• Samyang Releases the 12mm f/2 AF Lens for Fujifilm X-Mount

    1 month ago - By Peta Pixel

    Samyang has announced the 12mm f/2 autofocus lens for Fujifilm X-mount. This APS-C wide-angle lens is compact lightweight, and features a stepping motor system for what the company promises to be fast and accurate autofocus.
    As noted by DPReview , the lens appears to be a re-mounting of the 12mm f/2 AF for Sony E-mount that Samyang announced earlier this year .
    The Samyang 12mm f/2 AF Compact Ultra Wide Angle lens weighs 7.51 ounces, is 2.33-inches long, and is billed as a compact, rugged, yet lightweight autofocus lens for what the company says is the best combination of value and...
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  • New Nikon Z Adapter Widens Angle of Full-Frame Lenses on APS-C

    New Nikon Z Adapter Widens Angle of Full-Frame Lenses on APS-C

    1 month ago - By Peta Pixel

    Zhong Yi Optics has announced the Mitakon Turbo Adapter II for Nikon Z-mount, which takes M42, Canon EF, or Nikon F-mount full-frame lenses and adapts them for use on Nikon Z APS-C cameras and widens the angle of view to more closely mimic their focal length on full-frame bodies.
    Zhong Yi says that the adapter reduces the focal length of lenses by a factor of 0.726x and adds one stop on the lens's aperture range on Nikon Z APS-C cameras.
    The adapter allows the use of M42 screw-mount, Canon EF, or Nikon F-mount full-frame lenses on Nikon APC-C cameras, such as the Nikon Z50 or Zfc, but...
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