Meike 7.5mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens for APS-C Mirrorless Cameras

Meike 7.5mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens announced for APS-c mirrorless cameras. The lens is manual focus and it will be available in Sony E, Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds and Nikon Z mounts.

The price of the manual focus Meike 7.5mm f/2.8 Lens is $149.99. Check availability at Amazon. The lens is available for Micro Four Thirds, Sony E, Fuji X, Canon EF-M and Nikon Z-mount cameras.

The lens is also compatible with the Nikon Z5Nikon Z6 & Z7 full frame mirrorless models when APS-C crop mode is selected. Continue reading “Meike 7.5mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens for APS-C Mirrorless Cameras”

New Nikon Firmware Updates for 24-120mm, 100-400mm Z Lenses & P1000 Camera

Nikon released new firmware updates for the NIKKOR Z 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 VR S and NIKKOR Z 24-120mm f/4 S lenses and the P1000 camera.

You can find the download with firmware update details below.

Nikon NIKKOR Z 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 VR S Lens: $2,696.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-120mm f/4 S Lens: $1,096.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading “New Nikon Firmware Updates for 24-120mm, 100-400mm Z Lenses & P1000 Camera”

New KamLan 55mm f/1.4 Lens Announced for Sony E, Nikon Z, Canon R

New KamLan 55mm f/1.4 lens announced for Sony E, Nikon Z, and Canon R mirrorless systems. Official announcements made during the 2022 CP+ show.

The manual focus lens is constructed of eight elements in six groups, uses a 13-blade aperture diaphragm, has an aperture range of F1.4 through F16 and has a minimum focusing distance of 30cm (11.8”). The lens is set for a March 2022 release, but no pricing information has been made available at this time. You can purchase KamLan lenses from Adorama. Continue reading “New KamLan 55mm f/1.4 Lens Announced for Sony E, Nikon Z, Canon R”

Nikon NIKKOR Z 400mm f/2.8 TC VR S Lens Price, Specs, Release Date

Nikon has announced the NIKKOR Z 400mm f/2.8 TC VR S Lens for its mirrorless cameras and it features a built-in 1.4x teleconverter to give a maximum focal length of 560mm. The US price of the lens is $13,999.95 and now available for pre-order at AmazonB&HAdorama.

It is the first Z lens to feature Nikon’s new Silky Swift Voice Coil Motor (VCM) focusing system with optical ABS encoder. It’s designed to deliver faster autofocus that is quieter than normal yet enables perfect subject acquisition and tracking.

The Nikon Z 400mm f/2.8 TC VR S is also the first Z lens to have Nikon’s new Meso Amorphous Coat, which is claimed to deliver the highest anti-reflection performance in Nikkor history. This new coating uses particles even smaller than nano particles and is said to give better control of ghosting and flare with excellent clarity even when shooting scenes with multiple direct light sources

At 2950 g (6 lb 8.1 oz), the Nikkor Z 400mm f/2.8 TC VR S is light for its focal length and aperture. It’s also fully sealed against moisture and dust, plus its centre of gravity is towards the lens mount to make it feel more stable and balanced in use.

Like several Nikon Z lenses, the Nikkor Z 400mm f/2.8 TC VR S has customisable controls including a Function ring. Continue reading “Nikon NIKKOR Z 400mm f/2.8 TC VR S Lens Price, Specs, Release Date”

Nikon NIKKOR Z 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 VR & NIKKOR Z 24-120mm f/4 S Lenses now Shipping in the US

The major US retailers are now shipping out the new NIKKOR Z 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 VR S and NIKKOR Z 24-120mm f/4 S lenses.

Nikon NIKKOR Z 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 VR S Lens: $2,696.95 at Amazon, B&HAdorama.

Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-120mm f/4 S Lens: $1,096.95 at Amazon, B&HAdorama.

Nikon Z9 body: $5,496.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

The NIKKOR Z 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 VR S and the NIKKOR Z 24-120mm f/4 S are Nikon’s latest S-line lenses, giving discerning photographers premium optics and ultimate versatility. Additionally, the new Mount Adapter FTZ II is a streamlined solution to seamlessly adapt F-mount lenses with the integrated vertical grip on the new Nikon Z 9.

In addition, the Nikon NIKKOR Z 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 VR S and 24-120mm f/4 S manuals are also available for download online:

Nikon to Announce NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.2 & Z 400mm f/2.8 S Lenses Soon

Nikon is rumored to announce the NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.2 & Z 400mm f/2.8 S Lenses soon. Official announcement will probably happen in November/December 2021 along with the Nikon Z9 flagship full frame mirrorless camera.

The Nikon NIKKOR Z 400mm f/2.8 S Lens is expected to have a built-in 1.4x converter just like the AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR lens (with the TC the focal length will be 560mm).

Continue reading “Nikon to Announce NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.2 & Z 400mm f/2.8 S Lenses Soon”

Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f/1.2 Aspherical Lens Announced for Fujifilm X-mount

The new Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f/1.2 Aspherical Lens for Fujifilm X mount is now officially announced. The Japanese suggested retail price is ¥78,000 (excluding tax). The US pricing has not announced yet, and it will be released in August 2021.

The NOKTON 35mm F1.2 X mount is a large aperture standard lens designed exclusively for the Fujifilm X mount. The lens configuration uses a traditional double-Gauss type. A large aperture of F1.2 is realized in the style of “8-element” in which all lenses arranged almost symmetrically around the aperture position are composed of spherical surfaces. Despite its compact size, it has stable descriptive power even when the aperture is wide open, allowing you to enjoy smooth and large bokeh. Continue reading “Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f/1.2 Aspherical Lens Announced for Fujifilm X-mount”

Tokina atx-m 56mm f/1.4 X Lens Officially Announced

Tokina unveiled the atx-m 56mm f/1.4 X Lens for Fujifilm X mount system cameras. The bright prime lens will start shipping on August 6, 2021. Here are the details.

Highlighted Features:

  • Extremely compact and lightweight – perfect combination with Fujifilm X mount APS-C mirrorless cameras.
  • f/1.4 aperture for creamy and beautiful front and back bokeh and great light intake as a huge advantage in low light shooting.
  • Fast, but silent AF realized by ST-M focus motor.
  • Fully communicable with the camera body to support 5-axis in-body image stabilization.
  • Color balance tuning to fit Film Simulation modes of Fujifilm camera.
  • Click-less aperture ring to smoothly control aperture manually in video mode.

Continue reading “Tokina atx-m 56mm f/1.4 X Lens Officially Announced”

Canon Patents for RF 24mm f/1.2, RF 28mm f/1.2 and RF 35mm f/1.2 Lenses

Here are several new Canon patents application that shows optical formulas for three fast prime lenses. These Canon lenses are the RF 35mm f/1.2L, 35mm f/1.4L, 28mm f/1.2L and 24mm f/1.2L.

We think these patents might well go into production. All products are designed to use on Canon’s full frame mirrorless camera system. Both the Canon EOS R5 and the EOS R6 are super hot selling mirrorless cameras on the market. Canon EOS R5 in stock.

Here are the details of the Canon Patents for RF 24mm f/1.2, RF 28mm f/1.2 and RF 35mm f/1.2 Lenses. Continue reading “Canon Patents for RF 24mm f/1.2, RF 28mm f/1.2 and RF 35mm f/1.2 Lenses”

New ZY Optics Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f//0.95 Lens for L-mount

ZY Optics released a new version of their Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 version III for full frame L mount (Sigma FP, Panasonic S1 and S1H, Leica SL, SL2).

The price of the new lens is $799 and you can order with free international shipping. The bright prime lens is also available for Nikon ZSony E, and Canon RF mounts.

The ZY Optics Mitakon 50mm f/0.95 M-mount lens weighs 1.38 lb. (675g). The lens is 3.46″ (88mm) long and has a maximum diameter of 2.95″ (75mm). The lens has a 75mm filter thread.  Other features include a nine-blade aperture diaphragm, an aperture range of F0.95 through F16 and a 100cm (3.25ft) minimum focusing distance. Continue reading “New ZY Optics Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f//0.95 Lens for L-mount”