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Hands-on with new Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG DN 'Art'

Almost a decade after Sigma inaugurated its 'Global Vision' line of lenses with the original 35mm F1.4 'Art', the company has released an all-new 35mm, built from the ground up for modern mirrorless ILCs. Click through for a closer look.

DPReview TV: Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG DN Art review

Sigma's fast new 35mm F1.4 DG DN for Sony and L-mount bodies has arrived, and Chris and Jordan have plenty to say about it. Check out their review in this episode of DPReview TV.

DPReview TV: Fujifilm XF 18mm F1.4 R LM WR review

The new Fujifilm XF 18mm F1.4 R LM WR provides a 27mm-equivalent focal length for Fujifilm's X-mount cameras. Find out why Chris and Jordan like this fast, sharp 18mm lens.

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.

DPReview TV: Sony 24mm F2.8, 40mm F2.5, 50mm F2.5 review

In this episode of DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan go hands-on with Sony's new trio of lenses: the 24mm F2.8 G, 40mm F2.5 G and 50mm F2.5 G. Find out how they perform, and whether having both 40mm and 50mm options is overkill.

Venus Optics releases four Laowa lenses for L mount camera systems

Venus Optics has brought two of its existing ultra-wide-angle lenses and two macro lenses to L mount camera systems.

Gear from yesteryear: What does a 40-year-old lens look like at 46 Megapixels?

Just for fun, we dusted off an old Nikon Micro-Nikkor 55mm F2.8 AI-S lens and slapped it on a Nikon Z7 and Z7 II to see what it's simple optical formula can do on a thoroughly modern full-frame camera.

Hands-on with Fujifilm's new XF 27mm, XF 70-300 and GF 80mm lenses

Alongside the announcement of the new GFX 100S and X-E4 cameras, Fujifilm released a trio of lenses. Click through to learn more about the new GF 80mm F1.7 and XF 70-300 F4-5.6, and the updated XF 27mm F2.8.

Hands-on with new Sony FE 35mm F1.4 GM

It's been a long time coming, but Sony has finally announced a G Master series 35mm lens for its full-frame mirrorless system. This compact alternative to the Zeiss version has some impressive spec: click through to learn more.

These Canon-branded mugs, tumblers and glasses are made to look like EF, RF lenses

You can now enjoy your brew, be it coffee or beer, from one of Canon Japan’s new drink ware, made to look like various Canon EF and RF lenses.

Lenses for mirrorless: how Canon, Nikon, Panasonic and Sony full-frame options compare

Updated Lens availability is a critical part of choosing a camera system. We have a look at the four full-frame mirrorless mounts to see how their lineups and technologies currently compare.

Roger Cicala: the difference between sample variation and a 'bad copy' (Part 2)

Roger Cicala delves back into the murky waters of sample variation among lenses and explains how – depending on how you define your standards – you might end up getting multiple 'bad copies'.

Deals: Sony USA is offering steep discounts—including all-time lows—for select cameras, lenses and more

The deals, which sees up to $1,000 off camera bodies and $200 off GM lenses, are limited to the United States, but are live across a number of retailers, including Adorama, Amazon, B&H, Best Buy, Samy's Camera and more.

What you need to know about Nikon's new 14-24mm F2.8 S and 50mm F1.2 S Z-mount lenses

Nikon's mirrorless lens roadmap just moved two steps further forward with the launch of the new 14-24mm F2.8 S and 50mm F1.2 S for Z-mount. Read on to learn more about these two premium Z-mount lenses.

The best lenses for Sony mirrorless cameras

Whether you've grown tired of what came with your DSLR, or want to start photographing different subjects, a new lens is probably in order. We've selected our favorite lenses for Sony mirrorlses cameras in several categories to make your decisions easier.

Best lenses for Sony mirrorless buying guide updated

We've given our lens buying guide for Sony mirrorless cameras a refresh, with new picks for a number of use cases.

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.

Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM sample gallery

The Canon RF 800mm F11 puts a somewhat exotic focal length within reach of hobbyist photographers – provided they can live with a slow, fixed aperture. Take a look at what it can do.

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.

Hands-on with new Canon RF 100-500mm, 600mm and 800mm telephoto lenses

Alongside the EOS R5 and R6, Canon has announced a brace of lenses, all in the short to long telephoto range. Filling out the 'long' end are one L-series zoom, and two innovative primes.

DPReview TV: A call for slow, professional full frame lenses

Professional full frame lenses are usually large and have fast apertures. In this episode of DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan argue that there's a need for slow professional lenses – inspired by some of their favorite Micro Four Thirds lenses.

Impressive sharpness: Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG DN Art sample gallery updated

We've updated our Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG DN Art gallery with fresh samples shot on a Sony a7R IV body. These extra pixels should help convey just how ridiculously sharp this lens is. Have a look!

Film Fridays: Defining the 'perfect' lens

What makes a lens 'perfect?' Is it a lack of distortion and aberrations? Is it measured by sharpness across the frame or the dreaminess of its bokeh balls? Can a 'flawed' lens be considered perfect? We've got some answers.

DPReview TV: How much do scratches, dust and fingerprints affect lens image quality?

We all know that damage to your lens is bad, but just how bad is bad? Chris and Jordan investigate the image quality impact of dust, water, fingerprints and cringe-inducing scratches on your lens.

Fujifilm releases minor firmware updates for seven of its XC, XF lenses

The only information provided in the changelog for each of the seven updates reads 'fix of minor bugs.' Still, it's worth keeping up to date on the firmware and we've rounded up the download links.

DPReview TV: How to clean your camera lens (hint: not like this)

There's a right way and a wrong way to clean your camera lens. Naturally, we're going to show you the wrong way.

Fujifilm releases very minor firmware updates for six of its XF lenses

Five zoom lenses and a single prime lens have received minor firmware updates that 'fix minor bugs,' according to the changelogs.

Affordable anamorphic: hands-on with the Sirui 50mm F1.8 1.33x

Compact and affordable, the new Sirui 50mm anamorphic lens comes in options for three camera mounts – so we tried it on each of them. See the lens in more detail and read about the benefits of using it on each system.

The best lenses for Nikon DSLRs

Whether you've grown tired of what came with your DSLR, or want to start photographing different subjects, a new lens is probably in order. We've selected our favorite lenses for Nikon DSLRs in several categories to make your decisions easier.

The best lenses for Canon DSLRs in 2021

Whether you've grown tired of what came with your DSLR, or want to start photographing different subjects, a new lens is probably in order. We've selected our favorite lenses for Canon DSLRs in several categories to make your decisions easier.

Sigma CEO confirms ‘most new products’ will be ‘exclusively for mirrorless cameras’

Sigma's CEO Kazuto Yamaki revealed in a tweet that most new Sigma lenses will be for mirrorless camera systems and independently confirmed to DPReview that full-frame mirrorless is the priority.

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.

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).

Tamron reveals it has three new, unannounced mirrorless lenses planned for 2020

There isn't any information about the unannounced lenses, but Sony Alpha Rumors seems to believe all three will be for Sony E-mount cameras.

Nomad launches iPhone 11, Google Pixel 4 cases with Moment lens mount

Nomad's new cases look like an interesting alternative to Moment's own cases.

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.

Video: Five reasons you still need vintage lenses in 2020

Photographer and filmmaker Mark Holtze shares his top five reasons why vintage lenses are still relevant in 2020.

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.

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.

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's new Classic Art Prime Cine and /i Technology PL lens kits to sell for $44K

Sigma announces that it's upcoming Classic Art Prime Cine lenses will be available as a full 10-lens set starting next month for $43,999.

Olloclip releases new lens and clip system with iPhone 11 and Samsung Galaxy S10 support

The new system is compatible with the latest iPhone and Samsung Galaxy devices. It includes the Olloclip StartPack, MacroProPack and ElitePack, a trio of kits offering various lens bundles.

DPReview TV: Hands-on with anamorphic lenses

Jordan reviews the Vazen 40mm T2, the first anamorphic lens designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras. In the process, he gives us a great primer on using anamorphic optics for both video and stills.

Zeiss announces Radiance Prime lenses with controlled flare effects for cinematographers

Flares are back in fashion according to Zeiss, as it launches collection of seven prime movie lenses with new T*Blue coating for controlled flare but no loss of contrast

DPReview TV: Tamron SP 35mm F1.4 hands-on

Tamron claims that its SP 35mm F1.4 lens is the finest it has ever produced. This week, Chris and Jordan put it to the test to see how it performs.

Hands-on: Tamron's new 24mm and 35mm Di III OSD M1:2 are featherweight options for Sony shooters

Tamron just announced a trio of featherweight full-frame lenses for Sony E-mount. We had the chance to check two of them out at last week's Photo Plus Expo in New York.

Here are our first samples from the Nikon Z 58mm 0.95 'Noct'

We got a chance to take a few shots with the new Nikon Z 58mm 0.95 'Noct' lens at the Photoplus trade show in New York City. Check out our first samples here.

Ultra-thin lenses could eliminate the need for smartphone camera bumps

A new type of ultra-thin lens uses a large number of microstructures to focus light onto a sensor.

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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