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Samyang Firmware Updates

Software: AF 14mm F2.8 FE Ver.20 * The firmware update is for AF 14mm F2.8 FE lens with Firmware Version 19. • Improvement: – Fixed the phase detection range of AF-C on α9, α7RⅡ, α6300 – Improved autofocus performance in the low light – Fixed shutter delay problem after focus confirmation when strobe was installed […]

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TechArt Pro Firmware 6.0 Released

The TechArt Pro continues to improve with firmware 6.0. Below is a list of how the update improves the adapter for the Sony a7RIII and Sony a9. I noticed some issues with the adapter last time I used it on my a7RIII and am glad to see TechArt handled them promptly. It corresponds to Sony α9, […]

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Today Only: Save up to $400 on Vello Canon EF and/or Nikon F Mount to Sony E-Mount Accelerator AF Lens Adapters

Vello AF adapters aren’t the best on the market, but at this price, they are worth picking up if you have any Nikon or Canon glass laying around. You can find the Nikon compatibility chart here and Canon compatibility chart here. When your ready B&H Photo will have the adapter on sale for the rest of the […]

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Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D Interview Summary

The Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D has been very well received by photographers everywhere for its exceptional image quality and low distortion. Phillipreeve has an interesting and lengthy interview with one of the engineers behind this great lens and I have summarized it below. Mr. Li wanted to create lenses that photographers would enjoy more than the standard […]

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Voigtlander Nokton Classic 35mm f/1.4 Lens for Sony E-Mount Listed at B&H Photo

B&H Photo listed the Voigtlander Nokton Classic 35mm f/1.4 Lens for Sony E-Mount today and if the price is right I will definitely be picking one of these up. These lenses were great fun on Leica M cameras and had lots of character, but they were most popular on the Leica M8 where they provided a close […]

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New Samyang Lens Coming Soon…

Samyang has been on a bit of a roll with FE lenses lately and their latest newsletter indicates they have another lens coming soon. Maybe they will release one of their classic lens designs as an FE AF lens or this could be something completely new. via Photorumors

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