Posts Tagged ‘Lens’

The Metalens Means Cameras Everywhere

Posted by on Monday June 6, 2016 | Photo Gear

In 1958, legendary physicist Richard Feynman delivered a lecture dubbed “There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom“– a talk that anticipated (if not actually initiated) an era of manufacturing on the atomic scale. Fast forward to 2016 and it appears that camera lenses may have found some room at the bottom. Several researchers from Havard have demonstrated a new... More

Taking the Sony G Master Lens Series to Task

Posted by on Wednesday March 16, 2016 | Camera, Photo Gear

Sponsored by Sony When Sony unveiled the new G Master Lens line at Industria Superstudio in New York City in February, attendees were treated to a live shoot by portrait photographer Miguel Quiles in Studio 2. Two models acted out a fashion-meets-Bonnie-and-Clyde scene in hotel room set, which included daylight streaming in through the window and... More

Fujifilm Intros XF 16-55mm F2.8 Lens at CES

Posted by on Tuesday January 6, 2015 | Camera, Photo Gear

Fujifilm used CES 2015 to debut a new all-weather 16-55mm zoom lens for its X-series cameras. The XF 16-55mm F/2.8 LM WR (24-84mm, 35mm equivalent) is sealed in 14 places to keep dust and moisture out of its innards. The lens features an internal focusing system and a twin linear motor for high-speed autofocus. According... More

Canon’s New 100-400mm Lens Is Steadier Than Ever

Posted by on Monday November 10, 2014 | Uncategorized

It’s been 16 years since Canon shooters have seen a new 100-400mm EF lens. The wait is now over. The second generation EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L II USM lens is official and boasts improved image stabilization, giving it four stops of stabilization versus the 1.5 available on the first generation model. Image stabilization is also now... More

Photokina 2014: Ricoh Tips K-Mount Lens Plans

Posted by on Tuesday September 16, 2014 | Uncategorized

Ricoh didn’t bring much in the way of product launches to Photokina 2014, but they did let it be known that some new K-mount lenses are in the works. The most detailed of the bunch, set to launch later this year, is the Pentax DA 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6ED DC WR (pictured above). It will have a... More