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Sigma and Tamron are both popular manufactures of third-party lenses that are used by Nikon DSLR shooters. But customers of the two brands may have different experiences migrating their lens collections over to Nikon’s new Z Series mirrorless ecosystem.Sigma lens owners shouldn’t have any issues with the switch. The company released a statement in late September 2018 announcing that a
Sigma has issued a statement confirming that its current lenses operate without any issues when mounted on the Nikon Z7 via FTZ adapter. The company notes that interchangeable lenses lacking AF drive motor will function only in manual focus, and that some older lenses that aren't compatible with current DSLRs will not operate on the Z7. Sigma plans to keep testing and verifying whether discontinu
New Voigtländer lenses for M and E-mountVoigtländer is one of the oldest names in photography. These days owned by Japanese lensmaker Cosina, the Voigtländer brand is still going strong. We're at Photokina, where we got our hands on the company's newest lenses.First up is a lens that was quietly released earlier this year for Leica M-mount. The Nokton 50mm F1.2 Asph is a fast standard prime lens
Clearly feeling the heat as Canon and Nikon enter the full-frame mirrorless space, Sony's Kenji Tanaka took the stage this morning ahead of the Photokina trade show to talk about the company’s mirrorless strategy. As Senior General Manager of Business Unit 1, Digital Imaging Group, Imaging Products and Solutions Sector at Sony Corp., Tanaka-san is responsible for the company's inter
Sigma has announced five new lenses for its Global Vision lineup. There are four new full frame lenses (including two Art lenses) and an APS-C lens.“From wide-angle to hyper-telephoto, the new Sigma Global Vision introductions arrive as some of the most anticipated lenses in the industry, further facilitating artistic expression for photographers,” Sigma says.Here’s a rundown of
A closer look at Sigma's new Global Vision lensesSix years after launching the Global Vision line at this very show in 2012, Sigma took the wraps off five new lenses at Photokina this year, and we were there at the launch event to see (and handle) them for ourselves. Click through for more information and some early first impressions.First up is the new 56mm F1.4 DC DN 'Contemporary' for Sony APS
At Sony's press conference at Photokina the company announced that 12 more E-mount lenses will be arriving soon, bringing the total to 60.In addition, the company emphasized its focus on both speed and integrating artificial intelligence into its approaches. One application of the latter Sony talked about was using machine learning to train its Eye AF algorithm to detect and track eyes of animals
Ahead of Photokina, Venus Optics has announced eight “new and unique” Laowa lenses. In total, the company will be showing off a dozen lenses for the first time in Europe as Venus had previously announced four new lenses in China at Beijing P&E. Let’s start with the cinema-oriented optics. Venus has announced the Laowa OOOM 25-100mm t/2.9 Cine zoom lens, which is the first
Lens manufacturer Sigma has announced a trio of fast cinema lenses for full frame camera systems that will also be available in the 'Large Positive Lock' (LPL) mount for Arri’s large format camera system. The new models share the same T1.5 maximum aperture of the majority of the Sigma FF High Speed Prime cine lens range and will come in 28mm, 40mm and 105mm focal lengths.This news brings the numb
Of So This week's regular Firmware Friday roundup is a relatively straightforward affair, with news of new firmware or software updates from just a handful of companies in the past seven days. On the camera front, Sony has updates for the Alpha 7 mirrorless camera, as well as the FS7 and FS7 II video cameras. Sigma has updates several of its lenses and mount converters, meanwhile, is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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