This lens costs $449. It’s a 100mm f2.8 macro, which focuses down to twice life-size. A feat no other lens in its class achieves. It also focuses to infinity. It claims to be apochromatic. How good can it be? Is it, as some suspected when they first heard about it, good for macro but only an emergency lens for infinity use? Or is it the deal of the century? I’m afraid I’m going to make you read further if you want to find out!
Continue reading Laowa 100mm f2.8 CA-Dreamer Macro 2x: A review
The Voigtlander 1.4/21 is a relatively compact super fast lens for the Sony FE system. In this review I evaluate it’s performance in a wide range of scenarios.
Most images in this review can be found in full resolution in my Voigtlander 1.4/21mm flickr set.
|Weight (no hood, no caps)
|Close Focusing Distance from the sensor
|Number of aperture blades
The Voigtlander 1.4/21 sells for $1199 at CameraQuest | Amazon.com or B&H. 1399€ at ebay.de or ebay.co.uk (affiliate links).
- 28.6.2019 – Start of review
- 2.7.2019 – Added some Samples, linked full resolution images and updated alternatives section
- finalized review
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Tokina has made some popular macro lenses. So, how did the Tokina FiRIN 100mm F2.8 macro turn out? Check out my review for the in-depth analysis.
You can find most images shown in this review in full resolution in this album: Tokina FiRIN 2.8/100 Macro.
Continue reading Review: Tokina FiRIN 100mm F2.8 FE Macro