Lomography launches Lomogon 2.5/32 art lens on Kickstarter
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Lomography launches Lomogon 2.5/32 art lens on Kickstarter

This 32mm f/2.5 lens is designed to fit DSLR and mirrorless cameras via appropriate adaptors and is designed to mimic the high contrast, high saturation, vignetted effect of Lomography’s Lomo LC-A camera to a digital audience. It’s a way to get an old-style lo-fi hipster look without having to buy and use the quirky plastic…

Tamron is developing three new full-frame lenses
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Tamron is developing three new full-frame lenses

Tamron has announced two new full-frame DSLR lenses and an ultra-wide-angle zoom for full frame Sony E-mount cameras, and all three offer a tantalising alternative to mainstream lenses. There was a time when we only found out about new lenses when they were released, but there’s a fashion now for makers to announce new lens…

Fujifilm adds FUJINON XF16mmF2.8 R WR to its X-mount prime lens range
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Fujifilm adds FUJINON XF16mmF2.8 R WR to its X-mount prime lens range

Fujifilm has added the FUJINON XF16mmF2.8 R WR to is range of compact primes lenses for X-mount cameras like the X-T3 and and X-T30. It’s the widest lens in this series, equivalent to a 24mm wide-angle in 35mm camera terms, though its f/2.8 maximum aperture is one f-stop slower than other lenses in the series,…

Panasonic officially launches the Lumix S1 and S1R
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Panasonic officially launches the Lumix S1 and S1R

We’ve known these cameras were coming since Photokina (September 2018) but this is the first sight we have of the full specs for the new cameras. Panasonic showed off pre-production versions of its new models at a global press event in Barcelona on January 31 2019, together with the three new lenses which are going…

HD Pentax-DA* 11-18mm F2.8 ED DC AW announced for APS-C Pentax owners
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HD Pentax-DA* 11-18mm F2.8 ED DC AW announced for APS-C Pentax owners

Pentax has added to its premium quality ‘Star’ lens range with a new ultra-wideangle zoom for its APS-C cameras. The HD Pentax-DA* 11-18mm F2.8 ED DC AW is designed to offer high resolution and high contrast without any blurring at the edges, and to accommodate the high resolution capture of digital cameras of the future….

New Kenko TELEPLUS HD Pro teleconverters
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New Kenko TELEPLUS HD Pro teleconverters

These replace Kenko’s previous TELEPLUS Pro300 teleconverters and come with redesigned optics and multi-layer coatings to bring them up to date with the latest high-resolution DSLRs and lenses. Teleconverters fit between the lens and the camera body and magnify the image to produce a stronger telephoto effect. They come in different strengths, typically 1.4x and…

Fujifilm releases GF 100-200mmm telephoto zoom for its medium format cameras
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Fujifilm releases GF 100-200mmm telephoto zoom for its medium format cameras

Fujifilm has added a 100-200mm telephoto zoom to its GF lens range for its medium format GFX 50S and 50R cameras. The FUJINON GF100-200mmF5.6 R LM OIS WR is the second GF zoom alongside the GF32-64mm F4 R LM WR standard zoom and takes the total number of GF lenses up to eight. It’s effectively…

Olympus Winter cashbacks and E-PL9 free lens offer
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Olympus Winter cashbacks and E-PL9 free lens offer

Olympus Europe announced its winter promotions on October 1st where buyers can claim up to £85 cashback (UK currency) on selected bodies and lenses. With cashback deals you pay the full price at the checkout then submit a claim for the cashback value to Olympus, so you do get the advertised saving, but not straight…