Fujifilm Announces MK 18-55mm T2.9 and 50-135mm T2.9 Lenses

Fujifilm unveiled the MK series of new cinema lenses for Sony E-mount cameras. The lenses are the MK 18-55mm T2.9 and MK 50-135mm T2.9.

The lenses are compatible with E-mount cameras with a Super 35mm / APS-C sensor. Fujifilm will be releasing the same lenses for X-mount by the end of the year.

The Fujinon MK 18-55mm T2.9 standard zoom lens will be the first MK lens to be released in early March 2017, priced at $3,799.95. In summer, this will be followed by the launch of the Fujinon MK 50-135mm T2.9, a telephoto zoom lens offering a focal length range of 50-135mm. … Continue reading

Olympus 17mm f/1.2 PRO lens to be announced in 2017

Olympus is rumored to be developing a new PRO-series unit. The product in question is the 17mm f/1.2 PRO lens which will be announced sometime in 2017.

Camera and Photo imaging event CP+ 2017 is approcahing and Olympus might show a new roadmap. Some prototypes are expected to be revealed and one of them could be 17mm f/1.2 PRO lens.

There are no detailed specifications and release date information about this lens. The rumor mill claims that MFT users will meet with the prime optic in 2017. More details after the break! … Continue reading

Panasonic G85, GX85 and 100-400mm lens firmware updates

Panasonic updates firmware for its G85, GX85 mirrorless cameras and 100-400mm lens.

Firmware Ver.1.2 for G85 and GX85 both reduces the operation noise during the shooting standby or the motion picture recording. Dual I.S.2 function also comes to 100-400mm lens paired with the G85 upgrade.

More details about these upgrade can be found below with the download links. … Continue reading

Pre-Orders : Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM OSS & 85mm f/1.8 Lenses

The newly announced Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM OSS & 85mm f/1.8 lenses are now available for pre-order in the US.

Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM OSS lens has a price for $1,498 at Amazon while the FE 85mm f/1.8 costs only $598 at Amazon.

Both lenses will start shipping on March 30. More details can be found in the official announcement page.  … Continue reading

Fujifilm XF 8-16mm F2.8 WR lens to be announced in 2017

Fujifilm is rumored to announce a new wide-angle zoom lens which will be named as the XF 8-16mm f/2.8 WR. 

First rumors has begun to surface at the beginning of 2016. But the company didn’t unveil the XF 8-16mm f/2.8 in the following period, including Photokina 2016.

The reason behind the delay could be to complete the WR series prime trio. As a result Fuji prioritized smaller WR lenses, such as the XF 35mm F2, XF 23mm F2 and the XF 50mm F2… Continue reading

Sony Announces FE 85mm F1.8 and FE 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS Lenses

Sony has announced the new FE 85mm F1.8 and FE 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS lenses. The prime lenses are designed for the company’s full-frame E-mount system.

The new FE 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS lens becomes the fourth lens in Sony’s G Master line-up. The best thing is for sure is the budget-friendly FE 85mm F1.8 lens.

The new portrait lenses will start shipping from March. The FE 100mm F2.8 STF OSS GM telephoto prime lens has a price of $1,500 while the new FE 85mm F1.8 lens will cost for about $600. … Continue reading

Sony Zeiss FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA lens tested by DxOMark

Sony Zeiss FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA lens tested by DxOMark. Tested on the 42MP Sony a7RII, the portrait lens is an excellent performer!

Sony Zeiss FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA lens achieves an outstanding overall score of 45 points. The optic ranks in joint 5th place for all lenses they’ve tested on the a7R II, and top place for 50mm primes.

According to test results the lens gained a combination of 41 P-Mpix Sharpness. More over a 1.6 TStop Transmission, 0.1% Distortion, -2.5 EV Vignetting and 8μm Chr.aberration. … Continue reading

Fujifilm unveiled the XF 50mm F2 R WR lens

Fujifilm announces its third compact, light and weather-resistant lens for its X-Series cameras; the FUJINON XF 50mm F2 R WR.

After this announcement, the trio of the WR lenses becomes as the XF 35mm F2, 23mm F2 and XF 50mm F2 R WR.

This new model offers the same dust and water resistance and is freezeproof to 14°F/-10°C. The lens features a focal length equivalent to 76mm in the 35mm film format. As with all Fuji primes the maximum aperture of F2.0 provides smooth and beautiful bokeh.

The compact and stylish optic also offers high speed AF and weighs just 200g. The Fujifilm FUJINON XF 50mm F2 R WR will be available in black and silver from February 23, 2017 with $449 at Amazon

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Fujifilm X100F, X-T20, GFX 50S, XF 50mm f/2 Prices Leaked

Fujifilm will hold a major announcement and unveil several new cameras and lenses on January 19.

The list includes the cameras GFX-50S, Fuji X-T20 and X100F and the three medium format lenses. Along with the X-series shooters, the weather-sealed Fujinon XF 50mm f/2 R is also on the list.

As a tradition, the X100F, X-T20 camera and the XF 50mm f/2 lens will be available in black and silver color options. The GFX accessories will be an H mount adapter to use Hasselblad lenses on the Fuji GFX medium format body. … Continue reading

6 Most Popular Lenses for Fujifilm X-Series Cameras

You are looking for a lens for your new Fujifilm mirrorless camera, but you can not decide! Here are the 6 most popular lenses for Fujifilm X-series cameras.

Fujifilm has built an incredible line of lenses for their popular X-series cameras. The quality of the prime models in the Fujinon lens range is absolutely indisputable. They are all incredibly sharp. Their zoom optics are also excellent with good built quality.

We can say that perfection depends on the nature of the experience.Keep in mind that these lenses in this list are based on the high sales. So there is no best in this section. Everyone has their favorites, just as everyone has their own style of shooting. Our recommendations are varied from wide angle to telephoto. … Continue reading