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Zeiss Batis 40mm f/2 CF test: ultimate quality

October 17th, 2019

Impressive optical performance and high-quality build may make this pricey lens a worthwhile investment for some.

Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports test: is bigger better?

July 17th, 2019

Sigma’s 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sport completes the line-up of cutting-edge f/2.8 zooms, and fits Canon, Nikon and Sigma mounts.

Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS test: super-sized and super-fast

October 29th, 2018

If you enjoy wildlife or sports photography you will need to venture into the rarefied atmosphere of long telephoto lenses...

Samyang AF 14mm f/2.8 F test: awesome autofocus

October 25th, 2018

Samyang is gradually turning its sights to autofocus lenses, offering high performance coupled with competitive prices.

Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5x Ultra Macro test: little lens, mighty macro

October 16th, 2018

For years, lens makers have been abusing the word ‘macro’, adding it to any lens with a half-decent close focusing distance. But macro should...

Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM test: long, lightweight wonder

October 5th, 2018

There is no such thing as the perfect lens, but you could say that the first edition of Canon’s 70-200mm f/4L IS USM got...

Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D test: ultrawide, ultra fun

October 4th, 2018

Laowa has found itself a niche in the lens market offering prime lenses with character, and its 9mm f/2.8 is one of its two...

Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art test: the ‘bokeh master’

October 4th, 2018

Sigma’s already great reputation for excellent-quality optics has only been enhanced further with its Art series, especially the primes, winning plaudits and critical acclaim...

Nikon AF-S 28mm f/1.4E ED test: a natural fit

September 29th, 2017

 The 28mm f/1.4E ED is the latest in Nikon’s line-up of fast f/1.4 lenses, joining recent glass like the 24mm, 35mm, 50mm, 85mm and...

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