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Sigma 90mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary Lens Announced, Priced $639, Available for Pre-Order

Along with the new Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN Contemporary Lens (B&H/ Adorama), Sigma also announced the new Sigma 90mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary lens. It is a compact, premium prime lens for Sony FE and Leica L mounts. It has a total of 11 elements, including one aspherical and five SLD elements. A stepping motor is used to drive the focus unit on the 90mm.The minimum focus distance on this lens is 0.5m (19.7″), with a max magnification of 0.2x. The lens includes both pinch-type and magnetic caps.

This new lens costs $639, first available for pre-order at B&H/ Adorama. Read More »

Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN Contemporary Lens Announced, Priced $639, Available for Pre-Order

Sigma has just officially announced the new Sigma 24mm F2 DG DN Contemporary Lens for Sony FE and Leica L mount. It has 13 elements in 11 groups, including two aspherical, one FLD (‘F low dispersion’) and two SLD (‘special low dispersion’) elements. A ‘Super Multi-layer’ coating reduces flare and ghosting. The lens’ focus group is quietly driven by a stepping motor. The minimum focus distance on the 24mm is 0.25m (9.7″), while the maximum magnification comes in at 0.15x. The lens comes bundled with a metal hood, and both pinch-type and magnetic lens caps.

This new lens costs $639, first available for pre-order at B&H/ Adorama. Read More »

Fujifilm GF 35-70mm F4.5-5.6 WR Lens Announced, Priced $999, Available for Pre-Order

Along with the Fujifilm GFX 50S II (Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama), Fujifilm also officially announced the new Fujifilm GF 35-70mm F4.5-5.6 WR lens. It is a medium format lens that’s equivalent to 28-55mm in 35mm terms. It’s extremely compact for a medium format lens thanks to its collapsable design and weighs in at just 440g (15.5oz). The lens focuses quickly thanks to its stepping motor. Fujifilm claims that focus breathing has been minimized. The minimum focus distance of the lens is 35cm, while the maximum magnification is 0.28x. The lens is weather-sealed.

This new lens costs $999, first available for pre-order at Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama. It will start shipping from November 30, 2021. Read More »

Fujifilm XF 23mm F1.4 R LM WR Lens Announced, Priced $899, Available for Pre-Order

Along with Fujifilm X-T30 II (Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama), Fujifilm also announced the new Fujifilm XF 23mm F1.4 R LM WR lens. It is a fast standard prime lens that’s equivalent to 35mm when mounted on an X-series body. It features 15 elements, including both aspherical and ‘ED’ elements. Its linear motor drives the focus group quickly and quietly. The lens has a minimum focus distance of 19cm (7.5″) and a max magnification of 0.20x. It’s weather-sealed, features an aperture ring and weighs just 375 grams (13.2 oz).

This new lens costs $899, available for pre-order at Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama. Read More »

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