Category: Lenses

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Ahead of our full review, do you want to see exactly what the new Panasonic Lumix S 14-28mm F4-5.6 MACRO lens for full-frame sensor mirrorless cameras looks like in the flesh?

We were given a sneak peek of the Lumix 14-28mm ahead of its launch today.

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of this impressive new ultra-wide-angle zoom lens.

Ahead of our full review, do you want to see exactly what the new Panasonic Lumix S 14-28mm F4-5.6 MACRO lens for full-frame sensor mirrorless cameras looks like in the flesh? We were given a sneak peek of the Lumix 14-28mm ahead of its launch today. Check out our hands-on…

The Lumix S 14-28mm F4-5.6 MACRO (S-R1428) is a compact, budget-friendly ultra wide-angle L-Mount zoom lens with half-size macro capability.

This new lens will be available from February 2023 priced at €999 / £879.99.

The Lumix S 14-28mm F4-5.6 MACRO (S-R1428) is a compact, budget-friendly ultra wide-angle L-Mount zoom lens with half-size macro capability. This new lens will be available from February 2023 priced at €999 / £879.99.

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Ahead of our full review, do you want to see exactly what the new Fujifilm XF 30mm F2.8 R LM WR Macro lens for Fuji's APS-C sensor mirrorless cameras looks like in the flesh?

We were given a sneak peek of the Fuji XF 30mm Macro ahead of its launch today.

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of this tiny new 1:1 life-size macro lens.

Ahead of our full review, do you want to see exactly what the new Fujifilm XF 30mm F2.8 R LM WR Macro lens for Fuji's APS-C sensor mirrorless cameras looks like in the flesh? We were given a sneak peek of the Fuji XF 30mm Macro ahead of its launch…

The Fujifilm XF 30mm F2.8 R LM WR Macro mirrorless camera lens offers macro photography at a 1:1 magnification ratio in a lightweight, compact design.

It consists of 11 elements in nine groups including three aspherical elements and two ED elements, offers a closest focus distance of 10cm, is weather resistant and weighs just 195g.

The Fujifilm XF 30MM F2.8R LM PZ WR Macro will be released in November 2022 priced at £599 in the UK.

The Fujifilm XF 30mm F2.8 R LM WR Macro mirrorless camera lens offers macro photography at a 1:1 magnification ratio in a lightweight, compact design. It consists of 11 elements in nine groups including three aspherical elements and two ED elements, offers a closest focus distance of 10cm, is weather…

"Be a depth of field genius" is the marketing tagline for the new Canon RF 135mm F1.8L IS USM lens for R-series full-frame mirrorless cameras.

Replacing the classic EF 135mm F2L USM lens, this next generation version is faster and also boasts 5.5 stops of optical image stabilisation, which increases to 8 stops when paired with a suitable EOS R camera body.

This dust and water resistant lens has a Nano USM auto-focus motor, two lens function buttons and a control ring, a focusing distance of 0.7m with a 0.26x magnification, plus ASC and super spectral coatings.

The Canon RF 135mm F1.8L IS USM will be available from December 22nd 2022 priced at £2,549.99 / €2,999.99 / $2099.00.

"Be a depth of field genius" is the marketing tagline for the new Canon RF 135mm F1.8L IS USM lens for R-series full-frame mirrorless cameras. Replacing the classic EF 135mm F2L USM lens, this next generation version is faster and also boasts 5.5 stops of optical image stabilisation, which increases…

The NIKKOR Z 600mm f/4 TC VR S is a brand new super-telephoto prime lens for Nikon Z-series mirrorless cameras.

Featuring a built-in 1.4x tele-converter – the same as the Z 400mm f/4 – the focal length can be extended to 840mm. You can then also add Nikon's optional 2x teleconverter, providing a focal length of 1680mm.

The NIKKOR Z 600mm f/4 TC VR S is a brand new super-telephoto prime lens for Nikon Z-series mirrorless cameras. Featuring a built-in 1.4x tele-converter – the same as the Z 400mm f/4 – the focal length can be extended to 840mm. You can then also add Nikon's optional 2x…

Ahead of our full review, do you want to see exactly what the new Canon RF 135mm F/1.8L USM lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras looks like in the flesh?

We were given a sneak peek of the Canon RF 135mm ahead of its launch today.

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

Ahead of our full review, do you want to see exactly what the new Canon RF 135mm F/1.8L USM lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras looks like in the flesh? We were given a sneak peek of the Canon RF 135mm ahead of its launch today. Check out our hands-on gallery…

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Originally launched in 1961 and unchanged for 35 years, the Leica Summilux-M 35 f/1.4 has just been relaunched in its original vintage design and with an identical optical calculation to the very first version.

The stainless-steel front ring known as the “Steel Rim”, lockable focus ring and black attachable lens hood are also modelled on the original. A new included addition is a second, round lens hood with an E46 thread which enables the use of filters.

The Leica Summilux-M 35 f/1.4 is available now priced at £3,400 in the UK.

Originally launched in 1961 and unchanged for 35 years, the Leica Summilux-M 35 f/1.4 has just been relaunched in its original vintage design and with an identical optical calculation to the very first version. The stainless-steel front ring known as the “Steel Rim”, lockable focus ring and black attachable lens…

Thursday, September 8, 2022

The Fujifilm XF 56mm F1.2 R WR is a new mid-telephoto prime lens that offers an equivalent focal length of 85mm in 35mm terms.

This is the first X Mount lens to feature 11 diaphragm blades for better bokeh and it also offers a minimum focusing distance of 50cm and weather resistance.

Available from 29th September 2022, the Fujifilm XF 56mm F1.2 R WR is priced at £999 in the UK.

The Fujifilm XF 56mm F1.2 R WR is a new mid-telephoto prime lens that offers an equivalent focal length of 85mm in 35mm terms. This is the first X Mount lens to feature 11 diaphragm blades for better bokeh and it also offers a minimum focusing distance of 50cm and…

The Fujifilm GF 20-35mm F4 R WR is an ultra-wide-angle medium-format lens that offers an effective focal range of 16-28mm in 35mm terms.

Key features of this compact lens include the constant F4 open aperture across the zoom range, weight of just 725g and use of the highly versatile 82mm filter size.

Available from September 29th 2022, the Fujifilm GF 20-35mm F4 R WR is priced at £2349 in the UK.

The Fujifilm GF 20-35mm F4 R WR is an ultra-wide-angle medium-format lens that offers an effective focal range of 16-28mm in 35mm terms. Key features of this compact lens include the constant F4 open aperture across the zoom range, weight of just 725g and use of the highly versatile 82mm…

Want to see exactly what the Fujifilm XF 56mm F1.2 R WR mirrorless camera lens looks like in the flesh?

We were given a sneak peek of the Fuji 56mm WR at an exclusive briefing with Fujifilm UK earlier this month.

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of this mid-telephoto prime lens for Fujifilm's extensive range of APS-C sensor mirrorless cameras.

Want to see exactly what the Fujifilm XF 56mm F1.2 R WR mirrorless camera lens looks like in the flesh? We were given a sneak peek of the Fuji 56mm WR at an exclusive briefing with Fujifilm UK earlier this month. Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of this…

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Nikon have just launched the exciting new Z 400mm F4.5 VR S, a super-telephoto lens that weighs a mere 1245g and measures 23.4cm in length.

This new lens is fully compatible with Nikon's 1.4x and 2x teleconverters, which provide a focal range of 560mm and 800mm respectively.

Its offers 5.5 stops of built-in optical image stabilisation, increasing to 6 stops when paired with the flagship Z9 camera.

The new Z 400mm F4.5 VR S is only slightly larger than the Z 70-200m F2.8 and the Z 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6, whilst being much more affordable than the Z 400mm F2.8 lens.

The Nikon Z 400mm lens will go on sale on July 14th 2022 priced at £3299 / 3699 Euros.

Nikon have just launched the exciting new Z 400mm F4.5 VR S, a super-telephoto lens that weighs a mere 1245g and measures 23.4cm in length. This new lens is fully compatible with Nikon's 1.4x and 2x teleconverters, which provide a focal range of 560mm and 800mm respectively. Its offers 5.…

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Sony has expanded its APS-C lens line up with the introduction of the power zoom G lens E PZ 10-20mm F4 G (model SELP1020G), versatile G lens E 15mm F1.4 G (model SEL15F14G), and the ultra-wide prime E 11mm F1.8 (model SEL11F18).

All three lenses will be available in June 2022. The E PZ 10-20mm F4 G is priced at £750 / €850, the E 15mm F1.4 G £750 / €850, and the E 11mm F1.8 £500 / €600.

Sony has expanded its APS-C lens line up with the introduction of the power zoom G lens E PZ 10-20mm F4 G (model SELP1020G), versatile G lens E 15mm F1.4 G (model SEL15F14G), and the ultra-wide prime E 11mm F1.8 (model SEL11F18). All three lenses will be available in June…

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Fujifilm have officially announced the XF 18-120 power zoom and XF 150-600 super-telephoto lenses, as well as adding three more new optics to the X-Series lens roadmap.

Fujifilm have officially announced the XF 18-120 power zoom and XF 150-600 super-telephoto lenses, as well as adding three more new optics to the X-Series lens roadmap.

Want to see exactly what the Fujifilm XF 18-120mm F4 R LM PZ WR mirrorless camera lens looks like in the flesh?

We were given a sneak peek at an exclusive briefing with Fujifilm UK earlier this month.

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of this video-centric zoom for Fujifilm's extensive range of APS-C sensor mirrorless cameras.

Want to see exactly what the Fujifilm XF 18-120mm F4 R LM PZ WR mirrorless camera lens looks like in the flesh? We were given a sneak peek at an exclusive briefing with Fujifilm UK earlier this month. Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of this video-centric zoom for…

Want to see exactly what the Fujifilm XF 150-600mm F5.6-8 R LM OIS WR mirrorless camera lens looks like in the flesh?

We were given a sneak peek at an exclusive briefing with Fujifilm UK earlier this month.

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of this super-telephoto zoom for Fujifilm's extensive range of APS-C sensor mirrorless cameras.

Want to see exactly what the Fujifilm XF 150-600mm F5.6-8 R LM OIS WR mirrorless camera lens looks like in the flesh? We were given a sneak peek at an exclusive briefing with Fujifilm UK earlier this month. Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of this super-telephoto zoom for…

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Want to see exactly what the Canon RF-S 18-45mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM mirrorless camera lens looks like in the flesh?

We were given a sneak peek at an exclusive briefing with Canon UK earlier this month.

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of this standard kit zoom for Canon's new range of APS-C sensor mirrorless cameras.

Want to see exactly what the Canon RF-S 18-45mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM mirrorless camera lens looks like in the flesh? We were given a sneak peek at an exclusive briefing with Canon UK earlier this month. Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of this standard kit zoom for Canon's…

Want to see exactly what the Canon RF-S 18-150mm F3.5-6.3 IS STM mirrorless camera lens looks like in the flesh?

We were given a sneak peek at an exclusive briefing with Canon UK earlier this month.

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of this travel zoom for Canon's new range of APS-C sensor mirrorless cameras.

Want to see exactly what the Canon RF-S 18-150mm F3.5-6.3 IS STM mirrorless camera lens looks like in the flesh? We were given a sneak peek at an exclusive briefing with Canon UK earlier this month. Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of this travel zoom for Canon's new…

Canon has launched a brand new APS-C sensor EOS R System, including the EOS R7 and EOS R10 cameras and the RF-S 18-45mm and RF-S 18-150mm kit lenses.

The EOS R7 will be available in June 2022 priced at £1,349.99 / €1,649.99 / $1,499.00, while the EOS R10 will cost £899.99 / €1079.99 / $979.99 when it launches in July 2022.

Canon has launched a brand new APS-C sensor EOS R System, including the EOS R7 and EOS R10 cameras and the RF-S 18-45mm and RF-S 18-150mm kit lenses. The EOS R7 will be available in June 2022 priced at £1,349.99 / €1,649.99 / $1,499.00, while the EOS R10 will cost…

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

OM System have just unveiled two brand new mirrorless camera lenses, the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO II and the M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F4.0 PRO.

The Mark II version of the 12-40mm offers improved image quality and weather-resistant performance.

The 40-150mm F4 is the world's most compact, lightweight lens featuring a fixed maximum aperture value of F4.0.

The 12-40mm II is priced at £899.99 and the 40-150mm is priced at £799.99, both shipping at the beginning of March 2022.

OM System have just unveiled two brand new mirrorless camera lenses, the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO II and the M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F4.0 PRO. The Mark II version of the 12-40mm offers improved image quality and weather-resistant performance. The 40-150mm F4 is the world's most compact, lightweight…