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
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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Great news for Micro 4/3rds and Sony E-mount useres. The newly announced Sigma 16mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens is now available for Pre-Order at B&H and Adorama.
This new lens costs $449 and shipping will start on November 22nd.
The lens is designed to use on mirrorless cameras for Sony E-mount and Micro Four Thirds systems. It is the second budget-friendly fast aperture optic after the 30mm F1.4 DC DN. … Continue reading
Sigma officially announced the development of the new 16mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens for Sony E-mount and Micro Four Thirds.
The release date and price information to be determined later. The lens hood will be available as an accessory (LH716-01).
The Sigma 16mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens would be the second budget-friendly fast aperture optic after the 30mm version. We expect the price will stand around $399 just like the 30mm F1.4 DC DN. … Continue reading
Sony is on the verge to announce a new FE 20mm f/2.8 lens designed for its full-frame E-mount system.
This would be another budget-friendly optic just like the 50mm f/1.8 FE and 28mm f/2.0 FE. Official announcement of the product expected by the end of 2017.
The upcoming FE 20mm f/2.8 lens would be a relatively compact model like A-mount version. It is expected to be in a slim and lightweight package. More details after the break!
Sony FE 20mm f/2.8 lens to be announced soon
The Tokyo-based company already has the Sony E 20mm f/2.8 for its mirrorless system cameras. This will be the FE (full-frame E mount) version of the current lens.
This means you will be able to use this lens with Sony full-frame E-mount cameras like the A7 and A9, or with APS-C sensor cameras, such as the A6500. Cameras with crop factor gets an effective 30mm equivalent focal length.
The wide-angle is more suitable for most types of photography, including landscape, portrait, and street. We expect the lens to be lightweight as the E-mount version. That model weighs only 69 grams / 2.4 ounces.
When it comes to the price, the FE 20mm f/2.8 lens is expected to be priced around $399. Stay tuned with us for more information.
Let’s compare the Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G vs Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L wide-angle zoom lenses.
The FE 12-24mm f/4 G is a full-frame-compatible ultra-wide angle lens for Sony’s E-mount mirrorless system. The lens uses a ‘Direct Drive Supersonic Wave Motor’ and it is dust and weather resistant.
Sony users can also use the EF 11-24mm f/4L USM on an E-mount camera with the help of the EF-E Smart Adapter. So here is a side by side comparison of the Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G vs Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L lenses. … Continue reading
First Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT lens reviews and samples now available on the web.
The Laowa 7.5mm f/2 from Venus Optics comes with Black and Silver color options. Recommended Retail Price in US (without tax) is $499 for standard version and $519 for light-weight version.
Laowa 7.5mm f/2 lens produced by Venus Optics and designed for Micro 4/3rds cameras. It is the widest f/2 rectilinear lens with a 35mm equivalent focal length of 15mm. … Continue reading