Archive: Tag: L-mount

First Tests of Sigma 35mm and 65mm f/2.0 FE Lenses

Here are the first tests of the Sigma 35mm and 65mm f/2.0 FE lenses. Marc Alhadeff from SonyAlpha.Blog tested both Sigma lenses. You can find the highlights to those tests below.

These Sigma 35mm and 62mm lenses are from the latest Sigma announcement. As you might remember three new full-frame mirrorless L-series premium compact prime lenses for Sony E-mount and L-mount bodies have been introduced. These Sigma lenses are 24mm f/3.535mm f/265mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary and will be available for sale through authorized US retailers in mid-January, 2021.

Check out the first tests of the Sigma 35mm and 65mm f/2.0 FE lenses.

2020 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Shopping

Pre-orders now available online :
Sigma 24mm f/3.5 at B&H PhotoAdorama
Sigma 35mm f/2.0 at B&H PhotoAdorama
Sigma 65mm f/2.0 at B&H PhotoAdorama Continue reading…

Additional Coverage on Leica SL2-S Camera

Leica has announced the SL2-S, its third full-frame L-mount camera. Designed for stills and video, Leica SL2-S features a new 24mp BSI CMOS sensor, and 4K CINE video recording. Here is an additional coverage of the new Leica SL2-S camera including reviews, samples and hands-on videos.

Camerasize posted the size comparison between the Leica SL2 vs Leica SL2-S cameras. Leica also released “Henri” Cinematographer’s viewfinder for pairing the new SL2-S with PL, LPL lenses. Leica SL2-S initial review can be found at Dpreview. Of course as usual they have posted What you need to know about the Leica SL2-S and sample photos.

Leica SL2-S: $4,895 at B&HAdorama. Continue reading…

Leica SL2-S Full-frame Mirrorless Camera Announced, Price $4,895

Leica has announced the new Leica SL2-S full-frame mirrorless camera, designed for both stills and video. The new Leica SL2-S is the company’s third full-frame L-mount camera, and is the most video-focused yet.

The camera features a 24mp BSI CMOS sensor, unlimited 4K CINE (10-bit) video recording, and a 4GB buffer to allow for longer continuous shooting at 25fps. There’s also built-in in-body image stabilisation, a multi-shot mode to allow 96mp images to be taken, and weather-sealing.

The US price is $4,895, and it is now available for pre-order at B&H. Continue reading…

Sigma 24mm f/3.5, 35mm f/2, 65mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary Lenses for E-mount and L-mount

Sigma announced three new full-frame mirrorless L-series premium compact prime lenses for Sony E-mount and L-mount bodies. These Sigma lenses are 24mm f/3.5, 35mm f/2, 65mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary and will be available for sale through authorized US retailers in mid-January, 2021.

All three lenses have aperture rings and by-wire manual focus dials, and are driven by stepping motors. They all come with both metal lens caps that attach magnetically and with conventional plastic pinch-type lens caps. Sigma will offer a magnetic lens cap holder that’s attached to a carabiner. All three lenses.

2020 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Shopping

Pre-orders now available online :
Sigma 24mm f/3.5 at B&H PhotoAdorama
Sigma 35mm f/2.0 at B&H PhotoAdorama
Sigma 65mm f/2.0 at B&H PhotoAdorama Continue reading…

Panasonic S 85mm f/1.8 Lens Announced

Panasonic unveiled a new large-aperture medium-telephoto fixed focal length lens. enhances portrait photography with its beautiful bokeh effect.

Based on the L-Mount system for the LUMIX S Series full-frame mirrorless camera, Panasonic is going to release four F1.8 large-aperture lenses as previously announced, and this 85mm F1.8 is the first one. These four F1.8 lenses feature common size and position of control parts to provide practical advantage in use, for example, when the camera is on a gimbal, it is easy to exchange lenses quickly with minimum adjustment of connected gears. Filters can also be used in common thanks to the same diameter. Boasting high mobility realized by its compact size and light weight, the LUMIX S 85mm F1.8 is also suitable for stills.

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New Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift Lens for Mirrorless Cameras

Venus Optics officially announced the Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift Lens – the World’s Widest Shift lens for full frame cameras and medium format cameras.

Available in Canon EF, Nikon F, Canon RF, Nikon Z, and Sony FE mounts the lens is constructed of 17 elements in 11 groups, including two aspherical elements and a new lens coating. It has a 110-degree angle of view, offers a 65mm image circle and can shift +/-11mm on full-frame camera systems (+/-8mm when adapted for medium format cameras, such as Fujifilm GFX and Hasselblad X1D cameras).

The Laowa 15mm F4.5 Zero-D Shift is available to pre-order today for Canon EF, RF, Nikon F, Nikon Z and full-frame Sony E-mount camera systems for $1,199 on Venus Optics’ website. The Canon EF and Nikon F mount versions will be available in late November 2020, while the Canon RF, Nikon Z and full-frame Sony E-mount versions won’t be available until February 2021. Venus Optics lenses are sold at Adorama and B&H. Continue reading…

Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary Lens now in Stock & Shipping

The new Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary telephoto zoom lens for E-mount and L-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras now in stock and shipping.

Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS “C” Lens for Sony E: $949 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS “C” Lens for Leica L: $949 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary Lens Key Features: Continue reading…

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 DG DN Macro Art Lens Officially Announced

Sigma officially announces the new Sigma 105mm f/2.8 DG DN Macro Art lens for Sony E and Leica L mount cameras. The US price is $799 and it is now available for pre-order at B&HAdorama. Shipping is scheduled to start in late October 2020.

With a minimum focusing distance of 11.6″, and a 5.5″ working distance, this Sigma 105mm f/2.8 DG DN Macro Art lens offers a life-size, 1:1 reproduction ratio for accurate rendering of close-up subjects. Its optical design incorporates one SLD element, which also helps to realize high clarity and color accuracy by suppressing various aberrations and color fringing. A Super Multi-Layer Coating has also been applied, which controls flare and ghosting for greater contrast.

Check out the Sigma 105mm f/2.8 DG DN Macro Art Lens features, videos and press text. Continue reading…

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 DG DN Macro Art Lens Images & Specs

First images and specifications of the upcoming Sigma 105mm f/2.8 DG DN Macro Art Lens have been leaked on the web.

The telephoto zoom lens is designed specially for Sony E-mount and Leica L-mount mirrorless cameras. The official announcement of the lens is expected to happen in the next several days.

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 DG DN Macro Art Lens Specifications: Continue reading…