless cameras

The 18mm lens offers a roughly 27mm full-frame equivalent focal length on APS-C camera systems, weighs just 51g (1.8oz) and costs only $69.

Venus Optics unveils Laowa 15mm F4.5 'Zero-D' Shift lens for full-frame cameras

The Laowa 15mm F4.5 'Zero-D' Shift lens is the widest shift lens available for full-frame camera systems.

The Lensbaby Spark 2.0 lens makes you squeeze and tilt it to focus

Lensbaby has announced the Spark 2.0. This new manual focus lens allows you to control the focus area by squeezing and tilting the lens, promising unique control over the look of your images.

Yongnuo announces new 35mm F2 autofocus lens for full-frame Sony cameras

The lens, which doesn't have a release date or price at this point, has autofocus, a customizable function button and a USB-C port for updating firmware.

7artisans releases $255 35mm F0.95 manual prime for APS-C mirrorless camera systems

If you don't mind it being entirely manual, this 35mm F0.95 has a lot to offer in a compact, affordable package.

Fujifilm announces redesigned Fujinon XF 10-24mm F4 R OIS WR

The new Fujinon XF 10-24mm F4 R OIS WR offers weather-resistance, improved optical image stabilization and a physical aperture ring.

The inspiration behind Canon's RF 600mm F11 and 800mm F11 super-tele lenses

In a recent interview published by DC Watch, Canon Chief of Lens Product Planning, Kengo Iezuka, shared information into the design process and inspiration for Canon's recent RF 600mm F11 IS STM and RF 800mm F11 STM super-telephoto lenses.

Cosina announces new Voigtlander Nokton Vintage 50mm F1.5 Aspherical II VM lens

The second-generation lens features a revamped optical design compressed into a smaller frame than its predecessor. Cosina is offering the lens in both a multi-coating and single-coating versions to fit the look you desire.

TTartisan releases an $80 35mm F1.4 lens for APS-C mirrorless camera systems

TTartisan is back again with an extremely affordable manual lens for Canon EOS M, Fuji X, Micro Four Thirds and Sony E mount camera systems.

Sigma 105mm F2.8 DG DN Macro for E- and L-mount arrives in October

Sigma has designed an all-new 105mm F2.8 Macro full-frame lens for L-mount and E-mount camera bodies. It offers 1:1 reproduction, uses a new optical design optimized for mirrorless and will go on sale in late October for $800.

Meyer Optik Görlitz releases Trioplan 50mm F2.8 lens for multiple camera mounts

The manual lens is redesigned from the ground up and is available in more than half-a-dozen lens mounts.

Venus Optics brings its Laowa 9mm T2.9, 12mm T2.9 and 15mm T2.1 cine primes to Canon RF mount

Venus Optics is now offering three of its 'Zero-D' ultra-wide prime cine lenses with Canon RF mounts for native use on Canon's growing lineup of Canon EOS R mirrorless cameras.

Tamron announces a compact $549 70-300mm F4.5-6.3 for Sony E mount cameras

Tamron deems the lens, which is set to go on sale starting October 29, ‘the world’s smallest and lightest telephoto zoom lens for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras.’

Venus Optics unveils Laowa 14mm F4 ‘Zero-D’ lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras

The lens is available for Leica M, Leica L, Sony FE, Nikon Z, and Canon RF mounts. All mounts retail for $549, except for the Leica M mount version, which retails for $649.

ZY Optics unveils $399 17mm F0.95 'Speedmaster' lens for MFT cameras

The fully-manual lens costs just under $400 and features a 34mm full-frame equivalent focal length when attached to a Micro Four Thirds camera.

Nikon 14-24mm F2.8 S and 50mm F1.2 S for Z-mount unveiled

The Nikon Nikkor Z 14-24mm F2.8 S and 50mm F1.2 S have been officially announced and are due to ship before the end of the year. The 14-24mm arrives in November for $2400; the 50mm will sell for $2100 starting in December.

Sony announces tiny FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 full-frame zoom

Sony has just announced the FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 lens, an ultra-compact everyday zoom that will be kitted with the a7C full-frame mirrorless camera. We've also gotten some preliminary samples from the lens on a high-resolution Sony a7R IV.

Samyang unveils a $399 35mm F1.8 autofocus lens for Sony E-mount cameras

The lens manages to pack a fast aperture and autofocus into a compact form factor, perfect for pairing with smaller E-mount cameras. Better yet, it won't break the bank at just under $400.

Jakumei Optics announces the $735 Dulens APO 85mm F2 for Canon EF, Nikon F mounts

The lens is currently listed on the manufacturer's website for around $735 and is available to purchase in black, grey and silver for Canon EF- and Nikon F-mount camera systems.

Fujifilm XF 50mm F1.0 R WR will sell for $1500 this fall

Fujifilm has formally launched its XF 50mm F1.0 R WR portrait prime lens, making it the world's first F1.0 lens with autofocus that's designed for mirrorless cameras.

Panasonic unveils new 24, 35, 50 and 85mm F1.8 L-mount primes

In addition to its camera announcement today, Panasonic also revealed that a handful of new L-mount F1.8 prime lenses are on the way.

Phase One announces $13K 90mm F5.6 lens for its XT Camera System

The lens is the longest in its Rodenstock XT lineup and offers a large enough image circle to cover the full 24mm movements on both the x- and y-axes its XT camera system offers.

Venus Optics unveils an 11mm F4.5 ultra-wide-angle lens for full-frame mirrorless systems

The 11mm F4.5 FF RL lens features a rectilinear design and manages to offer the option for a 62mm front filter despite its compact size.

Leica announces 9 Portuguese-made lenses for the US market, bypassing import tariffs

After recent tariffs imposed on Leica lenses made in Germany, the company has revealed it is manufacturing nine of its lenses in Portugal and selling them at a lower cost to account for the lack of additional tariffs.

Meyer Optik Görlitz announces its new Lydith 30mm F3.5 II lens for full-frame, APS-C mounts

This new lens is the widest focal length Meyer Optik Görlitz offers and is a redesign based on the original 1964 Lydith F3.5 lens.

Vazen announces an $8,000 85mm T2.8 1.8x anamorphic lens for PL, EF mount cameras

The lens is the first of three in Vazen's new 'LF' (large format) lineup, which will be rounded out later this year by 55mm and 105mm cine lenses.

The Laowa 50mm F2.8 is the first 2x macro lens for MFT systems

The new lens from Venus Optics is the world's first 2x macro lens for Micro Four Thirds camera systems.

Meike’s 25mm F1.8 manual lens for Nikon Z-mount costs only $75

Meike's been on a roll with its budget-friendly lenses and its new 25mm F1.8 manual lens for Nikon Z-mount cameras is yet another prime that won't break the bank.

Zenit teases upcoming 60mm F2.8 macro, 58mm F1.9 and 35mm F2 lenses

Aside from basic specifications, not much information is shared by Zenit, but the press releases suggest we will find out more come October 2020.

Sigma announces 85mm F1.4 DG DN Art for E-mount and L-mount

Sigma has announced the 85mm F1.4 DG DN Art for full-frame E- and L-mount bodies. This fast, newly designed portrait prime is expected to ship later this month for $1200.

Olympus 100-400mm F5-6.3 IS arrives in September for $1500

Olympus is expanding its lens offerings to include a new tele-zoom: the M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS. With an equivalent reach of 800mm it offers three stops of stabilization along with a dust- and splash-proof design.

Tamron developing compact 70-300mm F4.5-6.3 Di III RXD for E-mount

Tamron has announced the development of what it claims is the 'smallest and lightest' telephoto zoom for Sony E-mount: the 70-300mm F4.5-6.3 Di III RXD. This 544g (19.2oz) full-frame lens is expected to ship this fall.

TTArtisan announces limited-edition 35mm F1.4 M-mount lens wrapped in 24K gold

The 'Gold Skin' version of the lens is identical to its black and silver 35mm F1.4 M-mount contemporaries, aside from, well, the 24K gold.

MS Optics reveals its latest lens, the Elnomaxim 55mm F1.2 for Leica M-mount cameras

The new, entirely manual lens is based on the Zeiss 50mm F2 Sonnar lens designed back in the late 1920s.

Meike's new 50mm F1.2 lens for mirrorless (and EF) mounts costs just $350

It might not have the best image quality, but an F1.2 lens for just $350? That's a steal, considering most 50mm F1.4 lenses retail for more than that.

Nikon Z-mount 1.4x and 2x teleconverters arrive in August

The Z Teleconverter TC-1.4x and TC-2.0x are weather-sealed and work with all focus points up to F11 on Nikon's mirrorless cameras. They are scheduled to arrive in August, selling for $550 and $600, respectively.

The Nikkor Z 24-50mm F4-6.3 is a compact $400 zoom

The Nikkor Z 24-50mm F4-6.3 is Nikon's smallest full-frame mirrorless lens yet. It will be kitted with the Z5 or sold separately for $400. Nikon also announced that the 70-200 F2.8 for Z-mount will be available late next month.

Tokina's new 400mm F8 mirror lens for full-frame, APS-C mounts will ship in August

As with all mirror (reflex) lenses, this 400mm F8 is more compact than its non-reflex contemporaries, but it comes with the cost of the signature 'donut' bokeh, manual focus and a fixed aperture.

ZY Optics releases ultra-fast 50mm F0.95 'Speedmaster' lens for Canon EF mount

Although similar to its full-frame mirrorless 50mm F0.95 lenses, this EF-mount version features a different optical design, made specifically for Canon DSLR cameras.

Canon's 100-500mm F4.5-7.1L IS USM is the first super-zoom for RF-mount

The Canon RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1L IS USM is the company's first super-zoom lens for RF-mount. Despite a relatively slow aperture range, it's very versatile, offering five stops of stabilization, weather-sealing and compatibility with Canon's new teleconverters.

Canon's RF 85mm F2 Macro IS STM is ideal for close-ups and portraits

Canon's RF 85mm F2 Macro IS STM is an inexpensive telephoto prime lens with a minimum focus distance of just 0.35m (14") and a 0.5x magnification. When attached to the new R5 and R6, it offers a whopping eight stops of shake reduction.

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