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Venus Optics Brings 15mm f/2 and 10-18mm Lenses to Canon RF and Nikon Z

6 days ago   |   By Peta Pixel

Chinese lens maker Venus Optics is bringing two of its ultra-wide angle lenses to Canon and Nikon's full-frame mirrorless systems. The Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero-D, which is now available for both the Canon RF and Nikon Z mounts, and the Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 Zoom, which will only be released for the Nikon Z system.
Venus Optics made a name for itself with its “Zero-D” line of ultra-wide lenses with minimal distortion, and now the brand is trying to expand its influence to Nikon and Canon's full-frame mirrorless mounts by porting over two manual focus lenses that were previously released for...
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DxO Mark: Nikon's 24-70mm f/2.8 Z-Mount Lens is ‘The New Benchmark'

DxO Mark: Nikon's 24-70mm f/2.8 Z-Mount Lens is ‘The New Benchmark'

6 days ago   |   By Peta Pixel

We'll start with the conclusion. DxOMark has dubbed Nikon's NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S lens “the new benchmark for 24-70mm lenses.” The lens' overall score of 36 makes it the best 24-70mm f/2.8 lens DxOMark has ever tested, and the 5th best zoom lens overall. Not too shabby.
You can read the full review here , but suffice it to say the lens does well in almost every category.
The areas where the lens struggles the most are distortion at the extreme ends of the zoom range-which DxO points out is corrected automatically by the built-in RAW profile-and vignetting at f/2.8. It's also extremely...
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