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Cosina announces upcoming Voigtlander Nokton 35mm F1.2 III lens for M-mount

The lens, which comes in at 20-percent shorter and 30-percent lighter than its predecessor, is set for a March release in Japan for ¥135,000.

Cosina announces new Voigtlander Nokton 60mm F0.95 lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras

Cosina Japan has announced the release of a new Micro Four Thirds lens, the Voigtlander Nokton 60mm F0.95.

Rokinon announces 16mm T2.6 and 35mm T1.5, two new carbon fiber cine lenses

These two lenses bring the total number of XEEN CF lenses to five when you include the previously-announced 24mm T1.5, 50mm T1.5 and 85mm T1.5 lenses.

Leica announces three limited-edition Summicron M lenses

Three new lenses from Leica for the M system, including a pair of limited edition Safari options (28mm F2 and 75mm F2) and a silver version of the 75mm F2.

Canon unveils $400 RF 24-105mm F4-7.1 IS STM

Canon's RF system gains an affordable, compact travel zoom in the form of the 24-105mm F4-7.1. It will be offered as a kit option with the EOS R and RP, and will be available separately for $400.

Olympus introduces lightweight 12-45mm F4 Pro lens

Olympus has introduced the weather-sealed M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm F4 Pro, a premium standard zoom that weighs just 254 grams (9 ounces).

Nikon adds 20mm F1.8 and 24-200mm F4-6.3 to full-frame Z-series lens lineup

Nikon has announced full details of two more lenses on its Z-mount roadmap: a 20mm F1.8 S and a stabilized 24-200mm F4-6.3 S. The pair increases the total number of FX-format Z-series lenses to 11.

Lomography Petzval 80.5mm F1.9 MKII Art lens launches on Kickstarter

The company had previously launched 11 successful campaigns on the crowdfunding platform.

Fujifilm shows off XF 50mm F1.0 lens, teases fastest GF lens yet

At the Fujifilm X100V's unveiling today, Fujifilm also teased some upcoming lenses, including the XF 50mm F1.0 lens we've known about for some time, and new 30mm F3.5 and 80mm F1.7 lenses for their medium-format GFX system. Take a look at our quick hands-on here.

Sigma releases slew of minor firmware updates for its lenses, mount adapters

The updates mostly address only a single issue for each lens, but it continues to show Sigma's continued dedication to addressing various issues, even small ones, across its lens lineup.

Tokina issues compatibility notice for Nikon Z owners using its F-mount lenses via adapter

While nearly all of Tokina's F-mount lenses will work without issue on Nikon Z-series mirrorless cameras, there are a select few that can't use autofocus.

Fujifilm GF 45-100mm F4 R LM OIS WR will ship in February for $2300

Fujifilm will add the weather-sealed GF 45-100mm F4 to its medium format lens lineup in February. The approximately 35-80mm equivalent zoom will cost around $2300.

New GF roadmap highlights upcoming 30mm F3.5 and 80mm F1.7 lenses

Two new primes are hitting the roadmap for Fujifilm's GF system: the 24mm equiv. 30mm F3.5 R WR and an ultra-fast 80mm F1.7.

Fujifilm announces affordable XC 35mm F2 prime lens

The 'XC' variant uses the same optical design as the existing XF 35mm F2, but has no aperture ring and a plastic mount to lower the cost.

Ricoh unveils HD Pentax-D FA 70–210mm F4 ED SDM WR telephoto zoom lens

The telephoto zoom features a constant F4 aperture across its 70-210mm focal length range, uses Pentax's supersonic direct-drive motor (SDM), and weighs 859g (1.89lbs).

Venus Optics adds Canon M, Fuji X and Sony E mount options to its 4mm F2.8 circular fisheye lens

The new mount options use the same overall design as the original Micro Four Thirds version released back in 2018.

Fotodiox's new Vizelex Cine ND Throttle Fusion adapter connects EF lenses to GFX cameras

Fotodiox has launched another Canon EF to Fuji GFX lens mount adapter, this one with a built-in neutral density filter and support for automated functions.

Tokina launches 85mm F1.8 FE prime for full-frame Sony cameras

The 85mm F1.8 FE lens is the first in Tokina’s new atx-m mirrorless lens series, which will feature lenses for multiple mounts and sensor formats.

Techart releases TZC-01, an EF-to-Z adapter that offers full autofocus, image stabilization support

The TZC-01 will work with over 60 EF-mount lenses from Canon, Sigma, Tamron, Tokina and Zeiss.

Tamron 20mm F2.8 macro for Sony E-mount ships this month for $350

Tamron announced that its 20mm F2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 lens for full-frame Sony E-mount bodies will be available on January 30th for $350.

Venus Optics releases Laowa 12mm F2.8 Zero-D Cine lens for PL, EF and E mount cameras

The Laowa 12mm F2.8 Zero-D Cine lens is a re-engineered version of Laowa's 12mm F2.8 still lens that's available for PL, EF and E mount camera systems.

Canon Europe confirms its focus is on RF, not EF lenses unless the ‘market demand[s] it’

Canon Europe's pro product marketing senior manager said the company plans on 'launching more RF lenses while still fully supporting the EF lens system.'

Nikon's 70-200 F2.8 for Z-mount to ship in February

Nikon has announced the first 70-200mm lens for its Z-mount. The 70-200 F2.8 VR S features 5 stops of shake reduction, a digital info display and weather sealing.

Nikon AF-S 120-300mm F2.8E FL ED SR VR arrives next month for $9500

Nikon's AF-S Nikkor 120-300mm F2.8E FL ED SR VR has been on the company's F-mount roadmap since last September, and it'll be ready to order next month for $9500.

Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art lens delayed due to unexpectedly high preorder demand

Sigma has issued an official statement on its 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art lens delay, explaining that preorder demand was higher than expected.

Canon users are reporting front-focusing issues with the RF 70-200mm F2.8

A front focusing issue appears to have hit Canon's new 70-200mm F2.8 lens for the EOS R system, with users reporting problems at close focus distances. Update: Canon has issued an official statement acknowledging the issue, and is preparing a firmware update to address it.

TTArtisans releases its 21mm F1.5 prime lens for Leica M-mount camera systems

The 21mm F1.5 for Leica M-mount is a fully-manual prime lens with a clicked aperture and 10-blade aperture diaphragm that's currently available for $429.

Sigma Japan confirms the release date for its L-mount 40mm F1.4, 105mm F1.4 'Art' lenses

As promised earlier this year, Sigma will be releasing the L-mount versions of its 40mm F1.4 DG HSM and 105mm F1.4 DG HSM lenses by the end of the year.

Venus Optics adds Canon RF, Nikon Z mount options to three of its most popular lenses

The Laowa 12mm F2.8 Zero-D, 25mm F2.8 2.5-5X Ultra Macro and 100mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro can now be used with Canon RF and Nikon Z camera systems.

ZY Optics announces its Mitakon Creator 85mm F2.8 1-5X 'Super Macro' lens

ZY Optics says the lens was specifically designed ‘to have one of the longest working distance for any super macro lens.’ It's available in eight mount options and retails for $499.

Sigma rumored to be 'actively working on' RF-mount lens road map for 2020 announcement

The report claims Sigma is 'actively working on an RF-mount lens roadmap' that is set to be announced in 'early 2020.'

SLR Magic launches four APO-MicroPrime Series lenses for Canon EF mount

The four lenses are fully-manual cinema lenses designed to offer multiple focal lengths in nearly identical form factors for easy swapping out.

Sony issues service advisory for its 16-35mm F2.8 GM lens

Sony Japan has issued a service advisory noting that select units are causing full-frame Sony cameras to stop working when the lens is attached to them.

Sigma announces its 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN lens will ship 'early December' for $1,099

Sigma says the lens will ship 'early December' for $1,099, just in time for a late holiday stocking stuffer.

Tokina announces redesigned ATX-i 100mm F2.8 1:1 Macro lens for Canon EF, Nikon F mounts

The lens features a 1:1 magnification ratio, Tokina's One-Touch Focus Clutch Mechanism and will retail for $429 when it hits shelves on December 6.

Canon reveals its first two 8K broadcast lenses, the UHD-DIGISUPER 51 and 7x10.7 KAS S

The two lenses are the first designed specifically for 8K-capable broadcast cameras from Canon, which it claims are becoming more popular in documentary production and sports coverage.

All-new Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art coming to E and L-mount

Sigma has created an all-new 24-70mm F2.8 'Art' lens for owners of full-frame Sony and Panasonic/Leica/Sigma bodies. The lens has numerous special elements, an 18cm (7.1") minimum focus distance and weather-sealing.

Panasonic's new Lumix S Pro 70-200mm F2.8 offers up to 7 stops of shake reduction

Panasonic's L-mount 70-200mm F2.8 pro-level zoom lens includes built-in stabilization for up to 7 stops of shake reduction. It will be available early next year for $2600.

Panasonic Lumix S Pro 16-35mm F4 debuts in January for $1500

Panasonic is adding a constant-aperture wide-angle zoom to its L-mount lineup, touting the lens' lightweight build and compact size.

Irix announces new 45mm T1.5 Cine lens for Canon EF, Sony E, MFT and Arri PL mounts

The lens is the latest in Irix's growing lineup of Cine lenses. No pricing or availability information is given, but considering the price of other lenses in the Irix Cine lineup, it's likely to retail for $1,300 or so.

Nikon Japan says it's temporarily ceasing 58mm F0.95 S Noct pre-orders due to demand

Nikon Japan says 58mm F0.95 S Noct lens pre-orders have exceeded expectations and as a result, it is ceasing pre-orders until production can catch up.

Samyang AF 14mm F2.8 RF arrives as the first third-party Canon RF autofocus lens

The lens marks the first third-party autofocus lens for Canon's RF lens mount. Pricing remains a mystery, but the lens is set to be available around the world in November 2019.

Canon RF 70-200mm F2.8L and RF 85mm F1.2L DS will arrive before the end of the year

The Canon RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM and RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS will arrive on the market in November and December, respectively. The 70-200mm will sell for $2700 and the portraiture-optimized 85mm will cost $3000.

Tamron developing a compact 70-180mm F2.8 telephoto zoom for Sony E-mount

Tamron is developing a fast, compact 70-180mm F2.8 tele-zoom for full-frame Sony mirrorless cameras. The lens will weigh just 815g (1.8 lbs) and will offer a linear focus motor, weather-sealing and a short minimum focusing distance.

Tamron intros trio of compact macro lenses for Sony E-mount

Tamron has announced three compact F2.8 macro lenses for full-frame Sony mirrorless cameras. Buyers can choose between 20, 24 and 35mm flavors, all of which are the same size, have a 0.5x magnification and use 67mm filters.

Irix announces impending release of its new 45mm T1.5 cinema lens

This lens marks the third in Irix's lineup of lenses designed specifically for shooting up to 8K video.

Laowa opens pre-orders for new 17mm F1.8 MFT lens, set to ship later this month

The new full-manual Laowa 17mm F1.8 MFT weighs just 172g and is set to ship 'late October' for just $149.

Tokina launches redesigned ATX-i 11-16mm F2.8 CF lens for Canon EF, Nikon F mounts

The lens is currently available to pre-order for $449 and is set for retail availability on November 8, 2019.

Meike launches 85mm F2.8 Macro manual lens for Nikon Z-Mount

Meike has added yet another mount option to its 85mm F2.8 manual macro lens, which was previously available for Canon RF, Canon EF, Sony E/FE and Nikon F mounts.

Canon Korea promo video confirms the RF 70-200mm F2.8 lens won't have internal zoom

In news that won't surprise anyone with a basic understanding of physics, a new promo video shared by Canon Korea confirms canon's forthcoming RF 70-200mm F2.8 lens will feature an extending zoom barrel.

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