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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...
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...

Kylie Reviews: Sigma Art 35mm f 1.4 Lens

As a portrait photographer, I normally shoot at 50mm or longer focal lengths. However, I recently fell in love with the 35mm focal length after borrowing a friend’s Sigma Art 35mm f 1.4 lens....
Sigma 24-35mm

Sigma 24-35mm F/2 Art Lens Review by Kimberly Genevieve

Last week, I had a brief moment to test shoot with Sigma’s new 24-35mm F/2 Zoom lens(which is the world’s first F/2 zoom lens). Although it was a very quick opportunity, I was left with...

Tamron SP 90mm F2.8 Di VC USD 1:1 Macro Review

When one mentions the name Tamron the first thing that comes to mind is the legendary lens with a great reputation ….ta da.. the 90mm Macro. Well, Tamron has worked very hard to up...
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Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS Underwater Lens Review by Todd Winner

Without a doubt the Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS is my favorite macro lens for underwater work. It offers quick fast focusing and produces crystal-clear images with beautiful bokeh. It works well with both APS-C...
Canon EF 16-35mm

Canon EF 16-35mm f/4.0L IS USM Wide Angle Zoom Lens

I've had the opportunity to try a few dives with the Canon EF 16-35mm f/4.0L IS and I am thrilled with the results. As much as I love shooting fisheye lenses for wide angle,...
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Is it Sigma or is it Zeiss? That is the question: Sigma 20mm 1.4...

I am Ralph Elliott Starkweather, a professional photographer with over 40 years of experience and a customer of Samy's Camera since they first opened their doors. My goal with this and upcoming reviews will be...
Sigma 50-100mm 1.8 art lens

Sigma 50-100mm 1.8 Art Lens Review

There is something so Zen and Japanese about the way Sigma approaches the world of photography. They have managed to develop both some of the most incredible lenses as well as some very unusual...
Nikon 105mm macro

Nikon 105mm f/2.8 Macro Lens Review

It's not always easy deciding which lenses to invest in for your underwater photography kit, and hopefully this piece will make this one decision a bit easier. Without a doubt, the Nikon AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm...