Breaking : Canon EOS R, RF 50mm f/1.2, RF 28-70mm f/2, RF 35mm f/1.8, RF 24-105 Lenses Confirmed

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 STMEF 400mm f/2.8L IS IIIEF 600mm f/4L IS III … Continue reading


Fuji Released Firmware Updates for XF 18mm f/2 and XF 60mm f/2.4 Lenses

Fujifilm released  a new firmware update for its XF 18mm f/2 and XF 60mm f/2.4 lenses.

The firmware update Ver.3.13 for XF 60mm f/2.4 and XF 18mm f/2 provides fixes for slight defects. From our own experience based on AF improvements especially on the XF 18mm.

You can purchase the XF18mmF2 lens for $599 and the XF60mmF2.4 lens for $649. Check out the firmware update details and download links below.  … Continue reading


Tamron will Fix 28-75mm f/2.8 FE Lens’s AF Issue via Firmware Update

Tamron today has announced that they are going to release a new firmware update for Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens (AmazonBhphotoAdorama) to fix the AF issue “When focusing on movies, We confirmed the phenomenon that AF does not operate properly under circumstances “. … Continue reading


Samyang AF 24mm f/2.8 FE Lens to be Announced Soon

Samyang / Rokinon is rumored to announce a new AF 24mm f/2.8 FE lens for Sony E-mount cameras. The announcement should happen soon in June, 2018.

This will be the fifth in the lineup of autofocus lenses that are designed for Sony full-frame E-mount cameras. The pancake lens will have the same size of the current Samyang 35mm f/2.8 AF model.

Three existing autofocus lenses are the AF 14mm F2.8 FEAF 35mm F2.8 FE and AF 50mm F1.4 FE. Samyang / Rokinon AF 35mm f/1.4 FE lens is currently selling for a retail price of $799 in US… Continue reading


Zeiss Loxia 25mm F2.4 Lens In Stock and Shipping

Great news for full-frame Sony E-mount users!! The manual focus Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 lens is now in stock and shipping from several camera stores in US.

The wide angle lens for Sony E-mount is well-suited for street and travel photographers who want high-quality images. The optical design of the Distagon lens, with its cutting-edge technology and T antireflective coating by ZEISS. 

The ZEISS Loxia 25mm f/2.4 lens is priced for $1,299 in US… Continue reading


Sigma 70mm F2.8 DG Macro Art Lens Priced $569, Available for Pre-Order

Excellent news!! Sigma announced the US price and release date of Sigma 70mm f/2.8 DG MACRO Art lens. The price for the bright macro optic is $569.00 and now available for pre-order.

The dust- and splash-resistant Sigma lens will be available for Sony E-mount cameras as well as Canon EF, Nikon F mount DSLRs. Check out the major stores below.

Sigma 70mm f/2.8 DG Macro Art Lens for Canon EF: $569 at B&HAdorama.

Sigma 70mm f/2.8 DG Macro Art Lens for Sony E: $569 at B&HAdorama.

Sigma 70mm f/2.8 DG Macro Art Lens for Sigma SA: $569 at B&HAdorama. … Continue reading


Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens Priced $799, Available for Pre-Order!

Great News! The Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens (Model A036) now available for pre-order. The first third-party that is created natively for the Sony full frame E-mount is priced for $799.

The new high-speed lens offers a minimum focus distance of 19cm/7.5in at wide-angle, will measure 11.7cm/4.6in long and weigh in at 19.4oz/1.2lb. Tamron claims the lens will offer excellent optical performance and high-quality bokeh. An ‘RXD’ stepping motor autofocus unit provides quiet operation for video applications, and the whole thing will be moisture-resistant.

The standard zoom can be found at major stores in US. Check out the pre-orders at AmazonBhphotoAdorama. … Continue reading


Meyer-Optik Goerlitz Unveils Nocturnus 75mm F/0.95 Lens

Meyer-Optik Goerlitz has announced its latest ‘world’s fastest’ f/0.95 lens, launching the Nocturnus 75mm f/0.95, priced at €1,899 on an early bird special.

The German lens maker says the Nocturnus 75mm f/0.95 will have a May 2018 release date and be available in SonyLeica M and Fuji X mounts.

For similar bright aperture models see the Meyer Optik lenses like the Nocturnus 50 f/0.95 II and Nocturnus 35mm f/0.95 lenses for Sony E-mount … Continue reading


New Laowa Lenses: 10-18mm FE, 100mm f/2.8 2X Macro, 17mm f/4 and 4mm f/2.8

Venus Optics announced four new Laowa lenses: 10-18mm FE, 100mm f/2.8 2X Macro, 17mm f/4 and 4mm f/2.8.

The Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom is currently the widest zoom lens available for Sony full frame E-mount cameras. The 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Macro is the 2nd member of Laowa 2:1 macro line-up. The Laowa 17mm f/4 GFX is currently the widest available native lens option for Fujifilm G-mount cameras. The 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye MFT delivers aunique circular fisheye field of view on Micro four thirds cameras.

All four lenses will be available for trial at Venus Optics’ booth (T225) in Beijing P&E Imaging fair during 3rd-6th May 2019. They are expected to be shipped in mid/late 2018. … Continue reading


Meyer-Optik-Görlitz Unveils Nocturnus III 50 f0.95 Lens

Meyer-Optik-Görlitz launches new Nocturnus III 50 f0.95 with mounts for Sony-E, Fuji-X and Leica M cameras.

The new Nocturnus has a minimum focus distance of 50 cm and weighs 790 grams. The new mechanical design of the Nocturnus III makes this lens also an interesting option for videography: Manual focus control and the step less aperture ring operate almost silently.

Like its predecessor, the new Nocturnus comes with a focal length of 50 mm and an aperture range from f0.95 to f11. Thus, the lens features a lot of versatility both when shooting in available light conditions and in terms of depth-of-field. Its 15 aperture blades with anti-reflective coating, make the new Nocturnus III 50 f0.95 a unique tool to create a pleasant bokeh with circular highlights whilst creating great sharpness in the focused areas.  … Continue reading