Laowa Argus 35mm F/0.95 FF for Sony E, Nikon Z, Canon R

Venus Optics has launched the Laowa Argus 35mm f/0.95 FF for full-frame cameras which captures images with extraordinary shallow depth of field and creamy bokeh.

Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95 FF is available for Canon RF, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems and costs $899. Venus Optics lenses are sold at Amazon, Adorama and B&H.

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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

Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm f/1.7 ASPH Lens Officially Announced

Panasonic today officially announced the new Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm f/1.7 ASPH. lens for the Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. The US price is $1,797.99 and it is now available for pre-order at B&HAdorama. Shipping is scheduled to start at the end of August 2021.

Versatility within a short telephoto range, the Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm f/1.7 ASPH., from Panasonic, is a 50-100mm-equivalent zoom for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. Ideal for portraiture, fashion, events, and other mid-range subjects, this lens pairs the useful focal length range with an impressively bright constant f/1.7 maximum aperture, advanced optics, and a portable form factor. Continue reading “Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm f/1.7 ASPH Lens Officially Announced”

Venus Optics Announces Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT Lens with Automatic Aperture Control

Venus Optics has announced an updated version of its Laowa 7.5mm f/2 Micro Four Thirds (MFT) lens that has electronic aperture control.

This lens is currently the widest rectilinear lens available for Micro Four Thirds. It gives a field of view equivalent to a 15 mm lens on 35 mm sensors. This allows MFT users to enjoy an impressive 110° ultra wide angle of view for a broad range of shooting.

The new lens features the same optical construction as its fully-manual predecessor (13 elements in nine groups), but adds an electronically-controlled aperture at the cost of reducing the number of aperture blades to five.

Designed for the MFT system, Laowa 7.5mm f/2 lens with electronic aperture control costs $549. Venus Optics lenses are sold atAdorama and B&HYou can view a gallery of full-sized sample images on Venus Optics’ Flickr album.

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Fujifilm XF 18mm f/1.4 R LM WR Lens now in Stock

The Fujifilm XF 18mm f/1.4 R LM WR Lens is now in stock at major US stores. The US price is $999 and available from BHPhoto / AmazonUS / Adorama.

The new Fujifilm XF 18mm f/1.4 R LM WR Lens gets an impressive 89% overall score and Gold Award from the experts at DPReview, and it is a great option for landscape, street, architecture, environmental portrait and low light photographers.

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Fujifilm XF 18mm f/1.4 R LM WR Lens Review : Gets 89% Overall Score and Gold Award

DPReview has published full in-depth review and test results for the Fujifilm XF 18mm f/1.4 R WR Lens. The wide-angle prime lens achieves an excellent 89% overall score and GOLD Award from the experts at DPReview.

The Fujifilm Fujinon XF 18mm F1.4 R LM WR is a bright, fast walkaround prime lens that’s particularly well-suited to landscape and street photography. The US price of XF 18mm f/1.4 R LM WR Lens is $999.

More highlights from the Fujifilm XF 18mm f/1.4 R LM WR Lens Review can be found below. Continue reading “Fujifilm XF 18mm f/1.4 R LM WR Lens Review : Gets 89% Overall Score and Gold Award”

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.

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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”

Sony FE 14mm f/1.8 GM Lens Officially Announced

Sony has just announced the impressively small FE 14mm f/1.8 GM. The company expands its E-mount lens lineup with the introduction of the groundbreaking FE 14mm F1.8 G Master (model SEL14F18GM) – a compact, large F1.8 aperture, ultra-wide angle lens that allows users to capture the world with new perspectives by delivering sharp resolution from corner to corner with little to no distortion, especially when shooting landscapes, architecture, starry skies and interiors.

The lens is surprisingly compact and lightweight: approximately 1/3 the weight of the Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art FE ($1,599) (460 vs 1170 grams).

The US price of the lens is $1,598, and the preorders will start on April 21 at 10am ET at B&HPhoto.

First Reviews at Explora. See Press Text Here.  Continue reading “Sony FE 14mm f/1.8 GM Lens Officially Announced”