Mirrorless Lenses

0 Views ·Posted 09/27/2023
Introduced as “a new visual experience,” Nikon has just announced the NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena lens for its mirrorless Z system. This short-telephoto prime is all about being the quintessential portrait lens; it emphasizes accurate rendering, smooth bokeh, and high sharpness, along with a focal length that flatters subjects and allows for an ideal amount of subject-background separation.
0 Views ·Posted 09/21/2023
At Sony Kando this year, we tested the new Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM II Lens for landscape photography. Landscape photographers will appreciate this wide-angle zoom’s features, such as better sharpness at the corners, an 8.6" minimum focus distance, and an overall smaller form factor. 0:00 - Introduction 0:27 - Features 2:04 - Design 2:33 - Final Thoughts What will you be photographing with the Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM II Lens? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
0 Views ·Posted 09/19/2023
Tamron just released the newest version of the 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VC VXD G2 lens. With its updated autofocus, vibration compensation, and custom switch, this lens is perfect for handheld shooters. 0:00 - Introduction 0:33 - New Updates 1:25 - New Features 2:32 - Final Thoughts What will you photograph with the updated Tamron lens? Elaborate in the Comments section, below.
0 Views ·Posted 09/14/2023
Didn't get a chance to attend our Bild Expo 2023? No problem! Nick Brigadier takes you on a tour of the show floor for a look at the latest gear—some of which was announced the day of Bild. 0:00 - Introduction 0:40 - Cooke Lenses 1:06 - GoPro HERO12 Black 2:05 - Leica 2:47 - Sony a7C II & a7CR 3:42 - Angenieux 4:38 - DJI Osmo Action 4 5:30 - Hasselblad XCD 4/28P 5:53 - RØDE Wireless GO II 7:01 - Zoom R4 MultiTrak Recorder 7:47 - SmallRig 9:10 - DZOFIlm 10:02 - Tamron 10:58 - Nanlite 11:40 - Nanuk 12:33 - Thank You for Watching! In
0 Views ·Posted 09/12/2023
Panasonic has announced a trio of updates to its celebrated Micro Four Thirds system with its latest offerings, the LUMIX G9 II mirrorless camera, the Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 35-100mm f/2.8 and Leica DG Vario-Elmar
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 09/12/2023
What a week! The first Bild Expo just wrapped up here in New York City and it was a blast. There were presentations from more than 60 speakers, more than 130 exhibitors in the gear expo, numerous hands-on demos, and a long list of specials. Besides the show, B&H also took this time to celebrate its 50th Anniversary. There's a lot going on here at B&H and, of course, this means there is a great deal of new
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 08/31/2023
Sigma continues to open up its expansive lineup of lenses to more mounts with today’s announcement of the FUJIFILM X-mount versions of the 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary and 23mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary lenses. These will be the fourth and fifth X-mount lenses in Sigma’s portfolio, representing new options for a
0 Views ·Posted 08/29/2023
Sony is back with two exciting additions to its compact full-frame line: the a7CR and a7C II cameras. Both cameras harness the powerful BIONZ XR to massively overhaul photo and video performance. Debuting alongside them is an all-new
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 08/25/2023
After a relatively quiet summer, this past week's busy release schedule is putting us back in action. RØDE announced an even more impressive mic system for creators: the Wireless PRO. This brings 32-bit float recording and other "pro" features, like timecode, to the series. Tamron continues to show off more and more glass and better compatibility with the development of a
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 08/24/2023
Championing versatility with a dynamic new lens for content creators, Tamron has announced the development of the 17-50mm f/4 Di III VXD, an ultra-wide-angle zoom for full-frame Sony E cameras, which is expected to be available later this fall. This lens suits video and photo needs with a unique focal length range that includes an ultra-wide 17mm position that’s perfect for broad fields of view as well as for interior settings,
0 Views ·Posted 08/19/2023
Yes, you can use wide-angle lenses for portraiture. Follow along as Sony Artisan of Imagery Scott Robert Lim shares his techniques for shooting portraits with wide-angle lenses. 0:00 - Introduction 1:41 - Overview 2:42 - Yin-Yang 16:35 - Creative Wide Shots 6:53 - Composition Tips 36:13 - Summary 38:08 - Q&A 48:14 - Final Thoughts Did you find these tips helpful? Let us know in the Comments section, below. Sponsored by
0 Views ·Posted 08/18/2023
Jabari Holder tests the video quality of almost every entry-level ZEISS digital cinema lens available, from the CP.3 and LWZ.3 series. He also compares them to the Zeiss Otus, Milvus, Loxia, and Batis lenses. 0:00 - Introduction 0:52 - The Zeiss Look 1:52 - Photo vs. Cine Lenses 7:19 - CP.3 8:51 - LWZ.3 10:21 - Otus 11:23 - Milvus 12:23 - Loxia 13:26 - Batis 14:05 - Final Thoughts Are you a ZEISS fan? Tell us why in the Comments section, below.
0 Views ·Posted 08/10/2023
Curious about prime and zoom lenses? In this video, Maria Perez explains the differences between the two and discusses the benefits of each. 0:00 - Introduction 0:06 - What is a Zoom Lens? What is a Prime Lens? 0:35 - Prime Lenses 1:03 - Zoom Lenses Did you find this video helpful? Which type of lens do you favor for photographing, and why? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 08/08/2023
Stabilizing its compact-yet-fast zoom lineup, Tamron has just announced the development of the 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VC VXD G2 telephoto lens, which is expected to arrive later in Fall 2023 for Sony E mirrorless cameras. Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VC VXD G2 Telephoto Lens This second-generation telephoto zoom
0 Views ·Posted 08/05/2023
Gear is an important part of portrait photography, but knowing what you want to get out of your images will make it easier to choose a lens. In this video, Sony Artisan of Imagery Chris Orwig discusses how each of his lenses helps capture his artistic vision and subject's feelings. 0:00 - Overview 4:19 - Orwig's Go-To Setup 10:12 - Focal Lengths & F-Stops 20:00 - White Balance & Color 26:18 - More on F-Stops 28:27 - Focal Length Examples 35:45 - Questions to Think About 42:22 - Lighting & Backgrounds 46:09 - More on Focal Lengths