Category Archives: 3rd Party Lens

LEE Solar Filter Controversy: UPDATED

Earlier today Petapixel published an article about how Amazon is refunding LEE Solar filters because they were unable to ensure that the filter was safe for use, so I reached out to B&H Photo for clarification. While B&H Photo stands by the safety of the filter I continued to push for further clarification about why this might have happened, […]

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SLR Magic 8mm f/4 Discounted and Reviews

B&H Photo has discounted the SLR Magic 8mm f/4 today so you can get one for $200! This is a great rectilinear lens for micro four thirds, especially for the price. You can watch more SLR magic 8mm f/4 videos below.

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Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III Firmware 1.3

Tamron released firmware 1.3 for the Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III it adds: This update stabilizes action of AF (Auto Focus) under certain operating conditions when using Tamron lens with Olympus cameras. You can read more about how to get the update here Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama

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Save Up To $220 With Rokinon And Samyang Instant Rebates

Adorama currently has rebates for three four third lenses available. The Rokinon 12mm is a particularly good value and is a lot of fun for astrophotography.

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Mirrorless Lessons Laowa 7.5mm f/2

Mirrorlessons is impressed by the Laowa 7.5mm f/2, due to its extremely wide rectilinear design that is equivalent to 15mm in full frame and f/2 speed. Its sharpness across the frame is also excellent even though it demonstrates some mild barrel distortion that is comparable to other 15mm lenses. The only thing to watch out for is some […]

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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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