Panasonic has announced the Lumix S 85mm F1.8 for L-mount. This medium-telephoto prime is weather-resistant and weighs just 355g (12.5oz). It will be available in mid-December for $599.
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lens newsNov 4, 2020 at 04:00
Canon has introduced two new lenses for its RF-series cameras: the 70-200mm F4L IS USM and the 50mm F1.8 STM. The former is considerably smaller than its EF cousin, while the latter is both compact and inexpensive at $200.
lens newsOct 31, 2020 at 18:38
The 18mm lens offers a roughly 27mm full-frame equivalent focal length on APS-C camera systems, weighs just 51g (1.8oz) and costs only $69.
lens newsOct 30, 2020 at 15:56
The Laowa 15mm F4.5 'Zero-D' Shift lens is the widest shift lens available for full-frame camera systems.
lens newsOct 29, 2020 at 18:57
Lensbaby has announced the Spark 2.0. This new manual focus lens allows you to control the focus area by squeezing and tilting the lens, promising unique control over the look of your images.
lens newsOct 23, 2020 at 14:22
The lens, which doesn't have a release date or price at this point, has autofocus, a customizable function button and a USB-C port for updating firmware.
lens newsOct 19, 2020 at 15:11
If you don't mind it being entirely manual, this 35mm F0.95 has a lot to offer in a compact, affordable package.
lens newsOct 15, 2020 at 14:00
The new Fujinon XF 10-24mm F4 R OIS WR offers weather-resistance, improved optical image stabilization and a physical aperture ring.
lens newsOct 5, 2020 at 16:56
In a recent interview published by DC Watch, Canon Chief of Lens Product Planning, Kengo Iezuka, shared information into the design process and inspiration for Canon's recent RF 600mm F11 IS STM and RF 800mm F11 STM super-telephoto lenses.
lens newsOct 5, 2020 at 14:29
The second-generation lens features a revamped optical design compressed into a smaller frame than its predecessor. Cosina is offering the lens in both a multi-coating and single-coating versions to fit the look you desire.
lens newsSep 30, 2020 at 14:40
TTartisan is back again with an extremely affordable manual lens for Canon EOS M, Fuji X, Micro Four Thirds and Sony E mount camera systems.
lens newsSep 30, 2020 at 12:30
Sigma has designed an all-new 105mm F2.8 Macro full-frame lens for L-mount and E-mount camera bodies. It offers 1:1 reproduction, uses a new optical design optimized for mirrorless and will go on sale in late October for $800.
lens newsSep 29, 2020 at 20:37
The manual lens is redesigned from the ground up and is available in more than half-a-dozen lens mounts.
lens newsSep 28, 2020 at 14:32
Venus Optics is now offering three of its 'Zero-D' ultra-wide prime cine lenses with Canon RF mounts for native use on Canon's growing lineup of Canon EOS R mirrorless cameras.
lens newsSep 25, 2020 at 13:10
Tamron deems the lens, which is set to go on sale starting October 29, ‘the world’s smallest and lightest telephoto zoom lens for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras.’
lens newsSep 18, 2020 at 13:10
The lens is available for Leica M, Leica L, Sony FE, Nikon Z, and Canon RF mounts. All mounts retail for $549, except for the Leica M mount version, which retails for $649.
lens newsSep 16, 2020 at 14:09
The fully-manual lens costs just under $400 and features a 34mm full-frame equivalent focal length when attached to a Micro Four Thirds camera.
lens newsSep 16, 2020 at 04:00
The Nikon Nikkor Z 14-24mm F2.8 S and 50mm F1.2 S have been officially announced and are due to ship before the end of the year. The 14-24mm arrives in November for $2400; the 50mm will sell for $2100 starting in December.
lens newsSep 15, 2020 at 01:00
Sony has just announced the FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 lens, an ultra-compact everyday zoom that will be kitted with the a7C full-frame mirrorless camera. We've also gotten some preliminary samples from the lens on a high-resolution Sony a7R IV.
lens newsSep 14, 2020 at 12:58
The lens manages to pack a fast aperture and autofocus into a compact form factor, perfect for pairing with smaller E-mount cameras. Better yet, it won't break the bank at just under $400.
lens newsSep 8, 2020 at 14:20
The lens is currently listed on the manufacturer's website for around $735 and is available to purchase in black, grey and silver for Canon EF- and Nikon F-mount camera systems.
lens newsSep 3, 2020 at 05:00
Fujifilm has formally launched its XF 50mm F1.0 R WR portrait prime lens, making it the world's first F1.0 lens with autofocus that's designed for mirrorless cameras.
lens newsSep 2, 2020 at 14:00
In addition to its camera announcement today, Panasonic also revealed that a handful of new L-mount F1.8 prime lenses are on the way.
lens newsAug 31, 2020 at 14:14
The lens is the longest in its Rodenstock XT lineup and offers a large enough image circle to cover the full 24mm movements on both the x- and y-axes its XT camera system offers.
lens newsAug 28, 2020 at 14:52
The 11mm F4.5 FF RL lens features a rectilinear design and manages to offer the option for a 62mm front filter despite its compact size.
lens newsAug 28, 2020 at 00:28
After recent tariffs imposed on Leica lenses made in Germany, the company has revealed it is manufacturing nine of its lenses in Portugal and selling them at a lower cost to account for the lack of additional tariffs.
lens newsAug 24, 2020 at 20:01
This new lens is the widest focal length Meyer Optik Görlitz offers and is a redesign based on the original 1964 Lydith F3.5 lens.
lens newsAug 19, 2020 at 19:22
The lens is the first of three in Vazen's new 'LF' (large format) lineup, which will be rounded out later this year by 55mm and 105mm cine lenses.
lens newsAug 18, 2020 at 15:14
The new lens from Venus Optics is the world's first 2x macro lens for Micro Four Thirds camera systems.
lens newsAug 14, 2020 at 14:27
Meike's been on a roll with its budget-friendly lenses and its new 25mm F1.8 manual lens for Nikon Z-mount cameras is yet another prime that won't break the bank.
lens newsAug 10, 2020 at 12:44
Aside from basic specifications, not much information is shared by Zenit, but the press releases suggest we will find out more come October 2020.
lens newsAug 6, 2020 at 12:30
Sigma has announced the 85mm F1.4 DG DN Art for full-frame E- and L-mount bodies. This fast, newly designed portrait prime is expected to ship later this month for $1200.
lens newsAug 4, 2020 at 06:00
Olympus is expanding its lens offerings to include a new tele-zoom: the M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS. With an equivalent reach of 800mm it offers three stops of stabilization along with a dust- and splash-proof design.
lens newsAug 4, 2020 at 03:26
Tamron has announced the development of what it claims is the 'smallest and lightest' telephoto zoom for Sony E-mount: the 70-300mm F4.5-6.3 Di III RXD. This 544g (19.2oz) full-frame lens is expected to ship this fall.
lens newsAug 3, 2020 at 18:22
The 'Gold Skin' version of the lens is identical to its black and silver 35mm F1.4 M-mount contemporaries, aside from, well, the 24K gold.
lens newsJul 31, 2020 at 16:59
The new, entirely manual lens is based on the Zeiss 50mm F2 Sonnar lens designed back in the late 1920s.
lens newsJul 27, 2020 at 19:51
It might not have the best image quality, but an F1.2 lens for just $350? That's a steal, considering most 50mm F1.4 lenses retail for more than that.
lens newsJul 21, 2020 at 04:00
The Z Teleconverter TC-1.4x and TC-2.0x are weather-sealed and work with all focus points up to F11 on Nikon's mirrorless cameras. They are scheduled to arrive in August, selling for $550 and $600, respectively.
lens newsJul 21, 2020 at 04:00
The Nikkor Z 24-50mm F4-6.3 is Nikon's smallest full-frame mirrorless lens yet. It will be kitted with the Z5 or sold separately for $400. Nikon also announced that the 70-200 F2.8 for Z-mount will be available late next month.
lens newsJul 19, 2020 at 19:47
As with all mirror (reflex) lenses, this 400mm F8 is more compact than its non-reflex contemporaries, but it comes with the cost of the signature 'donut' bokeh, manual focus and a fixed aperture.
lens newsJul 16, 2020 at 15:14
Although similar to its full-frame mirrorless 50mm F0.95 lenses, this EF-mount version features a different optical design, made specifically for Canon DSLR cameras.
The Canon RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1L IS USM is the company's first super-zoom lens for RF-mount. Despite a relatively slow aperture range, it's very versatile, offering five stops of stabilization, weather-sealing and compatibility with Canon's new teleconverters.
Canon's RF 85mm F2 Macro IS STM is an inexpensive telephoto prime lens with a minimum focus distance of just 0.35m (14") and a 0.5x magnification. When attached to the new R5 and R6, it offers a whopping eight stops of shake reduction.
Canon has announced a pair of super-telephoto fixed-aperture primes. The 600mm and 800mm use diffractive optics to keep their size and weight down. They'll also be compatible with new 1.4x and 2x RF teleconverters.
lens newsJul 7, 2020 at 17:49
Sirui is launching an Indiegogo campaign for a wide-angle answer to its existing 50mm F1.8 anamorphic lens. The 35mm APS-C lens will come in a Micro Four Thirds mount with adapters for other systems.
Sony has added a 12-24mm F2.8 to its top-shelf 'G Master' series of lenses. It's the widest constant F2.8 zoom currently offered for full-frame, with a hefty price tag to match: it will sell for $3000 when it ships in mid-August.
lens newsJul 2, 2020 at 06:00
Olympus is showing final images of its under-development 150-400mm F4.5, which it says will arrive this winter. An unspecified macro and 8-25mm F4 Pro have also been added to the lens roadmap, and the E-M1X's AF gains bird detection.
lens newsJun 30, 2020 at 14:00
The lens is available for Leica M, Sony FE, Nikon Z and L-mount camera systems, and now holds the title as the world's widest rectilinear lens for full-frame camera systems.
lens newsJun 19, 2020 at 21:24
Venus Optics has announced cine versions of three of its ultra-wide lenses to give MFT, APS-C and full frame users an approx 110 degree angle of view. Geared focus and aperture rings and T-Stop markings complete the cine-look and feel
lens newsJun 18, 2020 at 15:21
Sigma has announced the upcoming release of a new 100-400mm F5-6.3 ultra-zoom for Sony E-mount and L-mount cameras, as well as a pair (1.4x and 2x) of L-mount teleconverters, two USB docs and three current prime lenses coming to L-mount.
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