Author Archives: Louis Ferreira

Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 Officially Announced

Zenit’s Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 has been officially announced and it will start shipping March 20th. The price is 50k rubles or around $770. The lens has 9 elements in 8 groups The angle of view in full frame is 46° Minimum focusing distance: 70cm Filter diameter: 72mm Multi-layer coating Weight: 900 g 14 aperture diaphragms […]

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Photons to Photos: Sony a6400 Dynamic Range Results

Photons to Photos added the Sony a6400 to their database and not much has changed from the Sony a6300 or a6500, which both fall behind the Fujifilm X-T20 throughout much of the measured ISO range. Strangely the Sony a6400’s performance falls off past 6400 ISO in a way the other cameras do not. You can […]

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Sigma MC-11 Firmware Update 1.16

Sigma released MC-11 firmware update 1.16 (Download Here) ● It has optimized the peripheral illumination correction data when it is used in combination with the SIGMA 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM | Contemporary for SIGMA. ● It has become compatible with the SIGMA 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM | Art for SIGMA, that has […]

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Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 FE

AF 85mm F1.4 FE Released in 2008, the MF 85 mm f / 1.4 AS IF UMC optical system, which received high praise for its beautiful background blur effect, inherited its merits and achieved a more advanced optical system by optimizing to mirrorless. The vivid image resolution, high value and attractiveness included in the photo […]

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Lensbaby Composer Pro II and Edge 35 Optic

Lensbaby just announced their new Composer Pro II and Lensbaby Edge 35 Optic it is specifically designed to produce strong creative selective focus effects. Lensbaby now has many lenses for E-Mount. Lensbaby Composer Pro II Specs Focal Length 35mm Aperture f/3.5 to f/22 Lens Mount Sony E Minimum Focus Distance 7″ / 17.8 cm Maximum Magnification […]

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DXO: Sony a7RIII vs Nikon Z7 vs Sony a7RII vs Nikon D850

The Nikon Z7 is an impressive performer, but if you’re going to capture photos above 800 ISO the Sony a7RIII is king. “the 45.7MP Nikon Z 7’s scores are very close to those of the 42.4MP Sony A7R III. While the Z 7 leads for color depth and dynamic range, the A7R III copes better […]

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