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  • Alpha A-mount System • Re: Future of A mount March 8, 2021
    I'm thinking of switching to Micro 4/3 Statistics: Posted by bfitzgerald — Mon Mar 08, 2021 12:23 pm
    bfitzgerald
  • Alpha A-mount System • Re: Future of A mount March 7, 2021
    Minolta is out...Statistics: Posted by bakubo — Mon Mar 08, 2021 12:50 am
    bakubo
  • Alpha E-Mount system • Re: I am trying out the A6300 March 7, 2021
    A few additional thoughts with more useThere are a few "oddities", small points which are slightly annoyingThe lens release in the left side, I'm not convinced it's the right place as accidentally pressing it could release a lens. It would have been better to put it on the other side. Another point here is by […]
    bfitzgerald
  • Alpha A-mount System • Re: Future of A mount March 7, 2021
    I wonder what happened to this collection?Either he had a whole lot of listings to make on eBay, or can sit tight safely knowing he'll never run out of gear ;-DA somewhat extreme example of GASI can see the need for a few back up items (flashes/bodies) but not to this level!Statistics: Posted by bfitzgerald […]
    bfitzgerald
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Food / 2021 March 5, 2021
    .Looking forward to your "food /beverage" uploads too... And thanks, Valery.YildizStatistics: Posted by aster — Fri Mar 05, 2021 7:47 am
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Voigtländer FE 10mm f/5.6 and 15mm f/4.5 III

I got to try out the first new Voigtländer Sony FE mount lenses with electronic aperture setting and manual focus control with a quick overnight test during the UK Photography Show at the Birmingham National Exhibition Centre, on March 19th 2016. The pre-production 10mm f/5.6 Hyper-Wide-Heliar and 15mm f/4.5 Super-Wide-Heliar are two of a . . . → Read More: Voigtländer FE 10mm f/5.6 and 15mm f/4.5 III

Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS lens

Sometimes you find a chunk of glass which just works. One of the problems with lenses is that you can never have too many. They overlap, they duplicate each other, and yet they can be so different that you need every single one. The new Samyang 12mm f/2 for mirrorless APS-C systems is one . . . → Read More: Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS lens

Sony’s Zeiss 24mm f/2 Distagon ZA SSM T* reviewed

The Sony Zeiss 24mm f/2 SSM Distagon ZA T* is probably the best, or equal to the best, in its class. It may perhaps be the best ever 84° angle fast lens ever made for the general SLR system market, and I would happy to pitch it against any of the current equivalent offerings for . . . → Read More: Sony’s Zeiss 24mm f/2 Distagon ZA SSM T* reviewed

Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 SD (IF) DX

TOKINA lenses – the brand name for optical giant Hoya’s interchangeable range – have always been renowned for their tank-like build quality and resistance to plastic trends. They compare so well with Nikon’s own lenses it is hard to tell the difference by feel, and the current design also matches Nikon more than it does . . . → Read More: Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 SD (IF) DX

Zeiss announce 18mm f3.5 – not for Alpha

The parallel development of Carl Zeiss lenses for Sony (AF lenses in the Alpha mount) and independent manual focus lenses for other makes continues. The latest CZ design is a revision of the classic 18mm Distagon last seen in the Contax system, optimised for colour balance and reflection supression with digital SLRs.

. . . → Read More: Zeiss announce 18mm f3.5 – not for Alpha