Earlier this year, Canon announced its first full-frame mirrorless camera, the EOS R, whose new RF mount features a large 54mm diameter and a shorter flange distance than the EF DSLR mount. According to Canon, this mount will allow for “faster and lighter lenses with higher performing optics” than ever before. The RF 50mm f/1.2 […]
When the Nikon Z system was announced in 2018, much fanfare was made over the new mount which, in addition to being 55mm in diameter, also has a short flange depth of 16mm. This combination, according to Nikon, should allow for a new dimension in optical performance for current and future optics.
When the Canon EOS R was launched in late 2018, it was accompanied by four native RF lenses whose focal lengths cover the basic needs of most photographers, from the fast 35mm 1.8 Macro and 50mm 1.2 primes to the standard 24-70mm f/2 and 24-105mm f/4 zooms. The final lens is arguably the most versatile […]
The 16-35mm f/4 ZA was the third zoom released for the Sony full-frame E-mount system in 2014 and completed the f/4 constant aperture series. At the time, the trio was the only option available if you wanted quality variable focal length lenses. Four years later, Sony users have much more choice including a set of […]
Two wide-angle primes Sony APS-C E-mount users will be familiar with are the Sigma 19mm f/2.8 DN Art and the Sony E 20mm f/2.8. Both offer an angle of view that isn’t far off the 28mm equivalent, making them a popular choice amongst photographers who mostly shoot street with wide angle lenses, as well as […]