Review: MS-Optical 50mm 1.1 Sonnetar

Introduction The MS-Optical 50mm 1.1 Sonnetar is probably Miyazaki’s most famous lens. While it wasn’t his first lens it was to my knowledge the first one that was produced in “greater” quantities and widely recognized across the globe. As is still typical today for his lenses it is small, fast and quirky, so let us … Continue reading Review: MS-Optical 50mm 1.1 Sonnetar

Review: Sigma 50mm 1.4 EX – Still worth getting in 2020?

Introduction Back in 2008 the Sigma 50mm 1.4 EX was the biggest and most expensive 50mm f/1.4 lens with AF for DSLRs. Now, 12 years later, it looks reasonably sized compared to its modern competitors and can be found used for bargain prices. But is it a lens still worth considering in 2020? Let us … Continue reading Review: Sigma 50mm 1.4 EX – Still worth getting in 2020?