Category Archives: 3rd Party Lens

Laowa 12-24mm f/5.6 First Look

The Laowa 12-24mm f/5.6 was first reported back in January, but now we have some images to share of the lens above so the lens should be close to launching. It will be available first from Venus Optics Laowa and other retailers later so stay tuned if this is a lens that interests you. Laowa […]

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Moment Anamorphic 1.33x Adapter Kick Starter

We added Moment as an affiliate a while ago due to their approach to photographers and good experiences ordering from them in the past in addition to some of the unique Fujifilm swag they had which we promoted on FujiAdduct. I say this because many are not fans of Kickstarter, but Moment has decided to […]

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New Meike 85mm f/1.8 AF

Meike announced a new autofocus lens for Sony Cameras the Meike 85mm f/1.8 AF, which is a mirrorless lens currently available for other mounts on Amazon, but only available directly for the time being. Meike 85mm F1.8 Auto Focus Medium Telephoto STM (Stepping Motor) Full Frame Portrait Lens Compatible with Sony E-Mount Mirrorless Cameras A7 […]

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Tamron 90mm f/2.8, 60mm f/2 APS-C, 180mm f/3.5, and 150mm f/2.8 Patents Found

Overview [Public number] P2022092339 [Release date] 2022-06-22 Description: Optical system and image pickup device [Filing date] 2020-12-10 [Applicant] [Identification number] 000133227 [Name or name] Tamron Co. , Ltd. PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a compact optical system and an image pickup apparatus having high optical performance regardless of an object distance while realizing high-speed […]

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TechArt LM-EA9 For Leica M Mount Lenses is Being Teased

The TechArt LM-EA7 is one of my favorite AF adapters for M-mount lenses on Sony and it is finally being updated with the TechArt LM-EA9. The TechArt LM-EA7 also went by TechArt Pro and it was compatible with just about all M-mount lenses. It looks like the TechArt LM-EA9 is a bit more compact, which […]

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DXO: Yongnuo FE 85mm f/1.8 DF DSM Review

The Yongnuo FE 85mm f/1.8 DF DSM has been out for a while, but DXO just published a review of the lense and it is super sharp. You can read the full review here or check out the summary below: …the Yongnuo YN 85mm F1.8 S DF DSM get excellent sharpness at the center of […]

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