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Tamron has announced the launch of a new 20–40mm F2.8 Di II VXD zoom lens for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras. This constant F2.8 zoom lens offers a unique focal length range and is constructed of 12 elements in 11 groups, including four LD (low dispersion) elements, two GM (Glass Molded Aspherical) elements and one Hybrid Aspherical element. The lens has a minimum focusing distance of 17cm…
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The Art series of lenses from Sigma have always been incredibly sharp and surprisingly affordable. We’ve taken their 24mm F1.4 full frame lens out a few times now, and have just added a bunch of new photos to the sample gallery. All 85 sample images were taken with the Panasonic S1R. View our updated Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG DN Art sample gallery Author: dpreview staff …
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Venus Optics announces $499 Laowa 58mm F2.8 2x Ultra-Macro APO for four mirrorless mounts

Venus Optics has announced the released of its latest fully-manual lens, the Laowa 58mm F2.8 2x Ultra-Macro APO. This manual focus macro lens is designed specifically for mirrorless camera systems and offers a maximum 2:1 magnification ratio for larger-than-life macro photos. The 58mm lens is constructed of 14 elements in 11 groups, including 3 ED (Extra-low Dispersion) elements and 3…
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Tamron has announced a new ultra-telephoto zoom lens for Fujifilm X-mount camera systems. The new 150-500mm F5-6.7 Di III VC VXD offers a 225-750mm full-frame equivalent focal length. The lens is constructed of 25 elements in 16 groups, including one XLD (eXtra Low…
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Nikon teases two new Z-mount lenses in an updated roadmap, including a 70-180mm F2.8 lens

Earlier this morning, Nikon released an updated Z Series lens roadmap, highlighting its newly-released 17-28mm F2.8 lens and hinting at the release of a few new optics, including a power zoom and a telephoto zoom that will round out the company’s affordable F2.8 zoom range. In addition to the new lenses that have been added to the roadmap, Nikon still has placeholders for seven lenses that have…
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