Reviews Archive

Fuji XF 14mm f/2.8 R Review

This is an in-depth review of the Fujifilm XF 14mm f/2.8 R, a 21mm full-frame equivalent wide-angle lens that was introduced in September of 2012. Although the lens has not been updated for many years now, it has been considered to be one of the best in the Fuji X...

Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Review

Zeiss introduced its Touit 32mm f/1.8 lens together with the 12mm f/2.8 for Fuji X and Sony E camera mounts in April of 2013. With its 48mm full-frame equivalent field of view, the lens fits the definition of a "standard" lens - a popular focal length for everyday photography needs....

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 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....

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.

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

Announced just eight months after the Sigma 100-400mm F/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary lens, the Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD gives photographers a similarly priced alternative to the highly successful Sigma offering. Both lenses compete in a market segment that remains unexploited by the likes of Canon and Nikon....

Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro VC USD Review

Since its announcement in August of 2016, the Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro 1:1 VC USD has been a popular macro lens for Canon EF, Nikon F, and Sony A-mount cameras. Thanks to its 1:1 reproduction ratio, updated optical formula, latest optical coatings, optical image stabilization, a solid build,...

Lexar 128 GB CFexpress Memory Card Review

With the release of fast NVMe PCIe-based storage on our computers, we have gotten used to their incredible transfer speeds. Camera manufacturers have been catching up with the latest technology, and thanks to their efforts, we now have cameras with XQD and CFexpress memory card slots as well. As an...