Category Archives: 3rd Party Lens

Panasonic GH5 Metabones Speedbooster XL Questions Answered

Newsshooter had the opportunity to test the Metabones Speedbooster XL on a pre-production GH5 and while the video results look good there are some problems. At this time the electronic connection between lens and camera isn’t working correctly and if you use IBS there can be issues, but other than that the results look very good. Check […]

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Sigma Advisory: SIGMA 30mm F1.4 DC DN

ADVISORY 2016.12.28 For customers using OLYMPUS OM-D E-M1 Mark II camera Thank you for purchasing and using our products. It is identified that the SIGMA 30mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary for Micro Four Thirds mount does not properly offer the C-AF function when it is attached with the camera OM-D E-M1 Mark II, which […]

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ZY Optics Releases The Zhongyi Mitakon 20mm f/2 4.5X Super Macro Lens

Shenyang China, Dec 19, 2016 – Zhongyi Optics (ZY Optics) has released a new compact Super Macro Lens for full frame cameras, the Zhongyi Mitakon 20mm f/2 4.5x Super Macro Lens and it features a high reproduction ratio up to 4.5:1.

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Venus Optics Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT

This is the first we have heard of the Laowa 7.5mm f/2 for m43 since Photokina and the footage looks great. Venus Optics is trying to push their 12mm at the moment, but hopefully when they are done we will hear more about this very interesting lens along with the Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D.

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Save $1,400 on The Handevision 40mm f/0.85

There aren’t many f/0.85 lenses around, but the Handevision 40mm f/0.85 is currently discounted from $1,899 to $499. It’s not a very sharp lens from the few samples I could find, but if you like shooting in low light this lens might be for you at B&H Photo.

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The New Entaniya Fisheye 250

The Entaniya Fisheye 250 is a unique new lens that allows you to shoot 250°horizontal , and 180° vertical VR in one shot. The lens will be ¥388,000 JPY and should be released before Christmas.

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