Author: Klaus

Ref.: https://www.sigma-global.com/en/lenses/a024_24_70_28_ii/ Press Release The Art 24-70mm F2.8, evolved on all levels:rendering performance, functionality, and portability. The SIGMA 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN II | Art is SIGMA’s flagship lens that has evolved significantly from the previous model by incorporating the most advanced technologies available to SIGMA from design to production. Compared to the previous SIGMA 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN | Art, the SIGMA 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN II | Art has improved resolving power throughout the entire zoom range, and also benefits from functional enhancements such as the addition of an aperture ring and high-speed AF with a redesigned AF…

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Ref.: https://fujifilm-x.com/en-au/products/cameras/x-t50/ PRESS RELEASE TOKYO, May 16, 2024 – FUJIFILM Corporation announce the launch of the “FUJIFILM X-T50” (X-T50) worldwide in June and onward. The X-T50, the latest model in the X series, offers outstanding image quality, compact and lightweight body. The X-T50 is a versatile and compact camera with a lightweight body weighing approximately 438g*1 and equipped with the back-illuminated 40.2 megapixel “X-Trans™ CMOS 5 HR”*2 sensor, the “X-Processor 5” high-speed image processing engine, and a 5-axis, maximum 7.0-stop*3 in-body image stabilization function. It delivers high mobility, high image quality, and high performance, and can be used for still image shooting in a wide…

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Ref.: https://fujifilm-x.com/en-au/products/lenses/xf16-50mmf28-48-r-lm-wr/ PRESS RELEASE TOKYO, May 16, 2024 – FUJIFILM Corporation announces the launch of the “FUJINON Lens XF16-50mmF2.8 -4.8 R LM WR” (XF16-50mmF2.8-4.8 R LM WR) from June, 2024. The lens is a new lineup of the “XF Lens” interchangeable lens lineup for the mirrorless digital camera “X Series” that offers outstanding image quality and compact size and weight thanks to its unique color reproduction technology. The XF16-50mmF2.8-4.8 R LM WR is a standard zoom lens with a focal length range from 16mm (equivalent to 24mm in 35mm format) wide angle to 50mm (equivalent to 76mm in 35mm format) medium telephoto.…

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Ref.: https://global.canon/en/news/2024/20240515.html Press Release TOKYO, May 15, 2024—Canon Inc. announced today that it is currently developing the EOS R1, a full-frame mirrorless camera, as the first flagship model for the EOS R SYSTEM equipped with an RF mount and is aiming for a 2024 release. The EOS R1 is a mirrorless camera geared toward professionals that brings together Canon’s cutting-edge technology and combines top-class performance with the strong durability and high reliability sought in a flagship model. This camera will dramatically improve1 the performance of both still images and video and meet the high requirements of professionals on the frontlines of…

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Ref.: https://thypoch.com/ PRESS RELEASE: Thypoch Expands Simera 35mm & 28mm f/1.4 Lineup to Z/ X/ E/ RF Mounts Thypoch, the emerging manufacturer of photo lenses in vintage look, is set to expand its popular Simera 35mm f/1.4 and Simera 28mm f/1.4 lenses to include Z/E/X/RF mount options. This expansion comes in response to feedback from Thypoch’s fans and users, who have expressed a desire for more versatility in their lens options. The Thypoch team is committed to maintaining the exceptional performance of the original M-mount lenses while fine-tuning the new mount solutions for optimal results. The release of Z/E/X/RF mount…

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Introduction Sigma’s Series I lenses are a lovechild of their engineering department. These aren’t your typical high-spec prime lenses. Instead, they focus on providing a more classic “feel” combined with very compact dimensions.It has been a while since we last reviewed one of them, but let’s restart this journey with the Sigma 90mm f/2.8 DN DG Contemporary | Series I. On paper, such a lens doesn’t seem overly interesting at first glance. f/2.8 is rather slow for a medium tele lens, which typically starts at f/1.8 unless we are talking about pro glass.The lens isn’t even overly cheap at USD…

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Ref.: https://viltroxstore.com/en-au/products/viltrox-af-40mm-f2-5-z SpecificationsOptical construction 10 elements in 6 groups, including 1x ED, 1x aspherical, 3x HRNumber of aperture blades7min. focus distance0.34m (max. magnification: 1:?)DimensionsΦ68×55.9mmWeight180gFilter sizeφ52mmHoodPetal-shaped, bayonet mountOther features-

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Ref.:* Fujifilm X: https://viltroxstore.com/en-au/products/viltrox-af-56mm-f1-7-xf-z* Nikon Z: https://viltroxstore.com/en-au/products/viltrox-af-56mm-f1-7-aps-c-lens-for-nikno-z-mount SpecificationsOptical construction 11 elements in 9 groups, including 4x ED, 3x HRNumber of aperture blades10min. focus distance0.55m (max. magnification: 1:9.1)DimensionsΦ65×54.7mmWeight171gFilter sizeφ52mmHoodPetal-shaped, bayonet mountOther features-

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Ref.: https://www.tamron.com/global/consumer/news/detail/b060rf_20240423.html April 23, 2024, Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shogo Sakuraba; Headquarters: Saitama City, Japan; “TAMRON”), a leading manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, announces the development of TAMRON’s first CANON RF mount lens, 11-20mm F/2.8 Di III-A1 RXD (Model B060), an ultra wide-angle zoom lens for APS-C mirrorless cameras. TAMRON’s lenses for mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras are highly regarded for their combination of superior optical performance and compact, lightweight designs. After receiving many requests from customers to offer lenses compatible with the CANON RF mount, TAMRON made the decision to develop a lens for the CANON RF mount…

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