Category Archives: 3rd Party Lens

Kipon EF-GFX E and Contax645-EF AF

Kipon is releasing Canon and Contax 645 adapters for the Fujifilm GFX. The Contax 645 AF sounds like the Fringer adapter. I will try to get more details, but Kipon makes some really nice stuff and is even offering a discount if you buy both adapters. The EF-GFX E will start shipping Monday. Press Release: KIPON […]

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Emil Busch Glaukar 3.1 Portrait Lens Kickstarter

Photorumors is reporting another German lens being brought back to life on Kickstarter the Emil Busch Glaukar 3.1 portrait lens. If you are into classic glass this might be a good investment for you since there are still early bird spots available. In 1910, Emil Busch introduced the Glaukar, a fully corrected photographic lens, which besides […]

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Additional 7Artisans / DJ-Optical Information

Here is some additional information on the 7Artisans / DJ-Optical mirrorless lenses covered a little more than a week ago. 7Artisans 7.5mm f/2.8 APS-C fish-eye lens for MFT, Fuji and Sony E mounts: 11 Elements in 8 Groups Aperture Range: f/2.8-f/22 12 Diaphragm Blades Multi Layer Coating Aluminum Body and Copper Core Closest Focus Distance: 0.12m Widely Focus within […]

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7Artisans / DJ-Optical For X-Mount

There is new Chineses option available that is very cheap and comes in attractive focal lengths for mirrorless cameras sold under the 7Artisans / DJ-Optical names: 7.5mm f/2.8: APS-C fish-eye lens 25mm f/1.8: APS-C wide-angle lens 35 mm f/2: full frame lens They even have a 50mm f/1.0 lens shown above in the middle that isn’t available […]

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Citograph 35mm f/8.0 Pancake Lens Launched on Kickstarter

New Citograph 35mm ‘Always-in-Focus’ Lens will Revolutionize Street Photography (Berlin) C.P. Goerz, a new German startup, announced a Kickstarter campaign today for the Citograph 35mm, a super-compact, always-in-focus tessar-type lens that may very well revolutionize street photography. The Citograph 35 was designed specifically for capturing those fleeting, decisive moments that are gone in the flash […]

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Lensbaby Velvet 85mm f/1.8 For X-Mount

Velvet 85 is an 85mm f/1.8 SLR and Mirrorless camera lens with 1:2 macro capabilities. This lens brings the ethereal glow and crisp vintage look of Lensbaby’s popular Velvet 56 lens to photographers clamoring for a portrait-friendly 85mm focal length. Velvet 85 builds on Velvet 56’s ability to create buttery smooth skin tones with the […]

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