Lenses & Lens Accessories

by Zack Young ·Posted
If you've been reading up on the Sony Burano 8K Digital Cinema Camera, you've probably heard that it's the first camera to pair IBIS (in-body image stabilization) with PL-mount lenses. This is huge news for shooters who like to go handheld, as their favorite PL glass can suddenly be taken off the tripod without the dreaded micro-jitters and small wobbles that typically happen when people rely on their bodies to support
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted
Nikon is rounding out the wide-angle end of its Z lens lineup with their second 35mm prime lens, the NIKKOR Z 35mm f/1.4. Balancing speed and size, the 35mm f/1.4 hits a sweet spot that makes it an ideal walkaround lens for everyday photography and video. Nikon NIKKOR Z 35mm f/1.4 Lens The 35mm focal length
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
Wedding season is upon us and whether you’re a first-time wedding photographer or an experienced pro, you’re likely debating which lenses you should keep or add to your daily kit. Sony makes deciding even tougher with an incredible variety of glass offerings for their E-mount mirrorless system. Don’t worry though, we’re here to help with our picks for the best Sony lenses for wedding photography. A Versatile Zoom: Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II It’s common for wedding photographers to bring two cameras during the big event and you can likely
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Virtual reality and other digital worlds are becoming more and more commonplace with each passing day and now the creation of content for these 3D and VR platforms is getting easier with Canon’s new RF-S 3.9mm f/3.5 STM Dual Fisheye Lens for the EOS R7. This lens joins the RF 5.2mm as part of Canon’s EOS VR System and provides a more affordable and accessible option for individuals looking to start their VR creation journey.
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted
If you’re a travel photographer looking for a one-lens solution and tend to prefer the telephoto end of your zooms, Tamron has just announced the ideal all-in-one zoom for you: the 50-300mm f/4.5-6.3 Di III VC VXD . This is a wider telephoto zoom, covering from normal to super-tele fields of view—an interesting alternative to the traditional wide-angle to super-tele lens and the pure telephoto zoom. Complementing the unique range
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Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM fans, rejoice! The legendary lens has finally received its RF upgrade with the new RF 35mm f/1.4 L VCM. The latest addition to Canon’s L-series lineup is 27% lighter than its EF equivalent, while maintaining a similar sharpness, character, and lack of chromatic aberration. Canon has also announced the EOS C400 Cinema Camera and Cine-Servo 17-120mm T2.95-3.9 Lens;
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Sigma just announced the 28-45mm f/1.8 DG DN Art Lens, the world's-first f/1.8 zoom for full-frame cameras. This groundbreaking new lens acts as a full-frame spiritual successor to Sigma's wildly popular 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art lens for APS-C SLRs. Like its iconic predecessor, the 28-45mm f/1.8 DG DN offers the flexibility of a zoom with the speed of a prime.
by Zack Young ·Posted
DZOFilm is releasing a new series of Arles Prime Cine lenses that are incredibly fast, relatively compact, and can cover full frame and large format “Vista Vision” sensors found on cameras like the Red V-Raptor 8K VV. DZOFilm has built a reputation for high grade optics that don’t break the bank, and these new lenses should be popular with filmmakers shooting in low-light conditions or wanting especially shallow depth of field.
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted
Hot on the heels of last week’s announcement, Thypoch is back with a new lens: the Eureka 50mm f/2. This normal-length prime is an M-mount rangefinder lens and will be available in aluminum and brass finishes. Similar to the Simera lens, the Eureka features a
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For photographers and videographers seeking great specs in a small body, the new Panasonic Lumix S9 could be just the ticket. This mirrorless camera packs a 24.4MP full-frame sensor into the first compact design in the Lumix S series, coming in at only 14.2 oz. The S9 also includes Panasonic’s advanced Phase Hybrid autofocus system, in-body stabilization, and 6K video codecs. For people looking to step up from a
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Sigma has announced the 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN II Art lens, featuring improved optics, a smaller and lighter design, and faster focusing performance. It’s an evolution of one of Sigma's most-beloved flagship lenses and a standout zoom within the DG DN Art lineup. Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN II Art Lens Sigma’s reputation for
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted
The Simera 28mm f/1.4 and Simera 35mm f/1.4 are two of the latest wide-angle prime lenses for Sony E, Nikon Z, Canon RF, and FUJIFILM X mounts releasing from Thypoch, a relative newcomer to the mirrorless world. While the company hasn’t been around that long,
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Hasselblad is adding an ultra-wide-angle prime to its mirrorless X System with the XCD 25mm f/2.5 V lens—the widest V-Series lens for the system yet, offering a field of view close to that of a 20mm on full-frame, along with a speedy f/2.5 design that excels in low-light conditions. The broad angle of view and bright maximum aperture pair with a portable design that’s perfect for walkaround urban
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What better way to celebrate Venus Optics' 10-year anniversary than with a 10mm lens? The Venus Optics Laowa 10mm is the world's widest f/2.8 full-frame, rectilinear lens. Remarkably, this lens is not a fish-eye and features close to zero distortions. Sam shares the specs of this ultra-wide angle lens, as well as his cityscape and macro images.
by Zack Young ·Posted
Despite the massive growth in the anamorphic lenses category over the past few years, most filmmakers still find themselves having to choose between lower-budget choices with imaging compromises or pricey picks that give a true widescreen feel. Blazar, previously known as Great Joy, continues to bridge that gap with reasonably priced anamorphics that can go toe-to-toe optically with higher-priced competition. Case in point, the new Cato series featuring a 2x squeeze factor and large format sensor coverage. Blazar also expanded its popular