Category Archives: 3rd Party Cameras

Konica Minolta is Making Minolta Instant Cameras

Minolta decided to get out of cameras in 2006 and then later sold its DSLR camera division to Sony, which lead to some interesting hybrid DSLR designs from Sony before Sony went mirrorless. Now it looks like Konica Minolta wants a piece of the instant print market that polaroid established and Fujifilm Instax now dominates. […]

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Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO Announced

Laowa 85mm f/5.6 2x Ultra Macro APO is a mirrorless-designed macro lens with 28.55° angle of view for full frame. It is the smallest 2x macro lens in the Full Frame market. It weighs just around 252g (Leica M mount without caps and hood) which is super portable and handy for macro shooters. It features an apochromatic (APO) characteristic that chromatic […]

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Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD G2 and Tamron 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD English Catalogs Released

Tamron continues to round out its excellent E-mount selection of lenses with the Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD G2 and Tamron 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD coming October 28th according to Nokishita. Tamron has released the English catalogs of “35-150mm F / 2-2.8 Di III VXD (Model A058)” and “28-75mm F / 2.8 Di […]

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Megadap Sony E Lens to Nikon Z-Mount Autofocus Adapter Announced

Megadap released its E-mount to Z-mount AF adapter and it could be a game-changer for Nikon if they ever decide to release an attractive body. Sony has been on a roll for a few years now and something like this could help Nikon to catch up if Sony slacks. You can get the Megadap Adapter […]

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Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Brochure Leaked

The Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD brochure leaked and you can read the whole thing below. Nokishika found it and I linked the PDF below along with including JPG’s of the pages. The 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD from Tamron is a versatile superzoom ideal for photographers who want an all-rounder that covers virtually any shooting […]

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TTArtisan 50mm f/1.4 Announce

TTArtisan has been releasing some great Leica-like lenses for a while now and the new TTArtisan 50mm f/1.4 will likely perform equally as well as their other Leica-style glass. There is a listing on Amazon for this lens already and preorders should start soon. [Compact & Portable] The 50mm f/1.4 ASPH is a versatile normal-length […]

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