Posts Tagged ‘prime lenses’

Photo Gear Repair Rates: LensRentals Crunched the Numbers

Posted by on Monday December 28, 2015 | Photo Gear

LensRentals has released a comprehensive overview photo gear repair rates after 24 months in the field. PDN has the exclusive details. First, a quick primer on how LensRental generated their numbers. The company bases its results on “repair events”—or an instance of when a piece of equipment is sent to the repair department. According to LensRental,... More

Fujifilm Launches XF35mm Lens and Teleconverter

Posted by on Wednesday October 21, 2015 | Photo Gear

Fujifilm fans will have a new lens to acquire and/or covet come November. The company introduced the FUJINON XF35mmF2 R WR on the eve of PhotoPlus Expo. The XF35mm has a maximum aperture of f/2 and a 35mm equivalent focal length of 53mm. It’s weather sealed in eight places to resist dust and moisture and can be used... More

New Tamron Prime Lenses Get Up Close and Personal

Posted by on Wednesday September 2, 2015 | Uncategorized

Tamron is taking aim at high-resolution DSLRs and mirrorless cameras with a revamped SP series of full frame prime lenses in 35mm and 45mm focal lengths. In debuting the new SP series, Tamron is breaking a bit with prime lens convention by offering image stabilization–up to 3 stops for the 35mm lens and 3.5 stops for... More

Photokina 2014: Zeiss Offers New Leica M Lens

Posted by on Tuesday September 16, 2014 | Uncategorized

Fast on the heels of Leica’s slew of camera unveilings, Zeiss has introduced a new prime lens for Leica M rangefinder cameras at Photokina 2014. The Distagon T* f1/.4 35 ZM offers a 35mm focal length promising to perfectly match the view from the M’s optical viewfinder. The lens uses Zeiss’ T* coating to reduce... More