New Meyer-Optik Görlitz MK II Lenses Now Available

The Meyer Optik Görlitz Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 II lens is now available for Canon EF, Pentax K, M42, Nikon F, Sony E, Micro Four Thirds. Fuji X and Leica L mounts.

The new Meyer Optik Görlitz lenses are already available for preorder for different DSLR and mirrorless mounts.

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New Fujifilm Rebates: Up to $1000 off on Fujifilm Cameras and Lenses

Here are the new Fujifilm instant rebates. Fujifilm released their instant rebates on selected Fujifilm cameras and lenses for June 2020. You can save up to $1000 on these Fujifilm mirrorless cameras and lenses.

Check out also the new Sony rebates and Nikon discounts. Below are the detailed savings and direct links to the major US stores.  Continue reading “New Fujifilm Rebates: Up to $1000 off on Fujifilm Cameras and Lenses”

Viltrox 23mm f/1.4 Lens First Look Review

Here is the Viltrox 23mm f/1.4 lens first look review. Many photographers wonder if Viltrox 23mm f/1.4 lens level of performance for the price.

Damian Brown got his hands on the Viltrox 23mm f/1.4 lens and here is the first look video. Viltrox lenses are sold at AdoramaB&H and Amazon. Continue reading “Viltrox 23mm f/1.4 Lens First Look Review”

Fujifilm XF Lens Firmware Updates

Fujifilm XF lens firmware updates released.  Firmware update is important and you have to update firmware to keep your Fuji X-Series camera and lenses up to date.

Before starting the update hold down the disp/back button while turning on the camera to see what firmware version the camera and lens are running. Select whether you want to upgrade the camera or the lens.

Check out the details and download links below for the new Fujifilm XF lens firmware updates. Continue reading “Fujifilm XF Lens Firmware Updates”

Major Firmware Released for X-T30, Minor Updates for X-T3, 16-80mm F4 Lens

Fujifilm has released firmware updates for its X-T30 and X-T3 camera systems, as well as its XF 16–80mm F4 R OIS WR lens.

Fujifilm X-T3 firmware updated to version 3.21X-T30 to version 1.20 and the wide-angle zoom XF 16-80mm f/4 lens to V1.0.3.

Even the Fujifilm X-T3 and the XF 16-80mm f/4 lens (Amazon / B&H Photo Video/Adorama) firmware fixes minor bugs, Fuji X-T30 has a major upgrade including the improve in autofocus system. Continue reading “Major Firmware Released for X-T30, Minor Updates for X-T3, 16-80mm F4 Lens”

Metabones launches Nikon F to Fuji G-mount (GFX) Expander 1.26x

Metabones has announced the Nikon G Lens to Fuji G-mount (GFX) Expander 1.26x, which allows users to use Nikon F mount lenses on Fujifilm GFX bodies. The Metabones Nikon F to GFX mount adapter will be priced at $519.

The mount adapter is compatible with Nikon F-mount lenses with mechanical aperture lever, but can also be used DX lenses; however, Metabones warns this will cause severe vignetting in most conditions. See the press text of Metabones Introduces Nikon G Lens to Fuji G-mount (GFX) Expander 1.26x below. Continue reading “Metabones launches Nikon F to Fuji G-mount (GFX) Expander 1.26x”

Fuji Released Firmware Updates for X-T2, X-Pro1, X-A7, X-E1 and Fujinon XF8-16mm f/2.8

Fujifilm has released new firmware updates for several Fujifilm cameras and lenses.

This firmware update includes Fujifilm X-T2, X-Pro1, X-A7, X-E1 cameras and Fujinon XF 8-16mm f/2.8 lens.  Continue reading “Fuji Released Firmware Updates for X-T2, X-Pro1, X-A7, X-E1 and Fujinon XF8-16mm f/2.8”

New Fujinon XF 50mm f/1.0 R WR Lens Images

At the ‘X Summit’ in London, Fujifilm introduced several new and upcoming products. The Fujinon XF 50mm f/1.0 R WR lens were also on display and it confirmed that the fast prime optic would come this year.

The lens currently works with CDAF and Fuji is also working on PDAF. It has a 77mm front filter thread and it will be the world’s fastest production AF lens when it is released. Continue reading “New Fujinon XF 50mm f/1.0 R WR Lens Images”

Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Macro Lens Price, Specs, Availability

Laowa have released price, specs and availability information for the 65mm f/2.8 2x macro lens.

The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2X Macro APO will be available for Canon EOS M, Fujj X and Sony E mirrorless camera systems. The price of this manual lens is $399. Laowa lenses are listed at B&H Photo and Adorama.

Venus Optics claims that this is the only APS-C mirrorless lens currently on the market capable of achieving a 2:1 magnification.

The 65mm f/2.8 is a compact macro lens available for Fuji X, Sony E and Canon M mount cameras. Venus Optics say they specially designed this lens for use with mirrorless cameras which use APS-C sensors.

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New Fuji GF Lens Roadmap : GF 80mm f/1.7 R WR Lens and GF 30mm f/3.5 R WR Lens

Along with the launch of the standard zoom Fujifilm GF 45-100mm f/4 R LM OIS WR Lens, Fuji also announced the new GF lens roadmap.

Two new lenses have been added to Fujifilm’s medium-format lens roadmap: the Fujinon GF 80mm f/1.7 R WR Lens and GF 30mm f/3.5 R WR Lens.

The 30mm F3.5 provides a 24mm equivalent focal length and will slot in comfortably between the existing GF 23mm F4 and 45mm F2.8.

The 80mm F1.7 will provide a 63mm equiv. focal length and, at F1.34 equivalent, becomes the brightest lens that Fujifilm has developed for its GFX system. Fujifilm promises it will match the optical performance of its excellent 110mm F2. Both lenses are weather-sealed.

The introduction of these two additional lenses to the roadmap will bring Fujifilm’s total number of GF lenses to 13. No pricing or availability is given at this time. Continue reading “New Fuji GF Lens Roadmap : GF 80mm f/1.7 R WR Lens and GF 30mm f/3.5 R WR Lens”