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Lens manufacturer Cosina has provided more specification for the Macro APO-Lanthar 100mm F2.5 lens that it first announced at CP+ in March. The E-mount lens is due to begin shipping in August 2018, and is quoted on the Japanese website as having a price of ¥148,000 – approximately $1350/£1050 before tax.The new manual focus lens offers 1:1 macro and a closest focusing distance of 35cm. It uses th
1/160, F20, ISO100, diopter 12.5 This Emperor shrimp is about 1.5 cm long, shut using a 12.5 diopter.A few months ago, a friend invited me to try underwater photography and join a macrophotography workshop in Anilao, the Philippines. I've been shooting above the water for more than five decades but had no experience shooting underwater. I decided to take up the challenge, renewed my diving licens
The Sigma 70mm f/2.8 DG Art Macro is the first prime macro lens to sport Sigma’s “ART” badge. Unlike most of the Art lineup, the size is closer to the Contemporary lineup of lenses. Sigma themselves say that this lens is designed with optical quality as a priority over autofocus speed.Sigma’s old 70mm macro came out back in 2006, was discontinued in 2014, and was loved by many macro shooters. Can
Back in February, Sigma introduced the first Macro lens to join the company's high-end line of "Art" series lenses: the Sigma 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO Art. And today, after keeping us in the dark for a few months, the company has finally revealed the lens' pricing and availability.According to Sigma, you'll be able to pick up the new lens in Canon EF mount starting at the end of this month for a sugges
Sigma has announced availability and pricing for its upcoming 70mm f/2.8 DG Macro Art lens, the first macro prime lens in its ever-growing “Art” series of high-end lenses. The lens will be available in Canon, Sigma and Sony E-mount versions and will cost $569 USD in all three cases. However, the release dates for the different mounts are being staggered. First up is the Canon mount
$(document).ready(function() { SampleGalleryV2({"containerId":"embeddedSampleGallery_6086595609","galleryId":"6086595609","isEmbeddedWidget":true,"selectedImageIndex":0,"isMobile":false}) });Hong Kong company Yongnuo—known for releasing ultra-affordable photography accessories and, more recently, lenses as well—has introduced its newest lens: the YN 60mm F2 MF macro lens.The model has a minimum f
To us living our lives on the macroscale, the tiny world of quantum mechanics seems weird and nonsensical. Take, for instance, quantum entanglement – the idea that two objects can become so entwined that changes to one can instantly affect the other, no matter how far apart they are. This has been regularly proven to be possible with atoms and molecules, but now scientists have managed to
When considering many different types of photography, there are pros and cons to every available sensor size. Full-frame cameras typically deliver the best image quality but they are often more expensive and the cameras and lenses are larger and heavier. APS-C cameras sort of hit a happy medium in many respects. Micro Four Thirds cameras, on the other hand, are smaller and lighter when considerin
After I recently saw cherry blossoms on my tree, I wanted to shoot one of them with my wet plate camera… while the blossom is still high on the tree.When I was young, this tree was the location of my climbing adventures. This tree has seen better days – the weather during recent years has started to ruin some parts of it. But it is still beautiful in the springtime.To make the blossom more
Venus Optics has announced four new Laowa lenses in development. The lenses will be available for a variety of camera systems, including a Micro Four Thirds fisheye lens, an FE zoom lens, a Macro lens for multiple mounts and a GFX ultra-wide prime. All four lenses detailed below will make their full debut May 3-6 at the Beijing P&E Imaging fair. Kicking things off with the new fisheye lens,


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