The new super telephoto lenses shave pounds off of their predecessors. The new 500mm weighs in at 6.8 lbs (compared to 8.5 lbs for its precessor), while the new 600mm lens weighs 8.3 lbs (compared to 11.5 lbs for its predecessor). [Read more…]
Tokina has announced a new standard zoom lens – the Tokina 24-70mm f/2.8 PRO FX lens for Canon and Nikon mounts. It works with both full frame and APS-C format DSLRs.
Rising makes a huge range of pinhole lenses for just about every modern DSLR and mirrorless camera. They are available with aperture ranges from f/41 to f/222 and come in a number of focal lengths. They also serve double-duty as camera body caps.
B&H shows off the features and some of the resulting images in the “quick look” video below.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9o4KM0cF_U&w=700]
Check out all of the options here at B&H Photo.
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…]
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…]
B&H has the new Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports lens in stock and now shipping. Check it out here at B&H Photo.