Canon EF-M 28mm f/3.5 Macro IS STM


Photographers who shoot macro subjects face numerous challenges, not limited to camera shake, extremely shallow Depth-of- Field, shutter speed inadequate to compensate for a light breeze, lens casting a shadow on the subject, and sub-optimal lighting. Canon has now come up with an innovative idea. The EF-M 28mm f/3.5 Macro IS STM features an in-built ring light that addresses … [Read more...]

Canon EF-M 22mm f/2.0 STM


Canon has been working enthusiastically on the EOS M series APS-C mirrorless cameras for quite some time. These cameras have the advantage of having the largest sensors in the ‘truly compact’ mirrorless cameras. The 22mm f/2.0 STM ‘pancake’ lens takes pride in fast and quiet autofocus enabled by the stepper motor. Design and Build Quality The 22mm f/2 STM is an ultra-slim an … [Read more...]

Standard Zoom Lenses Compared


The 24-70mm is probably the most used zoom range in full frame systems. For most of us who have grown beyond the quality of inexpensive kit lenses, the 24-70mm f/2.8 lens presents a desirable longterm goal. This month, we requested all major lens manufacturers to send their premium standard zoom lenses for a comparative review along with the most appropriate bodies. Sigma … [Read more...]

Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Milvus


This lens from Zeiss, is the widest in their current range. While a lens with the same focal length was offered by Zeiss earlier, this is a new iteration introduced as a part of the new Milvus range. As with all Zeiss D-SLR, this is a manual focus only lens but with electronic contacts. This particular model is available in Canon and Nikon mounts. Zeiss is one of the few … [Read more...]

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM | Art


Sigma has been steadily taking on the giants in imaging with its latest series of Art, Sport and Contemporary-labelled lenses. The Art lenses in itself has established as the signature of quality in optics, build quality and mechanical precision. The Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens is its answer to competitors in the heavily contested fast portrait lens sphere. Design and … [Read more...]