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Two Zeiss Touit Reviews For The Price Of One

Let me just start with this that immediately comes to mind: Zeiss...man...Zeiss!!! Zeiss is almost Godlike in the world of glass.  Zeiss lenses have long been my choice of glass for my own professional...
sigma review

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 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...
Sigma 12-24mm

Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 DG HSM II Lens Review by Thann Clark

Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 DG HSM II Lens Review by Thann Clark I am picky when it comes to wide-angle lenses, I'm not a big fan of fish-eye, or ultra-wide lenses, there is usually too much distortion...
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,...
todd winner 7827

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,...
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...
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...
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...