D850 with the RGB Bayer matrix removed for a true monochrome sensor..
Canon’s compact high-performance 24mm prime..
Canon’s best-ever medium telephoto and with image stabilization..
A whopping 4/3 stop faster than other lenses in its range..
Sigma’s fast high performance wide angle..
Extraordinary optical efforts for outstanding performance..
Extraordinary optical efforts for outstanding performance..
Sigma’s best portrait lens..
Extraordinary optical efforts for class-leading performance?.
Sigma’s fast an flexible moderate super telephoto..
Nikon’s fast ultra wide angle..
Extreme wide angle zoom..
Coveted super speed telephoto..
Examples of how images were made...
Bypass the limits on depth of field and diffraction..
Examples of Focus Stacking..
Articles written for MediumFormat.com..
Wide angle 24mm equivalent for Phase One XF system.
Compact normal 54mm equivalent for Phase One XF system.
Medium telephoto 100mm equivalent for Phase One XF system.
Long telephoto 162mm equivalent for Phase One XF system.
100 megapixels in a portable package!.
Image quality assessments..
Ultra wide angle equivalent to 19mm f/3.3. .
Moderate wide angle equivalent to 37mm f/2.3..
Slightly long zoom lens equivalent to 37-82mm f/3.3..
Slightly wide compact normal lens equivalent to 41mm f/2.9..
Standard normal lens equivalent to 52mm f/2.3..
High performance macro photography on medium format, equivalent to 99mm f/3.3..
Telephoto equivalent to 200mm lens. .
Mirrorless large format with leaf shutter lenses..
Normal lens equivqlent to 53mm..
Normal lens equivqlent to 53mm..
The last CCD-sensor Leica S model..
An outstanding 18mm design..
Ultra high performance in an extreme wild wide angle lens..
Brilliant imaging, even wide open, but with a few quirks. (Review in progress) .
Ultra high performance with a fast aperture..
A gem with unusual close-focus..
An artist’s drawing tool..
Rendering style, bokeh and beauty..
Out of the way places and wonders..
Ultra wide compact zoom for Nikon Z cameras..
Mid-range zoom expressly designed for Nikon Z cameras..
Attention to details: a big upgrade over the A7R..
Compact ultra-wide angle lens..
Fast high performance normal lens of Zeiss design..
Native-mount ultra wide angle high performance zoom for mirrorless..
Ultra high speed native-mount moderate wide angle..
Ultra high performance medium telephoto..
Highly corrected medium telephoto..
Macro lens also excellent for all-around shooting..
High-grade manual focus normal lens..
Ultra high grade performer at a modest price..
High grade macro all-arounder at a modest price..
Fast extreme wide angle zoom..
Extreme wide angle zoom..
Compact long range telephoto zoom for Sony full frame mirrorless.
Razor sharp 28mm lens on APS-C sensor and outstanding usability and features..
Superb ergonomic design in a compact camera..
Outstanding ultra wide angle performer..
Outstanding wide angle, superb performer..
Manual focus moderate wide angle for full-frame mirrorless..
Manual focus normal lens for full-frame mirrorless..
Autofocus wide angle for Sony full-frame mirrorless..
Autofocus portrait lens for Sony full-frame mirrorless..
21mm f/5.6 equivalent FOV lens..
Leica M 40 megapixel monochrome sensor..
Leica M mount in slim body with SL-type sensor..
Overall design and behavior..
24-megapixel CMOS monochrome sensor..
24-megapixel fixed lens compact full-frame..
Leica’s fast wide angle..
Leica’s best-performing 24mm, and with a flat field..
High performance but flawed 50mm normal lens..
Leica’s longer tele for Leica M..
Compact lens for portraiture or similar..
Superb all-around macro and general-purpose lens..
Fast and ultra high performance moderate wide angle rangefinder lens..
Blog posts, reverse chronological
2021-02-12 SHOOTOUT: Voigtlander FE 110mm f/2.5 vs Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM: View over Saddlebag Lake to Southern Spur of Mt Conness (Sony A7R IV)
2021-01-24 Leica 24mm f/3.8 Elmar-M ASPH Aperture Series: View Over Alabama Hills Boulders to Mt Whitney Range (Leica M10 Monochrom)
2021-01-23 Leica 100mm f/2.8 APO-Macro-Elmarit-R Aperture Series: View Over Alabama Hills to Mt Whitney Drainage (Leica M10 Monochrom)
2021-01-22 Leica 90mm f/2 APO-Summicron-R ASPH Aperture Series: View Over Alabama Hills to Lone Pine Peak and Mt Whitney (Leica M10 Monochrom)
2021-01-22 Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH Aperture Series: View Over Alabama Hills to Lone Pine Peak and Mt Whitney (Leica M10 Monochrom)
2021-01-21 Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH Aperture Series: View Over Alabama Hills to Mt Whitney Range (Leica M10-R)
2021-01-14 Leica M10 Monochrom Examples: Alabama Hills, Lone Pine Lake, Mt Whitney Trail
2021-01-13 Zeiss ZM 35mm f/1.4 Distagon Aperture Series: View Over Alabama Hills to Lone Pine Peak and Mt Whitney (Leica M1-R)
2021-01-10 Leica 28mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH Aperture Series: View Over Alabama Hills to Lone Pine Peak and Mt Whitney (Leica M1-R)
2021-01-07 Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH Aperture Series: Lone Pine Peak and Mt Whitney Sunrise from Alabama Hills (Leica M10-R)
2021-01-07 Leica 24mm f/3.8 Elmar-M ASPH Aperture Series: Lone Pine Peak and Mt Whitney Sunrise from Alabama Hills (Leica M10-R)
2020-12-30 Leica M10R Long Exposures (Alabama Hills View To Mt Whitney)
2020-11-29 Shootout @ 85mm: Sigma FE 85mm f/1.4 DG DN Art vs Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4, Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.4: View from Crooked Creek Canyon to White Mountain Peak
2020-11-17 Shootout @ 18mm: Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM vs Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G: View from Crooked Creek Canyon to White Mountain Peak
2020-09-10 Shootout: Nikon NIKKOR Z 24mm f/1.8 S vs Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4S: Clearing Storm Over Mt Conness Eastern Ridge
2020-06-15 Hasselblad XCD 65mm f/2.8 Aperture Series: View Over Alabama Hills Formations to Mt Whitney Range, Dusk
2020-06-12 Hasselblad XCD 35-75mm f/3.5-4.5 Aperture Series @ 75mm: View over Alabama Hills Granite Formations to Last Orange Light on Mt Whitney
2020-06-12 Hasselblad XCD 35-75mm f/3.5-4.5 Aperture Series @ 35mm: Last Orange Light on Mt Whitney from Alabama Hills Lichen-Covered Formations
2020-04-29 Fujifilm GF 45-100mm f/4 Aperture Series @ 56mm: Alabama Hills Desert Wash, Sunrise View To Mt Whitney (Fujifilm GFX100)
2020-04-16 Fujifilm GF 50mm f/3.5 and Fujifilm GF 250mm f/4 Examples: Mt Whitney Foothills
2020-04-14 View over White Granite Boulders and Sages and Grasses past Alabama Hills formations to Mt Whitney Peaks
2020-04-11 Fujifilm GF 45-100mm f/4 Aperture Series @ 100mm: Sagebrush and Weathered Granite Hillside to Wind-Whipped Whitney (Fujifilm GFX100)
2020-04-04 Scaling to 240 Megapixels with Gigapixel AI: the Voigtlander 50mm f/2 APO-Lanthar image “Alabama Hills Plain View to Mt Whitney Range”
2020-04-03 Shootout: Fujifilm GF 50mm f/3.5 R LM vs Fujifilm GF 45-100mm f/4: View Over Granite Formations to Mt Whitney (Fujifilm GFX100)
2020-03-31 Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G Aperture Series: View Over Dry Wash to Early Sun on Mt Whitney Range (Sony A7R IV)
2020-03-25 Sigma FE 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Aperture Series: Stars Over Mt Whitney, Pre-Dawn Deep Blue Sky (Sony A7R IV)
2020-03-22 Voigtlander 50mm f/2 APO-Lanthar Aperture Series: Alabama Hills Plain View to Mt Whitney Range, Pre-Dawn (Sony A7R IV)
2020-02-26 Phase One IQ4 with Schneider Kreuznach LS 80mm f/2.8 Aperture Series: Last Light on Cottonwood Tree, View to Mt Whitney
2019-12-12 Schneider Kreuznach LS 240mm f/4.5 Example: Alpenglow On Mt Whitney (Phase One IQ4)
2019-11-03 Voigtlander 65mm f/2 APO Macro-Lanthar Aperture Series: 'View to Mt Conness from Tuolumne Meadows Area, Early Night' — also evaluates long exposure noise on Sony A7R IV
2019-10-31 Voigtlander 65mm f/2 APO Macro-Lanthar Aperture Series: View to Mt Conness Past Granite Dome, Late Dusk
2019-09-30 November-Like Shooting Conditions in Eastern Sierra
2019-09-28 Shootout: Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG DN Art vs Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2 Distagon: Twenty Lakes Basin, View Towards Mt Conness Drainage (Sony A7R IV)
2019-09-27 Shootout: Sigma 35mm f/1.2 DG DN Art vs Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon: Twenty Lakes Basin, View Towards Mt Conness Drainage (Sony A7R IV)
2019-09-09 View South From White Mountain Peak (260 megapixel Panorama with Fujifilm GFX100, Fujifilm GF 45mm f/2.8), Dana Plateau @ 633 Megapixels
2019-09-09 Fujifilm GF 110mm f/2: Panoramas in the Eastern Sierra
2019-09-09 Focus Stacking Selfies with the Fujifilm GFX100 (Mt Whitney Zone Sign)
2019-08-20 Fujifilm GFX100 Focus Stacking For Selfies, People: White Mountain Peak, Mt Whitney
2019-08-07 Fujifilm GF 110mm f/2 R LM WR: “Panoramic View of Tuolumne Meadows, Mt Conness, Mt Dana, Mt Gibbs at Dusk” (800 megapixels, GFX100)
2019-08-05 Fujifilm GF 23mm f/4 R WR Aperture Series: Alpine Meadows view towards North Subpeak of Mt Conness (GFX100)
2019-07-11 Three Canon EF 200mm f/1.8L USM Aperture Series: Lee Vining Creek Through Meadow + Young Pine Amid Its Ancestors + Mt Dana, Earth Shadow Rising (Canon 5Ds R)
2019-03-13 Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG HSM Sports Panorama: Clouds at Sunrise, Alabama Hills and Mt Whitney Range
2019-03-06 Sigma 28mm f/1.4 DG HSM Aperture Series: View of Peaks near Mt Whitney, Very Late Dusk (Nikon D850)
2019-03-05 Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG HSM Sports Examples: Mt Whitney and Alabama Hills, Pre-Dawn to Early Sun
2019-01-20 Fujifilm GF 250mm f/4 R LM OIS WR: Making a 91-Megapixel Panorama “Winter Solstice Sunrise on Mt Whitney” (Fujifilm GFX-50R)
2018-10-11 Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S Aperture Series at 24mm: Snowstorm Meltwater Pond View to Mt Conness Eastern Ridge
2018-10-08 Zeiss Milvus 18mm f/2.8 Examples on Nikon Z7: Mt Conness Basin East
2018-10-06 Testing the Nikon Z7 for Pattern Noise in Typical Landscape Scenario
2018-09-13 Sigma FE 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Aperture Series: Hiker at Upper Conness Lake
2018-09-10 Compared: Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 to Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2: View from Dana Lakes to Mt Conness
2018-08-22 Summited Mt Whitney, Headed Home
2018-08-15 Back in 2001 the Nikon D1X Went to Mt Whitney; Here in 2018 the Hasselblad X1D Gets Its Shot
2018-07-30 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon Aperture Series: Red Blueberry Scrub View To Mt Conness (Sony A7R II)
2018-07-20 Mono Lake from Mt Dana, Pre-Dawn
2018-07-13 Sigma for Sony 70mm f/2.8 DG Macro Aperture Series: Southern Ridge of Mt Conness
2018-07-12 Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Aperture Series: Mt Conness Green Meadow, Dusk
2018-07-10 Attention Allergy/Asthma Sufferers: Extreme Pollen Levels in Eastern Sierra Nevada / Yosemite at 8500 Ft on up to 10,600' and Higher
2018-06-26 Canon 85mm f/1.4L IS Aperture Series: Mt Dana, Early Morning
2018-06-24 Canon 85mm f/1.4L IS Aperture Series: Sunrise on Mt Conness
2017-10-29 Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Aperture Series + Focus Stack: Boulder View to Sub-Peak of Mt Conness
2017-05-21 Stitched Panoramas with Fujifilm GFX and GF 120/4: View to Mt Whitney From Alabama Hills
2017-05-19 Fujifilm GFX Focusing Precision and Aperture Series with GF 120/4: View to Mt Whitney From Alabama Hills
2017-04-14 Fujifilm GFX Focusing Precision and Aperture Series with 63/2.8: View to Mt Whitney From Alabama Hills
2016-11-21 3-Way Shootout: Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art vs Zeiss Milvus 85/1.4 vs Nikon 85/1.4G (Snowy Spur of Mt Conness, Nikon D810)
2016-09-10 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon Aperture Series: Red Blueberry Scrub View To Mt Conness (Sony A7R II)
2016-09-07 Dead and Dying
2016-09-06 SHOOTOUT: Sony FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA vs Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2: Spuller Lake View to Mt Conness (Sony A7R II)
2016-08-21 Back from Overnights
2016-01-17 Sigma 24mm f/1.4A Examples in Mt Conness Watershed
2015-11-24 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Examples: Post-Snowstorm Climb (Sony A7R II)
2015-08-25 Sigma dp0 Quattro Aperture Series: Sunset Over Mt Conness Eastern Drainage
2015-08-16 Smoke Plume over Mt Gibbs (Walker Fire)
2015-07-21 Will the Leica Q Kill the Leica M?
2015-07-21 Canon 11-24mm f/4L Examples: Mt Conness Watershed (Canon 5DS R)
2015-07-15 Leica Q: Climbing Mt Dana from Sun to Hail to Rain to Sun Again
2015-07-05 Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 APO-Distagon Aperture Series at 50 Megapixels: Summit Building on White Mountain Peak, North View (Canon 5DS R)
2015-07-05 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Examples: Mary Lake + Mt Conness Area
2015-06-25 Canon 5DS R Hits New High, With Zeiss Otus
2015-06-14 Two Sony FE 28mm f/2 Aperture Series: 'Waterfall View of Mt Conness Sub-Peak' and 'Snowstorm Rolls in Over Saddlebag Lake' (Sony A7R)
2015-06-11 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Aperture Series: Meadow View of Mt Conness East
2015-03-12 Panoramic Megapixels (stitching): Olympus EM5 Mark II, Lone Pine and Mt Whitney
2014-11-16 Nikon 20mm f/1.8G ED Aperture Series: Mt Conness Glacier Remnants
2014-11-15 Zeiss 21mm f/2.8 Distagon vs Nikon 20mm f/1.8G: Mt Conness Glacier
2014-09-08 Yes, it snows in August
2013-10-18 White Mountain Peak, Oct 17
2013-07-23 Zeiss 25/2 Distagon vs 25/2.8 Distagon: Bristlecone Vista White Mountain Peak (Nikon D800E)
2013-06-26 Ricoh GR Real-High World Examples: White Mountain Peak MTB Ascent
2012-08-14 Views from a Bike: Sony RX100 and Olympus E-M5 (White Mountain Peak)
2012-08-09 Olympus E-M5 + 8mm Fisheye On the Bike in the Mountains
2012-07-18 Zeiss 25mm f/2 Distagon Field Curvature Study (Yosemite, Tioga)
2011-07-26 Trek To the Summit of White Mountain Peak
2010-02-08 New samples with D3x for Zeiss ZF21/2.8, 28/2, 35/2 Distagons
2009-10-06 SPOT personal tracker for saving your ass
2009-10-06 Climbing Mt Dana in Yosemite
2007-10-15 View from Mt Dana
2007-10-15 Climbing Yosemite’s Mt Dana