Lately, Tamron released the Tamron 28-70mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2. Despite being popular among consumers, we weren’t overly impressed by their 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD (aka G1) …
At $598, the Sony FE 50mm f/2.5 G is not a cheap lens. Does it offer premium image quality and performance for this price ? Watch Christopher Frost’s video to get the answer to this question.
Tamron has announced the launch of a new 20-40mm F2.8 Di II VXD zoom lens for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras. This constant F2.8 zoom lens offers a unique focal length range and is constructed of 12 elements in 11 groups, including four LD (low dispersion) elements, two GM (Glass Molded Aspherical) elements and one Hybrid Aspherical element.
Nikon has announced the release of the Nikkor Z 17-28mm F2.8, a new wide-angle zoom lens for Nikon Z mirrorless camera systems. It seems to essentially be a ‘Nikonized’ version of Tamron’s 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens.
Cosina has announced that two more Voigtlander prime lenses are being made available for Nikon Z-mount cameras: a Nokton 40mm f/1.2 Aspherical and a Macro APO-Ultron D35mm f/2, which brings the total collection of officially licensed lenses to six optics.
Optics manufacturer TTArtisan has announced a fully-manual 25mm F2 lens for APS-C mirrorless camera mounts that costs just $55. The lens is constructed of seven elements in five groups and offers a roughly 38mm full-frame equivalent focal length (except on Micro Four Thirds where it’s a 50mm equiv).
The Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM is a large and heavy alternative to Canon and Nikon’s 70-200’s with a good reputation. It is also more affordable. But does it desserve its reputation ?
TTArtisan has announced a new 25mm f/2 lens for multiple APS-C mounts that costs a measly $55. The company says that it is the “best budget lens” and is making it available for Sony E, Fujifilm X, EOS-M, Micro Four Thirds, Canon RF, Nikon Z, and Leica L mounts and is claiming a massive 95% off sale that makes the lens a very affordable $55.
A review of Pentax Asahi Super Takumar 55mm f/2 (on Canon R5) with samples.
The details remain scarce, but according to a conversation a DPReview forum member had with a Viltrox representative, Canon told the third-party optics manufacturer ‘to stop selling all RF mount products.’