Category Archives: 3rd Party Lens

Venus Optics Revolutionary Macro Teaser Laowa 24mm f/14 Coming Soon

Venus Optics is teasing a new “revolutionary macro tool” the Laowa 24mm f/14. Make sure you check their site frequently because they will start their presale at $1 today. This is a very interesting marketing tactic.

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SLR Magic Cine Lens Sale

You can save up to $400 on SLR Magic Cine lenses right now. I might pick up a few of these lenses considering how good the price is if the deal lasts. You can find a list of the MFT lenses on sale here along with preorder links to the new SLR Magic Cine lenses that will replace […]

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Kamlan 28mm f/1.4 Coming to Kickstarter and Future Roadmap

Sainsonic is launching a new lens on Kickstarter the Kamlan 28mm f/1.4, but they also have a roadmap for some future lenses of interest in addition to their already broad range of Kamlan and Zonlai lenses that are available. Q2 2018 21mm f1.8 APS-C Q3 50mm f1.1 Mark2 Q4 32mm f1.3 APS-C 15mm f1.8 APS-C These […]

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Viltrox EF to MFT Firmware Update 3.0 Released

The Viltrox EF-M2 just received a firmware update that improved AF speed. You can download a copy here. EF-M2 Version 3.0 Update Date: 2018-05-22 Update as follows: 1. Improved the auto focus speed in Olympus E-M1 and E-M1 II. 2. Improved the compatibility for BlackMagic Design. 3. Improved the stabilization for GH4. In picture mode, please […]

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Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye MFT Officially Announced

Press Release Venus Optics announces 4 new & unique lenses in development, led by the Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE, World’s widest zoom lens for Sony full frame E-mount cameras All 4 lenses will make their debut in the coming Beijing P&E Imaging Fair. Anhui China, Apr 20, 2018 – Venus Optics, the camera lenses manufacturer […]

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Cinema 5D: Skybeam’s 2nd Gen Cinema Primes

Skybeam has some very compact cinema primes coming soon. This French designed lenses will come in 25mm T2, 35mm T1.8 and 50mm T2 with teeth for a follow focus rig very soon for $719 each. The should be available on Amazon. via Cinima5D

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