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Pergear announces $229 60mm F2.8 2x macro lens for APS-C camera systems

The budget lens offers 2x magnification at a 90mm full-frame equivalent focal length for Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems.

Tamron announces 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD for Sony E-mount and Fujifilm X-mount

Tamron has just announced the 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD - a superzoom lens for APS-C, which will be available for both Sony E mount and (for the first time) Fujifilm X mount.

TTArtisan releases $150 7.5mm F2 fisheye APS-C lens for 7 camera mounts

The lens is available for Canon EOS-M, Canon RF, Fujifilm X, Leica L, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems.

Laowa unveils $499 14mm F4 Zero-D lens for Canon EF, Nikon F mount camera systems

The lens features near-zero distortion and offers a unique feature that lets you calibrate infinity focus point based on the camera you’re using with the lens.

Cosina unveils $700 Voigtlander Nokton 35mm F1.2 for Fujifilm X system cameras

The manual lens is set to go on sale next month (August 2021) for roughly $700, based on the current exchange rates.

Ricoh announces HD Pentax-DA* 16-50mm F2.8 lens, set to go on sale in August for $1,400

The HD Pentax-DA* 16-50mm F2.8 ED PLM AW lens is the latest APS-C addition to Ricoh Imaging's flagship Pentax Star (*) lineup.

Panasonic launches Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH

Panasonic has announced the Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH, a fast short-telephoto zoom for the Micro Four Thirds system.

Yongnuo releases $398 YN 85mm F1.8R DF DSM autofocus lens for Canon EOS R cameras

The YN 85mm F1.8R DF DSM lens offers autofocus and a special control ring at a relatively affordable price point.

Canon launches RF 14-35mm F4 L IS USM wide-angle zoom lens

Canon has announced the RF 14-35mm F4 L IS USM, a more affordable wide-angle alternative to its existing RF 15-35mm F2.8. The lens will be available in August with a recommended price of $1700.

Nikon announces NIKKOR Z 28mm F2.8 (SE) and development of Z DX 18-140mm F3.5-6.3 VR

Alongside the new retro-styled Z fc and its vintage-inspired 16-50mm kit zoom, Nikon has released a compact 28mm prime for full-frame and has also announced the development of a long-awaited 18-140mm zoom for DX format.

Venus Optics' new $549 7.5mm F2 MFT lens now has electronic aperture control

The lens features the same optical construction but adds electronic aperture control and a chip for transferring metadata between the lens and MFT camera it's attached to.

Zhong Yi brings its Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm F0.95 III lens to Leica L mount camera systems

The L mount version of the lens retails for $799 and joins the previously-released versions for Canon RF, Leica M, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems.

Olympus introduces M.Zuiko 8-25mm F4 Pro Micro Four Thirds lens

Olympus has added a new lens to its 'Pro' lineup of Micro Four Thirds lenses: the M.Zuiko 8-25mm F4. The lens, equivalent to 16-50mm, has numerous special elements, a manual focus clutch and is weather-sealed to IPX1 standards.

Nikon confirms compact 28mm F2.8 and 40mm F2 primes for Z-mount coming later this year

Alongside the announcement of two new Z-mount macro prime lenses, Nikon has confirmed that two more roadmapped lenses are coming this year: the Nikkor Z 28mm F2.8 and Nikkor Z 40mm F2.

Panasonic announces Lumix S 50mm F1.8 L-mount lens

Panasonic has announced its Lumix S 50mm F1.8 lens for L-mount. This compact lens has numerous special glass elements, a linear focus motor, weather-sealing and weighs in at just 300 grams (10.6 oz).

7artisans releases three new budget-friendly primes, including a fisheye and macro lens

The new trio from 7artisans includes a 10mm F2.8 fisheye lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras as well as a 55mm F1.4 II lens and 60mm F2.8 II macro lens for APS-C/Micro Four Thirds camera systems.

Hands-on with the Sirui 75mm F1.8 1.33x anamorphic lens

Sirui launches another 1.33x anamorphic lens for film makers who don't have $$$$ budgets. This time it's a mid-telephoto for portraits and more distant perspectives

Sirui reveals its new 75mm F1.8 1.33x telephoto anamorphic lens

The lens, which is the fourth in its growing 1.33x anamorphic lineup, is expected to retail for $899 following its initial Indiegogo launch and is available for Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds (MFT), Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems.

Panasonic Leica DG 25-50mm F1.7 on the way for Micro Four Thirds

In addition to the Lumix DC-GH6, Panasonic has announced that it is also developing a new lens for Micro Four Thirds: the Leica DG 25-50mm F1.7, which is equivalent to 50-100mm.

Nikon Japan confirms it's indefinitely suspending orders for its 180-400mm F4 super telephoto lens after today

Nikon Japan cites 'production reasons' for the indefinite suspension of orders for the company's AF-S Nikkor 180-400mm F4R TC1.4 FL ED VR lens.

Zenit releases 4 full-frame manual prime lenses for Canon, Nikon and Sony mounts

The four lenses were announced last year, but they're now available on Zenit's online shop. No word on when they'll become available outside of Russia.

Wide angle 1.8x anamorphic lens for full frame sensors launched by Vazen

At only $8000 the Vazen 50mm T2.1 1.8x anamorphic is quite a bargain - in relative terms anyway. Designed for full frame sensors it offers a 65 degree angle of view.

TTartisan releases $770 90mm F1.25 manual prime for Leica M-mount camera systems

At a quick glance, you might even think this ultra-fast prime was a first-party Leica lens, thanks to its similar design and typeface used for markings on the lens.

Tokina announces 25-75mm T2.9 cinema lens for $4,999

Tokina’s new 25-75mm T2.9 lens slides between its current 11-20mm T2.9 and 50-135mm T2.9 cinema lenses, making a trio of constant T2.9 zoom lenses from 11mm through 135mm focal lengths.

Venus Optics adds Leica L, Pentax K mount options to its 15mm F4.5 Zero-D Shift lens

The lens remains the widest shift lens for full-frame cameras, with the new Leica L and Pentax K mount versions rounding out the Canon EF, Canon RF, Nikon F, Nikon Z and Sony E mount options from launch.

Leica introduces Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70mm F2.8 ASPH lens for L-mount

Leica has introduced its Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70mm F2.8 ASPH lens for full-frame L-mount bodies. The lens has three aspherical elements, a stepping motor for autofocus and an 11-blade aperture. It's now available for $2795.

Sigma introduces 35mm F1.4 DG DN Art for E- and L-mount

Sigma has announced the 35mm F1.4 DG DN Art for full-frame Sony E-mount and L-mount alliance bodies. The lens features numerous special elements, a manual aperture ring and weather-sealing.

TTartisan releases its $98 50mm F1.2 APS-C lens for Leica L and Nikon Z mount camera systems

Now, in addition to Canon EF-M, Fuji X, Micro Four Thirds (MFT) and Sony E mount camera systems, the affordable manual lens is now available for Leica L and Nikon Z mount mirrorless cameras.

Samyang announces new 12mm F2 autofocus lens for Sony APS-C mirrorless cameras

Samyang touts the new autofocus lens as a fast 'astrophotography-centric' prime.

Tokina adds Canon RF, Nikon Z mount options for its $250 400mm F8 Reflex lens

The new Canon RF and Nikon Z mount versions come with T-mount adapters for getting the manual focus lens to work with Canon and Nikon's respective mirrorless camera systems.

Tamron announces APS-C 11-20mm F2.8, full-frame 150-500mm F5–6.7 zooms for Sony E-mount

The new APS-C 11-20mm F2.8 offers a fast ultra-wide-angle zoom lens in a compact package, while the full-frame 150-500mm F5–6.7 offers a lot of range in a relatively compact package.

Sony introduces compact FE 14mm F1.8 GM ultra-wide lens

Sony has introduced its FE 14mm F1.8 GM lens for its full-frame mirrorless body. This compact lens uses numerous special elements and has twin linear focus motors for speedy focusing.

Cosina announces new 28mm F2 Ultron ‘Vintage Line’ lenses

Cosina adds to its Voigtlander Vintage Line series with its new 28mm F2 Ultron lenses, which come in two models — Type I and Type II — with different focus ring styles.

Mitakon Speedmaster 35mm F0.95 Mark II lens now available for Micro Four Thirds camera systems

Micro Four Thirds users can now enjoy the Speedmaster 35mm F0.95 Mark II manual lens that was previously limited to Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X and Sony E mount camera systems.

Fujifilm announces XF 18mm F1.4 R LM WR prime lens

Fujifilm has announced its lightweight (370g/13oz) XF 18mm F1.4 R LM WR wide-angle prime. This 27mm-equivalent lens offers numerous special elements and a linear focus motor, and is also weather-sealed.

New Canon RF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM lets you adjust bokeh on-the-fly

Canon's new RF 100mm F2.8L IS USM offers a minimum focus distance of 26cm (10"), up to 8 stops of shake reduction, and the ability to adjust bokeh and softness by turning its 'spherical aberration' dial.

Canon announces 400mm F2.8L and 600mm F4L RF-mount lenses

Canon has announced two new super-telephoto primes for RF-mount: the 400mm F2.8L IS USM and 600mm F4L IS USM. Both lenses share the same optics as their EF-mount counterparts, and will arrive in July priced at $12,000 and $13,000, respectively.

TTArtisan adds $250 Nikon Z, Sony E mount versions of its 21mm F1.5 lens

Originally limited to Leica M mount camera systems, the 21mm F1.5 lens is now offered in Nikon Z and Sony E mounts for $245.

Sigma has fixed ghosting issues with its 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN lens, is replacing affected lenses

A month after first discovering an issue, Sigma says it has fixed the problem and is replacing affected units through authorized Sigma repair centers.

Samyang’s new AF 24mm F1.8 lens features a dedicated ‘Astrophotography Mode’

The AF 24mm F1.8 lens features a unique ‘Astrophotography Mode’ that helps to lock focus at infinity for night sky photographs

This 3D-printed lens lets you create 'wigglegrams'

Maker George Moua has created a 3D-printed lens for shooting stereoscopic 3D 'wigglegrams.'

Samyang teaser suggests two new astrophotography prime lenses will be released later this month

The two lenses will be released by the end of the month, according to the teaser, which shows the silhouette of a full-frame and a APS-C lens.

Canon patent application reveals optical designs for three F2.8 ultra-wide RF mount lenses

A recent Japanese patent application from Canon shows the company has developed optical designs for three potential F2.8 ultra-wide RF mount lenses.

Sony announces compact 24mm, 40mm and 50mm full-frame primes

Sony has announced a trio of compact full-frame lenses: the 24mm F2.8 G, 40mm F2.5 G and 50mm F2.5 G. All three are the same size, weight and price ($599), and will be available in May.

Samyang releases RF mount versions of its VDSLR MK II cine lens lineup

The new RF mount versions join the Canon EF, Canon M, Fuji X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon F and Sony E mount versions, which were released in 2020.

Sony announces new ultra-fast FE 50mm F1.2 GM lens

Sony has announced its ultra-fast 50mm F1.2 GM premium full-frame lens. With three special elements, four linear focus motors and an 11-blade aperture, Sony promises quick focus speeds, minimal aberrations and 'smooth' bokeh in a relatively compact package.

Meyer Optik Görlitz announces the Primoplan 58mm F1.9 II lens for $899

The new Primoplan 58mm F1.9 lens pays homage to its classic predecessor, but features an improved construction with better materials for an array of lens mounts.

Leica announces APO-Summicron-M 35mm F2 ASPH

Leica has announced the release of the APO-Summicron-M 35mm F2 ASPH lens. This compact lens has the closest minimum focus distance of any M-mount lens: 30cm (11.8"). The lens is now available for $8195.

Laowa announces five new manual lenses: three full-frame, one APS-C and one MFT

Laowa didn't waste time at CP+ 2021 to unveil what it's been working on. The company has five new lenses on the way, including three for full-frame camera systems, one for APS-C camera systems and one for Micro Four Thirds camera systems.

Sigma GM reveals a new DG DN Sports zoom lens is being developed

Yasuhiro Osone, General Manager of the Product Planning Department at Sigma, revealed the news in a mirrorless lens development live stream shared earlier today.

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