Zeiss 85mm CP.2 T2.1 and Rokinon Xeen 85mm T1.5 lenses teardown

Zeiss 85mm CP.2 T2.1 And Rokinon Xeen 85mm T1.5 Lenses Teardown

All images © Roger Cicala/LensRentals and used with permission.

LensRentals’ Roger Cicala published pics and text of the latest teardown he performed in his lab. The Zeiss 85mm CP.2 T2.1 and the brand new Samyang/Rokinon Xeen 85mm T1.5, two Cine lenses, are the victims.

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Walimex Pro 8mm f/3.5 Fish-Eye II lens for Canon EF-S Blitzangebot at Amazon Germany (€269, 14:30 Berlin time)

Walimex Pro 8mm F/3.5 Fish-Eye II Lens For Canon EF-S Blitzangebot At Amazon Germany (€269, 14:30 Berlin Time)

I got it wrong yesterday but I am pretty sure I got it right today 🙂

Amazon Germany has the Walimex Pro 8mm f/3.5 Fish-Eye II lens for EF-S mount as Blitzangebot (Gold Box Deal) on sale at $269. The deal will go online at 14:30 Berlin time; Prime members can access the deal at 14:00. You can order the lens also from other EU countries.

Please note that the lens is for Canon’s APS-C DSLRs, the mount type is EF-S. The price will only be disclosed when the deal goes live. I guess you can expect a price of €299. Regular price for this lens is €349.

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Canon Professional Services at 2015 IAAF World Athletics Championships

Canon Professional Services At 2015 IAAF World Athletics Championships

Press release (check for more information):

Canon Professional Services (CPS) will provide comprehensive technical support for professional photographers and videographers during the upcoming IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing, China, from 19-30 August 2015…

CPS teams will provide support services – including equipment checks and cleans and limited minor repairs (subject to tools and spare parts availability) – to all accredited professional photographers and videographers using Canon EOS pro equipment, including Cinema EOS equipment, during the 2015 IAAF World Athletics Championships.

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Walimex Pro 12mm f/2 for EOS M Blitzangebot on Amazon Germany (starts at 18:30 Berlin time) – UPDATE

Walimex Pro 12mm F/2 For EOS M Blitzangebot On Amazon Germany (starts At 18:30 Berlin Time) – UPDATE

UPDATE: it appears the deal is not for EOS M mount. Sorry.

Amazon Germany has the Walimex 12mm f/2 lens for Canon EOS M mount as Blitzangebot (Gold Box deal). The deal will go online at 18:30 Berlin time. Note that you can order the lens also from other EU countries. Be sure to choose the right mount type when placing your order. Black and silver versions available. Amazon Prime members have access to the deal at 18:00.

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Canon EF-M Lens Adapter deal – $31 (compare at $70, white box)

Canon EF-M Lens Adapter Deal – $31 (compare At $70, White Box)

Amazon has the Canon EF-M adapter on sale for just $31.34. Compare at $70 (at least). This is a white box item, new and never used. The Canon EF-M adapter allows to use Canon EF and EF-S lenses on the EOS M system cameras.

  • Mount Canon EF/EF-S Lens On EOS-M Camera
  • Compatible with All Lens Functions
  • Detachable Tripod Adapter
  • Camera Cover R-F-3, EB Lens Dust Cap

Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM real-world review

Canon EF 11-24mm F/4L USM Real-world Review

Jared Polin (alias Fro Knows Photo) posted his 10 minutes, real-world review of the new Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L lens, world’s widest rectilinear lens. While Jared’s style may not be everyone’s taste, his reviews are pretty useful. The EF 11-24mm f/4L got an EISA award as best “EUROPEAN PROFESSIONAL DSLR LENS 2015-2016

The Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L is one of the widest full frame lenses you will ever see on the market. This lens clocks in at $3,000 but if you’re a full time professional this is a must have lens in your bag.

In this “Real World Review” of the Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L lens I took it for a spin out at Independence Mall here in Philadelphia. Independence Mall is where the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall are located. This area lends well to testing out camera gear and as many of you know, in my opinion the only way to truly test out gear is to use it in the “Real World”.

Sample raw files are made available for your pixel peeping pleasure. Follow this link to download.

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