Category: Lenses

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Canon Launch Four New RF Lenses and Two Extenders

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

Canon have launched four new RF lenses and two RF extenders today, bringing telephoto capabilities to the RF line-up as well as additional portrait and macro photography creative possibilities. The four lenses are the RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1L IS USM, RF 600mm F11 IS STM and RF 800mm F11 IS STM, and the RF 85mm F2 MACRO IS STM.

Canon have launched four new RF lenses and two RF extenders today, bringing telephoto capabilities to the RF line-up as well as additional portrait and macro photography creative possibilities. The four lenses are the RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1L IS USM, RF 600mm F11 IS STM and RF 800mm F11 IS STM…

Canon RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1L IS USM First Impressions

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

We've spent a little time with the brand new RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1L IS USM zoom lens for Canon's full-frame mirrorless cameras, so ahead of our full review, check out our first impressions now...

We've spent a little time with the brand new RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1L IS USM zoom lens for Canon's full-frame mirrorless cameras, so ahead of our full review, check out our first impressions now...

Canon RF 85mm F2 MACRO IS STM First Impressions

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

We've spent a little time with the brand new RF 85mm F2 MACRO IS STM prime lens for Canon's full-frame mirrorless cameras, so ahead of our full review, check out our first impressions now...

We've spent a little time with the brand new RF 85mm F2 MACRO IS STM prime lens for Canon's full-frame mirrorless cameras, so ahead of our full review, check out our first impressions now...

Canon RF 600mm F11 IS STM and RF 800mm F11 IS STM First Impressions

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

We've spent a little time with the intriguing new RF 600mm F11 IS STM and RF 800mm F11 IS STM prime lenses for Canon's full-frame mirrorless cameras, so ahead of our full review, check out our first impressions now...

We've spent a little time with the intriguing new RF 600mm F11 IS STM and RF 800mm F11 IS STM prime lenses for Canon's full-frame mirrorless cameras, so ahead of our full review, check out our first impressions now...

Canon Extender RF 1.4x and Extender RF 2x First Impressions

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

We've spent a little time with the new Extender RF 1.4x and Extender RF 2x for Canon's full-frame mirrorless cameras, so ahead of our full review, check out our first impressions now...

We've spent a little time with the new Extender RF 1.4x and Extender RF 2x for Canon's full-frame mirrorless cameras, so ahead of our full review, check out our first impressions now...

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Sony FE 12-24mm F2.8 GM is World’s Widest F2.8 Zoom Lens

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

The new Sony FE 12-24mm F2.8 GM is a compact and versatile ultra-wide-angle zoom lens that's ideal for shooting landscapes, starry skies and architecture.

The Sony 12-24mm F2.8 will be available in Europe from August 2020, priced at approximately £2,900 / €3300.

The new Sony FE 12-24mm F2.8 GM is a compact and versatile ultra-wide-angle zoom lens that's ideal for shooting landscapes, starry skies and architecture.The Sony 12-24mm F2.8 will be available in Europe from August 2020, priced at approximately £2,900 / €3300.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Fujifilm Announces the Fujinon GF 30mm F3.5 R WR Medium-Format Lens

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

The Fujifilm GF 30mm F3.5 R WR is a portable, high resolution prime lens that's ideally suited for landscape and everyday adventure. It's compact, lightweight and has a weather-proof design that's resistant to dust and moisture.

The GF 30mm F3.5 R WR will be available in in late July 2020 priced at £1649 in the UK and $1695 in the US.

The Fujifilm GF 30mm F3.5 R WR is a portable, high resolution prime lens that's ideally suited for landscape and everyday adventure. It's compact, lightweight and has a weather-proof design that's resistant to dust and moisture. The GF 30mm F3.5 R WR will be available in in late July 202…

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Sigma TC-1411 1.4x and TC-2011 2x Teleconverters for L-Mount Lenses

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

The new Sigma TC-1411 teleconverter increases the focal length of L-mount lenses by 1.4x, and the TC-2011 by 2x. They are compatible with the new 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary lens.

The Sigma TC-1411 and TC-2011 Teleconverters will be available in July 2020 priced at £369.99 / $399 for the TC-1411 and £399.99 / $429 for the TC-2011.

The new Sigma TC-1411 teleconverter increases the focal length of L-mount lenses by 1.4x, and the TC-2011 by 2x. They are compatible with the new 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary lens. The Sigma TC-1411 and TC-2011 Teleconverters will be available in July 2020 priced at £369.99 / $399 for…

Sigma USB Dock UD-11 for L-Mount and Canon EF-M

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

The new Sigma USB Dock UD-11 is designed for two types of mirrorless camera mount, L-Mount and Canon EF-M mount.

The Sigma USB Dock UD-11 will be available in July 2020 priced at £39.99 in the UK and $59 in the US.

The new Sigma USB Dock UD-11 is designed for two types of mirrorless camera mount, L-Mount and Canon EF-M mount. The Sigma USB Dock UD-11 will be available in July 2020 priced at £39.99 in the UK and $59 in the US.

Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary Lens for L-Mount and Sony E-Mount

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

Sigma have just announced the exciting new 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary telephoto zoom lens for E-mount and L-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras.

The Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary lens will be available on 10th July 2020 priced at £899.99 in the UK and $949 in the US.

Note that the new TC-1411 1.4x and TC-2011 2x Teleconverters are only compatible with the L-mount version of this lens, and not the Sony E-mount version.

Sigma have just announced the exciting new 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary telephoto zoom lens for E-mount and L-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras. The Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary lens will be available on 10th July 2020 priced at £899.99 in the UK and $949 in the US.Note…

Sigma 16mm, 30mm and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lenses for L-Mount

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

Sigma have just launched the popular 16mm F1.4 DC DN, 30mm F1.4 DC DN and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lenses for L-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras.

These three lenses will be available in July 2020 priced at £449.99 / $449 for the 16mm, £329.99 / $339 for the 30mm, and £399.99 / $479 for the 56mm.

Sigma have just launched the popular 16mm F1.4 DC DN, 30mm F1.4 DC DN and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lenses for L-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras. These three lenses will be available in July 2020 priced at £449.99 / $449 for the 16mm, £329.99 / $339 for the 30mm, and £399.99 / $479 for the 56mm.

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Tamron 28-200mm F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD All-in-one Zoom Lens for Sony E-mount Full-frame Mirrorless Cameras

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

Tamron has launched the 28-200mm F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD, the world’s first F2.8 all-in-one zoom lens, for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras.

The Tamron 28-200 F2.8-5.6 Di III RXD will be available from 25th June 2020 priced at £799.99 in the UK and $729 in the USA.

Tamron has launched the 28-200mm F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD, the world’s first F2.8 all-in-one zoom lens, for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras. The Tamron 28-200 F2.8-5.6 Di III RXD will be available from 25th June 2020 priced at £799.99 in the UK and $729 in the USA.

Friday, June 5, 2020

Save Up To £250 Off Samyang Lenses

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

You can now save up to £250 off Samyang Lenses until Sunday 28th June 2020.

You can now save up to £250 off Samyang Lenses until Sunday 28th June 2020.

Friday, May 29, 2020

Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 RF Lens for Canon EOS R Cameras

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera , Lenses

The Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 RF is a brand new autofocus, fast-aperture, short telephoto prime lens for Canon RF mount full-frame mirrorless cameras.

The Samyang AF 85mm f1.4 RF will be available in the UK and Ireland in late June priced at £599 (including VAT).

The Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 RF is a brand new autofocus, fast-aperture, short telephoto prime lens for Canon RF mount full-frame mirrorless cameras. The Samyang AF 85mm f1.4 RF will be available in the UK and Ireland in late June priced at £599 (including VAT).

Thursday, May 28, 2020

HD PENTAX-D FA 85mm F1.4ED SDM AW Lens for Pentax K-Mount DSLRs

Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras , Lenses

Pentax have today announced a new-generation Star series lens, the HD PENTAX-D FA★85mmF1.4ED SDM AW.

This large-aperture, medium telephoto lens is the second prime lens in the new-generation PENTAX Star (★) series line up. Designed for use with K-mount DSLRs, these lenses boast the highest imaging performance out of all the Pentax lenses.

The HD PENTAX-D FA 85mm F1.4ED SDM AW will be available on 26th June 2020 priced at £1,999.99.

Pentax have today announced a new-generation Star series lens, the HD PENTAX-D FA★85mmF1.4ED SDM AW. This large-aperture, medium telephoto lens is the second prime lens in the new-generation PENTAX Star (★) series line up. Designed for use with K-mount DSLRs, these lenses boast the highest imaging performance out of all…

Tamron Tease Travel-Zoom Lens for Sony Alpha Full-frame Cameras

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera , Lenses

Tamron have just released a teaser image and video for their next Sony Alpha full-frame lens. Claimed by Tamron to be "a revolutionary new mirrorless lens offering performance plus versatility", it sounds as though Tamron are about to add a travel-zoom lens to the six lenses that they have already released so far for Sony E-mount.

As soon as we have them, we will publish more details, but in the meantime, what do you think the new lens will be?

Tamron have just released a teaser image and video for their next Sony Alpha full-frame lens. Claimed by Tamron to be "a revolutionary new mirrorless lens offering performance plus versatility", it sounds as though Tamron are about to add a travel-zoom lens to the six lenses that they have already…

Irix Cine 15mm T2.6 Lens Now Available

Mark Goldstein | Lenses , Film

Irix has extended its line of film lenses with the ultra wide-angle Irix Cine 15mm T2.6.

Irix Cine 15mm T2.6 is available in Canon EF, Sony E, MFT, and PL mounts, each with either metric or imperial focus markings, priced at 1195 Euro.

Irix has extended its line of film lenses with the ultra wide-angle Irix Cine 15mm T2.6.Irix Cine 15mm T2.6 is available in Canon EF, Sony E, MFT, and PL mounts, each with either metric or imperial focus markings, priced at 1195 Euro.

Samyang Tease New Canon RF Lens for May 29th

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

"New glass day!….tune in this Friday at 10am for the BIG reveal…." promises the teaser on Samyang UK's Facebook page, along with a video which shows a large and therefore presumably fast new prime lens for Canon EOS R full-frame mirrorless cameras.

"New glass day!….tune in this Friday at 10am for the BIG reveal…." promises the teaser on Samyang UK's Facebook page, along with a video which shows a large and therefore presumably fast new prime lens for Canon EOS R full-frame mirrorless cameras.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Panasonic Lumix S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 Full-Frame Mirrorless Lens

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera , Lenses

Panasonic has just introduced a new interchangeable standard zoom lens, the Lumix S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 (S-R2060), based on the L-Mount system for its Lumix S Series full-frame mirrorless cameras.

The new Panasonic Lumix S 20-60mm lens will be available to purchase from July 2020 priced at £619 (€669 Ireland).

Panasonic has just introduced a new interchangeable standard zoom lens, the Lumix S 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 (S-R2060), based on the L-Mount system for its Lumix S Series full-frame mirrorless cameras.The new Panasonic Lumix S 20-60mm lens will be available to purchase from July 2020 priced at £619 (€669 Ireland).

Monday, May 25, 2020

Samyang MF 14mm F2.8 Mk2 and MF 85mm F1.4 Mk2

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

Samyang have updated two of their manual focus prime lenses for DSLR cameras, the MF 14mm F2.8 Mk2 and MF 85mm F1.4 Mk2, now sporting 9 aperture blades, focus lock and de-click aperture functions, weather-sealing and an updated exterior design.

The new Samyang MF 14mm f2.8 Mk2 and MF 85mm f1.4 Mk2 lenses will be available in early June with prices ranging from £359 to £439 in the UK.

Samyang have updated two of their manual focus prime lenses for DSLR cameras, the MF 14mm F2.8 Mk2 and MF 85mm F1.4 Mk2, now sporting 9 aperture blades, focus lock and de-click aperture functions, weather-sealing and an updated exterior design.The new Samyang MF 14mm f2.8 Mk2 and MF 85mm f1.…