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

New Venus Optics Laowa 14mm f/4 FF RL Zero-D Lens for Mirrorless Cameras

Venus Optics released their new Laowa 14mm f/4 FF RL Zero-D Lens for several mirrorless mounts.

The new super compact Laowa 14mm f/4 FF RL lens is now available for Leica M, Leica L, Sony FE, Nikon Z, and Canon RF mounts.

The new Venus Optics Laowa 14mm f/4 FF RL Zero-D Lens is now in stock at Venus Optics, first 100 pre-orders will get a 100mm Magnetic Filter Holder System (Value: $149) for FREE. Venus Optics lenses are sold at Adorama and B&H.
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Venus Optics Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL Lens now Available for Pre-order

The new Venus Optics Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL lens is now available for pre-order at major US stores. The US price is $699 and available for Sony E, Leica L, Nikon Z and Leica M mounts.

Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL Lens for Sony E: $699 at B&HAdorama.

Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL Lens for Nikon Z: $699 at B&HAdorama.

Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL Lens for Leica L: $699 at B&HAdorama.

From B&H: Continue reading “Venus Optics Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL Lens now Available for Pre-order”

Panasonic Lumix S5 Video Review

Here is an important video review for the Panasonic Lumix S5 full frame mirrorless camera.

The compact, L-mount Panasonic Lumix S5 features a 24mp sensor, sensor-based image stabilisation (5/6.5 stops), a 3inch tilting vari-angle touch-screen, 2.36m dot electronic viewfinder (EVF) with 0.74x magnification. There’s also 4K 60fps video, Dual-ISO, plus high-speed FullHD video.Well-rounded, lightweight, and sleek Panasonic Lumix S5 is being overshadowed by cameras like the Sony a7S III and Canon EOS R5.

Indy Mogul thinks you should at least give it a shot and see what all the fuss is about. The perfect upgrade from a GH5 or a b-cam to a higher-end cinema camera like the EVA-1 or VariCam. Check it out! Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix S5 Video Review”

New Firmware Update for the LUMIX S1R, S1H and S1 Cameras

In addition to the announcement of Panasonic Lumix S5, Panasonic has also announced that they will be releasing firmware update for its existing S-series of full-frame mirrorless cameras to enhance functions and usability by the end of 2020.

Panasonic S1R will be able to capture 5K video but the greatest significance is likely to be enhanced autofocus performance for the S1, S1R and S1H.

Panasonic says the firmware update will arrive by the end of 2020, and we have to say, we’re pleased to see significant updates making their way into the company’s existing cameras.

Pre-order links:

Panasonic Lumix DC-S5 body: $1,997.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Panasonic Lumix DC-S5 with 20-60mm Lens: $2,297.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

The company also updated their L-mount Lens Roadmap 2020. Continue reading “New Firmware Update for the LUMIX S1R, S1H and S1 Cameras”

Panasonic Lumix S5 Full-Frame Camera Announced

Panasonic has announced the new, more compact, L-mount Panasonic Lumix S5.  The camera features a 24mp sensor, sensor-based image stabilisation (5/6.5 stops), a 3inch tilting vari-angle touch-screen, 2.36m dot electronic viewfinder (EVF) with 0.74x magnification. There’s also 4K 60fps video, Dual-ISO, plus high-speed FullHD video.

The camera comes with a new battery that gives up to 470 shots using the EVF, or up to 1500 shots with power save mode switched on. An optional battery grip is available, extending this to 940 / 3000 shots.

The Panasonic Lumix S5 will be available from the end of September at a price of $1999 for the body and $2299 when kitted with the 20-60mm F3.5-5.6 lens.

Pre-order links:

Panasonic Lumix DC-S5 body: $1,997.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Panasonic Lumix DC-S5 with 20-60mm Lens: $2,297.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

future firmware update is planned to enhance video recording to add 4K CINE recording, plus support for higher resolutions. Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix S5 Full-Frame Camera Announced”

More Panasonic LUMIX S5 Features

Panasonic Lumix S5 is expected to be announced at 10AM EDT/ 7AM PDT, on September 2, 2020. It is now listed at B&H! Here are the detailed specifications leaked at Nokishita-C.

The Panasonic S5 is expected to be an entry level model and a smaller version of the Lumix DC-S1: $2,497.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Panasonic LUMIX S5 Features :
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New Venus Optics Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL Lens for Mirrorless Cameras

Venus Optics released their new Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL lens for several mirrorless mounts.

The new super compact Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL lens is now available for Sony E, Leica L, Nikon Z and Leica M mounts.

Price of the lens is between $699 – $799 and pre-orders are available at Adorama and B&HPhoto. Continue reading “New Venus Optics Laowa 11mm f/4.5 FF RL Lens for Mirrorless Cameras”

Panasonic LUMIX S5 Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

Panasonic announced the LUMIX S5 full-frame mirrorless camera. The Panasonic S5 will join the current S1, S1R and S1H models. Panasonic S5 will be unveiled on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at 14:00 UTC.

In addition, the Panasonic Lumix S5 mirrorless camera is already listed at B&H, and preorder will start at 10am ET, September 2. This Panasonic S5 is expected to be an entry level model and a smaller version of the Lumix DC-S1: $2,497.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama. See Panasonic S5 specifications. Continue reading “Panasonic LUMIX S5 Full Frame Mirrorless Camera”

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens Announced, Price $1,199

Sigma has announced a brand new 85mm f/1.4 DG DN Art lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras, designed specifically for E-Mount and L-Mount cameras.

The lens features 15 elements, including one aspherical and five SLD (special low dispersion). It has 11 aperture blades and its focus unit is driven by a high-speed stepping motor. The minimum focus distance of the 85mm F1.4 is 0.85m (34″) and the maximum magnification is 0.12x.

The US price is $1,199. Shipping is scheduled to start in late August 2020. Now the new Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens is available for pre-order at B&HAdorama. Continue reading “Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens Announced, Price $1,199”