Rokinon’s new 16mm f/4 ED AS UMC CS lens is now available for pre-order for $479 with expected availability on August 8. This lens is built for APS-C sensors. As such, the Canon EF-S version offers a field of view equivalent to 25.6mm on a full frame camera. While Nikon, Sony, Fuji X-Series and other APS-C cameras will get a 24mm equivalent field of view. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Adorama is now shipping the new Olympus M. Zuiko 75mm f/1.8 lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras. Check it out here at Adorama.
Rokinon released news on its Facebook page that it will be launching a new 300mm f/6.3 mirror lens in July for $299. The mirror lens is for the Sony E-mount NEX cameras only. With the 1.5x crop factor, the lens will offer an equivalent field of view of 450mm on a Sony NEX camera.
The following is an excerpt from the Natural Light Couples Photography DVD, a comprehensive workshop on the planning, lighting, posing, and post production for engagement, or couples, photography by SLR Lounge and Lin and Jirsa
There are hundreds of reasons to love engagement sessions, otherwise known as couples photography sessions. Unlike a wedding, which can seem rushed and hectic, with an engagement session you have full control over almost all aspects of the shoot, from the location to the wardrobe to the lighting. This allows you to slow down and truly perfect each shot and each scene.
To properly execute and engagement session, you need to have the necessary tools, from a sufficient camera body to the lighting gear, and of course, a variety of versatile lenses. In the following article, we are going to discuss the must-have lenses for engagement photography. [Read more…]
The new Zeiss Touit lenses are available for pre-order in both Sony NEX E-mount and Fuji XF-mount flavors. The Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 lens runs $1250, while the Touit 32mm f/1.8 lens is $900. B&H currently lists availability at 6-8 weeks – so, hopefully, by the end of June.
Check out all the options here at B&H Photo.