Category: Lenses

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Sony FE 600mm F4 GM OSS

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera , Lenses

The new FE 600mm F4 GM OSS is Sony’s longest reaching prime lens and the world’s lightest in its class, featuring high-performance AF, high resolution and beautiful bokeh.

The FE 600mm F4 GM OSS will ship in Europe in August 2019, priced at approximately £12,000 / $13,000 / €14,000.

Sony FE 600mm F4 GM OSS Sample Images

Sony FE 600mm F4 GM OSS Hands-on Photos


The new FE 600mm F4 GM OSS is Sony’s longest reaching prime lens and the world’s lightest in its class, featuring high-performance AF, high resolution and beautiful bokeh. The FE 600mm F4 GM OSS will ship in Europe in August 2019, priced at approximately £12,000 / $13,000 / €14,000. Sony…

Sony FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS Hands-on Photos

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera , Lenses

Want to see exactly what the new Sony FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Sony FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS lens.

Want to see exactly what the new Sony FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS lens looks like in the flesh? Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Sony FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS lens.

Sony FE 600mm F4 GM OSS Hands-on Photos

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera , Lenses

Sony FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera , Lenses

The Sony FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS is Sony's furthest reaching E-mount zoom lens and offers excellent image quality, high-performance AF, and outstanding control.

The Sony FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS will ship in August 2019 priced at approximately £1,800 / $2,000 / €2,100.

Sony FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS Sample Images

Sony FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS Hands-on Photos

The Sony FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS is Sony's furthest reaching E-mount zoom lens and offers excellent image quality, high-performance AF, and outstanding control.The Sony FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS will ship in August 2019 priced at approximately £1,800 / $2,000 / €2,100.Sony FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS Sample ImagesSony…

Monday, June 3, 2019

Tamron SP 35mm F/1.4 Di USD Price, Specification and Availability

Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras , Lenses

The Tamron SP 35mm F/1.4 Di USD is being billed as the “ultimate” lens to help commemorate the 40th anniversary of Tamron SP Series lenses.

The Tamron SP 35mm F1.4 Di USD lens will be available in Canon and Nikon mounts priced at £929.99 in the UK and $899.99 in the US, from the end of July 2019 and the end of June 2019, respectively.


The Tamron SP 35mm F/1.4 Di USD is being billed as the “ultimate” lens to help commemorate the 40th anniversary of Tamron SP Series lenses. The Tamron SP 35mm F1.4 Di USD lens will be available in Canon and Nikon mounts priced at £929.99 in the UK and $899.99 in…

Friday, May 31, 2019

Panasonic 1.4x (DMW-STC14) and 2x (DMW-STC20) Teleconverters for Lumix S Lenses

Mark Goldstein | Accessories , Lenses

Panasonic has introduced two new teleconverters for the LUMIX S Series telephoto zoom lenses – a 1.4x teleconverter (DMW-STC14) and a 2x teleconverter (DMW-STC20).

Panasonic has introduced two new teleconverters for the LUMIX S Series telephoto zoom lenses – a 1.4x teleconverter (DMW-STC14) and a 2x teleconverter (DMW-STC20).

Panasonic LEICA VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm F1.7 ASPH Specs, Availability and Price

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera , Lenses

The Panasonic LEICA VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm F1.7 ASPH is the world’s first standard zoom lens to offer a maximum aperture of F1.7 throughout its range.

The LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm / F1.7 ASPH has a recommended retail price of £1,799.99 / $1,999.99 and will be available from 15th July 2019.

The Panasonic LEICA VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm F1.7 ASPH is the world’s first standard zoom lens to offer a maximum aperture of F1.7 throughout its range. The LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm / F1.7 ASPH has a recommended retail price of £1,799.99 / $1,999.99 and will be available from 15th July 2019.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Petzval 55 mm f/1.7 Lens for Full-frame Mirrorless Cameras

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera , Lenses

The Petzval 55 mm f/1.7 Art lens for full-frame Sony E, Canon RF and Nikon Z mirrorless cameras has just been announced.

The Petzval 55 mm f/1.7 Art lens for full-frame Sony E, Canon RF and Nikon Z mirrorless cameras has just been announced.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Voigtländer Nokton 21mm F1.4 Aspherical Lens for Sony E-Mount

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera , Lenses

The Voigtländer Nokton 21mm F1.4 Aspherical lens for Sony E-mount that was first shown at the CP+ show in Japan back in February has now been officially unveiled.

This new wide-angle prime lens is suitable for both APS-C Sony cameras such as the Alpha A6400, and full-frame cameras like the Alpha A7R III / A7 III.

The Voigtländer Nokton 21mm F1.4 Aspherical lens for Sony E-mount that was first shown at the CP+ show in Japan back in February has now been officially unveiled. This new wide-angle prime lens is suitable for both APS-C Sony cameras such as the Alpha A6400, and full-frame cameras like the…

Friday, May 17, 2019

Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Ultra Macro APO Specs, Price and Availability

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

Venus Optics has announced the availability and pricing for the new Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Ultra Macro APO lens. The suggested retail selling price in US of the new Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Ultra Macro APO lens is USD 449/pc (ex-VAT).

Venus Optics has announced the availability and pricing for the new Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Ultra Macro APO lens. The suggested retail selling price in US of the new Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Ultra Macro APO lens is USD 449/pc (ex-VAT).

Monday, May 13, 2019

Samyang AF 45mm F1.8 FE Lens Spec, Price and Availability

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera , Lenses

The Samyang AF 45mm F1.8 FE is a new multi-purpose lens designed for Sony Full-Frame E-mount cameras that weighs just 162g.

The Samyang AF 45mm F1.8 FE will be available by the end of May 2019 for a suggested UK retail price of £349.99.

The Samyang AF 45mm F1.8 FE is a new multi-purpose lens designed for Sony Full-Frame E-mount cameras that weighs just 162g.The Samyang AF 45mm F1.8 FE will be available by the end of May 2019 for a suggested UK retail price of £349.99.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM Mirrorless Lens Price, Availability, Specification

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera , Lenses

The new RF 85mm F1.2L USM offers the highest resolution of any Canon lens launched to date. Following Canon’s lens development announcement back in February, the RF 85mm F1.2L USM is the first of six RF mount lenses being introduced by Canon in 2019.

The Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM is priced at £2,799.99/ €3,219.99 / $2699.00 and will be available from June 2019.

The new RF 85mm F1.2L USM offers the highest resolution of any Canon lens launched to date. Following Canon’s lens development announcement back in February, the RF 85mm F1.2L USM is the first of six RF mount lenses being introduced by Canon in 2019. The Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM…

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Tamron 35-150mm F/2.8-4 Di VC OSD Specs, Price, Availability

Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras , Lenses

The Tamron 35-150mm F/2.8-4 Di VC OSD is a new compact zoom lens for full-frame DSLR cameras. The lens extends from 35mm to 150mm and offers a fast F/2.8 aperture at the wide-angle end while maintaining a bright F/4 at the telephoto end.

The lens will be available May 23 in Nikon mount and June 20 in Canon mount priced at $799.

The Tamron 35-150mm F/2.8-4 Di VC OSD is a new compact zoom lens for full-frame DSLR cameras. The lens extends from 35mm to 150mm and offers a fast F/2.8 aperture at the wide-angle end while maintaining a bright F/4 at the telephoto end.The lens will be available May 23 in…

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Zeiss Otus 100mm F1.4 DSLR Lens

Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras , Lenses

The Zeiss Otus 100mm F1.4 is a new telephoto DSLR lens designed for professional photographers who expect unrestricted edge-to-edge image quality that extends across the entire aperture range.

The Zeiss Otus 100mm F1.4 is available now priced at £3,999 / 4,500 Euros / 4,500 US$.

The Zeiss Otus 100mm F1.4 is a new telephoto DSLR lens designed for professional photographers who expect unrestricted edge-to-edge image quality that extends across the entire aperture range. The Zeiss Otus 100mm F1.4 is available now priced at £3,999 / 4,500 Euros / 4,500 US$.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 F, MF 14mm F2.8 Z and MF 85mm F1.4 Z Nikon Lenses

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

Samyang have launched three new Nikon lenses - one auto-focus lens designed for the Nikon F mount, the AF 85mm F1.4 F, and two manual-focus lenses for the new Nikon Z mount, the MF 14mm F2.8 Z and MF 85mm F1.4 Z. All three new Nikon lenses are Ultra-Multi-Coated (UMC), in order to provide excellent image quality and contrast from the centre to edges of the image, and all three feature weather- sealing to enhance anti-dust and water-protection capabilities.

Price and availability will be announced soon.

Samyang have launched three new Nikon lenses - one auto-focus lens designed for the Nikon F mount, the AF 85mm F1.4 F, and two manual-focus lenses for the new Nikon Z mount, the MF 14mm F2.8 Z and MF 85mm F1.4 Z. All three new Nikon lenses are Ultra-Multi-Coated (UMC)…

Monday, April 8, 2019

Canon Sumire Prime Cinema Lenses

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

The Canon Sumire Prime lens series is a new range of seven fast T-stop cinema prime lenses, all with an interchangeable PL mount, which can be modified to an EF mount. The new lenses - CN-E14mm T3.1 FP X, CN-E20mm T1.5 FP X, CN-E24mm T1.5 FP X, CN-E35mm T1.5 FP X, CN-E50mm T1.3 FP X, CN-E85mm T1.3 FP X and CN-E135mm T2.2 FP X – are compatible with any PL mount cinema cameras equipped with either a 35mm full-frame format sensor or a Super 35mm format sensor.

The Canon Sumire Prime lens series is a new range of seven fast T-stop cinema prime lenses, all with an interchangeable PL mount, which can be modified to an EF mount. The new lenses - CN-E14mm T3.1 FP X, CN-E20mm T1.5 FP X, CN-E24mm T1.5 FP X, CN-E35mm T1.5 FP…

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D for Micro Four Thirds Cameras

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

The Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D is now available for Micro Four Thirds Cameras. Offering a 100-degree field of view and close-to-zero distortion, this lens provides a more natural perspective for Panasonic GH5 or Blackmagic Pocket Camera (BMPCC4k) videographers.

The retail selling price of the Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D MFT mount is $499.

The Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D is now available for Micro Four Thirds Cameras. Offering a 100-degree field of view and close-to-zero distortion, this lens provides a more natural perspective for Panasonic GH5 or Blackmagic Pocket Camera (BMPCC4k) videographers.The retail selling price of the Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D MFT mount is…

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Lensbaby ​Composer Pro II with Edge 35 Optic

Mark Goldstein | Lenses

The Lensbaby Composer Pro II with Edge 35 Optic is a new wide angle tilt lens for use on Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony E, Fuji X, and Micro 4/3 interchangeable lens cameras.

The Composer Pro II with Edge 35 Optic will be available in April for $449.95, and by itself as an Optic for those who already own a Composer series lens, for $249.95.

The Lensbaby Composer Pro II with Edge 35 Optic is a new wide angle tilt lens for use on Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony E, Fuji X, and Micro 4/3 interchangeable lens cameras.The Composer Pro II with Edge 35 Optic will be available in April for $449.95, and by itself…

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Tokina Opera 16-28mm F2.8 Hands-on Photos

Mark Goldstein | Digital SLR Cameras , Lenses

Distributed by Hahnel in the UK, the Tokina Opera 16-28mm F2.8 is an affordable wide-angle lens for Canon and Nikon full-frame DSLR cameras.

This lens has a complex optical design with 15 elements in 13 groups, low distortion and low light falloff, a One-Touch Focus Clutch Mechanism, and Silent Drive autofocusing.

The Tokina Opera 16-28mm F2.8 is priced at £699 / $699.

Check out our gallery of hands-on photos of this exciting new DSLR lens.

Distributed by Hahnel in the UK, the Tokina Opera 16-28mm F2.8 is an affordable wide-angle lens for Canon and Nikon full-frame DSLR cameras.This lens has a complex optical design with 15 elements in 13 groups, low distortion and low light falloff, a One-Touch Focus Clutch Mechanism, and Silent Drive autofocusing.The…

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Samyang Spring 2019 Lenses Hands-on Photos

Korean manufacturer Samyang have been gradually releasing details of 8 new lenses this Spring.

Samyang are showcasing four of them at The Photography Show 2019 in Birmingham, UK. Check out our extensive gallery of hands-on photos of the latest Samyang lenses.

Korean manufacturer Samyang have been gradually releasing details of 8 new lenses this Spring. Samyang are showcasing four of them at The Photography Show 2019 in Birmingham, UK. Check out our extensive gallery of hands-on photos of the latest Samyang lenses.