Lens Announcements

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Tamron Announces 50-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III VC VXD Fullframe E-Mount Lens

Tamron announces development of an upcoming 50–400mm F4.5–6.3 Di III VC VXD zoom for Sony full-frame E-mount cameras available in ‘Fall 2022,’ though Tamron notes ‘the current global health crisis’ could affect the release date and product supply schedule. Optical construction is not specified except that “high image quality is delivered through the effective arrangement …

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Samyang Announces AF 85mm F1.4 FE II Lens

Samyang announces the second generation Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE II Lens ($799) which reduces both size and weight while improving optical and autofocus performance. Featuring 11 optical elements arranged into 8 groups, it utilizes a series of high-refraction and extra-low dispersion elements to achieve a glass surface that delivers smooth, creamlike bokeh. For this …

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Venus Optics Announces Laowa 10mm F4 Cookie Lens

Venus Optics announces the launch of the new Laowa 10mm f/4 Cookie Lens ($299) for APS-C mirrorless cameras. It is one of the world’s widest rectilinear pancake lenses for APS-C cameras. At a cookie size of 25mm (0.98”) long and weighing only 130g (0.29lbs), it literally can be put in your pocket. Most of the …

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Venus Optics Announces Laowa 90mm F2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens

Three years after Venus Optics launched its award-winning 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO, they announce the new Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro APO lens specially designed for full-frame mirrorless cameras. It is the eighth addition to Laowa’s 2:1 magnification macro lens lineup. The new 90mm lens not only inherited the 2:1 magnification to infinity …

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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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