Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D Lens Announced, Price $499

Venus Optics officially announced the new Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D Lens for DSLR full-frame cameras. Available in Canon EF and Nikon F mounts. The US price is $499 and the new Venus Optics Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D Lens in stock  at Adorama and B&H. Continue reading “Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D Lens Announced, Price $499”

Tokina atx-m 56mm f/1.4 X Lens to be Announced on August 6th

Tokina is rumored to announce a new atx-m 56mm f/1.4 X lens for Fujifilm X-Mount APS-C mirrorless cameras. Official announcement is expected to happen on August 6th, 2021.

Via: Nokishita

Pre-orders: Nikon Nikkor Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S & Z MC 50mm f/2.8 Lenses

The new Nikkor Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S and the Nikkor Z MC 50mm f/2.8 are now available for pre-order online.

Pre-order links:

Nikon NIKKOR Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S Lens: $996.95 at AmazonAdorama and B&H.

Nikon NIKKOR Z MC 50mm f/2.8 Lens: $646.95 at Amazon, Adorama and B&H. Continue reading “Pre-orders: Nikon Nikkor Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S & Z MC 50mm f/2.8 Lenses”

Nikon is developing NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 and NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 Lenses

The NIKKOR Z lineup continues to expand at an unprecedented pace, with an evolving roadmap that includes a wide variety of planned lenses. To address consumer requests for small, sharp, high-quality prime lenses, Nikon is excited to announce the development of the NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 and NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2, two compact and lightweight FX-format lenses. These lenses are scheduled for release within 2021.

The NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 will be a wide-angle prime lens ideal for everyday snapshots and street photography, while the NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 will allow users to enjoy a natural field of view and dramatic bokeh. Both primes are small, simple to use and great companions for both full-frame and DX-format Z series users. Continue reading “Nikon is developing NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 and NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 Lenses”

Nikon Nikkor Z MC 105mm F2.8 VR S and Nikkor Z MC 50mm F2.8 Macro Lenses

Nikon officially announced two new Nikkor Z MC mirrorless macro lenses: the Nikkor Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S and the Nikkor Z MC 50mm f/2.8. These new macro lenses are the first native Z mount Nikon lenses to provide users with a 1:1 reproduction ratio.

The NIKKOR Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S and NIKKOR Z MC 50mm f/2.8 will be available in late June 2021 for suggested retail prices (SRP) of $999.95 and $649.95, respectively.

Nikon NIKKOR Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S Lens: $996.95 at AmazonAdorama and B&H.

Nikon NIKKOR Z MC 50mm f/2.8 Lens: $646.95 at Amazon, Adorama and B&H.

NIKKOR Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S:

NIKKOR Z MC 50mm f/2.8

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TTartisan 17mm f/1.4 APS-C Mirrorless Lens Announced

The TTArtisan 17mm f/1.4 lens now officially announced. The Manual Focus Lens is available for Sony E, Canon EOS-M, Fuji X, MFT Mounts. You can get the lens from Amazon.

TTArtisan 17mm f/1.4 only weighs 247g which is very portable. That makes it can be used to record beautiful scenery during the journey and complete environmental humanistic creation in a narrow space. The large aperture of F1.4 ensures the high-speed shutter shooting in the street at dusk or low light situation can be achieved.

The large aperture makes it easier to contrast the portrait with the environment and show the structure curve of the portrait. The portraits with strong perspective effects make the photo more story-telling.

7Artisans lenses are sold at: AmazonUS | AmazonUK | AmazonDE  Continue reading “TTartisan 17mm f/1.4 APS-C Mirrorless Lens Announced”

Full list of 2021 TIPA World Awards Winners

The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) announced all the winners of the 2021 TIPA World Awards. The Canon EOS M50 Mark II wins the“best APS-C entry level camera” while the Canon RF 600mm f/11 IS STM wins the“best prime telephoto lens”. Overall Best Full Frame Professional Camera is the Sony a1.

Here is the best photo gear of 2021 according to the TIPA World Awards 2021 winners list. Continue reading “Full list of 2021 TIPA World Awards Winners”

Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO Lens Now Available for Pre-order

Venus Optics Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO Lens for APS-C format mirrorless cameras is now available for pre-order.

Available in Canon RF, Nikon Z, Sony E and Fujifilm X mounts, the new Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO Lens priced at $499. Check availability at B&HAdorama.

Overview of the lens attached to a Sony A6600: Continue reading “Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO Lens Now Available for Pre-order”

Tokina 25-75mm T2.9 Lens for PL, Canon EF, MFT, Sony E, and Nikon F

Tokina has announced the launch of its new 25-75mm T2.9, a parfocal lens that the company calls “the pinnacle of modern video zoom lens design”. The Tokina Cinema 25–75mm T2.9 lens is available to preorder starting today for PL, E, EF, MFT and Nikon F mount camera systems for $4,999.  The lens fits between Tokina’s 11-20mm T2.9 and 50-135mm T2.9 cinema zooms.

Designed from the ground up by Tokina’s cinema division, the 25-75mm T2.9 is a modern cinema zoom lens design, with features usually reserved for higher-cost cinema zooms.  It is a constant T2.9 throughout the range, with parfocal and excellent zoom tracking with minimal image shift. Lens breathing, distortion, and aberration are all highly controlled. Continue reading “Tokina 25-75mm T2.9 Lens for PL, Canon EF, MFT, Sony E, and Nikon F”

Announced : Venus Optics Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO APS-C lens for Mirrorless

Venus Optics announced the first lens of the f/0.95 Argus line. Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO is a magnificent f/0.95 Standard lens for APS-c mirrorless cameras.

The price of the Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO APS-C lens is $499 and available in Fuji X, Sony E, Nikon Z, Canon RF mounts.

Shipping starts from Early May for Fuji X and Sony E mount. The Nikon Z and Canon RF will be shipped from Mid May. Venus Optics lenses are sold at Adorama and B&H.

Achieving the APO design, enjoy the clear images with well controlled chromatic aberration. The ultra-fast aperture lens with APO is perfect for low light photography, shallow depth of field portrait and narrative videography. It is blessed with crystal clear details, extraordinary sharpness and exquisite bokeh. Continue reading “Announced : Venus Optics Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO APS-C lens for Mirrorless”