Pentax D FA 645 Macro 90mm F2.8 ED AW SR Lens for 645D MF Camera

Pentax D FA 645 Macro 90mm F2.8 ED AW SR Lens

The new Pentax D FA 645 Macro 90mm F2.8 ED AW SR lens is designed for Pentax’s 645D medium format camera.  The 90mm lens offers an equivalent focal length of 71mm compared to a standard full frame camera.

The macro capabilities of this new lens offers a maximum magnification of 0.5x. The D FA 90mm lens features Pentax’s new HD coating for higher light transmittance and reduced reflection.  Additionally, the lens offers built-in Shake Reduction for up to 3.5 stops of compensation.

The Pentax D FA 645 Macro 90mm F2.8 ED AW SR will retail for $4499.95.  Check availability here at B&H Photo.

Sigma APO Macro 180mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Available July 27

Sigma APO Macro 180mm

Pricing and availability are now official for the new Sigma APO Macro 180mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM lens.  It will be available on July 27 for $1699 for Canon, Nikon, Sigma, Sony and Pentax mounts.  It’s currently available for pre-order at B&H Photo.

More info on the new lens in the latest press release below. [Read more...]

Yashuhara Nanoha x5 Macro Lens Hands-On

Yasuhara Nanoha Macro Lens

The Yashuhara Nanoha x5 macro lens is available for Micro Four Thirds and Sony NEX cameras.  The 5:1 magnification of this little lens is incredible.  It sports a zoom range that goes from 4x to 5x as well as built-in illumination.  In the video below, you’ll see a little over from NAB 2012, as well as some sample video and photo through the Panasonic GX1. [Read more...]