Swiss manufacturer Irix published a press release where they state that the company’s lenses are full compatible with Canon EOS R cameras when the lenses are used through Cabnon’s EF to EOS R adapter.
Irix lenses now fully compatible on Canon EOS R mount
We would like to announce and confirm that there are no issues with Irix lenses, as regards their general operation for the Canon EF mount in their current line-up when used on the Canon EOS R camera, and as released by the Canon Corporation via their Canon EOS R Adapter (Canon EF to Canon EOS R mount).
Thanks to this, it is possible to control the aperture from the camera, information about the distance transmitted to which the lens is focused, and to save full information about the exposure parameters in the EXIF format.
Compatible Irix lenses:
- Irix 11mm f/4
- Irix 15mm f/2.4
- Irix 150mm f/2.8 1:1 Macro
Chris and Jordan from DPReviewTV review the gear announced in 2018, and share their opinion about it.
According to Chris and Jordan, this is the situation:
BEST CAMERA 2018
WORST CAMERA 2018
BEST LENS 2018
WORST LENS 2018
BEST VIDEO CAMERA 2018
And here is the video. Enjoy, and share your thoughts in the comment section.
News8.de reports that Meyer Optik Görlitz got acquired by another German company, OPC Optic. A press text can be read below.
Two important points to list:
- OPC Optic will make Meyer Optik Görlitz lenses again
- If you had a lens on preorder on Kickstarter/Indiegogo you will not get your money back. OPC Optic acquired the brand name but not the “net SE” company that is behind the, OPC Optic is considering to give those people a discount on future lens purchases
The takeover by OPC Optics includes all brand rights to Meyer Optik Görlitz and the associated products. Open claims from customers and suppliers towards net SE remain with net SE.
Press release after the break.
[via Mirrorless Rumors]
Kipon announced They will release five new manual focusing lenses for Canon EOS R and Nikon Z system cameras. The lenses are expected to be available at the end of December 2018.
KIPON announced ELEGANT series lenses, world-first full-frame lenses for new Nikon Z mount and Canon R mount cameras from third-party.
After 6 years non-stop learning for how to make high quality lenses, KIPON accumulated rich experience now, The reason why we use ELEGANT to name this lineup is because we want to transfer exactly how we develop these lenses from design toare consistent with our inertial thinking and philosophy about developing products in our company.
Lenses would be available before the end of Dec 2018, price as below,
- 24mm/f2.4 (For Nikon Z&Canon RF) 499USD
- 35mm/f2.4 (For Nikon Z&Canon RF) 468USD
- 50mm/f2.4 (For Nikon Z&Canon RF) 325USD
- 75mm/f2.4 (For Nikon Z&Canon RF) 355USD
- 90mm/f2.4 (For Nikon Z&Canon RF) 386USD
[via Mirrorless Rumors]
Adorama has 48 hour sale on select lenses going on.