Lenses http://personal-view.com/talks/categories/lenses/feed.rss Sun, 28 May 17 23:47:49 -0600 Lenses en-CA 25mm F1.2 Pro Olympus lens http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/15721/25mm-f1.2-pro-olympus-lens Tue, 13 Sep 2016 21:19:33 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 15721@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • 19 lenses in 14 groups, one Super ED lens, 2 ED lenses, one E-HR lens, three HR lenses, one aspherical lens
  • Nano coating
  • 0.3m minimum focusing distance
  • 9 circular aperture blades
  • 62mm filter
  • 70 x 87mm size
  • 410g weight
  • Dust and waterproof design
  • Function button on lens
  • Manual focus clutch
  • $1,199.99 USD and $1,499.99 CAD
  • Available at https://www.amazon.com/Olympus-V311080BU000-25-25mm-1-2-16-M-Zuiko/dp/B01LW4IFUI/
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12mm F1.4 Panasonic Leica lens http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/15216/12mm-f1.4-panasonic-leica-lens Tue, 14 Jun 2016 08:58:50 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 15216@/talks/discussions image

PR

The new 12mm wide-angle lens enables photographers to capture beautiful group, event, and nature photography. It also allows indoor shooting in low lighting and produces an impressive, natural defocusing effect with its F1.4 aperture. In addition, the LEICA DG SUMMILUX 12mm/F1.4 ASPH. boasts a rugged, splash/dust-proof design (when combined with splash and dustproof LUMIX G Mirrorless camera models) to meet the needs of a wide-range of photographic situations.

Integrating two aspherical lenses, two UED (Ultra Extra-Low Dispersion) lenses and an ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) lens, the lens system is comprised of 15 elements in 12 groups. The adoption of five special lenses makes it possible to meet the stringent LEICA standard for exceptional image quality with high resolution and minimum distortion. In general, flare is commonly seen around the periphery of a point source with many high-speed lenses when a large aperture is employed. However, the new LEICA DG SUMMILUX 12mm/F1.4 ASPH. achieves high resolution from the center of the image to the corners by suppressing this flare. Users can take advantage of this lens to shoot a brilliant night skies or night scenes containing illumination to capture true-to-life images with minimal blurring and distortion at the edges. The multi-coated lens elements also minimize ghosting and flaring.

Incorporating an inner focus drive system and a stepping motor, the new LEICA DG SUMMILUX 12mm/F1.4 ASPH. is capable of smooth, silent operation together with the camera’s high-speed, high-precision contrast AF system for both photo and video recording. It is also compatible with the sensor drive at a maximum of 240 fps to take full advantage of cameras with high-speed AF. This stunning AF performance is excellent for recording 4K videos, where precise focusing is essential.

The LEICA DG SUMMILUX 12mm/F1.4 ASPH. comes with an aperture ring for direct, intuitive aperture control. Nine blades give the aperture a rounded shape that produces an attractively smooth effect in out-of-focus areas when shooting at larger aperture settings. A highly reliable metal mount assures durability for repeated use. The lens mount, the barrel and the hood are all made of metal to provide a sleek, sophisticated design that matches the entire line-up of LUMIX G Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) cameras.

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12-100mm F4 IS PRO Olympus lens http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/15722/12-100mm-f4-is-pro-olympus-lens Tue, 13 Sep 2016 21:22:34 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 15722@/talks/discussions image

Specs:

  • Video oriented lens
  • 17 lenses in 11 groups, one DSA lens, 5 ED lenses, two super HR lenses, one HR lens, three aspherical lenses
  • Nano coating
  • 0.15m-0.45m minimum focusing distance
  • 7 aperture blades
  • 5-axis super efficient stabilization, up to 6.5 stops
  • 72mm filters
  • Dust and waterproof design
  • Function button
  • Manual focus clutch mechanism
  • 77.5 x 116.5mm size
  • 561g
  • $1299.99 USD and $1599.99 CAD
  • Available at https://www.amazon.com/Olympus-V314080BU000-12-100mm-M-Zuiko-Digital/dp/B01LWC5IMC/

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100-300mm F4.0-5.6 II Panasonic Power OIS 2017 lens http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16279/100-300mm-f4.0-5.6-ii-panasonic-power-ois-2017-lens Thu, 05 Jan 2017 01:34:45 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16279@/talks/discussions image

Preorder links

PR

LUMIX G VARIO 100-300mm / F4.0-5.6 II / POWER O.I.S. (H-FSA100300)
Lens is a successor to the H-FS100300

  • Achieves handheld telephoto shooting with POWER O.I.S. and 5-axis Dual I.S.2.
  • Max.240-fps sensor drive for high-speed, high-performance AF.
  • Rugged, splash/dust-proof design for heavy field use.
  • Supports high-quality video recording(as described above).
  • The lens system comprises 17 elements in 12 groups including 1 ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) lens.
  • Multi coating to minimize ghosts and flaring.

The FSA100300 will be available in black for $649.99 in February.

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8-18mm F2.8-4 Panasonic Leica lens http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/15774/8-18mm-f2.8-4-panasonic-leica-lens Thu, 22 Sep 2016 03:20:31 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 15774@/talks/discussions image

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12-60mm F2.8-4 Panasonic Leica lens http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/15773/12-60mm-f2.8-4-panasonic-leica-lens Thu, 22 Sep 2016 03:18:17 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 15773@/talks/discussions image

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100-400mm F4.5-5.6 Sony FE GM OSS lens http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16768/100-400mm-f4.5-5.6-sony-fe-gm-oss-lens Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:14:05 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16768@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • 22 lens elements in 16 groups,one Super ED and two ED elements
  • Nano AR coating
  • Linear motor and Direct Drive SSM actuator
  • 1,395 g
  • Price around $2500
  • July 2017 release
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11mm F4.0 Irix FF lens http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16335/11mm-f4.0-irix-ff-lens Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:28:37 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16335@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • 16 elements in 10 groups
  • Focusing range is 0.275m - ∞
  • Manual focus lens with lock function
  • Aperture range - f/4.0 – f/22
  • 9 rounded blades aperture
  • No front filter threads
  • Rear gelatin filter slot with 30 x 30 mm size
  • Available mounts - Canon EF, Nikon F, Pentax K
  • 118 x 103 mm
  • Weight at 730-790g

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15mm F2.4 Irix lens http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/14830/15mm-f2.4-irix-lens Sat, 19 Mar 2016 05:27:15 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 14830@/talks/discussions image


Available at out deals for: $499 $468

Shipping: Price includes shipping for US/Canada/UK/Australia&NZ/Western Europe. Contact for any other regions.

I want to buy this lens

. PR

The Irix 15mm f/2.4, both the Blackstone and the Firefly versions, is ready for sale”, announces TH Swiss Company. Starting from today, first deliveries of products have been shipped to distributors and retailers. Soon the customers will be able to enjoy the quality of Irix.

Irix 15mm f/2.4 lens is designed to deliver the best optical performance and match the demands of full frame DSLR cameras. Providing a focal length of 15mm, this new lens model is ideal for outdoor and indoor photography whether it is photojournalism, landscapes or architecture. The new special features such as focus lock, infinity click! and focus scale calibration set a new level of manual focus lens functionality. Thanks to sophisticated optical construction and special neutrino coating formula, colour aberration, ghosting and flare effects have been reduced to the absolute minimum. With a minimum focusing distance of 0.28 metre (0.92 ft) and 9 rounded shaped aperture blades, the lens stands for supremely smooth out-of-focus areas. The design of the lens allows the use of 95 mm screw-in filters at the front and gelatin filters at the back of the lens.

Blackstone, the Premium version, has durable body made with aluminium-magnesium alloy, that ensures foolproof protection of the lens, even in extreme situations. Its construction is equipped with four seals, that protect the camera mount and focusing mechanism against the dust and moisture, as well as front or side accidental water splashes. Engraved fluorescent markings enable easy read-out and operation in low light conditions.

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Firefly is the standard version equipped with three seals that protect camera mount and focusing mechanism against dust, moisture and side accidental water splashes. Ergonomic focusing ring with rubber grip offers the freedom to operate with the camera. It is the most lightweight lens in its class.

Recommended retail prices are:

  • 695 EUR for Irix Blackstone
  • 475 EUR for Irix Firefly

Both versions are available for Canon EF and Nikon F cameras. By the end of September there will be also a Pentax K mount available.


The Irix 15mm f/2.4 lens is designed to deliver the best optical performance and match full frame DSLR cameras demands. Providing a focal length of 15mm, this new lens model is ideal for outdoor and indoor photography whether it is photojournalism, landscapes or architecture.

Innovative technology

Combining capabilities specific to analogue photography with ingenious technology and solutions, the Irix 15mm f/2.4 is the perfect tool for both professionals and hobbyists. The new special features such as focus lock, infinity click and hyperfocal scale set a new level of manual lens functionality. Focus lock enables to lock the focus ring at any time ensuring the chosen settings. Hyperfocal distance scale gives information about the accessible range for depth of field for a given aperture simply and intuitively. When the focusing ring is set in the “infinity” position, there is a noticeable “click” (infinity click), making it easier to find the value without looking.

Extraordinary optical performance

The Irix 15mm f/2.4 meets the most demanding requirements of modern cameras. Thanks to sophisticated optical construction and special neutrino coating, colour aberration, ghosting and flare effects have been reduced to the absolute minimum, so the lens is ready to meet the requirements of the 50+ megapixel sensors of the newest cameras.

The complex optical system consist of 15 elements in 11 groups. Three of the lens elements have a high refractive index and two others have been made from extra-low dispersion glass. The construction also contains two glass aspherical lenses that are responsible for extremely high image quality and improving image brightness at edges, while minimizing distortions and aberrations at the same time.

With a minimum focusing distance of 0.28 meters and 9 rounded shaped aperture blades, the lens stands for supremely smooth out-of-focus areas. Working with a narrow depth of field it allows the user to fully enjoy the bokeh effect.

Resistant to extreme conditions

Irix 15mm f/2.4 lenses are made with extreme precision, allowing them to be used in even the harshest weather conditions. Each lens is equipped with a weather sealed construction that protects the interior against dust and moisture. Thanks to inner seals they are also protected from accidental water splashes.

Prepare for more and create

Despite its short focal length and large aperture, the Irix 15mm f/2.4 is equipped with not only a front filter mount, but also has a rear gelatin filter slot. The design of the lens allows the use of 95 mm screw-in filters at the front in the petal-shape lens hood and gelatin filters at the back of the lens. This ensures unlimited possibilities for image creation.

Personalize your view

For the comfort of our customers Irix has created two versions of the Irix 15mm f/2.4 to meet their personality and individual taste.

Irix Blackstone: classic design meets maximum functionality, achieving the perfect match of innovative technology. The durable aluminium and magnesium body ensures foolproof protection of your lens, even in extreme conditions. Engraved fluorescent markings that reflect the light enable easy operation in all lighting conditions.

Irix Firefly: high quality mechanism in a handy design. Ergonomic focusing ring offers the freedom to capture the most ideal moment, whether it is big city architecture or wildlife scenery. The most lightweight lens in its class. Challenge accepted.

Ultimate precision

Each Irix 15mm f/2.4 lens leaving the factory has been properly calibrated. However, the focus calibration function provides the unique opportunity to adjust the focusing scale for a particular model of camera.

http://irixlens.com/

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135mm F1.8 DG HSM Sigma Art lens http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16473/135mm-f1.8-dg-hsm-sigma-art-lens Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:00:03 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16473@/talks/discussions image

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16-35mm F2.8 GM Sony lens http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16957/16-35mm-f2.8-gm-sony-lens Wed, 17 May 2017 12:35:06 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16957@/talks/discussions image

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14-20mm F2 Tokina PRO DX AT-X lens http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/14046/14-20mm-f2-tokina-pro-dx-at-x-lens Tue, 10 Nov 2015 08:14:53 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 14046@/talks/discussions image

Specifications:

  • 13 elements in 11 groups
  • High-precision, low-dispersion aspherical element
  • One-touch focus clutch
  • 82mm filter diameter • Minimum focusing distance: 0.28m
  • Inner focus
  • Nine aperture blades
  • Length 106.0mm
  • Maximum diameter 89mm
  • Weight - 735 g
  • Available in March 2016 for around $999
  • Preorder http://www.adorama.com/TN14202NK.html

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Via http://www.kenko-tokina.co.jp/tokina/atx14-20.html

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85mm F1.8 Sony FE Lens http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16424/85mm-f1.8-sony-fe-lens Tue, 07 Feb 2017 09:10:33 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16424@/talks/discussions image

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Fast, lightweight telephoto options suitable for adapting to MFT? http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16844/fast-lightweight-telephoto-options-suitable-for-adapting-to-mft Mon, 01 May 2017 19:29:14 -0600 StudioDCCreative 16844@/talks/discussions I'm looking for a 90-150mm f/2.8 or faster (actual, not boosted/equivalent) lens that's lightweight (e.g. APS-C format or lighter MFT native) and preferably a prime lens. I'd reach for a Rokinon/Samyang but those are usually re-housed full-frame lenses that are quite heavy and large and not suitable for what I'm interested in (urban telephoto work without screaming "huge camera" or breaking my neck or being unwieldy on a lightweight rig). The Panasonic and Oly super-zooms are insanely expensive. The Nikons focus in the wrong direction and the Nikon DX require a special adapter which makes aperture control a pain.

Are there any other options out there that meet these criteria or come close? Huge thanks for any tips.

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135mm F2.8 Zeiss Batis lens http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16695/135mm-f2.8-zeiss-batis-lens Wed, 05 Apr 2017 04:47:16 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16695@/talks/discussions image

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100mm F2.8 Sony FE STF GM OSS Lens http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16425/100mm-f2.8-sony-fe-stf-gm-oss-lens Tue, 07 Feb 2017 09:18:12 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16425@/talks/discussions image

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12-24mm F4 G Sony Lens http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16956/12-24mm-f4-g-sony-lens Wed, 17 May 2017 12:33:47 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16956@/talks/discussions image

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105mm F2 Laowa F2, T3.2 STF LENS http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/14696/105mm-f2-laowa-f2-t3.2-stf-lens Thu, 03 Mar 2016 03:21:20 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 14696@/talks/discussions image

  • Manual Focus
  • Filter Size is 67mm
  • F2 (T3.2, due to apodization element) to F22
  • 11 elements in 8 groups
  • Aperture Blades - 8 F‐stop, 14 T‐stop
  • Min. Focus Distance 0.9M
  • 745g
  • 76mm x 98.9mm
  • $699
  • Cheaper on our deals - http://www.personal-view.com/deals/lenses/laowa

UK OPTICS (LAOWA UK) is pleased to present the Laowa 105mm F2 STF Lens. STF stands for Smooth Trans Focus, in reference to its special optical system, which is intended to deliver smooth transitions between crisp in‐focus areas and creamy defocused background or foreground areas. This unique manual focus only lens has an integrated apodisation filter that provides superior bokeh rendering and crystal sharp images.

Full frame compatible lens featuring 11 elements in 8 groups with a 14 blade aperture* and a minimum focus distance of just 0.9M. All metal alloy construction housing multi‐coated glass elements throughout. At a focal length of 105mm and with the inherent softly diffused bokeh, this lens is perfect for portraiture.

The Laowa 105mm F2 STF lens is one of only a few lenses currently offering an apodisation effect. Available later in March with an MSRP of £649.99, in the following mounts: Nikon, Canon, Sony A, Sony E and Pentax.

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35mm F1.2 DZOptics KERLEE lens http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/15150/35mm-f1.2-dzoptics-kerlee-lens Tue, 31 May 2016 10:16:58 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 15150@/talks/discussions image

  • 11 elements in 10 groups
  • Lens Mounts - Nikon F, Canon EF, Sony E/FE Mount
  • Angle of View - 63.2°
  • Aperture f/1.2-f/22 with 14 blades
  • 72mm filter
  • 690g

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http://www.dzoptics.com/

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18-110mm F4.0 G PZ Sony APS-C Sony lens http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/15666/18-110mm-f4.0-g-pz-sony-aps-c-sony-lens Tue, 06 Sep 2016 10:44:02 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 15666@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • 18 elements in 15 groups, 6 aspherical elements, 3 ED (Extra-low Dispersion)
  • 7 blade circular aperture design
  • Not parfocal zoom. but in AF mode it can emulate it (how good is uncertain)
  • High resolution suited to professional 4K movie production
  • Smooth Motion Optics (SMO) design and construction to minimize unwanted focus and image shifts whilst focusing or zooming
  • Three separate focus, iris and zoom rings for professional operation
  • Optical image stabilization
  • Dust and moisture resistance
  • $3,500 US price, and somehow 4000 EUR in EU
  • Available in November

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100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sigma Contemporary Lens http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16475/100-400mm-f5-6.3-dg-os-hsm-sigma-contemporary-lens Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:03:07 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16475@/talks/discussions image

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Sony G Master Lenses http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/14545/sony-g-master-lenses Sat, 06 Feb 2016 02:33:56 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 14545@/talks/discussions image

New G Master line-up consists of a 24-70mm f/2.8 standard zoom, an 85mm f/1.4 prime and a 70-200mm f/2.8 telephoto zoom plus two tele-converters.

PR

Sony Electronics, a worldwide leader in digital imaging and the world’s largest image sensor manufacturer, has today introduced their flagship G Master™ brand of interchangeable lenses.

Sony’s new brand includes three new E-mount full frame lenses including a 24-70mm constant F2.8 standard zoom, an 85mm F1.4 prime and a 70-200mm constant F2.8 telephoto zoom. Representing the ultimate blend of high resolution and beautiful bokeh, the new lenses feature Sony’s innovative optical element technology, design and calibration. This allows them to produce still image and video content with a level of detail and expression that has never before been possible.

“The new G Master brand represents the finest and most impressive group of lenses that Sony has ever brought to market,” said Neal Manowitz, Vice President of Digital Imaging at Sony Electronics. “With our knowledge of what the future will bring for digital imaging, we have designed these lenses and can ensure that the G Master brand will inspire and ‘wow’ photographers and videographers for years to come.”

FE24-70mm F2.8 GM Standard Zoom Lens

Featuring some of the most advanced lens technologies in market today, the new FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM (model SEL2470GM) is the ultimate choice for those seeking the highest possible optical performance for portrait, travel and event photography or even simple everyday shooting1.

The new lens is built with three aspherical elements including a newly developed, extremely precise XA (extreme aspherical) element that reduces aberration and delivers the ultimate resolution throughout the entire zoom range and aperture range, as well as from corner to corner of all image files. Additionally, an ED (Extra-low-Dispersion) glass element and Super ED glass element keep chromatic aberration to a minimum while maximizing resolution and bokeh without any unnatural coloration.

The lens features a 9-bladed aperture that maintains a near circular shape at all settings and is coated with Sony’s original Nano AR coating to suppress reflections and ensure spectacular contrast and clarity.

The new FE24-70mm F2.8 GM lens has a direct drive SSM (Super Sonic Wave Motor) focusing system that works with incredible efficiency thanks to a new set of algorithms that positions the lens elements quickly and accurately. The motor is smooth and quiet, making it an ideal choice for shooting both still images as well as movies.

To maximize usability, the lens is dust and moisture resistant and features a compact, streamlined design that includes AF/MF switch as well as focus hold, zoom lock and hood release buttons.

Two new matching filters for the FE24-70mm F2.8 GM lens have also been introduced, including the VF-82MP MC protector and VF-82CPAM Circular PL filter..

FE 85mm F1.4 GM Telephoto Prime Lens

Designed as the ultimate portrait lens, the long-awaited new FE 85mm F1.4 GM telephoto prime lens (model SEL85F14GM) strikes a perfect balance between resolution and bokeh in a compact package.

The lens features a new XA (extreme aspherical) element as well as three ED glass elements that work together to ensure that the in-focus areas are captured in extremely high resolution while the surrounding out-of-focus areas dissolve smoothly into a beautiful soft backdrop. It has a circular aperture with 11 blades – the most ever used in an α lens – that ensures bokeh is smooth and visually appealing. Externally, the new model has Sony’s original Nano AR Coating, which is of particular importance in a portrait lens as it reduces flare and ghosting, even with backlit subjects or similarly challenging lighting conditions.

For accurate autofocusing, the FE 85mm F1.4 GM lens includes a ring drive SSM motor system that provides ample power and speed to drive the lens’ large, heavy focus group. It’s also equipped with two position sensors to support flawless focus control of the large, heavy lens elements.

This new professional portrait lens is dust and moisture resistant and also has an aperture ring with on/off switchable click stops that can be adjusted based on whether a user is shooting still images or movies. It also has an AF / MF switch and a focus hold button.2

FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS Telephoto Zoom

Covering the frequently used 70-200mm focal range, the new FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS telephoto zoom lens (model SEL70200GM) offers extremely high rendering, AF performance and image stabilization, making it a versatile choice for shooting wildlife, sports, weddings and a variety of other events and locations.

The new flagship telephoto zoom model delivers extraordinary sharpness and clarity throughout the entirety of its zoom range thanks to its three advanced lens elements including XA, Super ED and ED glass components, as well as its Nano AR coating.

The new FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS lens features a floating focusing system – implemented in an α zoom lens for the first time – that contributes to an impressive minimum focusing distance of merely 0.96m and ensures AF performance is optimized during both still and video shooting. The lens includes a SSM (Super Sonic Motor) plus dual linear motors that work together to move large lens elements quickly - a task that requires a high level of drive control and ensures focus accuracy. The new model also has built in Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization for capturing sharp, blur-free subjects at all focal lengths and a rotating tripod mount that allows the camera to be quickly removed from a connected tripod as needed.

The new 70-200mm telephoto zoom lens is dust and moisture resistant with an additional fluorine coating added to the front lens. It also has a focus hold button as well as a focal range limiter.

Sony has also announced new compact 1.4x and 2x Teleconverters – models SEL14TC and SEL20TC respectively – that offer even greater reach while maintaining the overall streamlined design and feel of the 70-200mm lens.3

Pricing and Availability

The new FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM Standard Zoom and 85mm F1.4 GM Telephoto prime lenses will be available in March for about $2,200 and $1,800, respectively.

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When will Panasonic Vario PZ 45-175mm f/4.0-5.6 get Dual I.S. firmware update? http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/15993/when-will-panasonic-vario-pz-45-175mm-f4.0-5.6-get-dual-i.s.-firmware-update Fri, 04 Nov 2016 01:18:01 -0600 bealbuoy 15993@/talks/discussions I have been patiently waiting for the Dual I.S. firmware update that was suppose to arrive in February 2016 for the Panasonic 45-175 along with two other lens. I can find no information about when or even if they will ever arrive besides originally posting it will arrive in February 2016. Does anyone know what is going on with these three updates? I really like the 45-175mm lens, and really look forward to Dual I.S. for it. If it will never occur will someone please tell me.

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10-24mm F3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD Tamron lens, 2017 model http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16421/10-24mm-f3.5-4.5-di-ii-vc-hld-tamron-lens-2017-model Mon, 06 Feb 2017 21:55:12 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16421@/talks/discussions image

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7.5mm F2.0 Laowa lens for MFT cameras http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/15717/7.5mm-f2.0-laowa-lens-for-mft-cameras Tue, 13 Sep 2016 14:22:47 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 15717@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • 110 degrees FOV
  • 12cm minimum focusing distance
  • manual focus
  • 49mm filter
  • 50x55mm
  • 170g weight only

Venus Optics, the camera lenses manufacturer who had previously launched a number of quality lenses with ‘World’s First’ specifications, is proud to unveil two premium lenses with extreme specifications and impressive performance, the Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D & the Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT.

The Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT is the Widest f/2 rectilinear lens ever designed for Micro Four Thirds Cameras. Despite the extreme specifications, Venus Optics has successfully minimized the weight of the lens to a merely 0.37 pounds (170g) and 55mm long. The extreme 110 angle of view, ultra- fast f/2 aperture and featherweight make this lens an ideal option to pair up with drones for aerial photography. It also gives photographers a fast and wide-angle option for low-light shooting as well as landscape photography.

The Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D and the Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT will be available to the market in early 2017. Engineering prototype will be available to test in Venus Optics’ Photokina debut. Venus Optics’ booth is in Hall 2.1, Booth A-045.

Together with the new lenses, Venus Optics will also display a number of unique lenses with first class quality and unique specifications in Photokina 2016.

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50mm F1.8 Yongnuo lens for Nikon F http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/13364/50mm-f1.8-yongnuo-lens-for-nikon-f Sat, 11 Jul 2015 14:12:22 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 13364@/talks/discussions image

via http://tech.sina.com.cn/digi/dc/n/2015-07-07/doc-ifxesssr5467821.shtml

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70-300mm F4.5-5.6 FE Sony lens http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/14908/70-300mm-f4.5-5.6-fe-sony-lens Sat, 02 Apr 2016 06:43:45 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 14908@/talks/discussions image


Available at https://www.amazon.com/Sony-70-300mm-F4-5-5-6-OSS-Lens/dp/B01DLMD7DK/


Sony’s longest reaching E-mount lens to date, the new FE 70-300mm F4.5 – 5.6 G OSS telephoto zoom lens (model SEL70300G) features a state-of-the-art optical design including four aspherical glass elements, two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements and Sony’s Nano AR coating, which all work together to effectively suppress spherical aberration, distortion, and chromatic aberration. This ensures beautiful high-resolution results for both still and video shooting.

The new telephoto zoom lens also features class-leading close-up performance, with a minimum focusing distance of less than 3 feet (0.9m) and a maximum magnification of 0.31x, making it an ideal choice for tele-macro photography. This outstanding close-up performance also factors into the lens’ excellent corner-to-corner sharpness.

The versatile zoom lens includes built-in Optical SteadyShot image stabilization that helps to reduce camera shake, making it easier to capture clear images when shooting handheld. Additionally, the new SEL70300G model has a linear actuator that allows it to achieve fast, smooth and quiet autofocus and is also dust and moisture resistant1 to ensure reliable operation in harsh outdoor conditions.

The new FE 70-300mm F4.5 – 5.6 G OSS telephoto zoom lens will be available in May for about $1,200 US and $1,700 CA, respectively.

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12-35mm F2.8 II Panasonic 2017 lens http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16276/-12-35mm-f2.8-ii-panasonic-2017-lens Thu, 05 Jan 2017 00:11:12 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16276@/talks/discussions image

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LUMIX G X VARIO 12-35mm / F2.8 II ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. (H-HSA12035)

  • Versatile usage ranging from portraits and landscape to street photography.
  • Achieves handheld shooting without using a flash thanks to the F2.8 high-speed aperture and 5-axis Dual I.S.2. even in low-lit situations, including indoors.
  • Splash/dust-proof and freeze-proof down to -10℃ with a rugged design for heavy field use.
  • Supports high-quality video recording(as described above).
  • The lens system comprises 14 elements in 9 groups including 4 aspherical lenses with 5 aspherical surfaces, 1 UHR (Ultra High Refractive Index) lens and 1 UED (Ultra Extra-Low Dispersion) lens.
  • Panasonic’s black box technology Nano Surface Coating is applied to minimize ghosts and flaring.
  • Max.240-fps sensor drive for high-speed, high-performance AF.

The HSA12035 will be available in black for $999.99 in March.

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18-55mm T2.9 Cine Fujinon lens http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16490/18-55mm-t2.9-cine-fujinon-lens Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:42:35 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16490@/talks/discussions image

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The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM has unveiled the MK Series of cinema lenses for E-mount cameras, which boast advanced optical performance, ultra-compact and lightweight design, as well as superb cost performance. The first in this series to be introduced, the FUJINON MK18-55mm T2.9, is a standard zoom with an 18-55mm focal length. It will be available in early March at a list price of $3,799. The entire “MK” series is designed with the ‘emerging’ cinematographer in mind, whether shooting a live event, online programming, documentary, corporate video, wedding, independent or short film production.

The next in the series, the FUJINON MK50-135mm T2.9*1, will be available this summer. With a combined focal length range of 18mm-135mm in the Super 35mm format, together the first two “MK” lenses cover the most frequently used range utilized by emerging cinematographers. The series offers fast lenses with T2.9 speed across the entire zoom range, enabling a shallow depth-of-field.

“The rapid growth in popularity of content produced by emerging cinematographers has expanded the use of cinema and digital photographic cameras,” said Tom Fletcher, Director of Sales, Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM. “And the heightened need for programming has, in turn, boosted demand for high-performance cinema lenses, which are ideal to achieve a shallow depth-of-field and a beautiful bokeh. However, since they are typically large, heavy and expensive, those involved in online and other lower cost productions often opt for interchangeable lenses for digital cameras, which have been more affordable and mobile. The problem is that interchangeable lenses for digital cameras are designed primarily for shooting stills, and therefore prone to focus shift and optical axis shift while zooming.”

The “MK” lenses are designed to maintain consistent color temperature with all FUJINON cinema lenses, which simplifies color grading2. The series also inherits the FUJINON cine lenses’ advanced edge-to-edge optical performance and low distortion3, while boasting compact and lightweight design as well as outstanding cost/performance. The MK18-55 and MK50-135mm weigh in at a light 980 grams/2.16 lbs with front diameters of 85mm and lengths of 206mm. The MK18-55mm’s minimum object distance (MOD) is .85 meters/2.78 feet, while the MK 50-135mm’s MOD is 1.2m/3.93 feet.

“Many independent shooters use DSLR lenses, which aren’t designed for moving images. Still lenses breathe considerably, and they have no adjustable manual iris,” said Fletcher. “Our MK’s have a seamless manual iris, zero breathing, no ramping or zoom shift, and 200-degree focus rotation. They maintain focus completely throughout the zoom range while covering Super 35mm sensors.”

In addition to their lightweight and compact build, the “MK” lenses are designed from the ground up with the operator in mind. Only one matte box and one filter size are needed between the lenses. Time-saving features include a macro function that allows for a broader range of close-up shooting, and gears for the three rings are positioned in the exact same place, which eliminates the need to re-position accessories when switching lenses.

The lenses each contain a Flange Focal Distance adjustment function*4 to achieve optimal camera and lens matching. The short flange focal distance contributes to the lenses’ compact size and lightweight. Distances are listed in feet and meters.

The iris supports seamless adjustment that is free of clicking. This enables precise exposure adjustment without any sound from clicking between T-stops.

The lenses also feature three rings for manual and independent adjustment of focus, zoom, and iris (aperture), with the gear pitch*5 of 0.8M (module). The focus ring can rotate fully up to 200 degrees to facilitate precise focusing.

The “MK” lenses are compatible with E-mount cameras with the Super 35mm/ APS-C sensor.

X Mount versions of the MK lenses (with focal lengths of 18-55mm and 50-135mm) used in the FUJIFILM X Series line of digital cameras (with APS-C sensors) are being developed for launch by the end of this year. Information about the X Mount lenses will be provided as soon as more details are confirmed.

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Samyang / Rokinon XEEN Cinema lenses http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/13499/samyang-rokinon-xeen-cinema-lenses- Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:39:54 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 13499@/talks/discussions image

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First lenses in lineup - 24mm, 50mm, 85mm T1.5

Prices around - $2495.00 per lens

August 10th 2015 launch date.

http://www.xeenglobal.com/

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