• Venus Optics Launches Affordable 2X Macro Lens for APS-C Mirrorless Cameras

    1 month ago - By Peta Pixel

    After “announcing” the lens some time ago, Venus Optics has officially released the Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO : a surprisingly affordable 2X macro lens made specifically for crop-sensor mirrorless cameras made by Fuji, Sony and Canon.
    This might seem like an odd decision, making a lens specifically for crop-sensor mirrorless cameras, but Venus Optics saw a gap in the market in desperate need of filling.
    “is the first macro lens that Venus Optics specially design for mirrorless cameras with APS-C sensors,” reads the release. “Looking at market offerings which can focus up to 1:1...
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  • Canon is Planning to Release a Crop-Sensor EOS R in 2021: Report

    Canon is Planning to Release a Crop-Sensor EOS R in 2021: Report

    1 month ago - By Peta Pixel

    The EOS M line might have some internal competition. According to Canon Rumors , a good source has told them that Canon is actively developing a crop-sensor EOS R, though it may be some time before we see the results IRL.
    We know precious little about the camera right now. All the source revealed is that the camera is “in active development,” that it would probably arrive sometime in 2021 due to the company's laser focus on expanding its RF lens lineup, and that Canon will not be making crop-sensor “RF-S” lenses the way it has made EF-S lenses for its DSLRs.
    This last piece is particularly...
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