Category Archives: 3rd Party Lens

Kipon Handevision IBELUX f/0.85 Mark II Roundup

The Kipon Handevision IBELUX f/0.85 Mark II hasn’t been overly popular considering it’s crazy f/0.85 aperture. To be clear this lens is in no way designed to be as well corrected as a Leica Noctilux f/0.95, but for $1,500 it wouldn’t be.  Instead, the Kipon f/0.85 is designed for photographers that like vintage looking photos with […]

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Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 65mm f/1.4 For Fujifilm GFX

The Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 65mm f/1.4 is coming for the Fujifilm GFX during the first half of 2019. They already have a few interesting high-speed lenses on the market for X-Mount that are well regarded, so let’s hope these continue being a good value. You can see some sample photos from this lens below and Mitakon Zhongyi […]

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Deal Zone: Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 35mm f/0.95 Mark II

B&H Photo is discounting the Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 35mm f/0.95 Mark II for today only. Thanks to the two readers that sent this deal in.

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7artisans 35mm F1.2 and 7artisans 12mm F2.8 Roundup

7Artisans released the 7artisans 35mm F1.2 and 7artisans 12mm F2.8 at the beginning for the year but there hasn’t been a lot of coverage of these lenses so I put together a roundup. These lenses are good inexpensive options for photographers that don’t mind a little character. yukosteel – Lens review – 7artisans 35mm F1.2 7Artisans 35mm f/1.2 […]

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Steelring Nikon F/GFX Testing, EF/FX 2.03 and EF/GFX 2.05 Firmware Update

Sep 23, there was unexpected delay in beta testing of Nikon F/GFX adapter, to be updated in October. EF/FX 2.03 and EF/GFX 2.05 Firmware update Common update for EF/FX and EF/GFX adapter 1) Updated Lens AF driving mechanism, improve the AF locking rate and accuracy. 2) Updated Lens IS driving mechanism, eliminate IS activation noise […]

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New Viltrox Lenses for Fujifilm X

Viltrox PFU RBMH 85 mm f / 1.8 STM version for Fujifilm X construction: 10 elements in 7 groups (1 ED lens) minimum aperture: f / 16, field of view: 11.32 degrees, the minimum focusing distance: 0.8 m, maximum reproduction ratio: 1: 8, focusing: AF the number of apertures: 9, filter size: 72 mm, dimensions: […]

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