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Tokina AT-X 24-70mm f/2.8 PRO FX Canon lens review: Worthy contender

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A well-priced, fast-aperture standard zoom for Canon full-frame DSLRs with image quality on par with the pricier competition. ...

Nikon AF-S DX 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II lens review: Purposeful upgrade

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Lab scores and full review of Nikon’s latest affordable telephoto zoom lens for APS-C shooters looking for a longer focal range. ...

Zeiss Milvus 2/100M ZF.2 review: Ultra-high performer

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Towards the end of last year, Zeiss relaunched what the company now calls the Classic range of DSLR lenses for Canon and Nikon as the new Milvus line, in some cases completely redesigning the ...

Zeiss Milvus 1.4/85 ZF.2 Nikon review: The quintessential portrait lens

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With its natural perspective and selective focus at maximum aperture, the 85mm f/1.4 is the perhaps the most coveted of short telephoto lenses for portraiture both indoors and out. This new manual-focus lens from ...

Tokina AT-X 14-20mm F2 PRO DX Nikon-mount review: High-speed, high-end performance

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With an f/2 constant maximum aperture, this lens is a new ultra-high-speed addition to the range of wide-angle zoom models for DX (APS-C)-format DSLRs from Tokina. Its ticket of around $899 represents a premium ...

Tokina AT-X 14-20mm PRO f/2 Canon lens review: Top of the tree

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Tokina’s latest third-party, fast-aperture, wide-angle zoom for the EF-S lens mount posts the best overall DxOMark scores for Canon APS-C shooters.  ...

Best zoom lenses on the Sony A7R II

For photographers working in fast-paced environments or after the convenience of a multi-purpose optic, zoom lenses are often a versatile option. Image quality on zooms has improved across many lenses, too, which in some ...

Sony FE 70-300mm F/4.5 5.6 G OSS review: Compact package

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Sony has been very busy introducing new lenses for their mirrorless models. Announced alongside the FE 50mm F1.8, this lens — the stabilized FE 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 G OSS — is a tele-zoom lens initially ...

Sony A7R II: Best prime lenses review

Featuring a whopping 42.4Mp resolution, the Sony A7R II mirrorless camera is one of the highest-resolution consumer cameras currently available. It’s also currently the only camera to feature a full-frame 35mm BSI (backside illuminated) ...

Sony FE 85mm F1.4 GM review: Otus-grade performance

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One of three new lenses announced as part of Sony’s new no-compromise G Master series for full-frame a models, the new FE 85mm f1.4 GM sounds highly promising. Though it carries a hefty price ...

Sony FE 50mm F1.8 review: Affordable choice

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After introducing the new no-compromise G Master series for full-frame Alpha mirrorless cameras, Sony announced an inexpensive FE 50mm f/1.8 to add to the lineup. At $249, the new lens is much more accessibly-priced ...

Sigma 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro HSM C Pentax lens review: Convenient choice

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Our comprehensive review analyzes the scores of Sigma’s most versatile and best-performing super-zoom for Pentax APS-C DSLRs ...

Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM A Canon lens review: Picture-perfect

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Roundup of the top image quality scores for the widest f/1.4 aperture lens currently available. ...

Tokina AT-X 24-70mm f/2.8 PRO FX Nikon lens review: Top performer

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The Tokina AT-X 24-70mm f/2.8 PRO FX (Tokina 24-70mm f/2.8) is a wide-angle to short telephoto, fast-aperture standard zoom for use on full-frame Canon or Nikon DSLRs. Great lens metric scores from Tokina’s latest affordable, pro-grade, standard zoom for Nikon full-frame ...

Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM review: Best zoom in the range

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Announced as one of a trio of lenses in the new G Master series, the new FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM boasts some pretty advanced technology to complement future sensor and camera designs. The G ...

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN C lens review: Sony E top-ranking prime

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Affordable third-party prime achieves the best scores to date for Sony E-mount lenses. ...

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN C lens review: Third-party MFT standard prime

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An affordable fast-aperture, standard focal length prime lens for Olympus and Panasonic MFT photographers. ...

Zeiss Milvus 2/50M review: Excellent optical performance

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Towards the end of last year, Zeiss announced that the existing line of Classic Nikon ZF.2 and Canon ZE SLR lenses would be redesigned and re-branded according to the company’s penchant for bird genera. ...

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