News tagged ‘lens’

Friday, 26 Jul 2013

Lomography Wants to Revive the 170-year old Petzval Lens for Canon & Nikon Cameras

Lomography Wants to Revive the 170-year old Petzval Lens for Canon & Nikon Cameras

Lomography wants to revive a lens from the 19th century for use on modern-day Canon EF and Nikon F mount cameras. They're raising funds now to build their version of the Petzval lens, a lens with unique characteristics.

Thursday, 27 Jun 2013

Panasonic Announces New Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 II Lens for Micro Four Thirds

Panasonic Announces New Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 II Lens for Micro Four Thirds

Panasonic has announced a new prime lens; the Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 II ASPH is the successor to the popular 20mm f/1.7 lens, which was recently discontinued. The new 20mm f/1.7 II features a newly designed metallic profile and promises to maintain the same great performance of the original.

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Nikon Announces 1 Nikkor 32mm f/1.2 Lens for Nikon 1 Mirrorless System

Nikon Announces 1 Nikkor 32mm f/1.2 Lens for Nikon 1 Mirrorless System

Nikon has announced a 1 Nikkor 32mm f/1.2 lens for the Nikon 1 mirrorless system cameras. It is the fastest Nikon 1 lens to be made available, and it also features Nikon's Nano Crystal coating as well as a Silent Wave motor and manual focus ring.

Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013

Fujifilm Announces Its First Telephoto Zoom for the XF Lens Series

Fujifilm Announces Its First Telephoto Zoom for the XF Lens Series

Fujifilm has launched the new FUJINON XF55-200mmF3.5-4.8 R LM OIS lens for the Fujifilm X-Pro1 and X-E1 compact system cameras.

Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013

Canon Launches 'Try and Buy' Programme for Its Lenses

Canon Launches 'Try and Buy' Programme for Its Lenses

Starting 28 March, Canon will let its DSLR users try out popular Canon lenses before purchasing them in the newly launched Canon Lens 'Try and Buy' Programme. For a nominal fee, interested users will get up to two full days to try out their lenses of choice.

Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013

Canon Launches Multipurpose HD Lens KJ20x8.2B KRSD

Canon Launches Multipurpose HD Lens KJ20x8.2B KRSD

Featuring a 20x zoom lens which offers a 1-second maximum speed over its entire zoom range, along with a minimum object distance of 0.9M (10mm with macro), the new lens is ideal for videographers who require superior quality in applications such as wedding and corporate videos, education films, or documentaries.

Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013

The Speed Booster Is An Incredible Lens Attachment for Mirrorless Cameras

The Speed Booster Is An Incredible Lens Attachment for Mirrorless Cameras

Sitting between a mirrorless camera and an SLR lens, the Speed Booster claims to increase maximum aperture by a stop and increase optical performance. Sounds too good to be true?

Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012

Nikon Develops Three New 1 NIKKOR Lenses for the Nikon 1 Digital Camera System

Nikon Develops Three New 1 NIKKOR Lenses for the Nikon 1 Digital Camera System

Nikon expands the 1 NIKKOR lineup with three dedicated lenses - a 32mm f/1.2 medium-telephoto fixed focal length lens, a Vibration Reduction (VR) equipped 6.7-13mm f/3.5-5.6 ultra wide-angle zoom lens and a compact and lightweight 10-100mm f/4-5.6 10x zoom lens.

Nikon Introduces New AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR Telephoto Zoom Lens

Nikon Introduces New AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR Telephoto Zoom Lens

Compatible with the Nikon FX format, the the AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR lens covers the 70 to 200mm range of focal lengths with a fixed maximum aperture of f/4.

Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012

Panasonic Officially Announces Lumix G X 35-100mm f/2.8 Telephoto Lens for Micro Four Thirds

Panasonic Officially Announces Lumix G X 35-100mm f/2.8 Telephoto Lens for Micro Four Thirds

Panasonic officially announces the LUMIX G X VARIO 35-100mm F2.8 POWER O.I.S. telephoto zoom lens (35mm camera equivalent of 70-200mm) based on the Micro Four Thirds standard.

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