Cameras and Lenses Category Archive

Nikon Z 50mm f/1.2 S Announcement

Along with the Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S, Nikon also introduced its first modern professional-grade f/1.2 lens, the Nikon Z 50mm f/1.2 S. Nikon has not been able to make f/1.2 lenses with autofocus capability on the F-Mount due to a small throat size and long flange distance (see my article...

Nikon Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S Announcement

As previously indicated on the Nikon Z lens roadmap, the ultra-wide angle Nikon Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S zoom lens has finally been unveiled today, and it looks pretty incredible. At just 650 grams of weight, it looks like Nikon has been able to make a lens that is both lighter...

Sony A7C Announcement

Today Sony announced its smallest and lightest full-frame mirrorless camera, the Sony A7C. Sporting a 24 MP BSI-CMOS sensor, a BIONZ X image processor, 5-axis image stabilization, 10 FPS continuous shooting speed and 4K video recording capability, the Sony A7C is a very capable camera with an incredibly small footprint....

Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Review

Zeiss announced its Touit line of lenses in April of 2013 for Fujifilm X and Sony E APS-C mounts. The Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 was released together with the 32mm f/1.8 lens, while the third 50mm f/2.8 Macro came out a bit later in January of 2014. Sadly, Zeiss has...

Fuji XC 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS II Review

Fujifilm updated its XC 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS with the OIS II version in January of 2015. Sporting an all-plastic design, this compact and lightweight kit zoom lens was designed to be used with Fuji's entry-level X-series cameras for everyday photography needs. It came in two different colors (silver and black)...

Fuji XF 8-16mm f/2.8 R LM WR Review

Announced in July of 2019, the Fujifilm XF 8-16mm f/2.8 R LM WR is a professional-grade ultra-wide angle zoom lens designed for landscape, architecture and environmental portrait photographers. Sporting a fast f/2.8 aperture, a metal weather-sealed body, complex optics and modern coatings, the Fuji XF 8-16mm f/2.8 R LM WR...

Fuji XF f/1.0 R WR Announcement

It is an exciting week for the Fujifilm fans because the company announced its fastest prime lens for the X mount - the Fuji XF f/1.0 R WR. This is a significant milestone for the company, as it is the world's first f/1.0 mirrorless lens with autofocus capabilities. Obviously, a...

Fuji XF 10-24mm f/4 R OIS Review

The Fujifilm XF 10-24mm f/4 R OIS is an ultra-wide angle lens designed specifically for the Fuji X cameras with APS-C size sensors. Announced in December of 2013, the lens is aimed for landscape and architecture photographers who are looking for a compact and lightweight lens with great image quality....

Best Fuji X Lenses

If you own an X-series camera and you are looking for a suggestion on the best Fujifilm X lenses, you are in the right place. Since the launch of its mirrorless system back in 2012, Fujifilm has been releasing superb lenses that are suitable for many different types of photography....

Nikon Z 20mm f/1.8 S Review

The Nikon Z 20mm f/1.8 S is a professional-grade ultra-wide-angle lens designed for landscape, architecture, and environmental portrait photography. Sporting an advanced optical formula comprised of 14 elements and Nikon’s top-of-the-line coatings, the NIKKOR Z 20mm f/1.8 S yields sharp, high-quality images on Nikon’s Z-mount mirrorless cameras.