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Lensbaby Composer Pro II With Sweet 80 Optic Lens Announced Today

Lensbaby Composer Pro II With Sweet 80 Optic Lens for E mount and A mount was announced today. You can see some samples here and you can pre-order E-mount here and A-mount here.  More details can be found below.

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Voigtlander Nokton 40mm f/1.2 ASPH Announced

Press Release A compact size yet full size 40 mm lens realizes the world’s first * large aperture. Two double-sided aspherical lenses are adopted as an optical system optimized for the image sensor of mirrorless camera made by Sony. It has a performance that you can use with confidence from opening the aperture, you can […]

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Sony a9: For Sports

The Sony a9 is maturing nicely with 3rd parties and Sony stepping up to ensure action photographers are covered. The Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5–5.6 GM OSS is the gold standard for photographers looking for tracking speed but adapted Sigma and Canon glass both perform very well today. Sigma has a slight advantage because the Sony a9 sees the lens […]

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Kai Tests The Laowa 15mm Zero-D

Laowa has been making some seriously good lenses for a Chinese manufacturer lately and the Laowa 15mm Zero-D is no exception. Kia didn’t fall in love with the Laowa, but he put it through its paces. Too bad he didn’t get some aurora photos. That might have made him fall hard for this lens. Shooting wide […]

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VILTROX EF-NEX IV Adapter For Canon Lenses

“The Chinese company Viltrox has announced a new EF-NEX IV adapter for the installation of Canon EF and EF-S optics on Sony E cameras. The new fifth generation adapter adds two main functions: built-in USB port for firmware upgrade and manual switch between CDAF modes (contrast focusing ) and PDAF (phase). In order for the camera […]

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Kenko 400mm f/8.0 Reflex Lens

With a reflective optical system using mirrors, the lens realized surprisingly compact size and lightness while being super telephoto of 400 mm. Unique Ring Boke is attractive. Lineup of nine kinds of mounts for single lens reflex and mirrorless. ※ Mount is T mount type, it is detachable type. It can convert to other mounts. * Pinto […]

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