Category Archives: 3rd Party Lens

Size Comparison: Sony 600mm f/4 GM and 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 vs Nikon and Canon Telephoto Glass

Sony has been very focused on long telephoto glass since the launch of the Sony a9 and with the announcement of the Sony 600mm f/4 GM and 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 it’s interesting to see how they stack up to Nikon, Canon, Sigma, and Tamron telephoto lenses. Interestingly the Sigma 60-600mm f/4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports and […]

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Samyang AF 45mm f/1.8 FE Review

ePhotozine reviewed the Samyang AF 45mm f/1.8 FE and found that it had some very impressive performance at a very attractive price point. A lot of great 3rd party lenses have been released for E-mount lately and there are more coming this year. Below you can read about some of their findings: With a high […]

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Sony FE 200-600mm 5.6-6.3mm G OSS Karma and Honesty

Today we were supposed to see the launch of the Sony 200-600mm lens according to my original rumor from weibo, but I didn’t go crazy pushing it because Sony rumors tend to be unreliable. The only thing that was certain about this lens rumor was that it existed due to the photos. The site that […]

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7Artisans 60mm F2.8 Macro Now Available

Amazon and Adorama now have the 7Artisans 60mm F2.8 Macro available. The 60mm F2.8 macro lens uses 7 sets of 8 lenses. The front group has a floating focusing structure. Excellent image quality can be obtained in both infinity and 1:1 macro. Even in macro scenes, the field curvature is extremely The super-long focusing distance of 26cm affords […]

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Kamlan 50mm f/1.1 MK II Now Available For Pre-Order

Kamlan 50mm f/1.1 MK II now available for pre-order at Adorama and it should be available on B&H Photo and Amazon soon. Aperture: F1.1 – F16 Range of View: 32 Degree @APS-C Nearest Focus Distance: 0.4m Focus Mode: Manual Lens Structure: 6 groups of 8 pieces Material: All metal all glass Matching Ring: Fuji X adapter Dimensions: 2.8 x 2.6″ (72 […]

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Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD FE Tested And Doesn’t Disappoint

Fotomagazini published a brief review of the Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD FE that is coming this summer and they came away impressed. Here is what they thought: Sharp Fast AF Stepper Motor Tight zoom ring Small plastic hood Surprisingly small Lightweight Produced in Vietnam Filter Diameter of 67mm Front stays fixed when zooming […]

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