Category Archives: Noktor

SLR Magic/Noktor 50mm f/0.95 E-mount lens coming soon

A new SLR Magic/Noktor 50mm f/0.95 lens with E-mount will be coming soon. Few weeks ago SLR Magic took over Noktor and will continue the f/0.95 product line. Future lenses will have a new appearance and will be made in Japan.

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New Mirrorless Lenses iPhone app

I often get confused with all the new mirrorless lenses. If you are like me, the new Mirrorless Lenses iPhone app will help you find all currently available mirrorless lenses and provide you with some the basic specs. The app is available for free on iTunes: The Mirrorless Lenses app allows you to browse the full range […]

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SLR Magic takes over the Noktor brand, shows a 28mm f/2.8 NEX lens prototype

SLR Magic contacted me to clarify the recent reports about them taking over Noktor’s website which happened just few days after Noktor officially closed it down. Obviously the old Noktor company went out of business. SLR Magic will now design Noktor lenses and sell Noktor products under the SLR Magic brand. No specific plans were given […]

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Is Noktor back in business?

Noktor’s website went back online today, few days after the news that Noktor is closign down their business. On their Twitter account they mentioned something about “SLR Magic x Noktor”:

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R.I.P. Noktor

On March 1st, 2010 Noktor officially announced their first 50mm f/0.95 lens for m4/3. If I remember correctly, they were even taking pre-orders at some point. Well, Noktor is now officially gone – this tweet came just few minutes ago:

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Noktor 50mm f/0.95 official today

Today Noktor made its 50mm f/0.95 lens official (previously rumored here). The first version is for m4/3 but there is a poll on the site asking which mount should be next.

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New Noktor f/0.95 lens for Micro Four Thirds

Some readers (hit the comments section for more links) have already noted that this lens is probably based on an existing f/0.95 lens for CCTV made by different manufacturers: Details are still sketchy. Here are some info captured by Google Cache: With a maximum aperture of F/0.95, the Noktor Hyperprime is the fastest lens designed […]

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