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My go-to lenses for awe-inspiring portraits
Does Nikon’s 85mm lens for Z mount hold a light to its F mount predecessor?
Big lens, big results: Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Sport review
Sony 35mm f/1.4 GM: Finally, a Sony lens with some character!
Putting the Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 lens through its paces
Putting the Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 lens through its paces
Sigma 35mm f/2 DG DN: Close to perfection
Seeking the perfect travel duo for Sony cameras
Mobile Mondays: Moment Tele 58mm lens lets you zoom in on your world
An almost perfect lens for Sony videographers
Lensbaby Obscura 16mm: Incredibly frustrating yet incredibly fun
Sigma 65mm f/2 DG DN C (L mount): A brilliant oddity of a lens

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Brett Day Sigma 35mm f2 DG DN

Sigma 35mm f/2 DG DN: Close to perfection

It seems like everyone is making small, affordable primes right now. Tamron recently released a line of small inexpensive E mount primes. Sony also joined in by releasing an affordable line of G series primes. Sigma also decided to throw its hat into the ring with their new I series primes. While 35mm f/2 DG DN lens is available for Sony’s E mount (see our review here), it’s the L mount that sorely needs small affordable primes. Sigma recently sent me the Sigma 35mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary to review. Let’s talk about it.

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An almost perfect lens for Sony videographers

Finding the right lens for shooting video can be tough. The requirements of video capture often translate poorly to most photo lenses. This typically means needing to stick with primes or very expensive zooms. I was recently surprised by a

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Brett Day Sigma 65mm f2 DG DN

Sigma 65mm f/2 DG DN C (L mount): A brilliant oddity of a lens

Sigma’s small, well-built I series contemporary lenses certainly raised a few eyebrows when they were released, especially the odd 65mm f2 DG DN. This fast prime lens finds itself sitting between two of the most popular focal lengths (50mm and 85mm) and nobody knew quite what to make of it. We’ve been hard at work figuring it out.

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Brett Day Sigma 35mm f2 DG DN

Sigma 35mm f/2 DG DN: Close to perfection

It seems like everyone is making small, affordable primes right now. Tamron recently released a line of small inexpensive E mount primes. Sony also joined in by releasing an affordable line of G series primes. Sigma also decided to throw its hat into the ring with their new I series primes. While 35mm f/2 DG DN lens is available for Sony’s E mount (see our review here), it’s the L mount that sorely needs small affordable primes. Sigma recently sent me the Sigma 35mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary to review. Let’s talk about it.

Read More
b070_lifestyle22-1_20201105

An almost perfect lens for Sony videographers

Finding the right lens for shooting video can be tough. The requirements of video capture often translate poorly to most photo lenses. This typically means needing to stick with primes or very expensive zooms. I was recently surprised by a

Read More
Brett Day Sigma 65mm f2 DG DN

Sigma 65mm f/2 DG DN C (L mount): A brilliant oddity of a lens

Sigma’s small, well-built I series contemporary lenses certainly raised a few eyebrows when they were released, especially the odd 65mm f2 DG DN. This fast prime lens finds itself sitting between two of the most popular focal lengths (50mm and 85mm) and nobody knew quite what to make of it. We’ve been hard at work figuring it out.

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Panasonic Lumix 85mm f/1.8: Sharp and easy on the wallet

The Panasonic Lumix 85mm f1.8 was the first in a series of four affordable L mount prime lenses announced by Panasonic to hit the market. These bang-for-your-buck, lightweight, fast primes should appeal to the masses. Still, Is this affordable portrait lens good enough for working professionals who have a budget to consider? Find out in our full review.

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