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May 16, 2021 Sony 14mm F1.8 G Master Image Gallery

Sony is on a tear with their recent lens designs.  In the past couple of years we have seen one exceptional lens after another, with standouts including the 24mm F1.4 G Master (perhaps the best 24mm lenses thus far – my review here), the Sony 135mm F1.8 GM (one of the sharpest lenses I’ve ever tested [&hell [Read more...]

May 10, 2021 Sony FE 35mm F1.4 G Master Review

The classic 35mm focal length is one that, until recently, was slightly underrepresented on Sony.  For years the sole “professional” option was the Sony Zeiss Distagon 35mm F1.4, a lens with a very mixed reputation that seems to be due to having a lot of sample variation (some good copies, some not so good).&nbs [Read more...]

May 3, 2021 Samyang AF 24mm F1.8 Review

It’s always intriguing to me when two very similar lenses come to the market at the same time.  I was just wrapping up my coverage of the Viltrox AF 24mm F1.8 (my review here) when I got wind that Samyang also had a compact 24mm F1.8 prime lens in the pipeline.  When Samyang sent me […] [Read more...]

May 2, 2021 Sony FE 35mm F1.4 G Master Image Gallery

The classic 35mm focal length is one that, until recently, was slightly underrepresented on Sony.  For years the sole “professional” option was the Sony Zeiss Distagon 35mm F1.4, a lens with a very mixed reputation that seems to be due to having a lot of sample variation (some good copies, some not so good).&nbs [Read more...]

April 27, 2021 Sigma 35mm F1.4 DN ART Review

It’s hard to believe that just a couple of years ago Sigma had no lenses for Sony full frame E-mount (FE).  They started with a huge drop of “adopted” DSLR lenses that gave them a basic lineup built on their existing lenses, though those lenses were always somewhat compromised.  They weren’t des [Read more...]

April 27, 2021 Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG DN ART Gallery

It’s hard to believe that just a couple of years ago Sigma had no lenses for Sony full frame E-mount (FE).  They started with a huge drop of “adopted” DSLR lenses that gave them a basic lineup built on their existing lenses, though those lenses were always somewhat compromised.  They weren’t des [Read more...]

April 24, 2021 Samyang AF 24mm F1.8 Image Gallery

It’s always intriguing to me when two very similar lenses come to the market at the same time.  I was just wrapping up my coverage of the Viltrox AF 24mm F1.8 (my review here) when I got wind that Samyang also had a compact 24mm F1.8 prime lens in the pipeline.  When Samyang sent me […] [Read more...]

April 19, 2021 Sony Alpha 1 Image Gallery

What do you get when you combine the massive resolution of the Sony a7RIV (almost!), the blazing speed of the Sony a9II (and more!), and all the video capabilities of the Sony a7SIII?  The answer is the Sony Alpha 1, aka the Sony A1, or, more technically, the Sony ILCE-1.  The Alpha 1 is definitely […] [Read more...]