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OM Digital Launches the M.Zuiko 20mm f/1.4 Pro Lens

OM Digital has launched its first product since shedding the Olympus name: the M.Zuiko Digital ED 20mm f/1.4 Pro lens. Designed for the Micro Four Thirds (M43) system, OM Digital promises it delivers beautiful bokeh, resolution, and performance.

ZY Optics Launches its 50mm f/0.95 Speedmaster for L-Mount

Zhong Yi (ZY) Optics has announced that the mirrorless Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 lens originally launched for Sony E-mount, Canon RF-mount, and Nikon Z-mount (and later came to Leica M-mount) is now available for Leica L-mount. It is the first-ever f/0.95 lens that has been produced for L-mount.

Fujifilm Announces the XF18mm f/1.4 R LM WR Lens

Fujifilm has announced the new XF18mm f/1.4 R LM WR lens made exclusively for the X Series family of mirrorless digital cameras. The company says that its lightweight, portable design makes it ideal for a wide range of uses, from landscapes to portraiture.

ZY Optics Reveals the 50mm f/0.95 Lens for Leica M-Mount

ZY Optics has announced the Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 lens for Leica M-mount cameras, a manual focus lens that not only supports Leica Rangefinder Coupling for focus assistance but also promises to work with third-party autofocus adapters made for Nikon Z or Sony FE cameras.

Nikon Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S Review for Astrophotography

I took the Nikon Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S out to see how it performed taking astrophotography and nightscape photos with a Nikon Z6. I’ve compiled notes and comparison images to help those out who are looking at purchasing this lens for astrophotography and nightscape photos.

What’s the Fastest Lens Theoretically Possible? And What Would it Look Like?

We've told you about some pretty fast lenses in the past -- from the legendary Zeiss 50mm f/0.7 lenses made for NASA and used by Stanley Kubrick to film a candle light scene, to X-Ray lenses that you can try to Frankenstein onto your camera body for some strange soft-focus results.

But what is the fastest lens that is theoretically possible? And what would that lens look like? Matt Granger answers those exact questions in the interesting technical video above.