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SLR Magic CINE Micro Primes Now Available in Fuji X-Mount

To those shooting video with Micro Four Thirds and Sony mirrorless cameras SLR Magic is a brand usually associated with very compact, affordable, and rugged built lenses geared towards video use. SLR Magic have been making affordable and very compact prime lenses, as well as one of

Samyang XP 10mm f/3.5 Widest, Non-Fisheye Prime

Just days ahead of the CP+ photography exhibition trade show in Japan, Samyang Optics launched the Samyang XP 10mm f3.5 – or as they call it the “world’s widest, distortion-free prime lens”. No stranger to super-wide optics, Samyang have a really popular 14mm T3.1 that is also

New Wide-Angle Zooms from Tokina and Tamron

The original Tokina AT-X 16-28mm for APS-C crop sensors was my go-to wide-angle zoom when I had a Canon 7D way back in the day, and for many years prior and since, Tokina have been known to release excellent wide-angle zoom lenses that offer good ergonomics and

Sigma Unveils Five Brand New Lenses at Photokina 2018

The show floor at Photokina 2018 was officially opened earlier this morning as the new announcements started to pour in shortly after. At the photo industry trade show in Cologne, Sigma has announced five new lenses from their famous Art series as well as Sports and Contemporary

IBC 2018: Spirit Lab Prime-Al Full-Frame Cine Primes

Spirit Lab Optics is a new company with big aspirations to make full-frame high-end optics available to independent producers and cinematographers looking for Master Prime quality for a fraction of the price. This is what founder Ray Chang told me when we spoke at IBC 2018. Full-Frame