Articles tagged "lenses"

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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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Nikon announces Z-mount lens roadmap

Nikon has announced a roadmap for its Z-mount mirrorless system. The roadmap includes high-end primes, 'compact' primes and a selection of zoom lenses.

DPReview TV: Nikon 58mm F0.95 'Noct' lens preview

Nikon's 58mm F0.95 'Noct' lens could be the most impressive optic yet for Nikon's Z-series mirrorless cameras. Find out what Chris and Jordan think of this flagship prime lens for Z-mount, and why it may become their new unit of measure.

Hands-on with Nikon's 58mm F0.95 'Noct' lens

The Nikon Z 58mm 0.95 'Noct' is Nikon's fastest ever lens, described by the company as a flagship prime designed to take full advantage of the new Z mount with no compromises. We've had our hands on one - click through to learn more.

Nikkor Z 58mm F0.95 Noct will arrive at the end of the month for $8000

After over a year of teasers, Nikon has finally announced full details of the Z-mount 58mm F0.95 Noct. It's the fastest Nikkor lens ever produced, shipping October 31st for $8000.

When fast-ish is fast enough: in praise of F1.8 lenses

Two decades into the 'Digital Century', is there still a need for ultra-fast lenses? Here's why you might be better off with a new F1.8 prime instead.

Sigma halts production of Pentax K mount lenses to put its focus on mirrorless

Pentax users lose more third-party support as Sigma re-directs production capacity towards lenses for mirrorless systems

Alleged roadmap leaks 10 new Nikkor Z lenses set for 2020, 2021 release

Nikon Rumors has shared what is allegedly a leaked roadmap that shows off ten new Nikkor Z lenses set for a 2020, 2021 release.

Hands-on with the Sony E 16-55mm F2.8 and 70-350mm F4.5-6.3

It's been a long time since Sony released new glass for its APS-C bodies, and the new 16-55mm F2.8 and 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 lenses are a pleasant surprise. Click through to learn more about the latest additions to the E-mount family.

Sony releases two new APS-C E-mount lenses: 16-55mm F2.8 and 70-350mm F4.5-6.3

Sony has unveiled two new APS-C lenses at an event in New York today: the E 16-55mm F2.8 G and E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G OSS. The 16-55mm F2.8 is slated to arrive in October for $1400; the 70-350mm ships in November for $1000.

Hands-on with new Canon RF L-series F2.8 zooms: 15-35mm, 24-70mm, 70-200mm

Although Canon has only officially released details for two of its three pro-level F2.8 zooms for RF mount, we got our hands on the whole trio. Check out their design and handling here.

Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 25mm F1.4 II ASPH adds weather-sealing, new finish

Panasonic has announced the Leica DG Summilux 25mm F1.4 II, a light refresh of an existing lens that adds weather-sealing and a new finish. It will be available in late October for $699.

Nitecore leaps into the world of optics with 5 new full-frame cinema lenses

Nitecore has taken a departure from its usual world of flashlights and batteries to introduce a new lineup of cinema lenses for full-frame camera systems.

Tamron teases four new lenses for Sony E mount cameras

The short video shows off the silhouettes of four new lenses — one large lens and three compact lenses — alongside two current Tamron Sony E mount lenses.

Yongnuo announces updated EF-mount 35mm F1.4 lens with ultrasonic motor

The lens, set to ship later this year for a yet-to-be-determined price, is an update to Yongnuo's original 35mm F1.4 lens that adds an ultrasonic motor.

Meyer Optik Görlitz sets its sights on a late summer lens relaunch

Meyer Optik brand is set to come back to life after optimization of mechanical and optical designs of the Trioplan 100 II is almost finished. The company will reintroduce six re-formatted lenses this year and will offer one completely new model

Hands-on with new Sigma 35mm F1.2, 45mm F2.8 and 14-24mm lenses

Sigma just launched three brand new lenses for Sony E-mount and L-mount. The 35mm F1.2 DG DN and 14-24mm F2.8 DG DN 'Art' are joined by the ultra-compact 45mm F2.8 DG DN 'Contemporary'. We took a closer look.

Sigma 35mm F1.2 DG DN Art coming to full-frame Sony and L-mount bodies

Sigma has announced its ultra-fast 35mm F1.2 prime lens for Sony E and Panasonic/Leica L-mount bodies. The lens features aspherical and 'SLD' elements, an 11-blade aperture and a sturdy weather-sealed enclosure.

Sigma announces 14-24mm F2.8 DG DN Art for full-frame mirrorless

Sigma has announced the 14-24mm F2.8 Art for L-mount and Sony E-mount, coming in August. It features a rear filter holder and like its Art-series peers, offers splash and dustproof construction.

Lightweight Sigma 45mm F2.8 DG DN for L-mount and E-mount announced

Sigma's 45mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary is a lightweight standard prime lens for full-frame Sony, Panasonic and Leica mirrorless cameras. Despite weighing just 215 grams (7.5 ounces), the lens is made mostly of metal and is water and dust resistant.

Best lenses for Micro Four Thirds buying guide updated

Based on reader feedback, we've updated our selections for best travel zoom and best tele-zoom lenses in our Micro Four Thirds lens buying guide.

Best lenses for Micro Four Thirds

Whether you're new to the Micro Four Thirds system or a seasoned veteran, there are plenty of lenses available for you. We've used pretty much all of them, and in this guide we're giving your our recommendations for the best MFT lenses for various situations.

Tamron 17-28mm F2.8 for Sony E-mount available in July for $900

Tamron has announced that its 17-28mm F2.8 Di III RXD lens for full-frame Sony mirrorless cameras is set to ship in late July for $900. This lens, marketed as an ideal companion to the company's 28-75, is just 9cm (3.9") long and weighs 420g (14.8oz.)

Hasselblad’s first XCD zoom, the 35-75mm F3.5-4.5, finally arrives this October

It's two years late, but worth the wait, according to Hasselblad: the company says that its new XCD 35-75mm zoom is the best lens it has ever made.

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