Archive: Tag: Announcement

Venus Optics Announced New f/0,95 Argus Lenses for Sony E, Fuji X and MFT

Venus Optics announced new “Argus” lenses with f/0,95 aperture. New f/0,95 Argus lenses are available in Sony E, Fuji X and MFT mounts. The names of these lenses are 25mm f/0,95 for MFT, 33mm f/0,95 for Fuji X, 35mm and 45mm f/0,95 for Sony E.

  1. 25mm f/0,95 for MFT
  2. 33mm f/0,95 for Fuji X
  3. 35mm f/0,95 for Sony E
  4. 45mm f/0,95 for Sony E

The lenses will be available in Q2-Q3 and preorders should open soon. Venus Optics lenses are sold at Adorama and B&H.

NiSi 15mm f/4 Lens for Sony E, Canon RF, Nikon Z, and Fujifilm X

NiSi Optics has announced the NiSi 15mm f/4 wide-angle manual focus lens for full-frame mirrrless. The US price of the lens is $579.00 and available for pre-order. You can also find NiSi products at Amazon, and B&HPhoto. NiSi 15mm f/4 full-frame lens is available for Nikon Z, Canon R, Sony E, and Fuji X mounts.

The fully-manual lens features an all-metal construction and is comprised of 12 elements in 10 groups, including one double-side aspherical element and two extra-low dispersion elements. It has an aperture range of F4 through F22 and uses a ten-blade aperture diaphragm, which helps to create the signature sunstars this lens is named after. Continue reading…

Official : Nikon Will No Longer Provide International Warranty

Nikon has announced it will no longer provide a international warranty for its products. Instead, the company says it will transition to regional warranties for interchangeable lenses and accessories by the end of this month.

Nikon says the change will affect ‘NIKKOR interchangeable lenses (F mount and Z mount lenses, mount adapters, etc.) and accessories (Speedlights, etc.).

Related : Nikon to end 70 years of camera production in Japan

So in Summary Nikon is killing off its international warranty in favor of regional warranties. See full press text : Continue reading…

New Compact Godox AD100Pro Pocket Flash

Godox announced a new Godox AD100Pro pocket flash. Godox AD100Pro compatible for Canon, Sony, Nikon, Fuji, Pentax, Panasonic and Olympus. LightWeight Featherweight at just over 18oz / 524g with Battery.

The US price is $299  (available at Adorama under the Flashpoint) and it will be released on March 1, 2021. The Godox AD100pro Pocket Flash is available for pre-order at AmazonB&H and Adorama Continue reading…

Viltrox 24mm f/1.8, 35mm f/1.8, and 50mm f/1.8 Lenses Announced for Sony E-mount

Viltrox announced three new lenses for Sony E-mount: 24mm f/1.8, 35mm f/1.8, and 50mm f/1.8.

New Viltrox lenses should be available soon. All Viltrox lenses are sold at Adorama, B&H and Amazon but these lenses are not listed yet. So price information is yet to be announced but we expect $399 for new mdoels just like the Viltrox AF 85mm F1.8 FE II Lens. It is now available to through the B&HPhoto store for $399.

Additional information can be found below. Continue reading…

Nikon to end 70 years of camera production in Japan

After 70 years Nikon to end camera production in Japan, manufacturing moving to Thailand by the end of 2021. Japanese publication AERAdot (translatedhas reported that Nikon is ending domestic camera production in Japan.

Cost-cutting is the main reason for the move. The Nikon factory in Sendai will continue to play an important role in future camera production. Currently, Z6 & Z7 and Z-mount lens production have already moved to Thailand, and D6 production will be moved to Thailand by the end of 2021. More details after the break ! Continue reading…

Venus Optics Unveils Laowa 10mm f/2 Zero-D MFT Lens

Venus Optics launches Laowa 10mm f/2 Zero-D MFT lens for Micro Four Thirds.

Offering a 96° Angle of view and equipped with 46mm filter threads, no matter using for landscape, astrophotography or architecture photography, the lens is always able to produce impressive results without any extra burden.

The lens also equipped with a CPU chip and motor. You can now control the aperture in-camera and record all the metadata in the EXIF. It will be also perfect for vlogging, drones and other lightweight videography setups.

Designed for the MTF system, Laowa 10mm f/2 Zero-D MFT Lens costs $399. Venus Optics lenses are sold atAdorama and B&H. Sample photos can be found here.
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Sony FE 28-60mm f/4-5.6 Lens Release Date Scheduled for January 29, 2021

Sony Japan released a statement about the long-delayed Sony FE 28-60mm f/4-5.6 lens.  The FE 28-60mm is slated to be available on its own in January 29, 2021 for $499 (B&HAdorama).

Stores have the lens listed, but not available yet, which should change tonight or tomorrow (December 18, 2020). Check out the first Sony FE 28-60mm f/4-5.6 Lens reviews and hands-on videos. Continue reading…