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Fujifilm X Pro3 Announced

Fujifilm X Pro3 Announced

Fujifilm has announced the new X-Pro 3, the latest rangefinder style mirrorless camera from Fujifilm. Fujifilm has now released full specifications and prices for the camera. The X-Pro3 has a 26MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS sensor, the same as on the X-T3, along with a hybrid autofocus system. The LCD flips down by up to 180 degrees and has a resolution of 1.62 million-dots. The viewfinder has a magnification of 0.52x when used optically and 0.
Meike 35mm f/1.4 Lens for APS-C Mirrorless Cameras

Meike 35mm f/1.4 Lens for APS-C Mirrorless Cameras

Meike 35mm f/1.4 lens is for mirrorless cameras with APS-C sized image sensors. The manual focus lens is available in Sony E, Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds and Nikon 1 mounts. The price of the Meike MK-35mm f/1.4 Lens is $109.99 at AmazonB&H.

A truly flexible lens, the Meike MK-35mm f/1.4 Lens is a 52.5mm equivalent prime characterized by its fast f/1.4 design along with a versatile focal length for working with a wide variety of subject matter. With its large aperture opening up to F/1.4-16, it has a high light intensity and allows precise recording even in poor light conditions. The lens is multi-layered, its body made of metal is high-quality processed and can be adjusted comfortably and easily.

Designed for landscape, product and portrait photography the Meike 35mm f/1.4 lens is ideal for Sony A6400, A6500, Fujifilm X-T30, X-T3, Canon EOS M50 and more.

Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 lens becomes official

Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 lens becomes official

Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 lens  full frame cameras becomes official. The fast prime lens is now shipping and the USD price stands around $770.

Zenitar 0.95 / 50 developed and released at the Krasnogorsk plant them. S.A. Zvereva (KMZ) of Shvabe Holding. This is the first lens of the line, equipped with an E attachment for mirrorless cameras, as well as a unique bokeh pattern. Ultra-high aperture speed of F / 0.95 provides low-light shooting. Distinctive design detail has become a perfectly round diaphragm, provided with fourteen petals.

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE Lens for Sony E-Mount

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE Lens for Sony E-Mount

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE lens now officially announced. Designed for full frame Sony E-Mount cameras the new Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE prime lens offers stunning resolution, bokeh and excellent AF performance.

The Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 FE will be available Spring 2019. Pricing to be determined later. We can have a look at the Canon EF version of this Samyang lens as it is is priced at $579 at Amazon.

Sure Sony user will wait and see if the real world images provide the same quality as the Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM lens ($1,798).

Meike MK 85mm f/1.8 Lens For Sony E-Mount

Meike MK 85mm f/1.8 Lens For Sony E-Mount

Meike MK 85mm f/1.8 lens officially announced for Sony E-Mount cameras. The fixed prime lens is manual focus auto aperture and supports auto EXIF.

The MK 85mm f/1.8 for Sony is actually a full-frame lens with 9 aperture blades to create a smooth bokeh effect. Focal length is approximately 127.5mm for APS-c. With a field of view close to the human eye, the lens is ideal for portrait photography. The lens is listed at Amazon US but no pricing or availability has been revealed yet.

Samyang MF 14mm f/2.8 RF & MF 85mm f/1.4 RF Lenses

Samyang MF 14mm f/2.8 RF & MF 85mm f/1.4 RF Lenses

Both the Samyang MF 14mm f/2.8 RF Lens and Samyang MF 85mm f/1.4 RF Lens now available for purchase. The two new Samyang lenses are RF mount and designed  for Canon full frame mirrorless camera.

The US price for Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 MF lens is $499, US price for Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 MF lens for Canon RF mount is $399. You can check availability at major stores like B&H Photo Video/Adorama.

Samyang has plans to announce 8 new lenses by the end of Q2 in 2019. The first one from the roadmap was the XP 10mm f/3.5 lens which was announced in February

Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 GM Telephoto Prime Lens for Sony E-Mount

Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 GM Telephoto Prime Lens for Sony E-Mount

The _Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 GM _is a new prime _lens_ for full-frame Sony mirrorless cameras that’s designed to deliver the ultimate bokeh. The mid telephoto prime lens features 13 elements in 10 groups including a recently developed, extremely precise XA (extreme aspherical) element that reduces aberration and increases resolution, as well as Super ED (extra-low dispersion) and ED elements.

It has a near-circular 11 blade diaphragm, the most ever used in an Alpha lens, which creates a very attractive blur to the out-of-focus areas of the image, Sony’s Nano AR Coating to reduce flare and ghosting, a fluorine coated front element, and it’s also dust and moisture resistant.

The US price for this lens is $1,898.00 (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon) shipping in late April, 2019. 

Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 III Lens for Full Frame Mirrorless Cameras

Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 III Lens for Full Frame Mirrorless Cameras

Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 III lens for Nikon Z, Canon RF/EF and Sony E mount full frame cameras now available.

Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 III is an ultra large diameter standard lens designed as a mirrorless camera for full-frame image sensor. While achieving the phenomenal brightness of aperture opening F value of 0.95, it is also equipped with portability, design has been designed considering balance with the mirrorless machine.

Utilizing the features of the ultra-large aperture lens, it is possible to take handheld photographs in places where there is little light intensity, or to take advantage of beautifully large blur taste.