Author Archives: Louis Ferreira

New: Sainsonic Kamlan 55mm f/1.2 And 8mm f/3 Lenses

There is a new Kamlan 55mm f/1.2 full frame manual focus lens for Sony E-mount that could be interesting for those looking for fast inexpensive glass. Chinese glass isn’t known for it’s optical excellence, but sometimes it has a lot of character and you really can’t beat it for the price. Check Amazon for pricing. Kamlan 55mm […]

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Five New Opteka Lens for E-Mount

Opteka recently bought 5 of their manual focus lenses to E-Mount. Opteka 6.5mm f/2 Circular Fisheye Product Highlights Sony E-Mount Lens/APS-C Format 9.75mm (35mm Equivalent) Aperture Range: f/2 to f/22 One Super-Low Dispersion Element HD Anti-Reflection Coating Fisheye Design, 190° Angle of View Manual Focus Operation 9-Blade Diaphragm Opteka 12mm f/2.8 Product Highlights Sony E-Mount Lens/APS-C Format […]

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DPReview Adds Sony a7III to Studio Scene

The Sony a7III performs incredibly well in DPReview’s studio scene and stays ahead of the competition ever step up the ISO range. There has been some debate about the anti-aliasing filter in the Sony a7III and DPReview has something to say now: In the meantime, our studio scene suggests* that, if the a7 III has an […]

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Official Chinese Tamron 28-75mm Di III RXD FE Pricing: ¥5300 ($839)

The Tamron 28-75mm Di III RXD FE is a very attractive option for those that do not want to buy a Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM and now we have some idea of what it could cost. At ¥5300 it’s likely to come in around $849 or $799, which would be a bargain compared to the Sony they want to […]

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Venus Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Preorder NOW Available

I ordered my Venus Laowa 9mm f/2.8 about an hour or so ago, but I am just getting around to doing this post now. VenusOptics currently has their preorder link up and Amazon, B&H Photo, and Adorama should follow tomorrow. It looks like they still have filters available, so don’t miss out if this lens interests you. Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D $499.00 […]

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Affordable E-Mount Lenses: Zonlai 22mm F1.8 and Kamlan 50mm/F1.1

Zonlai 22mm F1.8 Large Aperture Ultra Wide Angle Lens for Sony E-mount APS-C: Amazon Zonlai 22mm F1.8 for APS-C Mirrorless Camera Focal Length: 22mm Aperture: F1.8~F16, 10-Blade Aperture, Click-step Aperture Ring Filter Diameter: 46mm Minimum Object Distance: 0.15m Focus Mode: Manual Lens Structure: 7 Groups 8 Elements Weight: 224g/7.92oz Size: 45*55mm Compatibility: Sony-E, Fuji-X, M4/3, […]

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