Lens Announcements

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Meyer Optik Announces Development of Biotar 58mm & 75mm F1.5 II Lenses

Meyer Optik announces development of Biotar 58mm & 75mm F1.5 II lenses based on classic Biotar lens design available in a wide range of lens mounts including fullframe Sony E-mount. Both lenses will be available for a retail price of €999 including VAT. Delivery date is not yet announced. Launched in the mid-1930s, the original …

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Sony Announces FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM II – World’s Smallest & Lightest F2.8 Standard Zoom

What a difference six years makes! Six years ago Sony announced their first G Master lenses including the FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM which were the first lenses to offer both extreme sharpness and beautiful bokeh. G Master lenses continue to offer the best of both – yet in the ensuing six years, Sony lens design …

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Venus Optics Announces Laowa 15mm f/4.5R Zero-D Shift Lens with 14-Blade Aperture

Venus Optics has announced a red ring version of their TIPA Award-winning 15mm Shift Lens – the Laowa 15mm f/4.5R Zero-D Shift equipped with a 14-blade aperture. It joins the original blue ring 5-blade version as the widest shift lens for both full-frame cameras and medium format cameras in the market, the new version provides …

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Venus Optics Announces Fullframe Laowa 20mm f/4 Zero-D Shift Lens

Anhui China, 28 March 2022 – Venus Optics, the manufacturer that specialized in making unique camera lenses, is presenting a new Laowa 20mm f/4 Zero-D Shift ($1,099 from Venus Optics | B&H Photo), expanding its shift lens lineup. On top of the fascinating ultra-wide angle of view, the lens delivers incredible sharpness with close-to-zero optical …

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Samyang Announces Updated 35mm f/1.4 AF II Lens for Fullframe Sony E-Mount Cameras

Samyang has updated their Samyang/Rokinon 35mm F1.4 AF II FE lenses ($799) with an updated AF system features an internal focusing design which maintains the overall length of the lens during use and prevents the filter ring and lens barrel from rotating during focusing. This benefits working with circular polarizers and graduated ND filters. A …

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