Meyer-Optik Görlitz produced a series of triplet lenses “Trioplan“, based on the Cook Triplet design from 1893, in different focal lengths after WWII. With its new 100mm f/2.8, TTArtisan has come up with a lens very similar to it, both in look and optical design.
This guide will show you how to test your new camera lens for the most common flaws, all without any specialized tools. Whether you’ve just picked up a new camera lens at retail or are considering buying one second-hand, knowing how to test and evaluate a lens can save you time and money.
According to Sigma, its new 14mm f/1.4 DG DN ‘Art’ lens is the world’s first and only lens that combines
an ultra-wide angle of 14mm with a maximum aperture of F1.4. All for the best starscape photography. Check Christopher Frost’s video review now.
On May 30, 2023, Nikon announced the new Nikkor Z DX 24mm f/1.7, their largest aperture APS-C size/DX-format prime lens for Z mount. Brighter and lighter (135g) than a typical kit lens, this compact prime lens is capable of creating extraordinary shallow depth of field and wonderful background blur.
Official FUJINON XF8mm f/3.5 R WR Web Page VALHALLA, N.Y., – FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announced the launch of its FUJINON XF8mmF3.5 R WR Lens (XF8mmF3.5). This lens, designed …
According to Fujifilm, the high resolution stage is set and XF 56mm F1.2 R WR is ready to perform. Its fast maximum aperture delivers precise control over depth-of-field and beautiful bokeh effects… Watch the review by The Hybrid Shooter to check what they think.
The Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM will work on Canon’s APS-C digital SLR cameras, but NOT full-frame digital SLR cameras. It will also work on their EOS M system and RF-mount cameras, but only with the appropriate adaptors, and it will only give an APS-C image circle.
In terms of build quality the Samyang 24mm 1.8 AF is a huge step up from the Samyang 18mm 2.8 AF I previously reviewed. The by-wire focus ring has a nice resistance and turns 180° from the minimum focus distance of 0.19 m to infinity. It is also a bit more responsive compared to the 18mm 2.8 AF but you can still sometimes notice the “steps”.
The new Sigma 50mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary lens offers one of the most popular focal lengths in tandem with a modestly wide maximum aperture, all in a very travel-friendly package, making it an appealing lens for quite a few photographers. Can it deliver good performance and image quality to back up those appealing characteristics?
Laowa was already responsible for releasing the world’s fastest 35mm lens and now they are back doing the same for the 28mm focal length. This time it isn’t f/0.95, but f/1.2 at 28mm – in a more compact package – is just as impressive, especially when most manufacturers seem to have neglected the 28mm focal length altogether.