Category Archives: 3rd Party Lens

Kamlan 8mm f/3.0 Manual Focus Super Wide-Angle Lens Coming April 20th

Sightron Japan Co., Ltd. will release an APS-C compatible single-focus lens “KAMLAN 8mm F3.0” on April 20 as a new product of the “KAMLAN” brand. The suggested retail price is open. Estimated over-the-counter price is around 25,000 yen excluding tax ($223 USD). As KAMLAN brand lenses, we have already released a total of three lenses […]

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Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 MTF Chart, Comparison, Shortages, and More

Viltrox released a lot of information about their new 85mm lens on weibo and an interesting comparison with the Fujinon 56mm f/1.2 and Sony 85mm f/1.8.  The Viltrox 85mm is a true full-frame 85mm lens the same design released for E-mount but with an X-Mount AF mount that is fully featured. They also released an […]

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Viltrox 85mm f1.8 Review Round-up

Many photographers that follow the site have asked me if I am going to get a Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 since I own a lot of Fujifilm glass, but it’s just not for me at this time, a lot of others are enjoying theirs though. Since the release of the Viltrox 85mm it has received almost […]

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7Artisans 7.5mm f/2.8 Fish-Eye II Start Shipping

The 7Artisans 7.5mm f/2.8 Fish-Eye II will be available on Amazon, B&H Photo, and Adorama soon. Announcement We will release “7 artisans 7.5mm F2.8 Fish-eye II”, a new type of fisheye lens for mirrorless cameras of 7 craftsmans (Shichikousho). The corresponding mount is Canon EF-M, Sony E (APS-C), Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds. 7artisans 7.5mm F2.8 […]

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Viltrox EF-GFX AF Adapter Released

Viltrox released a Fujifilm GFX AF adapter a few months ago and no one noticed because there are quite a few Fujifilm GFX and X AF adapters now. Viltrox is offering a lot of value compared to some of the other AF adapters out there, but there isn’t much coverage of Viltrox EF-GFX yet. If […]

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Viltrox EF-FX2 Focal Reducer Reviews

There have been a lot of EF to FX mount AF adapters released in the last year and they all have positives and negative, but the Viltrox EF-FX2 Focal Reducer is probably the most interesting one available today due to its low price and good performance. The Viltrox EF-FX2 Focal Reducer is a Kipon Baveyes […]

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