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Cosina announces three new 75mm and 50mm lenses for RF, Z, E and M mount.

Feb 20, 2024
John Aldred

Cosina has posted the list of new lenses they’re taking to CP+ 2024 in Yokohama, Japan. And it’s an impressive-looking lineup, totalling three lenses. One…

You can’t buy Panavision’s new Ultra Panatar II 1.3x T2.8 Anamorphic lenses

Feb 20, 2024
John Aldred

Panavision has announced a new set of lenses. They’re the Ultra Panatar II 1.3x anamorphic lenses, coming in seven different focal lengths. Panavision says the…

A world’s first: The Laowa 10mm f/2.8 full-frame autofocus rectilinear lens

Feb 20, 2024
Sagiv Gilburd

The Laowa 10mm f/2.8 Zero-D ($699) is a game changer. It’s Laowa’s first AF lens and the world’s widest f/2.8 full-frame rectilinear lens. In other…

Laowa Nanomorph ZOOM Announced – Affordable Anamorphic Zoom on Indiegogo Soon

Feb 13, 2024
Sagiv Gilburd

Anamorphic lenses are becoming increasingly affordable in recent years. Companies like Laowa and SIRUI revolutionized the market with anamorphic prime lenses that cost a fraction…

Zeiss launches a new Nano Prime T1.5 six-lens cine set

Feb 6, 2024
John Aldred

Zeiss has announced its new entry-level cinema lenses. They’re called the Zeiss Nano Primes (buy here) and they’re available in 18mm, 24mm, 35mm, 50mm, 75mm…

Get your hands on a Voigtlander NOKTON 28mm f/1.5

Feb 4, 2024
Sagiv Gilburd

Voigtlander has announced “NOKTON Vintage Line 28mm f/1.5 Aspherical ($999) —a compact and fast lens for the Leica M-mount. The lens comes in two versions:…

The AstrHori 18mm f/8 2x periscope probe macro APS-C lens is 38 cm long

Feb 1, 2024
Sagiv Gilburd

Any fan of macro photography knows about AstrHori’s probe lenses. AstrHori is not the first company to create a probe lens; that would be Laowa…

Viltrox’s low-budget full-frame AF 20mm f/2.8 lens comes to Nikon Z

Jan 31, 2024
John Aldred

Viltrox has announced a new AF 20mm f/2.8 Z lens (buy here). It’s essentially the same as the Viltrox AF 28mm f/2.8 E lens for…

OM System reveals two new lenses: the 150-600 f/5-6.3 and 9-18 f/4-5.6 II

Jan 30, 2024
Sagiv Gilburd

Along with OM Systems new OM-1 MKII flagship ($2397), OM Systems also released two new lenses: The M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-600mm f/5-6.3 IS super-telephoto lens…

Zhongyi releases the Speedmaster 20mm f/0.95mm ASP-C

Jan 26, 2024
Sagiv Gilburd

Mitakon Zhongyi optics (ZY optics) just revealed the Chuichi Kogaku Speedmaster 20mm f/0.95mm—the fastest 20mm lens for APS-C (¥63,460). It’s a manual focus lens for…