The Fujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR is a compact and lightweight wide-angle prime for the company’s APS-C mirrorless cameras. The lens is equivalent to 24mm when mounted on an X-series camera, such as the new X-T30. It has a total of 10 elements, two of which being aspherical, and nine rounded aperture blades.
The lens, which weighs just 155g/5.5oz, uses a stepping motor for ‘fast and quiet autofocus’ and can focus as close as 17cm/6.7in. The lens is weather-sealed at nine points around the barrel and can function at temperatures as low as -10°C/+14°F.
The XF 16mm F2.8 R WR will be available in black from March, with the silver version to follow in May. The suggested retail price for both is $399. Check out the Product Page and Samples.
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Kamlan has three new mirrorless lenses – FS 50mm f/1.1, 28mm f/1.4 and 7.5mm f/3.2. Here are the google translated specs. Lenses should be available soon on Amazon US. The 50mm lens is a new updated version of an existing lens. … Continue reading
The 7Artisans 35mm f/1.2 is a fast manual focus lens for mirrorless cameras. The bright prime optic is available in Canon EF-M, Sony E, Fujifilm X and Micro Four Thirds mount.
7Artisans 35mm f/1.2 is a classic style lens designed with consideration of balance with the camera body and portability. Aluminum alloy is used as the material of the appearance, and it has become a fine finish.
The 7Artisans 35mm f/1.2 is a perfect choice for portrait and street photography. Check out the additional 7Artisans 35mm f/1.2 mirrorless lens coverage. 7Artisans lenses are sold at: AmazonUS | AmazonUK | AmazonDE | eBayUS. … Continue reading
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
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
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&H, Adorama.
Sigma 70mm f/2.8 DG Macro Art Lens for Sony E: $569 at B&H, Adorama.
Sigma 70mm f/2.8 DG Macro Art Lens for Sigma SA: $569 at B&H, Adorama. … Continue reading