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.
Milvus garb for the venerable 15/2.8 Distagon, with improved lens coating..
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..
Bread and butter all-around zoom..
All-arounder compact lens with macro capability..
High speed normal lens optimized for Canon mirrorless..
Fast ultra wide angle for Nikon Z..
Fast wide angle for Nikon Z..
Ultra wide compact zoom for Nikon Z cameras..
Fast mid-range zoom expressly designed for Nikon Z cameras..
Mid-range zoom expressly designed for Nikon Z cameras..
Fast portrait telephoto for Nikon Z..
High performance full frame 12-megapixel sensor..
How to configure the camera for serious shooting..
High performance wide angle..
Top-grade medium telephoto..
Ultra high performance medium telephoto..
Fast high performance manual focus wide angle..
Fast extreme wide angle zoom..
Extreme wide angle zoom..
Outstanding ultra wide angle performer..
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..
Leica’s best-performing 24mm, and with a flat field..
Blog posts, reverse chronological
2021-01-10 Leica 24mm f/3.8 Elmar-M ASPH Aperture Series: Sunstar Over as yet Unfrozen Beaver Pond (Leica M1-R)
2021-01-08 Leica 18mm f/3.8 Super-Elmar-M ASPH Aperture Series: Setting Sunstar Over Snowy Beaver Pond (Leica M10-R)
2020-11-09 3-Way Shootout @ 24mm: Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM vs Sigma FE 14-24mm f/2.8 DG DN Art vs Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/4: Brilliant Backlit Beaver Pond Meadow
2020-11-08 Shootout @ 12mm: Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM vs Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G: Brilliant Backlit Beaver Pond Meadow
2020-11-04 Sigma FE 85mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Aperture Series: Last Yellow Aspen at Edge Of Beaver Pond
2020-11-01 Shootout: Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM vs Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Distagon: First Ice on Beaver Pond, Lundy Canyon
2020-10-27 Shootout: Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM vs Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon: First Ice on Beaver Pond, Lundy Canyon
2020-09-08 Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S Aperture Series @ 30mm: Bleached Trees in Old Beaver Pond
2020-08-27 Shootout: Nikon NIKKOR Z 20mm f/1.8 S vs Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4S: Bonsai Above Beaver Pond
2020-08-26 Shootout: Nikon NIKKOR Z 24mm f/1.8 S vs Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4S: Bonsai Above Beaver Pond
2020-08-13 Nikon NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S Aperture Series: Natural Bonsai Above Beaver Pond
2019-08-01 Canon RF 28-70mm f/2L vs Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro STM: Bonsai Over Beaver Pond
2019-07-30 Voigtlander FE Nokton 21mm f/1.4 Aspherical Aperture Series: Colorful Boulder Island In Beaver Pond
2019-07-15 Lundy Canyon Resident Beaver Made it Through Winter + Sow and Cub (black bear)
2019-06-30 Zeiss ZF.2 25mm f/2.8 Distagon Aperture Series: Dead Pines in Defunct Beaver Pond
2019-06-30 Zeiss Milvus 15mm f/2.8 Aperture Series: Dead Pines in Defunct Beaver Pond
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)