Category Archives: 3rd Party Lens

Sigma CEO Yamaki-san Talks About Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary And A Future Sigma Lens

According to Sigma’s CEO Yamaki-san the Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN has glass specifically designed for mirrorless cameras and it has ART level performance. There isn’t a whole lot of information in this interview, but Yamaki-san promises that there will be a mid-level telephoto lens released for mirrorless in the future from Sigma. Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN: B&H Photo, Adorama.

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RAYQUAL Sony α Mount Adapter to Hasselblad V

Miyamoto Seisakusho (RAYQUAL) released 2 mount adapters for lenses for Hasselblad V system on November 15. For Sony E mount and FUJIFILM X mount. The price is open. Direct sales price is 27,930 yen (tax included) each. Designed with emphasis on rigidity and robustness to fit the lens for medium format camera. A tripod seat is provided as standard (detachable […]

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Mitakon Speedmaster 135mm f/1.4 Lens Available For Sony A-Mount

The Mitakon Speedmaster 135mm f/1.4 lens is a huge lens that was originally released for Sony E-mount, I am curious how they dealt with the flange distance in their design. The price of the lens is ¥330,000 excluding tax (around $2,900). Specs and Samples:

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Samyang AF 35mm f/2.8 FE Firmware 0.2

Samyang/Rokinon AF 35mm f/2.8 FE firmware 0.2 is now available. Software: AF 35mm F2.8 FE Firmware Version 0.2 (Click to download) * The firmware update is for AF 35mm F2.8 FE lens with Firmware Version 0.1. * The firmware update is only for owners of below 6 camera models supporting ‘Fast Hybrid AF’  feature. – α5100, α6000, α6300,α6500, α7RII, α9 Improvement: It fixes an issue where ‘Fast Hybrid […]

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Samyang Lens Station For E-mount Officially Announced

Lens Station Lens Station is a device to customize lens performance and update firmware of Samyang autofocus lens series. Please download ‘Lens Manager’ software to update the firmware or calibrate focus, aperture and manual focusing sensitivity. [Download Lens Manager] [Download User Manual] Product details Lens Manager Samyang AF 50mm f/1.4 FE: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama Samyang AF […]

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Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Preorders Now Available

If you’re looking for quality Sony E-mount glass for your APS-C camera the Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary is now available for preorder from B&H Photo and Adorama. PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS E-Mount Lens/APS-C Format 24mm (35mm Equivalent) Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16 3 FLD, 2 SLD, and 2 Aspherical Elements Super Multi-Layer Coating Stepping AF Motor Rounded 9-Blade […]

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