Category: Lenses

Thursday, November 18, 2021

The new Nikon Z 28mm f/2.8 is the smallest and lightest full-frame Z series prime lens yet released.

This bright 28mm wide-angle prime weighs just 155g and offers a 0.19m minimum focus distance and weather-sealing.

The Nikon Z 28mm f/2.8 is priced at £249 | €289 and will be available in Winter 2021.

The new Nikon Z 28mm f/2.8 is the smallest and lightest full-frame Z series prime lens yet released. This bright 28mm wide-angle prime weighs just 155g and offers a 0.19m minimum focus distance and weather-sealing. The Nikon Z 28mm f/2.8 is priced at £249 | €289 and will be available in Winter 2021.

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Panasonic have just unveiled a brand new prime lens for L-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras, the LUMIX S 35mm F1.8, which joins the three other large-aperture F1.8 lenses (85mm, 50mm and 24mm) in the range.

The Panasonic LUMIX S 35mm F1.8 will be available from mid-November priced at £579.99 / $699.99 in the UK and USA respectively.

In addition, Panasonic have announced that development is underway for a new 18mm ultra-wide angle fixed focal length lens with an F1.8 maximum aperture.

Panasonic have just unveiled a brand new prime lens for L-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras, the LUMIX S 35mm F1.8, which joins the three other large-aperture F1.8 lenses (85mm, 50mm and 24mm) in the range. The Panasonic LUMIX S 35mm F1.8 will be available from mid-November priced at £579.99 / $699.9…

Thursday, November 4, 2021

The new Samyang AF 50mm F1.4 FE II is a fast-aperture prime lens designed for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras with full-frame and APS-C sensors.

This is an updated and improved version of Samyang's first ever autofocus lens designed for Sony-E mount.

The suggested retail price is £599 including VAT in the UK and initial stock is due to arrive in early December 2021.

The new Samyang AF 50mm F1.4 FE II is a fast-aperture prime lens designed for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras with full-frame and APS-C sensors. This is an updated and improved version of Samyang's first ever autofocus lens designed for Sony-E mount. The suggested retail price is £599 including VAT in…

OM Digital Solutions have just unveiled the new OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 20mm F1.4 PRO prime lens for Micro Four Thirds sensor cameras.

Offering a 35mm equivalent focal length of 40mm, the 20mm F1.4 PRO is the first product to feature the OM System branding.

The OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 20mm F1.4 PRO lens will be available from the end of November 2021 priced at €699 / £649 / $799.

OM Digital Solutions have just unveiled the new OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 20mm F1.4 PRO prime lens for Micro Four Thirds sensor cameras. Offering a 35mm equivalent focal length of 40mm, the 20mm F1.4 PRO is the first product to feature the OM System branding. The OM System M.Zuiko…

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Samyang has launched its first AF lens for Fujifilm X-Mount, the AF 12mm F2 X ultra-wide-angle.

Delivering a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 18mm with a 99.1° ultra-wide field of view, the new Samyang 12mm X for Fuji has a bright F2.0 maximum aperture, weighs 59.2mm in length and weighs just 212g.

The price of the Samyang AF 12mm F2 X will be £402 including VAT and initial stock is due to arrive in early November 2021.

Samyang has launched its first AF lens for Fujifilm X-Mount, the AF 12mm F2 X ultra-wide-angle. Delivering a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 18mm with a 99.1° ultra-wide field of view, the new Samyang 12mm X for Fuji has a bright F2.0 maximum aperture, weighs 59.2mm in length and weighs just…

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The new Samyang AF 24-70mm F2.8 FE is a wide-angle to short telephoto lens designed for E-mount mirrorless cameras. This is the first zoom lens that Samyang have ever released.

The UK price will be £828 including VAT and initial stock is due to arrive in early November 2021.

The new Samyang AF 24-70mm F2.8 FE is a wide-angle to short telephoto lens designed for E-mount mirrorless cameras. This is the first zoom lens that Samyang have ever released. The UK price will be £828 including VAT and initial stock is due to arrive in early November 2021.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Sony have just unveiled the 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS II, the World’s lightest 70-200mm F2.8 zoom lens.

Weighing in at a whopping 29% / 435g lighter than the original Mark 1 version, the Sony 70-200mm Mark II represents a significant upgrade of the 5-year-old original, including next generation auto-focusing and a range of advanced features.

Sony have just unveiled the 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS II, the World’s lightest 70-200mm F2.8 zoom lens. Weighing in at a whopping 29% / 435g lighter than the original Mark 1 version, the Sony 70-200mm Mark II represents a significant upgrade of the 5-year-old original, including next generation auto-focusing and…

The Nikon Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR super-zoom lens new offers superb image quality and versatility for those shooting at wide, standard, or telephoto focal lengths.

The NIKKOR Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR will be available from November 2021 priced at £599.00 in the UK.

The Nikon Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR super-zoom lens new offers superb image quality and versatility for those shooting at wide, standard, or telephoto focal lengths. The NIKKOR Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR will be available from November 2021 priced at £599.00 in the UK.

Thursday, September 30, 2021

The Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III VXD G2 is a second-generation fast-aperture standard zoom lens for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras.

It offers significantly improved optical and autofocus performance and new function customization.

The Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III VXD G2 will be available from October 28, 2021 priced at £849.99 in the UK and $899 in the US.

The Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III VXD G2 is a second-generation fast-aperture standard zoom lens for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras. It offers significantly improved optical and autofocus performance and new function customization. The Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III VXD G2 will be available from October 28, 2021 priced at £849.9…

The Tamron 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD is a new 16.6x superzoom telephoto lens for Fujifilm X-series APS-C mirrorless cameras.

It covers a wide zoom range from approximately 27mm to 450mm in the 35mm full-frame equivalent focal length.

The new Tamron 18-300 mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD (model B061X) for Fujifilm X-mount will be available from October 28th, 2021 priced at £679.99 including VAT in the UK and $699 in the US.

The Tamron 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD is a new 16.6x superzoom telephoto lens for Fujifilm X-series APS-C mirrorless cameras. It covers a wide zoom range from approximately 27mm to 450mm in the 35mm full-frame equivalent focal length. The new Tamron 18-300 mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD (model…

The Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD is the world's first mirrorless zoom lens with a maximum wide-open aperture of F2.

The 35-150mm F2-2.8 is a zoom lens that covers the range from wide-angle (35mm) through telephoto (150mm) and is ideal for travel photography.

The new Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD will be available from October 28, 2021 priced at £1599.99 in the UK and $1899.99 in the US.

You can download some full-size Tamron 35-150mm sample images ahead of our full review.

The Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD is the world's first mirrorless zoom lens with a maximum wide-open aperture of F2. The 35-150mm F2-2.8 is a zoom lens that covers the range from wide-angle (35mm) through telephoto (150mm) and is ideal for travel photography. The new Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di…

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

The Irix 30mm f/1.4 lens is a new full-frame DSLR lens that's based on the already released 30mm Cine model, retaining the optical properties of the cine version but with a completely different housing.

The Irix 30mm f / 1.4 lens will be available in October 2021 for Nikon F, Canon EF and Pentax K mounts, price to be announced.

The Irix 30mm f/1.4 lens is a new full-frame DSLR lens that's based on the already released 30mm Cine model, retaining the optical properties of the cine version but with a completely different housing. The Irix 30mm f / 1.4 lens will be available in October 2021 for Nikon F…

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Canon have just unveiled two brand new lenses for EOS R full-frame mirrorless cameras, an ultra-wide-angle prime and a super-telephoto zoom.

The RF 16mm f2.8 STM is an ultra-wide angle prime lens that is the same size as the RF 50mm f1.8, making it well-suited to vlogging and astrophotography.

Weighing just 635g, the RF 100-400mm f5.6-8 IS USM is a lightweight, compact super-telephoto lens designed for budding sports and wildlife photographers.

The RF 16mm F1.8 STM is priced at £319.99 / €369.99 / $299.99 and the RF 100-400mm F5.6-8 IS USM will cost £699.99 / €799.99 / $649.99.

Canon have just unveiled two brand new lenses for EOS R full-frame mirrorless cameras, an ultra-wide-angle prime and a super-telephoto zoom. The RF 16mm f2.8 STM is an ultra-wide angle prime lens that is the same size as the RF 50mm f1.8, making it well-suited to vlogging and astrophotography. Weighing…

The new Nikkor Z 40mm f/2 is a compact and lightweight prime lens for the Nikon Z mount system.

This bright, standard prime lens offers a natural angle of view that is ideal for candid portraits, interviews, and how-to videos.

Available from 30th September 2021, the Nikon 40mm is priced at £249 in the UK.

The new Nikkor Z 40mm f/2 is a compact and lightweight prime lens for the Nikon Z mount system. This bright, standard prime lens offers a natural angle of view that is ideal for candid portraits, interviews, and how-to videos. Available from 30th September 2021, the Nikon 40mm is priced…

Friday, September 10, 2021

Laowa have just announced the World’s Fastest 35mm lens for full frame cameras, the Argus 35mm f/0.95 FF.

Priced at $899 and available now, the Laowa Argus 35mm f/0.95 FF offers extraordinary shallow depth of field and dreamy bokeh.

This auto-focus lens has an aperture ring click switch mechanism, internal focusing, low focus breathing, long focus throw and 15-aperture blades.

Laowa have just announced the World’s Fastest 35mm lens for full frame cameras, the Argus 35mm f/0.95 FF. Priced at $899 and available now, the Laowa Argus 35mm f/0.95 FF offers extraordinary shallow depth of field and dreamy bokeh. This auto-focus lens has an aperture ring click switch mechanism, internal…

Thursday, September 9, 2021

The new Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN Contemporary is a wide-angle prime lens for the L-Mount and Sony E-mount camera systems.

Offering superb optical performance, a bright F2 aperture, an all-metal build and a manual aperture ring, the Sigma 24mm F2 joins four existing I series lenses as well as the new 90mm F2.8.

The Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN Contemporary will be available from 24 September 2021, priced at £549.99 in the UK.

The new Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN Contemporary is a wide-angle prime lens for the L-Mount and Sony E-mount camera systems. Offering superb optical performance, a bright F2 aperture, an all-metal build and a manual aperture ring, the Sigma 24mm F2 joins four existing I series lenses as well as…

The new Sigma 90mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary is an affordable portrait prime lens for Sony and L-mount mirrorless cameras.

Offering superb optical performance, a bright F2.8 aperture, an all-metal build and a manual aperture ring, the Sigma 90mm F2.8 joins four existing I series lenses as well as the new 24mm F2.

The Sigma 90mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary will be available from 24 September 2021, priced at £549.99 in the UK.

The new Sigma 90mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary is an affordable portrait prime lens for Sony and L-mount mirrorless cameras. Offering superb optical performance, a bright F2.8 aperture, an all-metal build and a manual aperture ring, the Sigma 90mm F2.8 joins four existing I series lenses as well as the…

Olympus have just announced the development of two new Micro Four Thirds lenses, both from the M.Zuiko PRO series.

The M.Zuiko Digital ED 20mm F1.4 PRO is a compact large-diameter single-focal-length lens. The M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F4.0 PRO is a compact telephoto zoom lens.

The launch date and pricing have yet to be announced.

Olympus have just announced the development of two new Micro Four Thirds lenses, both from the M.Zuiko PRO series. The M.Zuiko Digital ED 20mm F1.4 PRO is a compact large-diameter single-focal-length lens. The M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F4.0 PRO is a compact telephoto zoom lens. The launch date and pricing…

The new Mitakon 135mm f/2.5 APO portrait lens is available in Canon EF, Canon RF, Nikon F, Nikon Z and Sony FE mounts.

This manual-focus-only lens is an updated version of Mitakon's old 135mm f/2.8 lens, with an improved optical design, internal focus design and no focus breathing.

The new Mitakon Creator 135mm f/2.5 lens is available now priced at $299.

The new Mitakon 135mm f/2.5 APO portrait lens is available in Canon EF, Canon RF, Nikon F, Nikon Z and Sony FE mounts. This manual-focus-only lens is an updated version of Mitakon's old 135mm f/2.8 lens, with an improved optical design, internal focus design and no focus breathing. The new…

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Want to see exactly what the new Fujifilm XF 33mm F1.4 R LM WR lens looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Fujifilm XF 33mm F1.4 R LM WR lens, mounted on the Fujifilm X-Pro3 camera.

Want to see exactly what the new Fujifilm XF 33mm F1.4 R LM WR lens looks like in the flesh? Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Fujifilm XF 33mm F1.4 R LM WR lens, mounted on the Fujifilm X-Pro3 camera.