09 Jan 2024 Thomas
The Z 600mm f6.3 VR S is Nikon's third long telephoto designed for compact build and light weight. In my full review I compare size, weight, features, and performance with Nikon's other long telephoto lenses.
18 Oct 2023 Thomas
The Nikon Z 135mm f1.8 S becomes only the second Z-series lens with a name: "Plena". Nikon emphasizes the "beautiful, well-rounded bokeh of outstanding sharpness and clarity". Can it beat the excellent Z 85mm f1.2 S? Find out in my full review!
11 Sep 2023 Thomas
The Z 180-600mm f5.6-6.3 VR is Nikon's longest zoom lens to date. With it's relatively low weight, optical image stabilization, and 3.3x zoom range it should be a versatile lens for wildlife, sports, or aircraft photography. Find out more in my review!
24 Jul 2023 Thomas
With the Z 70-180mm f2.8 Nikon has completed another trinity of f2.8 zoom lenses which are relatively small, lightweight, and affordable. Find out how the new lens performs against Nikon's professional alternative in my full review!
03 May 2023 Thomas
The Mitakon Speedmaster is a mild telephoto prime lens with a bright focal ratio of f1.2. It's manual focus only but also much cheaper than the alternatives from Nikon and Canon. How does Zhongyi's lens perform - especially regarding Bokeh? Find out in my full review.
07 Apr 2023 Thomas
The Z 85mm f1.2 S is Nikon's second prime lens with a bright focal ratio of f1.2. Aimed at wedding, fashion, or portrait photographers does it deliver the goods - especially regarding Bokeh? Find out in my full review.
16 Mar 2023 Thomas
The Z 26mm f2.8 is Nikon's smallest and lightest Z-Nikkor to date. How does it compare to their 24mm and 28mm prime lenses? Find out in my full review.
01 Mar 2023 Thomas
Is Nikon's Z 24-50mm f4-6.3 worth considering as a kit lens? And how does it compare to the Z 24-70mm f4 S? Find out in my full review.
09 Jan 2023 Thomas
The Tamron 70-300mm f4.5-6.3 is Tamron’s first lens for Nikon Z-mount, and it's also available for Sony mirrorless. Find out how it measures-up in my full review!
22 Nov 2022 Thomas
The Voigtländer 65mm f2 APO-Lanthar Macro is designed for full-frame mirrorless cameras and delivers 1:2 magnification. How does it compare to other macro lenses? Find out in my review-so-far!
04 Nov 2022 Thomas
The Z 600mm f4 TC VR S is a long telephoto for Z-mount aimed at pro sports and wild-life photographers. It has an f4 focal ratio and a built-in 1.4x teleconverter. Find out more in my full review!
06 Sep 2022 Thomas
The AF 35mm f1.8 from Viltrox is a mild wide prime lens designed for mirrorless full-frame cameras with Nikon Z-mount or Sony E-mount. Is it a good alternative to Nikon's and Sony's 35mm f1.8 lenses? Find out in my in-depth review!
15 Aug 2022 Thomas
The Voigtländer 35mm f2 APO-Lanthar is a mild wide-angle prime lens designed for mirrorless full-frame cameras from Sony and Nikon. Find out whether it's worth considering although it is manual focus only in my full review!
01 Aug 2022 Thomas
Nikon's AF-S 500mm f5.6E VR S was introduced in 2018. Does it still hold up to Nikon's newest long telephoto lenses for their Z system? Find out in my in-depth review!
26 Jul 2022 Thomas
The Nikon Z 400mm f4.5 VR S is a relatively compact telephoto prime lens for the full-frame Z-mount mirrorless system. How's it perform especially when used with teleconverters? Find out more in my full review!
25 Jul 2022 Thomas
The Viltrox AF 24mm f1.8 is an affordable wide-angle prime lens with autofocus for Nikon Z and Sony mirrorless cameras with full-frame sensors. Find out if it's a worthy alternative in our in-depth review!
11 Jul 2022 Thomas
The Voigtländer 50mm f2 APO-Lanthar is a standard prime lens designed for mirrorless cameras and corrected for full-frame sensors. Find out whether it's worth considering although it is manual focus only in my full review!
06 Jul 2022 Thomas
The Viltrox AF 50mm f1.8 is a compact and affordable standard prime lens with autofocus for Nikon Z and Sony mirrorless cameras. Find out if it's a worthy alternative to the 50mm f1.8 lenses from Sony and Nikon in our in-depth review!