Articles tagged "lens-news"

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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 F4.5-5.6 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

Tokina launches FiRIN mirrorless lens series with 20mm F2.0 FE MF

Tokina has launched a new lens series for mirrorless cameras with a 20mm F2.0 manual focus, wide-angle lens for Sony E-mount cameras. Read more

Samyang goes Premium with MF lens range

Samyang has announced a new series of lenses called Premium MF. The company has released details of a new 14mm F2.4 wide angle lens and an upgraded version of its popular 85mm lens but with an F1.2 maximum aperture. Read more

Sony offers E PZ 18-110mm F4 G OSS for Super 35mm/APS-C

Sony has announced the E PZ 18-110mm F4 G OSS stabilized power zoom lens for Super 35mm/APS-C format. Read more

Zeiss adds super-wide and tele- options to Milvus line

Zeiss has announced 15mm F2.8, 18mm F2.8 and 135mm F2 additions to its manual focus Milvus line. Read more

Tamron 18-270mm travel zoom lens gets slight update with fluorine coating

Tamron has introduced an updated version of its 18-270mm travel zoom with cosmetic updates and a fluorine coating on the front element. Read more

Sigma gets into the cinema lens game starting with 18-35mm T2 and 50-100mm T2 zooms

The Sigma Cine Lens line is designed with an emphasis on optical performance and high-resolution sensors, with the first lenses becoming available in late 2016. Read more

TH Swiss releases pricing for its Irix 15mm F2.4 manual focus lenses

TH Swiss has announced pricing for the two versions of its Irix 15mm F2.4 lens designed for full frame cameras. Announced in March, the lenses are ready for sale and will be priced from €475 for the Firefly model. Read more

Cooke Optics to offer miniS4/I lens range in mounts for DSLR and mirrorless cameras

UK lens manufacturer Cooke Optics has announced that it is to produce a much wider range of mounts for its compact miniS4/i family of lenses to allow access for DSLR and mirrorless camera owners. Read more

Leica adds 60mm F2.8 macro to TL lens lineup

Leica has announced a 60mm F2.8 macro lens for its TL-mount cameras, which is just the T (Typ 701) at this point. Read more

Tamron announces 2nd generation SP 150-600mm Di VC USD 'G2'

Tamron has announced a new version of its popular 150-600mm telezoom: the SP 150-600mm F5-6.3 Di VC USD G2. The 'G2' stands for second generation, reflecting several improvements to the design. Read more

Tamron announces new 1.4X and 2X teleconverters

Tamron has announced two new teleconverters, designed to be used with the company's new SP 150-600mm F5-6.3 Di VC USD G2. Read more

Sony introduces FE 50mm F2.8 Macro with 1:1 reproduction

Sony has announced the FE 50mm F2.8 Macro, a full-frame lens with true 1:1 macro magnification. Read more

Fujifilm adds XF 23mm F2 R WR to all-weather lens lineup

Fujifilm has announced the XF 23mm F2 R WR, adding a 35mm equiv. prime to its weather-resistant X-mount lineup. Read more

Canon introduces EF 16-35mm F2.8L III USM and EF 24-105mm F4L IS II USM L-series glass

Coinciding with the announcement of the 5D Mark IV, Canon has introduced updates to the EF 16-35mm F2.8L III USM and EF 24-105mm F4L IS II USM. Read more

Tamron files patent for 115mm F1.4 VC lens

Lens manufacturer Tamron has filed a patent for what looks like an interesting portrait lens to add to its growing collection of fixed focal length lenses. Read more

Tamron announces SP 90mm F2.8 Di Macro and TAP-in console for Sony A-mount

Japanese optical manufacturer Tamron has announced it is to launch its exciting 90mm macro lens in a Sony A-mount, and that Sony users will now be able to update and customize some of their Tamron lenses using the company’s TAP-in lens console. Read more

Samyang AF 14mm F2.8 for Sony E-mount set to ship in September

Samyang Optics has completed its launch of five new lenses over the summer with the announcement that its full-frame 14mm F2.8 autofocus lens for Sony E-mount is ready to hit stores. Read more

Nikon unveils AF-P DX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6G and 70-300mm F4.5-6.3G ED lenses

In addition to a new entry-level DSLR body, Nikon has formally announced a total of four DX-format Nikkor lenses. Read more

Samyang introduces full-frame 20mm F1.8 ED AS UMC

Samyang's summer lens party continues with the announcement of a 20mm F1.8 full-frame prime. Read more

Samyang continues summer announcements with 35mm F1.2 ED AS UMC CS for mirorrless

Sticking with its plan to introduce a whole bunch of new lenses this summer, Samyang has announced the 35mm F1.2 ED AS UMC CS for APS-C and Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. Read more

Nikon introduces ultra-fast AF-S 105mm F1.4E ED prime lens

Nikon has unveiled a world's first: a 105mm F1.4 full-frame lens with autofocus. Arriving in late August, it will cost $2200. Read more

Venus Optics to launch 'world's widest F2.8 rectilinear lens'

Chinese lens manufacturer Venus Optics is preparing to introduce a 12mm lens that it claims will be the world’s widest F2.8 lens with fully corrected distortion. Going under the Laowa brand name, the lens will be called Laowa 12mm F2.8 Zero-D. Read more

Samyang introduces XEEN 135mm T2.2, first 'summer blockbuster' lens

Samyang is making good on its promise of a new lens every week for five weeks, kicking things off with a XEEN 135mm T2.2 cinema lens. Read more

Phase One introduces first Schneider Kreuznach 'Blue Ring' zooms

Phase One has announced the 40-80mm LS F4.0-5.6 and 75-150mm LS F4.0-5.6 Schneider Kreuznach 'Blue Ring' zoom lenses, both optimized for the company's full frame (53.7 x 40.4mm) medium format system. Read more

Samyang teases 'summer blockbuster' lens announcements

Korean lens manufacturer Samyang has announced that it intends to enjoy a summer of new lenses in what it is calling a ‘Samyang Blockbuster’, starting on Monday 18th July and running until 15th August. Read more

Sony 35mm FE lens firmware update improves manual focus reliability

Sony has issued firmware updates for its 35mm full-frame primes which claim to improve focus point reliability when using manual focus for long periods of time. Read more

Sony announces FE 50mm F1.4 ZA prime lens

Sony has announced a new full-frame 50mm F1.4 FE lens. Bearing the Carl Zeiss label, this fast prime offers an 11-blade aperture and Zeiss T* coating. It's also incredibly sharp across the frame even wide open, with little axial CA to speak of and pleasing bokeh. Read more

Sony prices 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS G Master at $2600

Sony's premium telezoom for full-frame will cost $2600 when it reaches US consumers in July. The 1.4x and 2.0x teleconverters designed for the 70-200 will each cost $550 and are also expected to ship in July. Read more

Meyer-Optik Goerlitz launches 3-element 95mm F2.6

German lens manufacturer Meyer-Optik Goerlitz has announced a portrait lens that it claims has unique coatings to reduce flare. The Trimagon f2.6/95 is the latest in a line of lenses that the company has produced that use only three elements in the design. Read more

Meyer-Optik Goerlitz unveils titanium and gold-plated Trioplan 100mm F2.8 limited edition lenses

Meyer-Optik Goerlitz recently announced limited edition titanium and plated gold versions of its Trioplan 100mm F2.8 'soap bubble' lens. Read more

Panasonic introduces splash-proof Lumix G Leica Summilux 12mm F1.4

Panasonic is introducing a new prime lens to the Micro Four Thirds family: the dustproof and splashproof Lumix G Leica DG Summilux 12mm F1.4 ASPH. Read more

Kerlee 35mm F1.2 is 'World's fastest' 35mm for full-frame SLRs

Industrial lens manufacturer Shenzhen Dongzheng Optics Technology has announced the Kerlee 35mm F1.2 – which it claims is the fastest 35mm designed for full frame SLR cameras. Read more

Affordable reach: Ricoh announces Pentax 55-300mm F4.5-6.3 lens

Ricoh Imaging has announced the HD Pentax DA 55-300mm F4.5-6.3 ED PLM WR RE lens for Pentax APS-C format cameras. Headline features include weather-resistant construction, a new AF motor and an affordable $400 price tag. Read more

SLR Magic announces 35mm and 75mm CINE primes for E-mount

SLR Magic has announced two new E-mount prime lenses aimed at videographers and filmmakers. The CINE 35mm F1.2 and CINE 75mm F1.4 lenses provide fast maximum apertures and include geared barrels for use with follow focus rigs. Read more

Sigma says three of its lenses are not fully compatible with the Canon EOS-1D X II

Sigma has announced that use of three of its lenses, the 20mm F1.4 DG HSM Art, 35mm F1.4 DG HSM Art and the 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM, with the Canon EOS-1D X Mark II may result in some exposure issues. Read more

Lensbaby Circular 180+ ultra-wide-angle GoPro lens launches on Kickstarter

Lensbaby has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the Lensbaby Circular 180+, a lens that attaches to a GoPro Hero's waterproof housing. Read more

Go wide or go home: Voigtlander 15mm Super-Wide-Heliar lens gallery

Voigtlander's 15mm F4.5 Super-Wide-Heliar is newly available for Sony E-mount, so we put it to work on the Sony a7R II shooting landscapes. See gallery

Sigma offers part replacement to prevent lenses scratching Pentax K-1

Lens manufacturer Sigma has announced that it will replace parts on its Pentax-mount lenses that are known to scratch the new Pentax K-1 full-frame camera. Read more

Bright idea: Canon debuts EF-M 28mm F3.5 Macro with built-in LEDs

Canon is introducing the first macro lens for its EOS M system, offering two built-in LEDs to illuminate close subjects. Read more

Samyang announces 14mm F2.8 and 50mm F1.4 autofocus FE lenses

Samyang has announced its first autofocus lenses. The 14mm F2.8 and 50mm F1.4 are designed for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras and will be available in July. Learn more

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