Fast short telephoto lens for L-Mount cameras..
APS-C wide angle lens equivalent to 22mm on full-frame..
Canon’s updated fast 35mm prime, evaluated on Canon 5DS R..
Fast constant-aperture ultrawide zoom..
A whopping 4/3 stop faster than other lenses in its range..
Sigma’s best portrait lens..
Nikon’s classic high speed normal lens.
Nikon’s latest 50mm lens compared with the Zeiss ZF 50/1.4, Nikon 50/1.4D and Sigma 50/1.4..
Nikon’s High Performance Moderately-Priced 50mm..
Nikon’s High performance normal lens.
Is the 3rd time the charm?.
Nikon’s best-ever f/1.4 lens?.
Examples of Focus Stacking..
Moderate wide angle equivalent to 37mm f/2.3..
High performance all-arounder macro lens.
Highest performing 35mm from Zeiss ever..
Outstanding build and optical quality in a normal lens..
Outstanding build and optical quality in a medium tele..
Brilliant imaging, even wide open, but with a few quirks. (Review in progress) .
A gem with unusual close-focus..
An artist’s drawing tool..
Fast high performance APO wide angle..
Rendering style, bokeh and 'transparency' without peer..
High speed normal lens optimized for Canon mirrorless..
Fast mid-range zoom expressly designed for Nikon Z cameras..
Mid-range zoom expressly designed for Nikon Z cameras..
High performance full frame 12-megapixel sensor..
How to configure the camera for serious shooting..
High performance wide angle..
Top-grade medium telephoto..
Outstanding wide angle, superb performer..
Manual focus telephoto lens for full-frame mirrorless..
Autofocus wide angle for Sony full-frame mirrorless..
Autofocus portrait lens for Sony full-frame mirrorless..
Shooting + post processing tips with high-res examples..
75mm f/2.8 equivalent lens on APS-C sensor..
Leica’s widest prime lens..
Blog posts, reverse chronological
2019-06-21 Leica 75mm f/2 APO-Summicron-SL Aperture Series: Natural Bonsai Above Beaver Pond (Panasonic S1R) [updated with reader comments]
2019-06-17 Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S Aperture Series and Focus Stack @ 24mm: Dead Trees in Defunct Beaver Pond (Nikon Z7)
2019-06-17 Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S Aperture Series @ 70mm: Natural Bonsai over Beaver Pond (Nikon Z7)
2019-06-17 Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S Aperture Series @ 32mm: Natural Bonsai over Beaver Pond (Nikon Z7)
2019-06-16 Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S Aperture Series @ 24mm: Natural Bonsai over Beaver Pond (Nikon Z7)
2019-06-04 Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S Aperture Series @ 24mm: Reedy Beaver Pond Meadow (Nikon Z7)
2019-06-04 Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S Aperture Series @ 24mm: Beaver-Gnawed Log by Lichenized Boulder (Nikon Z7)
2019-06-03 Shootout: Sony 24/1.4 GM vs Zeiss Loxia 25/2.4: Beaver-Gnawed Log by Lichenized Boulder (Sony A7R III)
2018-11-06 Revenge of the Beaver: Lundy Canyon Road Blocked by Felled Aspen
2018-11-03 SHOOTOUT: Nikon Z7 + Nikon NIKKOR Z 35mm f/1.8 S vs Sony A7R III + Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 (Lower Lundy Beaver Pond)
2018-11-02 Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM Examples at f/1.2: Beaver in Beaver Pond
2018-11-02 Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM Aperture Series: Beaver Pond Beaver Trail Through Reeds
2018-11-01 Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM Aperture Series: Huge Boulder In Beaver Pond
2018-11-01 Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM Aperture Series: Beaver-Knawed Aspen Spotlighted for Destruction
2018-11-01 Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM Aperture Series: Beaver Pond With Dead Tree Set Against Lower Mountainside
2018-11-01 Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM Aperture Series: Beaver Pond Beaver Trail Through Reeds
2018-10-25 Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S Aperture Series at 70mm: Lower Lundy Canyon Beaver Pond
2018-10-17 Nikon Z7 ISO Series from ISO 64 to ISO 25600 (Juniper over Beaver Pond)
2018-07-15 And I Thought Gophers and Squirrels Were Bad
2017-12-08 Fujifilm GF 45mm f/2.8 R WR Aperture Series: Iced-Over Beaver Pond View to Mt Warren
2017-12-08 Fujifilm GF 45mm f/2.8 R WR Aperture Series with Focus Stack: Low and Close Viewpoint, Beaver Dam Pond
2017-12-07 Fujifilm GF 45mm f/2.8 R WR Aperture Series with Focus Stack: Frozen Beaver Ponds to Forest
2016-11-29 Sigma 12-24mm f/4 DG HSM Art Aperture Series: Sunlight on the Beaver Pond (Nikon D810)
2016-11-22 Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4 Aperture Series: Icy Breached Beaver Dam (Sony A7R II)
2016-11-20 3-Way Shootout: Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art vs Zeiss Milvus 85/1.4 vs Nikon 85/1.4G (Lundy Beaver Ponds, Nikon D810)
2016-11-19 Shootout: Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4 vs Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8: Lundy Beaver Ponds (Sony A7R II)
2016-11-01 Approaching Potential Sensor Resolution: Focus Stacking at 50 Megapixels (Lundy Beaver Pond, Canon 5Ds R)
2016-10-11 Shootout: Nikon AF-S 105mm f/1.4E ED vs Nikon AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G ED: Beaver-Gnawed Dead Aspen
2016-09-04 Sony A7R II + Sony 85mm f/1.4 GM Aperture Series: Standing Dead Tree In Old Beaver Pond
2016-09-04 Sony A7R II + Sony 85mm f/1.4 GM Aperture Series: Aspen at Edge of Beaver Pond Meadow, First Kiss of Sunlight
2016-02-12 Canon 35mm f/1.4L II Aperture Series: Upper Reaches of Lundy Beaver Pond
2015-11-13 Zeiss 21mm f/2.8: Studying f/2.8, f/5.6, f/9 (Blue Dusk Settles On Lundy Beaver Pond)
2015-11-10 Sony A7S II + Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Aperture Series: Snowy Beaver Pond in Brilliant November Sunshine
2015-11-10 Sony A7S II + Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Aperture Series: Beaver Pond View Through Dual Aspen to Snow on High Peaks
2015-11-05 Back Home, the Snow Show Was Fun + Lloyd’s Dutch Oven Trout Recipe
2015-10-18 Canon 35mm f/1.4L II Aperture Series: Juniper Over Beaver Pond
2014-06-05 4-Way Shootout + Matched Comparison: Nikon 58/1.4G, 50/1.4G, 50/1.8G, 50/1.2 AIS (D800E, Beaver Dam Dawn)
2014-05-31 Zeiss 28mm f/2 Distagon Aperture Series Lundy Canyon Beaver Dam (D800E)
2014-03-03 Leica 18mm f/3.8 Super-Elmar-M ASPH: Aperture Series 'Beaver Pond Meadow'
2014-02-28 Leica 18mm f/3.8 Super-Elmar-M ASPH: Flare Behavior over Aperture Range
2013-12-05 Sony A7R: the Kitchen Sink Menu System Design Paradigm is Alive and Well
2013-11-23 Pentax K3 + Pentax HD Limited 15mm f/4 Apeture Series: Ice on Beaver Pond
2013-11-22 Pixel for Pixel, *Nothing* Beats a Sigma DP Merrill
2013-11-20 Reclusive Beaver Can’t Hide Its Tracks With Ice On the Pond
2013-11-11 Leica 18mm f/3.8 Super-Elmar-M ASPH Aperture Series (M240, Beaver Pond in Lundy Canyon)