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Sigma 500mm Ultra Telephoto

Sigma 500mm f4.5 Ultra Telephoto Lens Review

I have been working with telephoto lenses for as long as I can remember. From my earliest days as a teenage photographer and all along the way (some 50 years later) the telephoto lens...
Canon 8-15mm Fisheye

Canon 8-15mm Fisheye Lens Review

The Canon 8-15mm f/4.0L fisheye lens is one of the most exciting lenses to be released in a long time for underwater photographers. It has some very cool features for both full-frame and cropped sensor shooters. It...
Tokina 10-17mm

Tokina 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 Fisheye Underwater Lens Review by Michael Zeigler

Being able to get within a few inches of your subject can drastically improve the sharpness and contrast of your photos. The Tokina 10-17mm fisheye allows you to do just that. Wakatobi, Indonesia. 1/320,...

Review: Panasonic DMC-G85MK 12-60mm Kit Lens

Let me start by stating that the camera division of Panasonic are a collection of clear thinking, creative geniuses working with very capable engineers to realize these Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras packed with...

Sigma Cinema Lenses: A First Look With Award Winning Filmmaker Mark Tierney D.G.A

Recently I had the opportunity to spend a work day with the new SIGMA Cinema Zooms (18-35, 24-35, 50-100) and two of their primes (35/85). Based on Sigma’s market leading ART series of stills lenses,...
ZEISS OTUS 55MM

Zeiss Otus 55mm F/1.4 Lens Review

I recently had the opportunity to test and play with the brand new Zeiss Otus 55mm / 1.4 lens. This lens has been noted as one of the sharpest lens' ever created. This caught...

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Review

As you have probably figured by now, I am a big fan of Sigma. Sigma of Japan spent a bit of time meditating a few years ago; about the time the Elder Yamaki head...
Tamrom 150-600mm

Tamron 150-600mm Telephoto Lens Review

Last week, I was lucky enough to test out the Tamron 150-600mm f5.6-6.3 Di VC USD Canon mount lens. Knowing the zoom capability, I was aware this lens would be designed for a specific photographer, one...
Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400mm

Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400mm F4-6.3 Lens Review

There's that dynamic duo again. Legendary Leica and Panasonic are a photographic marriage made in heaven and they are together again in the form of the Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400mm F4-6.3 lens. With this...

PERFECTION: Sigma 135mm f/1.8 ART Lens Review

I feel so honored to have been able to test this incredible lens, thank you. Thank you Mr. Yamaki and thank you to your employees in Aizu, Japan, who strive for perfection in what...