Category Archives: 3rd Party Lens

Save $300 on Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 + Lens Station

You can get the excilent Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 with lens station from Amazon discounted. There are also other discounts for this lens. B&H Photo has the lens discounted or with the lens station for slightly more. Adorama just added the same deal as they are offering on Amazon on their site too. Samyang 85mm […]

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First Look KamLan 15mm f/2.0 Spotted

The new KamLan 15mm f/2.0 was spotted at a trade show. It looks like a lot of the Chinese manufacturers have been focused on making wide glass lately. Below is the translated text and KamLan products can be found on Amazon. Although the “15mm F2.0”, which was not priced, could be actually mounted on the camera […]

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Viltrox AF 85mm F1.8 STM FE: A Lot of Lens For The Money

Dustin Abbott finished his Viltrox AF 85mm F1.8 STM FE review, which you can watch above. Below are excerpts from this video: The Viltrox AF 85mm is a very good lens Very nicely built A lot of lens for the money No weather sealing Everything is metal and glass The focus by wire manual focus […]

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Samyang 85mm f/1.4 AF Continues to Impress

The Samyang 85mm f/1.4 AF Continues to Impress after the ephotozine review. This lens is on my shortlist for lenses to purchase in the near future, but I have been putting a lot of money into shooting wide since it’s astrophotography season. The latest review by Lenstips is simply glowing saying: I think we don’t […]

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VILTROX 85mm f/1.8 AF Firmware Update v1.0.10 Released

Viltrox just released an update to their excellent VILTROX 85mm f/1.8 AF that you can download here. Also, Amazon has them in stock at this time. PFI RBMH 85mmF1.8 STM E-mount v1.0.10 1) Lowered aperture noise 2) Fixed delay problem of shutter releasing while using flash 3) Improved blank screen problem at small apertures Be […]

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Meyer Optik Görlitz is Coming Back

Renewal of the Meyer Optik Görlitz portfolio on schedule Optimization of the first lens completed Further new versions of previous lenses in progress First completely new development finalized / more to follow Cooperation with Fotomuseum Görlitz & the City of Görlitz Bad Kreuznach – Meyer Optik is pushing the revision and optimization of its existing […]

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