Category Archives: 3rd Party Lens

Samyang/Rokinon MF 85mm F1.4 MK2 and MF 14mm F2.8 MK2 Available For Preorder

The Mark II Rokinon 85mm and 14mm lenses for X-Mount can now be preordered. Both of the Mark I lenses were known for being very sharp and a good value, so the Mark II lenses should be even better. MF 85mm F1.4 MK2: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama Samyang’s best-selling manual focus 85mm has […]

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VILTROX AF 85mm f/1.8 XF II Released

The VILTROX AF 85mm f/1.8 XF II for X-Mount is now available for Preorder at B&H Photo, with Amazon and Adorama to follow. Distinguished by its updated sleeker and lighter weight design, the Viltrox AF 85mm f/1.8 XF II is the second-generation of this portrait-length prime designed for FUJIFILM X-mount mirrorless cameras. The lens’s short-telephoto focal length […]

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Mamiya 7 FotodioX Pro Fusion Smart Adapter to Fujifilm GFX Adapter

FotodioX released the first Mamiya 7 smart adapter for the Fujifilm GFX that allows for the leaf shutter to be locked up and the aperture adjusted for use on the Fujifilm GFX camera. Amazon has quite a few Mamiya 7 lenses available new and used at this time. Below is a video about how to […]

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Laowa Expanded Their Cinema Lens Lineup Today

I have become a big fan of Laowa glass over the past few years and I am looking forward to their less mainstream offerings. You can check out their cinema lens lineup here, but as of right now the only new lens native to X-Mount is the Laowa 9mm T2.9 Zero-D Cine. This exciting prime […]

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Is The Viltrox 23mm f/1.4 For You?

You get what you pay for is a saying that many live by, but what about the Viltrox 23mm f/1.4? Many have enjoyed the affordable offerings out there from Chinese lens makers in recent years and most have not been disappointed by them. Sure there can be some disappointing aspects of these lenses like cheap […]

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Meyer-Optik Gorlitz Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 II Now Available

Meyer-Optik Gorlitz is back with a revised Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 II design that will hopefully be better than the original. If you’re into collecting glass with character than that Meyer-Optik Gorlitz Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 II might be worth a try, but if not there are better more clinical options out there. Meyer-Optik Gorlitz Trioplan 100mm […]

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