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VILTROX 85mm f/1.8 V1 Firmware 1.20 Released

Viltorx released firmware 1.20 for the  85mm f/1.8 V1 lens.

The Viltrox AF 85mm F1.8  is a relatively light lens and weighes only 484g. The minimum focusing distance is 0.8m with a Macro reproduction ratio of 1:8. The optical design of the Sony 85mm 1.8 lens consists of 10 elements in 7 groups, among which there is one aspherical element. In addition, the manufacturer claims that its lens is perfect for shooting dynamic scenes and videos.

Viltrox lenses are sold at  B&H and Amazon. Check out the details and download links below. Continue reading…

Camera and Lens Predictions for 2021

Chris and Jordan at DPReviewTV published a video about their camera and lens predictions for 2021. You can find the details of what to expect from each camera company in 2021.

Buying a camera isn’t just about the body itself. You’re buying into a whole system of lenses and accessories specific to a manufacturer. If you’re going to purchase a new mirrorless or DLR camera in 2021 this video will help you make the decision of your move. Here is the Camera and Lens Predictions for 2021 video. Continue reading…

Venus Optics Announced New f/0,95 Argus Lenses for Sony E, Fuji X and MFT

Venus Optics announced new “Argus” lenses with f/0,95 aperture. New f/0,95 Argus lenses are available in Sony E, Fuji X and MFT mounts. The names of these lenses are 25mm f/0,95 for MFT, 33mm f/0,95 for Fuji X, 35mm and 45mm f/0,95 for Sony E.

  1. 25mm f/0,95 for MFT
  2. 33mm f/0,95 for Fuji X
  3. 35mm f/0,95 for Sony E
  4. 45mm f/0,95 for Sony E

The lenses will be available in Q2-Q3 and preorders should open soon. Venus Optics lenses are sold at Adorama and B&H.

NiSi 15mm f/4 Lens for Sony E, Canon RF, Nikon Z, and Fujifilm X

NiSi Optics has announced the NiSi 15mm f/4 wide-angle manual focus lens for full-frame mirrrless. The US price of the lens is $579.00 and available for pre-order. You can also find NiSi products at Amazon, and B&HPhoto. NiSi 15mm f/4 full-frame lens is available for Nikon Z, Canon R, Sony E, and Fuji X mounts.

The fully-manual lens features an all-metal construction and is comprised of 12 elements in 10 groups, including one double-side aspherical element and two extra-low dispersion elements. It has an aperture range of F4 through F22 and uses a ten-blade aperture diaphragm, which helps to create the signature sunstars this lens is named after. Continue reading…

New Compact Godox AD100Pro Pocket Flash

Godox announced a new Godox AD100Pro pocket flash. Godox AD100Pro compatible for Canon, Sony, Nikon, Fuji, Pentax, Panasonic and Olympus. LightWeight Featherweight at just over 18oz / 524g with Battery.

The US price is $299  (available at Adorama under the Flashpoint) and it will be released on March 1, 2021. The Godox AD100pro Pocket Flash is available for pre-order at AmazonB&H and Adorama Continue reading…

Viltrox 24mm f/1.8, 35mm f/1.8, and 50mm f/1.8 Lenses Announced for Sony E-mount

Viltrox announced three new lenses for Sony E-mount: 24mm f/1.8, 35mm f/1.8, and 50mm f/1.8.

New Viltrox lenses should be available soon. All Viltrox lenses are sold at Adorama, B&H and Amazon but these lenses are not listed yet. So price information is yet to be announced but we expect $399 for new mdoels just like the Viltrox AF 85mm F1.8 FE II Lens. It is now available to through the B&HPhoto store for $399.

Additional information can be found below. Continue reading…

Yongnuo YN 42.5mm f/1.7M II lens for Micro Four Thirds Coming Soon

Yongnuo will soon announce an updated version of 42.5mm f/1.7 II lens for Micro Four Thirds system cameras. The price of the lens will be aproximately $100. Yongnuo lenses are sold at AdoramaB&H, and Amazon.

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  • Aperture ratio: 1: 1.7-1: 16
  • Focal length: 42.5 mm (for Micro 4/3 cameras is 85 mm)
  • Minimum focusing distance: 30 cm
  • Maximum magnification ratio 1:6.7
  • Optical design: 9 elements in 8 groups with 2 Yongnuo ED ED elements
  • Autofocusing with DSM (Digital Stepping Motor)
  • Aperture: 7 rounded blades
  • AF / MF focus mode switch
  • Filter diameter: 52 mm
  • Weight: 135 grams

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Deal : Lexar 128GB 2000x UHS-II SDXC Memory Card for $109.99

A great deal on Lexar 128GB 2000x UHS-II SDXC Memory Card ! The high-speed performance and large capacity card is now selling for  $109.99. This is a great SD card for Canon EOS R5

You can save $50 at both Amazon and B&H Photo Video stores on Lexar 128GB 2000x UHS-II SDXC Memory Card with a price tag of  $109.99. Lowest price online ever.

Lexar 128GB 2000x UHS-II SDXC Memory Card features a storage capacity of 128GB and takes advantage of the UHS-II bus to support advanced DSLR functions such as continuous shutter bursts and rapid shooting, as well as raw and JPEG captures. This card is also well-suited for video capture, including 4K, 3D, and Full HD video, and can achieve maximum read speeds of up to 300 MB/s and maximum write speeds of up to 260 MB/s. Thanks to its V90 speed class rating, minimum write speeds are guaranteed not to drop below 90 MB/s.

This is part of the ultimate guide to Black Friday 2020. These special offers runs through the end of 2020. Check out the the Black Friday 2020 pages at AmazonB&H PhotoAdorama and eBay.

Skylum launched the new Luminar 4 with AI Sky enhancer tool. For a limited time you get this package with a $10 discount using coupon code “CAMERANEWS” and extra Bonuses.

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