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Nikon Z 85mm f/1.2 S Review

This hands-on review covers everything that you need to know about the Nikon Z 85mm f/1.2 S, a high-end prime lens that Nikon announced in February 2023 for the Z System. It is one of Nikon’s flagship portrait photography lenses – and the longest f/1.2 lens that Nikon has ever made.

Nikon Z Lens Review Updates Are in Progress

We've spent the last two weeks updating our older Nikon Z lens reviews to bring them up to current standards. Now that we've finally tested the vast majority of Nikon Z lenses, it made sense to revisit some reviews that had fallen substantially out of date. Although not all the...

Nikon Z 24-70mm f/4 S Review

The Nikon Z 24-70mm f/4 S is the first lens that we ever reviewed for the Nikon Z System. As of March 2024, I’ve completely rewritten the review in order to bring it up to current standards and compare the Z 24-70mm f/4 S against other lenses released in the last 5+ years.

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

This review covers everything you need to know about the Canon RF 24-105mm f/4L, one of the first four lenses ever made for Canon’s EOS R mirrorless system. It’s the spiritual successor of the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L Mark II from 2016 (and the original version from 2005)…

Tamron 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD Review

The Tamron 35-150mm f/2-2.8 is a versatile third-party lens for Sony E and Nikon Z mirrorless cameras. It features an unusually wide range of focal lengths and a bright maximum aperture of f/2-2.8, making it one of the most interesting zoom lenses available today.

The Two Opposing Theories of Mirrorless

It's been apparent for a while that Nikon and Canon have all but killed off the DSLR. Recent reports of Nikon shutting down their F-Mount assembly lines may have been greatly exaggerated, but with each passing year, the odds that we see a new Nikon or Canon DSLR (or even...

Sony FE 24mm f/2.8 G Review

The Sony FE 24mm f/2.8 G is one of the smallest full-frame lenses available for Sony mirrorless cameras, weighing just 162 grams (0.36 pounds) and measuring a mere 4.5 cm (1.8 inches) long. Is this small form factor paired with good performance, or did Sony cut some corners to get...