Articles tagged "lens-news"

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Speedmaster 65mm and 85mm fast primes for Fujifilm GFX on the way

Chinese manufacturer Zhong Yi Optics has shown of a pair of fast primes for Fujifilm's medium format GFX 50S at a tradeshow at Beijing. The 65mm F1.4 and 85mm F1.2 are the fastest G-mount lenses to date. Read more

Samyang announces VDSLR 16MM T2.6 cine lens

The new VDSLR 16mm T2.6 cine lens is designed for video shooting with uncoupled gear rings with T numbers and brings Samyang's total number of cine lenses up to 19. Read more

Sigma announces 14mm T2 and 135mm T2 Cine Prime lenses

Just in time for NAB, Sigma has announced an expansion to its Cine Prime line of lenses, adding the Cine High Speed 14mm T2 and Cine FF High Speed 135mm T2. Read more

Canon introduces Compact-Servo 70-200mm T4.4 lens for aspiring filmmakers

Canon has announced the 70-200mm T4.4 L IS KAS S, a lens designed for small-scale filmmaking. Read more

Sony announces FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS lens

Along with the a9, Sony announced a FE 100-400 F4.5-5.6 OSS G Master lens, which will ship next month for $2500. Read more

Fujifilm releases GF 23mm and 110mm lenses, updates roadmap

Fujifilm has released two new medium format GF lenses, the 23mm F4 R LM WR and 110mm F2 R LM WR, and has announced what lens is up next. Read more

Panasonic introduces Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm F2.8-4 ASPH lens

Panasonic has announced its new Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm F2.8-4 ASPH lens, which it first teased back at CES. Read more

Meyer-Optik announces move into high-end lenses for mirrorless cameras with Primagon 24

German lens manufacturer Meyer-Optik-Gorlitz has announced it is to produce a premium 24mm lens that will come in mounts for all mirrorless camera systems. Read more

Canon introduces EF-S 35mm F2.8 macro lens with built-in ring light

Canon has introduced a compact 35mm F2.8 macro lens with a built-in LED ring light and a 3cm minimum focus distance. Read more

Zeiss formally announces Batis 135mm F2.8

Zeiss has announced a new medium telephoto full-frame Batis lens for Sony E mount: the Batis 2.8/135. Read more

Leica launches 9-lens Thalia series for cinematographers

Leica has announced a new range of cinema lenses that is aimed at photographers looking for a classic vintage look and exceptional bokeh. Read more

Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM C available for pre-order for $800

The Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens introduced last month during CP+ has launched for pre-order at $800. Read more

Sigma announces 135mm F1.8 DG will cost $1400, arrive in May

Sigma has revealed pricing and availability for the 135mm F1.8 DG HSM Art lens it unveiled just prior to CP+: it will ship to customers in May at a cost of $1400. Read more

Meyer Optik launches Kickstarter campaign to fund third Trioplan lens – the 35+

German lens manufacturer Meyer Optik Gorlitz intends to produce the ‘last chapter’ of its ‘Trioplan Trilogy’ if it gets enough funding from its latest Kickstarter campaign to build the Trioplan 35+. Read more

Hasselblad to introduce 120mm macro for the X1D with three more lenses to follow

Hasselblad plans to introduce four new lenses over the next twelve months for its X1D mirrorless model: a 22mm wide-angle, 65mm moderate wide, 120mm macro and the system’s first zoom – a 35-75mm. Read more

CP+ 2017: Hands-on with new Voigtländer E-mount primes

Voigtländer announced three new lenses at this year's CP+ show in Yokohama, for the Sony E Mount. We're at the show, and we made our way to the Voigtländer booth earlier to take a closer look. Read more

CP+ 2017: Ricoh teases upcoming D FA* 50mm F1.4

Ricoh has added two prime lenses to its full-frame lens lineup for the Pentax K-1: the forthcoming D FA* 50mm F1.4 and 85mm F1.4. Although details are scant, we did sneak a peek at the 50mm, on the show floor. Read more

Fujifilm updates X-mount lens roadmap

Fujifilm's creation of cine lenses and a medium-format system doesn't mean it's forgotten its stills-shooting X-mount audience. The company has announced an updated lens roadmap, adding an ultra-wide zoom and a telephoto prime lens, both due in 2018. Read more

Cosina announces development of three Voigtländer E-mount lenses

Cosina has announced the development of three Voigtlander prime lenses for Sony E-mount: the MACRO APO-LANTHAR 65mm F2 Aspherical, the Classic Nokton 35mm F1.4, and NOKTON 40mm F1.2 Aspherical. Read more

Ricoh announces development of Pentax 50mm F1.4, adds lenses to K-mount roadmap

Ricoh is displaying a prototype version of a new Pentax 50mm F1.4 for K-mount at CP+ 2017, and has also added an 85mm F1.4 and an unspecified telephoto zoom to its roadmap. Read more

Fujifilm launches MK series of cinema lenses with 18-55mm T2.9 and 50-135mm T2.9

Fujifilm has announced a pair of 'MK' cinema lenses for Sony's E-mount, with a 18-55mm T2.9 launching next month, followed by a 50-135mm T2.9 coming this summer. Read more

Sigma announces 14mm F1.8, 24-70mm F2.8 and 135mm F1.8 Art lenses

Sigma has released a trio of its high-end 'Art' lenses: a 14mm F1.8, optically stabilized 24-70mm F2.8 and a 135mm F1.8. All three lenses will be available for full-frame Canon, Nikon and Sigma bodies. Read more

Sigma Announces 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM lens

Sigma has announced the 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM, a relatively compact and lightweight stabilized super-telephoto lens that promises the performance of brighter 100-400s, but in a smaller package. Read more

Fotodiox Pro launches five GFX lens adapters

Fotodiox Pro has launched five new lens mount adapters for the forthcoming Fujifilm GFX medium-format system. Read more

Irix introduces super wide-angle 11mm for full-frame DSLRs

New optics manufacturer Irix has announced a second extreme wide-angle lens for full-frame DSLR users that will join its existing 15mm F2.4. The new lens is a manual focus 11mm F4 which will come in two versions, Blackstone and Firefly, like the company’s first lens. Read more

Yongnuo YN 85mm F1.8 lens now available

Yongnuo has launched its budget-friendly 85mm F1.8 for EF mount, which closely resembles Canon's own 85mm F1.8. Read more

Canon announces Bluetooth remote and 20% smaller EF-S 18-55mm F4-5.6 kit zoom

Canon has announced a new, smaller (but slower) 18-55mm kit zoom and its first-ever Bluetooth-enabled remote for the EOS 77D and Rebel T7i / EOS 800D. Read more

Sony announces 100mm F2.8 STF G Master and FE 85mm F1.8 lenses

Sony has taken the wraps off of two full-frame new mid-telephoto prime lenses  The 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS uses an 'apodization' (APD) element for smooth bokeh while the 85mm F1.8 is a compact, weather-sealed portrait lens. Read more

Tamron announces 70-200mm F2.8 and 10-24mm F3.5-4.5 updates

The Tamron 70-200mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2 improves on its predecessor with faster AF and better stabilization, and the 10-24mm F3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD adds stabilization to the company's wide-angle zoom for APS-C. Read more

Samyang launches XEEN 20mm T1.9 video-cine lens

Samyang has announced its newest cine lens, the XEEN 20mm T1.9. It goes on sale globally at the beginning of March. Read more

Fujifilm releases first round of G-mount medium-format lenses

You're going to need some lenses to go along with that new Fujifilm GFX 50S, and the company announced a trio of them. They include a 32-64mm zoom plus 63mm and 120mm primes. Read more

Fujifilm expands weather-resistant lens selection with XF 50mm F2 R WR

Fujifilm has announced a new weather-resistant, compact prime: the Fujinon XF 50mm F2 R WR. Read more

MS Optics launches ultra-slim 17mm F4.5 pancake lens for Leica M

Japanese manufacturer of hand-made lenses, MS Optics, has launched a 17mm F4.5 lens for the Leica M system that is just 10.2mm thick. Read more

Panasonic offers 12-60mm, first of Leica DG F2.8-4 series

The Panasonic Leica DG 12-60mm F2.8-4 lens was first shown at Photokina and gets an official announcement for CES 2017. Read more

Panasonic updates four lenses, improving autofocus and image stabilization

Panasonic has updated four LUMIX G lenses, improving their image stabilization system, aperture adjustment and build quality. Read more

New 20mm F2 4.5x macro lens released by Mitakon

Chinese optical manufacturer Mitakon has announced a macro lens with a maximum magnification ratio of 4.5:1: the Zhongyi Mitakon 20mm F2 4.5x Super Macro. Read more

Tokina FiRIN 20mm F2 FE MF lens to begin shipping January 27

Tokina launched the FiRIN 20mm F2 FE MF lens for Photokina this year, and has announced that the lens will go on sale at the end of January for $800. Read more

Meyer-Optik-Görlitz reveals Nocturnus 50 F0.95 II lens for Sony E-Mount

The Nocturnus 50 F0.95 II is a super-fast standard lens for mirrorless Sony cameras with E-Mount. Stepless aperture control makes it an interesting option for videographers. Read more

Leica introduces red version of its 'world's sharpest' 50mm APO-Summicron

A limited edition version of the Leica APO-Summicron-M 50mm F2 ASPH will be introduced next month with a festive red anodized finish. Read more

Yongnuo shows off familiar-looking 100mm F2 lens for Canon EOS

Chinese manufacturer Yongnuo is set to launch a new 100mm F2 lens that uses a Canon EF mount and happens to look just like a Canon lens. Read more

Entaniya 250 Micro Four Thirds fisheye lenses feature 250-degree FOV

A Japanese company has a series of Micro Four Thirds lenses in the works that provide a 250° field of view. Read more

Sigma announces pricing for 18-35mm T2 and 50-100mm T2 Cine lenses

Sigma announced its new line of cinema in September, the first two lenses to be included in that line, the 18-35mm T2 and 50-100 T2, will both ship in December. Learn more

Redesigned Nikon 70-200 F2.8 arrives with improved optics, electromagnetic diaphragm

Nikon has updated its venerable 70-200mm F2.8 lens, improving both its optics and Vibration Reduction system as well as adding an electromagnetic diaphragm. Read more

Nikon announces ultra-wide PC Nikkor 19mm F4E ED tilt-shift lens

Nikon has announced its new PC Nikkor 19mm F4E ED, a super-wide 'Perspective Control' lens with 97° coverage. Read more

Olloclip launches three lens kits for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Olloclip has announced the launch of three lens kits for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, which include macro, telephoto and fisheyes. Read more

Voigtlander shows off three new lenses including 65mm F2 Macro for E-mount

Lens manufacturer Voigtlander is set to introduce three unusual lenses this autumn including conically-shaped VM 50mm F3.5 Heliar for M-mount bodies and a 65mm F2 Macro for Sony E-mount. Read more

Olympus announces 25mm F1.2 Pro, 12-100mm F4 IS Pro, 30mm F3.5 macro lenses

Olympus has announced three new lenses: the M.Zuiko Digital ED 25mm F1.2 Pro, the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm F4 IS Pro, and the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm F3.5 Macro. Read more

Zeiss adds 85mm F2.4 to Loxia line for full-frame E-mount

Zeiss has just added an 85mm F2.4 to its Loxia range for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras. Read more

Canon announces EF-M 18-150mm F3.5-6.3 STM and EF 70-300 F4-5.6 IS II USM lenses

Canon's updated EF 70-300 tele-zoom has an LCD information panel and offers 4 stops of shake reduction, while the EF-M 18-150mm expands Canon's mirrorless lens lineup. Read more

Venus Optics unveils Laowa 7.5mm F2 for MFT and 15mm F2 FE Zero-D

Venus Optics has announced a pair of manual focus lenses – a 7.5mm F2 for Micro Four Thirds and a 15mm F2 FE Zero-D designed with full-frame Sony mirrorless cameras in mind. Read more

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