Reviews Archive

Sony FE 35mm f/1.8 Review

Today’s hands-on review covers everything you need to know about the Sony FE 35mm f/1.8 lens. Small and portable, this lens features a bright maximum aperture of f/1.8 – good for shooting in low light or capturing a shallow depth of field. Here’s how it performs.

Sigma 14mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Review

This hands-on review covers everything you need to know about the Sigma 14mm f/1.4 Art, an ultra-wide prime lens made with Milky Way photography in mind. I tested this lens on both the Sony a7R V and the Nikon Z8 (using Megadap’s adapter) to see how it performs in practice.

Sony FE 14mm f/1.8 GM Review

This hands-on review covers everything you need to know about the Sony FE 14mm f/1.8 GM, an ultra-wide prime lens for Sony’s full-frame mirrorless E Mount. I tested this lens on both the Sony a7R V and the Nikon Z8 (using Megadap’s adapter) with a focus on Milky Way photography.

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 24-70mm f/2.8 S Review

This hands-on review covers everything you need to know about the Nikon Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S, a high-end midrange zoom that Nikon announced in early 2019 for their mirrorless Z System. Today’s extensive update of the review brings it fully current with the state of the Z System today.

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.

Nikon Z 35mm f/1.8 S Review

The Nikon Z 35mm f/1.8 S is the first prime lens that we reviewed for the Nikon Z system. Today, we have fully re-evaluated this lens in a modern context and compared it against more of its recent competitors. I hope you enjoy this updated review.

Nikon Z 50mm f/1.8 S Review

When we first reviewed the Nikon Z 50mm f/1.8 in 2019, there weren’t a lot of alternatives for the Z system. That’s changed in the years since. With today’s update, we bring this review up-to-date and allow you to see how it compares against newer alternatives.

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)…