Irix finally releases its 65mm T1.5 cine lens for eight different mounts

Apr 9, 2024
John Aldred

It’s been almost a year since Irix first made the development announcement for the Irix 65mm T1.5 cinema lens. Now, it’s finally official. The new…

NiSi rounds out Athena Cine Prime set with 18mm, 40mm and 135mm lenses

Apr 4, 2024
John Aldred

Last year, NiSi teased five lenses in the then-new NiSi Athena full-frame cinema line. It included 14mm T2.4 and 24mm, 35mm, 50mm and 85mm T1.9…

Viltrox announces the $139 56mm f1.7 XF AF lens for Fuji X

Apr 3, 2024
John Aldred

Viltrox has announced the Viltrox AF 56mm f/1.7 XF APS-C lens (buy here) for the Fujifilm X mount camera system. With a 56mm focal length…

Newcomer SG-Image announces manual focus 35mm f/0.95 APS-C prime lens

Apr 3, 2024
John Aldred

There’s a new lens company in town. They’re called SG-Image, and they just released a 35mm f/0.95 lens for APS-C cameras. It’s not the company’s…

TTArtisan launches 56mm f/1.8 AF APS-C lens for Z/E/X mounts

Mar 29, 2024
John Aldred

Another week, another new lens announcement from TTArtisan. There’s two, actually, this time around. The company has released a new Sony E-Mount version of their…

Tamron releases its 28-75m f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 for Nikon Z mount

Mar 28, 2024
John Aldred

Tamron has announced an expansion of its Nikon Z mount lens lineup. It’s not an entirely new lens, though. It’s the Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di…

First look on Nikon’s new superzoom – Nikon NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR

Mar 27, 2024
Sagiv Gilburd

When I was just starting out, I wasn’t a fan of super zooms. They were large and slow, and their image quality was usually pretty…

Sigma 50mm f/1.2 DG DN Art is the lighest lens in its class

Mar 26, 2024
John Aldred

Sigma has announced a new Sigma 50mm f/1.2 DG DN Art lens (buy here) for full-frame mirrorless cameras. Of course, that means just Leica L…

Leica only made 200 units of this new special edition Summilux lens

Mar 25, 2024
Sagiv Gilburd

Leica has another special edition product in store – a new anodized version of one of their Summilux lenses: the oldest 35mm f/1.4 lens in…

7Artisans launches its first autofocus lens – a nifty fifty f/1.8 for Sony

Mar 18, 2024
John Aldred

7Artisans has graduated to autofocus. The low-budget lens company, traditionally known for its ultra-cheap manual focus lenses, is entering the 21st century. It’s a 50mm…