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Pentax HD DA Limited 15mm f/4 ED

APS-C wide angle lens equivalent to 22mm on full-frame..

Canon 35mm f/1.4L II

Canon’s updated fast 35mm prime, evaluated on Canon 5DS R..

Sigma 12-24mm f/4 DG HSM Art

Fast constant-aperture ultrawide zoom..

Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art

A whopping 4/3 stop faster than other lenses in its range..

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art

Sigma’s best portrait lens..

Nikon 50mm f/1.2 AIS

Nikon’s classic high speed normal lens.

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G

Nikon’s latest 50mm lens compared with the Zeiss ZF 50/1.4, Nikon 50/1.4D and Sigma 50/1.4..

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G

Nikon’s High Performance Moderately-Priced 50mm..

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 58mm f/1.4G

Nikon’s High performance normal lens.

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III

Is the 3rd time the charm?.

Nikon AF-S 105mm f/1.4E ED

Nikon’s best-ever f/1.4 lens?.

Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro STM

All-arounder compact lens with macro capability..

Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM

High speed normal lens optimized for Canon mirrorless..

Canon RF 28-70mm f/2L USM

Bread and butter all-around zoom..

Nikon Z7 Image Quality

Image quality..

Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S

Fast mid-range zoom expressly designed for Nikon Z cameras..

Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S

Mid-range zoom expressly designed for Nikon Z cameras..

Sony Alpha A7S II

High performance full frame 12-megapixel sensor..

Menus and Button Setup

How to configure the camera for serious shooting..

Sony FE 24mm f/1.4 GM

High performance wide angle..

Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM

Top-grade medium telephoto..

Voigtlander FE 21mm f/1.4 Aspherical

Fast high performance manual focus wide angle..

Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Distagon

Outstanding wide angle, superb performer..

Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4 Sonnar

Manual focus telephoto lens for full-frame mirrorless..

Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon

Autofocus wide angle for Sony full-frame mirrorless..

Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar

Autofocus portrait lens for Sony full-frame mirrorless..

Panoramas with the iPhone 6s Plus

Shooting + post processing tips with high-res examples..

Sigma DP3 Merrill

75mm f/2.8 equivalent lens on APS-C sensor..


Blog posts, reverse chronological

2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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