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Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Review

What is the Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4? The Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 is a compact wideangle prime lens ...
Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Review

Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD Review

What is the Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD? The Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD is a ...
Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD Review

Fujinon XF 80mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro Review

What is the Fujinon XF 80mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro? Fujifilm has never been backward in ...
Fujinon XF 80mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro Review

Panasonic Leica DG Elmarit 200mm f/2.8 Power OIS Review

What is the Panasonic Leica DG Elmarit 200mm f/2.8 Power OIS? Micro Four Thirds users have never been ...
Panasonic Leica DG Elmarit 200mm f/2.8 Power OIS Review

Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM Review

What is the Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM? Those with some knowledge of Canon lenses will know ...
Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM Review

Samyang AF 50mm f/1.4 FE Review

What is the Samyang AF 50mm f/1.4 FE? The Samyang AF 50mm f/1.4 FE is an autofocus fast ...
Samyang AF 50mm f/1.4 FE Review

Sony FE 12-24mm F4 G Review

What is the Sony FE 12-24mm F4 G? The Sony FE 12-24mm F4 G is a premium, ultra ...
Sony FE 12-24mm F4 G Review

Samyang AF 35mm f/2.8 FE Review

What is the Samyang AF 35mm f/2.8 FE? The Samyang AF 35mm f/2.8 FE is a moderate wide-angle ...
Samyang AF 35mm f/2.8 FE Review

Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS Review

What is the Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS? The Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS is an ...
Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS Review

Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT Review

What is the Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT? The Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT is a fixed focal length, wide-angle ...
Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT Review

Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Review

What is the Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2? The Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC ...
Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Review

Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX Review

What is the Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX? The Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX is designed ...
Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX Review

Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM Review

The latest iteration of Canon’s mid-range image-stabilised telezoom What is the Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM? ...
Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM Review

Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Review

Is this the ultimate portrait lens? What is the Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art? Since the inception ...
Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Review

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM Review

Second-gen zoom for Canon full-framers What is the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM? When Canon announced ...
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM Review

Fujifilm XF 50mm f/2 R WR Review

Affordable mid-telephoto prime with f/2 maximum aperture What is the Fujifilm XF 50mm f/2 R WR? When Fujifilm ...
Fujifilm XF 50mm f/2 R WR Review

Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM

Hands-on: A mighty lens at a mighty price A lens for the serious landscape photographer We don’t often ...
Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM

Sony FE 50mm f/1.8 Review

Is this the perfect budget fast prime for Alpha 7 users? What is the Sony FE 50mm f/1.8? ...
Sony FE 50mm f/1.8 Review

Tamron 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD Review

An image-stabilised ultra-wide-angle zoom for Canon and Nikon DSLRs What is the Tamron 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 Di II VC ...
Tamron 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD Review

Fujifilm XF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 R LM

Fujifilm users have been waiting patiently for a long telephoto zoom. This is it. As photographers, we all ...
Fujifilm XF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 R LM

Sony Planar T* FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA review

Sony Planar T* FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA review – Introduction Back in 2006, Sony took over Konica Minolta’s ...
Sony Planar T* FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA review

Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 Asph review

Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 Asph review – Introduction Panasonic introduced its first Lumix G camera and ...
Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 12mm f/1.4 Asph review

Laowa 105mm f/2 (T3.2) STF review

Laowa 105mm f/2 (T3.2) STF – Introduction We’re always on the lookout for new and intriguing lenses to ...
Laowa 105mm f/2 (T3.2) STF review

Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM | A Review

Three years ago, Sigma provoked genuine excitement amongst photographers by developing the world’s first APS-C zoom with a ...
Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM | A Review

Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD

Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD review: Introduction It’s fair to say that third party lens manufacturers ...
Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN review

After years in the wilderness, the classic 50mm lens is experiencing something of a comeback, thanks in part ...
Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN review

Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM Review

When the Sony Alpha 7 cameras were first released in 2013 and 2014, there was criticism about the ...
Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM Review

Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Review

In its infancy, the Sony Alpha 7 series fell short of offering its users a wide range of ...
Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Review

Samyang 50mm f/1.2 AS UMC CS review

Samyang 50mm f/1.2 AS UMC CS review – Introduction When I reviewed the Samyang 21mm f/1.4 ED AS ...
Samyang 50mm f/1.2 AS UMC CS review

Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC review

If there’s one kind of lens that tends to get a bad press, it’s the all-in-one ‘superzoom’. Conventional ...
Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC review

Panasonic Lumix G 25mm f/1.7 Asph review

At first sight, Panasonic’s latest lens, the Lumix G 25mm f/1.7 Asph, may look redundant before it’s even ...
Panasonic Lumix G 25mm f/1.7 Asph review

Tamron SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD review

Behind the standard 50mm, the 35mm lens is probably the second most common fixed focal length for full-frame ...
Tamron SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD review

Samyang 21mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC CS review

Samyang 21mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC CS Review – Introduction The growing number of mirrorless models on the market ...
Samyang 21mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC CS review

Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III Review

Over the past few years, mirrorless compact system cameras have dramatically changed the landscape in the photographic equipment ...
Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III Review

Zeiss Milvus 
85mm f/1.4 review

This is the second of the new Zeiss Milvus lenses we have tested recently, the first being the ...
Zeiss Milvus 
85mm f/1.4 review

Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM | A Review

Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM | A Review – Introduction There has been a surge of new wideangle ...
Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM | A Review

Fujinon XF 35mm f/2 R WR Review

Fujinon XF 35mm f/2 R WR Review – Introduction Fujifilm has always been open about its plans for ...
Fujinon XF 35mm f/2 R WR Review

Tamron SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD review

We have it in our heads that 50mm is the standard focal length for 35mm format, and it ...
Tamron SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD review

Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR review

Over the past few years Nikon’s lens engineers have been a little preoccupied with their full-frame FX-format lenses, ...
Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR review

Fujifilm Fujinon XF 90mm f/2 R LM WR review

Although portraits are often shot on lenses of between 50-85mm, longer lenses from 100-135mm are widely considered to ...
Fujifilm Fujinon XF 90mm f/2 R LM WR review

Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM A review

Three years ago, Sigma released three new product lines (Contemporary, Art and Sport) with the intention of streamlining ...
Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM A review

Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Review

Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Review – Introduction When I reviewed the Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 a few weeks ...
Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Review

Laowa V-DX 60mm f/2.8 Macro 2:1 review

Take a straw poll among all the photographers you know, and there’s a chance that none will recognise ...
Laowa V-DX 60mm f/2.8 Macro 2:1 review

Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM review

Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM review – Introduction Shooting with a full-frame DSLR is a costly business, ...
Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM review

Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR review

Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR Review: Introduction Since the launch of Micro Four Thirds by Olympus and ...
Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR review

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Review

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM – Introduction Ask any Canon user what they think Canon’s most popular lenses ...
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Review

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS review

Thanks to the E mount’s short flange distance, Sony Alpha 7 cameras are able to use many lenses ...
Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS review

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm 1:2.8 PRO review

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm 1:2.8 PRO review – Introduction While compact system cameras first appeared as portable ...
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm 1:2.8 PRO review

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm Fisheye 1:1.8 PRO Review

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm Fisheye 1:1.8 PRO Review – Introduction Launched alongside the 7-14mm f/2.8 wideangle zoom, ...
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm Fisheye 1:1.8 PRO Review

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM review

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Review – Introduction When we look at all the new photographic equipment that ...
Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM review