Archive for the ‘Lenses’ category

New Sigma Lenses: 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM, 12-24mm f/4 DG HSM, 500mm f/4 DG OS HSM

Sigma has unveiled its three new lenses which will make photographers spend more to have them. They are 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art, 12-24mm f/4 DG HSM Art and 500mm f/4 DG OS HSM Sport lenses.

Called as the “ultimate portrait lens,” Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art is said to support the highest resolution sensors [...]

Ricoh’s New Pentax 24-70mm f/2.8 Full-frame Lens

Although the Pentax full-frame camera will be available in 2016, Ricoh has announced  its new zoom lens which is claimed to ideal for various shooting needs from wedding, portraiture and sports, to nature, landscape and travel. The new HD Pentax-D FA 24-70mm f/2.8 ED SDM WR lens has weather-resistant construction to prevent water intrusion into [...]

Tamron’s New SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD & SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD

Tamron has unveiled two new lenses of SP series, namely SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD and  SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD. Said to have been revamped internally and externally, the two new lenses are compatible full-frame DSLR cameras and APS-C format ones as well.
Tamron launched the first SP Series in 1979, the legendary [...]

Samyang’s New 100mm Macro Lenses for Photo & Video

Samyang, Korean lens manufacturer, has two new 100mm macro lenses. They are Samyang 100mm F2.8 ED UMC Macro lens for making photograph and 100mm T3.1 VDSLR ED UMC Macro cine lens for shooting video.
Guaranteeing superior image quality, Samyang 100mm F2.8 ED UMC Macro photo lens enables us to capture a photo subject with the minimum [...]

Leica’s New Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4 ASPH Lens

Leica has just unveiled its new Leica Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4 ASPH lens, which is said to be the first Leica lens combining such a high aperture and focal length. It is also Leica’s fastest 28mm lens to date for M-system cameras.
Comprising 10 lenses in seven groups, the lens holds an aspherical lens-element and a floating [...]

Canon’s New EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens

Canon USA has unveiled the new nifty-fifty lens, Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM, which lightweight and compact. The lens supports both Canon’s full-frame and APS-C format EOS DSLR cameras, and EOS cinema cameras as well.
With a large maximum aperture of f/1.8, this single focal length lens – having effective focal length of 80mm when attached [...]

Sigma Lens Problem with Canon 750D & 760D

Sigma has announced that some of its Canon-mount lenses cannot be used with live view on Canon EOS 750D and 760D. When the Live View Mode button on camera is pressed, images are not displayed on the rear LCD monitor.
The problem occurs on 13 Sigma zoom lenses – 7 current and 6 discontinued models.
Current models:

17-50mm [...]

New Fujinon XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR Lens

Fujifilm has announced a new lens, Fujinon XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR. To be added to the X-Series interchangeable lens line-up, it is claimed to have high-speed autofocus as fast as 0.11 second, making it ideal for street shooting and portraiture.
Its fixed focal length of 16mm (24mm in 35mm format equivalent) “offers a dramatic wide [...]

New Telephoto Lens with 80x Magnification for Smartphone

At this time, Nikon Coolpix P900 still holds the record its superzoom range with 83x optical zoom (24-2000mm equivalent). Now, your smartphone can match with P900 with the new Super Spy 80x superzoom lens dedicated for smartphone camera.
The seller, Brando online store, claims that the lens is capable to capture clear shots of subject from a [...]

New Sigma 24mm f/1.4 Art Lens

Sigma has just announced new Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG HSM Art lens that will be available in March for US$ 849. The lens is designed for full-frame DSLR and when used on digital cameras with an APS-C size image sensor, it effectively becomes 38mm. It will be available in Sigma and Canon mounts next month, [...]