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Sony RX10 Mk III Review

June 24, 2016 - I tend not to get too excited about small sensor cameras anymore. They certainly have their own advantages over large se...
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Leica Q (Type 116) Review

April 07, 2016 - I want to be upfront on this review: this is going to be rather negative, much more so than many of the quite positive r...
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Capture One Pro 9 Review

March 06, 2016 - I’ve been using Capture One Pro 9 for a few months now. I bought it shortly after trialing it as an upgrade to Capture O...
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Sigma 20mm f/1.4 ART Review (Nikon Mount)

January 08, 2016 - I’ll skip to the end and get to the heart of it: this is, optically speaking, a tremendous lens, and a wonder of modern...
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Zeiss Distagon T* 25mm f/2.0 ZF.2 Review

March 14, 2015 - I’ve been on the hunt for a wide angle lens that I could truly fall in love with for some time. Wide angle lenses are no...
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Zeiss 135mm f/2 APO Sonnar T* ZF.2 Review

January 31, 2015 - There are some lenses that are just special. Optical brilliance and mechanical excellence come together in a manner that...
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Capture One Pro 8.1 Review and Comparison vs DxO Optics Pro 10

January 23, 2015 - I like Capture One Pro. A lot. I have since version 7, which, after just 20 days into the 60 day trial, I purchased, hav...
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Lens Review: Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM “Art”

December 12, 2014 - It is really, really good. Okay, okay, I’ll go into a little more detail. But suffice to say, I am very impressed with...
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Zeiss 55mm f/1.4 Otus Distagon T* Review

September 05, 2014 - This is a superlative lens. Exquisite, even. It is not perfect, but if you want the very best – optically – in the norma...
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Lens Review: Nikon 85mm f/1.4G

June 27, 2014 - There is a lot to love about this relatively expensive prime lens, and a few things that aren’t quite so easy to fall fo...
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Lens Review: Panasonic Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2 ASPH Power OIS

April 17, 2014 - I’m a new initiate into the Micro 4/3rds (hereafter “m43”) world. I resisted for a long time, preferring the look and ca...
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Lens Review: Zeiss Distagon T 35mm f/1.4 ZF.2 for Nikon F Mount

April 05, 2014 - This is a tough one. Not because this is a bad lens; in fact, it is an exceptionally good lens in nearly every respect....
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First Impressions Review: Sigma DP3 Merrill

March 10, 2014 - I’m calling this a “First Impressions Review” because I’ve learned over the last several years of using new pieces of ph...
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Lens Review: Nikon NIKKOR AF-S 70-200mm f/4G ED VR

February 28, 2014 - This is a great lens. It matches or exceeds the resolution of the D800E and provides consistent, fast performance at a l...
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Review: Sony FDA-EVM1K EVF (Electronic Viewfinder) for Sony RX1/RX1R

February 14, 2014 - It took a few months for me to receive my FDA-EVM1K after I ordered it from Adorama – apparently it was on back order fo...
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Capture One Pro 7 Review

February 07, 2014 - I’ve been using Lightroom 4 and now 5 for the last year and a half. Before that I used (and still use) Photoshop CS5 wit...
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Lens Review: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED

January 18, 2014 - The Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G is a relative newcomer to the Nikon lineup but already has legions of followers, particularly (or...
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Carl Zeiss 100mm Makro Planar f/2 ZF.2 Review

January 03, 2014 - The Zeiss 100mm Makro Planar f/2 is one of those ‘exceptional’ lenses you read about online: the kind of lens, you often...
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Nikon D800E Long Term Review

December 20, 2013 - I’ve been using the Nikon D800E as my main camera for a long time now. I’ve been through two bodies (nothing wrong with...
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Samyang 14mm f/2.8 for Nikon F Mount Review

December 02, 2013 - I’ve been using the Samyang (aka Rokinon, aka several other brand names) 14mm f/2.8 for several months now, off and on....
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Sony RX1R First Impressions Review

August 24, 2013 - I preordered the Sony RX1-R from Adorama about a month ago and received it last week. I’ve been shooting with it non-sto...
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