Fotodiox Unveils ND Throttle Lens Adapter with Built-in Vari-ND Filter

Fotodiox ND Throttle

Fotodiox’s new ND Throttle allows you to adapt medium format lenses to Canon and Nikon DSLRs. It also includes a built-in variable ND filter, which allows you to use a variable ND filter on even wide-angle lenses.

The variable ND filter inside the ND Throttle adapter gives you a range from ND 2 to ND 1000. It is available for Pentax 645, Mamiya 645 and Hasselblad V lens systems. DSLR mounts include Canon EOS and Nikon F mount systems. [Read more…]

 

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens Hands-On Review

Canon EF 50mm f1.8 STM-2

I received my new Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens today and wanted to share my initial impressions.

This lens is situated as the next Nifty Fifty in Canon’s line-up, offering the popular 50mm focal length at an affordable $125 price point. Of course, on APS-C cameras like the Canon EOS Rebel series will provide a field of view equivalent to an 80mm lens on a full frame camera. This makes it a nice option as a beginner’s portrait lens for the Canon Rebel shooter. [Read more…]

Fuji XF90mm F2 R LM WR Lens Announced

Fuji XF90mm F2 R LM WR Lens

Alongside the new Fuji X-T10, we get a nice new XF90mm f/2 R LM WR lens for the Fuji X-series line.

The new lens uses an optical construction of 11 elements in 8 groups (including three ED glass elements) that minimizes vignetting and creates attractive bokeh. It weighs less than 20 ounces offers a minimum working distance of about 24 inches.

The WR rating means that the lens is weather and dust-resistant and can work in temperatures down to 14°F. The FUJINON XF90mmF2 R LM WR will be available in July 2015 for $949.95. Check it out here at B&H Photo.