Are you looking for fast glass on a budget? If so, Meike’s new 50mm F1.2 might satiate your needs without burning a hole in your wallet.
The ultra-fast lens will come in Canon EF, Canon RF, Nikon Z and Sony E mount when it ships mid-August. The lens is constructed of 12 elements in 7 groups, including an undisclosed number of multi-coated elements. It features an aperture range of F1.2-F22, has a minimum focusing distance of 60cm (24”) and uses a 67mm front filter thread.
The manual-focus lens measures in at 72mm (2.83”) long and weighs 620g (1.37lbs). For comparison, Canon’s RF 50mm F1.2 weighs 950g (2.09lbs). Below is a video overview of the lens from Arthur R:
The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III is our favorite Micro Four Thirds camera for stills shooters to date. It jam-packs plenty of cool/useful features into a small, tough-built package that’s a pleasure to shoot with and thus, has earned our silver award.
Although image stabilization technology has come a long way, there are few things you can do to improve your low-light or telephoto images more than using a tripod. In this roundup we take a look at four travel tripods and pick our favorite.
ON1 joins the ecosystem game with ON1 360, a subscription service and mobile app for iOS and Android that syncs the photos you choose between devices and ON1 Photo RAW on the desktop. Here are our first impressions using it.
The EOS R5 has been a long time coming – we knew it had 8K and we knew it had an AF joystick. But now that’s it’s here, what is it really like to use? Find out in our initial review based on hands-on time with the camera.