Zeiss has announced the new Batis 40mm f/2 CF (Close Focus) lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras. According to Zeiss this is “the most versatile lens in the Batis family.”
The new Zeiss Batis 40mm f/2 CF lens is designed specifically for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras. The Batis lineup now covers five focal lengths ranging from 18mm to 135mm. Check out all the Batis lenses at major stores for availability (B&H Photo Video | Adorama | Amazon).
The Batis 40mm f/2 CF has a minimum focusing distance of 9.45 inches (24cm) with a maximum reproduction ratio of 1:3.3. The new Zeiss Batis 40mm f/2 CF will be available in November 2018 with a price tag of $1,299. … Continue reading
Photokina 2018 : In addition to the Fujifilm Instax Square SQ20 Hybrid Instant Camera and Fujifilm GFX50 R Medium Format Mirrorless Camera, Fujifilm also announced the latest development of the G Mount Lens Roadmap for the GFX system of medium format mirrorless cameras.
The latest roadmap adds the new FUJINON GF 100-200mm F5.6 R LM OIS WRtelephoto zoom lens, GF 50mm F3.5 R LM WR compact prime lens and GF 45-100mmF4 R LM OIS WR mid telephoto zoom lens. With the addition of these lenses, the GF lens lineup includes a total of eleven lenses covering focal lengths from 23 to 350mm (equivalent to 18-277mm in the 35mm format), to support a wide range of shooting scenarios and photographer needs. … Continue reading
Capture One software from Phase One is now compatible with Fujifilm GFX and X Series cameras supporting RAW conversion and tethered shooting.
Future development will integrate Fujifilm Film Simulations with Capture One and provide enhanced tethered support for select professional Fujifilm cameras.
- Capture One Pro 11.3
- The latest version of Capture One software
- Capture One Pro FUJIFILM 11.3
- Capture One software with RAW conversion and tethered shooting exclusively for FUJIFILM GFX and X Series cameras.
- Capture One Express FUJIFILM 11.3 (free)
- Capture One software limited to RAW conversion, exclusively for FUJIFILM GFX and X Series cameras.
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Venus Optics, the camera lenses manufacturer who had previously launched a number of unique Laowa camera lenses, to unveil 8 new and unique lenses in Photokina.
The Photokina 2018 event begins on September 26. It will be the home to numerous new cameras, lenses, and other products related to the digital imaging industry for about one week.
Companies will have the chance to get a lot of exposure therefore they cannot afford to miss this trade fair. Venus Optics is one of them and they are going to announce 8 new Laowa lenses, below are the list of new lenses:
- Laowa OOOM 25-100mm T/2.9 Cine
- Laowa 7.5mm T2.1 Cine
- Laowa 9mm T2.9 Zero-D Cine
- Laowa 12mm T2.9 Zero-D Cine
- Laowa 17mm f/1.8 MFT
- Laowa 12mm f/1.8 MFT
- Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D (DJI DL)
- Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D MFT
- Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE
- Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO
- Laowa 17mm f/4 GFX Zero-D
- Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye MFT
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Here is everthing you need to know about the Sony FE 24mm f/1.4 GM Lens including features, construction, impressions and hands-on videos.
The new FE 24mm F1.4 GM utilizes Sony’s most advanced optical technologies to satisfy the needs of the most demanding photographers. The lens is the most compact and lightweight in its class measuring approx. 75mm x 92mm (3.0 x 3.64 inches) and weighing only 445 grams (15.7 ounces), with a filter diameter of 67mm.
The FE 24mm F1.4 GM has 10 groups with 13 elements, including two XA (extreme aspherical) and three ED (Extra-low Dispersion) elements. Sony’s Nano AR Coating is applied to reduce lens flare and ghosting. The US price for this lens is $1,398, check availability at Amazon | B&H Photo Video. … Continue reading
Sony will allegedly announce the FE 24mm f/1.4 GM and FE 135mm f/1.8 GM lenses on September 20. Previous rumors said that Sony will have a product announcement on September 18, now it seems journalists will have two days time to play with the new gears before the official announcement on September 20.
Sony and Zeiss will hold a major product announcement and introduce new gears to photo enthusiasts. As we know that Zeiss is on the verge to announce Batis 40mm FE while Sony introduce the FE 24mm f/1.4 GM and FE 135mm f/1.8 GM lenses.
Currently the GM lineup consists of the mid-range FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM zoom, a near-perfect FE 85mm f/1.4 GM portrait prime, and a telephoto staple in the form of the FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS. … Continue reading
First specs of the Zeiss Batis 40mm f/2 CF FE lens has been leked on the web. It will be announced in the next several days, just ahead of Photokina 2018.
According to the specs sheet, the weight for this lens is 361g. The lens construction is 8 groups 9 elements, the minimum shooting distance is 24 cm, the filter diameter is 67 mm, optical vibration reduction is not installed. From the FE mark in its name, we can easily say that the new lens will be designed for Sony full-frame E-mount cameras.
This will be the fifth lens in the series. Check out all the Batis lenses at major stores for availability (B&H Photo Video | Adorama | Amazon). … Continue reading
Here are the first videos of the Canon EOS R full frame mirrorless camera. Canon EOS R officially announced with four new RF Lenses and mount adapters.
From the Canon EOS R specifications we can clearly say that this is a mirrorless version of the company’s EOS 5D Mark IV. The EOS R features a 30.3MP full frame image sensor, dual pixel RAW support, 8fps continuous shooting speed with crazy 5,655 points. The camera can capture 4K/30p video which can be output over HDMI at 4:2:2 (10-bit). Canon Log is supported right out of the box.
The EOS R will be available in October for $2299 body only or $3399 with the 24-105mm F4L lens. We’ll see if this price competes with Sony a7 III and the new Nikon Z6. … Continue reading
Full Canon EOS R specifications with four new RF Lenses have leaked online. The Canon EOS R full-frame mirrorless camera and accompanying lenses will be announced on September 5th.
From the full Canon EOS R specifications we can clearly say that the upcoming MILC will be a mirrorless version of the company’s EOS 5D Mark IV. The camera will feature a 30.3MP full frame image sensor, dual pixel RAW support, 8fps continuous shooting speed with crazy 5,655 points. As from the specs sheet we can see the downsides of the EOS R are the lack of IBIS and dual card slot.
The rumored Canon EOS R specifications below are more about to compete with Sony a7 III and sure the new Nikon Z6. So the price of the EOS R is expected to be at $2000 range. … Continue reading
Canon is on the verge to announce the EOS R full frame mirrorless camera next week on September 5th. The Canon full frame mirrorless camera will be named as Canon EOS R.
According to latest rumors and there will be 4 new RF mount lenses to be announced along with the Canon EOS R mirrorless body. These are the RF 35mm f/1.8 M IS, RF 50mm f/1.2L USM, RF 28-70mm f/2L USM, RF 24-105mm f/4L USM lenses.
This major Canon EOS R announcement will also include EF and EF-M lenses. They are the EF-M 32mm f/1.4 STM, EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III, EF 600mm f/4L IS III. … Continue reading