Category Archives: 3rd Party Lens

Emil Busch Glaukar 3.1 Portrait Lens Kickstarter

Photorumors is reporting another German lens being brought back to life on Kickstarter the Emil Busch Glaukar 3.1 portrait lens. If you are into classic glass this might be a good investment for you since there are still early bird spots available. In 1910, Emil Busch introduced the Glaukar, a fully corrected photographic lens, which besides […]

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Sigma CEO Affirms The Continued Development of E-mount Full Frame and APS-C Lenses

Sigma CEO Kazuto Yamaki reiterated Sigma’s commitment to building Full Frame and APS-C E-mount lenses for Sony cameras in an interview with Sigma Canada. If we just make ok lenses consumers will pick the manufacture lenses so we have to make extraordinary lenses. 14mm f/1.8 was made because making a new f/2.8 wouldn’t be exciting […]

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Additional 7Artisans / DJ-Optical Information

Here is some additional information on the 7Artisans / DJ-Optical mirrorless lenses covered a little more than a week ago.

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Venus Optics Laowa Magic Shift Converter (MSC) For Sony FE Mount

Convert your ultra-wide angle lens into a SHIFT lens with no vignetting Anhui China, Jul 10, 2017 – Venus Optics, the camera lenses manufacturer who had previously launched a number of unique Laowa camera lenses, unveil the Laowa Magic Shift Converter (MSC) for Sony Full Frame E-mount cameras. It can convert your ultra-wide angle lens […]

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Sony a9: Sigma MC-11 Firmware 1.07

That1cameraguy posted the first two videos about the new Sigma MC-11 firmware and it did a great job with adapted glass keeping up with action. In his estimation, you get 85% of the performance of native Sony glass, which is still very good. The above video is a comparison between the previous firmware and the […]

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7Artisans / DJ-Optical For E-Mount

There is new Chineses option available that is very cheap and comes in attractive focal lengths for mirrorless cameras sold under the 7Artisans / DJ-Optical names: 7.5mm f/2.8: APS-C fish-eye lens 25mm f/1.8: APS-C wide-angle lens 35 mm f/2: full frame lens They even have a 50mm f/1.0 lens shown above in the middle that isn’t available […]

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