10 Jan 2024 Gordon Laing
The Lumix S 100mm f2.8 is a compact macro lens with 1:1 close-up capabilities. It’s designed for the full-frame L-mount system, including bodies from Panasonic, Sigma and Leica. Find out how it performs in my review!
26 Aug 2020 Thomas
The Sigma 85mm f1.4 DG DN Art is a mild telephoto lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras with E-mount and L-mount. It’s the second large aperture prime lens in Sigma's ART series for mirrorless cameras. Find out why it's the best 85mm we've tested in our full review!
15 Jun 2020 Gordon Laing
The Panasonic Lumix S 20-60mm f3.5-5.6 is a general-purpose zoom for the full-frame L-mount system. One of the smallest, lightest and most affordable L-mount lenses to date, it’s a great walkaround option with wider than average coverage. Find out why it could become your favourite in my review!
13 Jan 2020 Thomas
The Sigma 24-70mm f2.8 DG DN Art is a general-purpose zoom with a bright and constant f2.8 focal ratio, designed for full-frame mirrorless cameras and available in the native Sony E and Leica L mounts. Find out if it's a viable alternative to Sony and Panasonic's own premium zooms in our full review!
08 Jul 2019 Gordon Laing
The Leica DG 10-25mm f1.7 is a high-end zoom with a fast f1.7 focal ratio for Micro Four Thirds. Mounted on a Panasonic or Olympus M43 body, it delivers equivalent coverage of 20-50mm, providing a flexible general-purpose range from wide to standard. Highly compelling for photographers and especially videographers, check out my in-depth review!
24 Jun 2019 Gordon Laing
The Lumix S PRO 50mm f1.4 is a high-end prime lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras using the L-mount. 50mm is an ideal general-purpose length while the fast f1.4 focal ratio allows shallow depth-of-field effects. Leica’s optical design delivers excellent results, albeit at a correspondingly ambitious price. Check out my sample images and bokeh tests in my Lumix S PRO 50mm…
17 Jun 2019 Gordon Laing
The Panasonic Lumix S PRO 70-200mm f4 OIS is a telephoto zoom designed for full-frame mirrorless cameras employing the L-mount. Delivering a classic range for portrait shooters or nearby sports and wildlife, it’s the most affordable telephoto for the L-system to date. Find out how it performs in my review-so-far!
21 May 2018 Gordon Laing
The Leica DG 50-200mm f2.8-4 is a high-end telephoto zoom designed for Panasonic and Olympus mirrorless cameras, upon which it delivers equivalent coverage of 100-400mm. In my in-depth review I'll compare it to the Olympus 40-150mm to help you choose the best telephoto zoom!
29 Jan 2018 Gordon Laing
The Leica 200mm f2.8 is a high-end telephoto for Micro Four Thirds bodies. Mounted on a Panasonic or Olympus mirrorless, it delivers 400mm equivalent coverage, or 560mm when fitted with its supplied 1.4x tele-converter. In my in-depth review I compare it to the Olympus 300mm!
11 Jul 2017 Gordon Laing
The Leica DG 8-18mm f2.8-4 is an ultra wide zoom for Micro Four Thirds. Mounted on a Panasonic or Olympus mirrorless body, it delivers coverage of 16-36mm, providing a flexible range from modest to ultra-wide. Find out why it's become my favourite MFT wide lens in my review!
26 Sep 2016 Gordon Laing
The Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400mm f4-6.3 is a super telephoto zoom for Micro Four Thirds. On an Olympus or Panasonic body, it delivers an equivalent range of 200-800mm: the longest reach of any native lens in the system, ideal for wildlife and sports. Find out if it's worth paying the premium over the 100-300mm in Gordon's review!
05 Sep 2016 Gordon Laing
The Leica Summilux 12mm f1.4 is a wide-angle prime lens for the Micro Four Third system. Mounted on an Olympus or Panasonic body, it delivers 24mm equivalent coverage, while the f1.4 focal ratio is the brightest for this focal length in the MFT catalogue. Find out how it compares to other 12mm options in Gordon's review!
11 May 2015 Gordon Laing
The Lumix 30mm f2.8 is an affordable macro lens for Micro Four Thirds bodies, which also doubles-up as a useful general-purpose prime.
25 Apr 2015 Gordon Laing
The Lumix 42.5mm f1.7 is a short tele lens for Micro Four Thirds. Ideal for portraits, but also good for close-ups, I tested it against the Oly 45mm.
28 Jun 2014 Gordon Laing
The Leica Summilux 15mm f1.7 is a high quality general-purpose prime for Panasonic and Olympus bodies, and also priced fairly compared to rivals.
13 Jun 2014 Gordon Laing
The Leica 25mm f1.4 is a standard prime lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras and one of my favourites in the range. Great quality.
25 Jan 2014 Gordon Laing
The Leica Nocticron 42.5mm f1.2 is an unashamedly high-end lens for Micro Four Thirds bodies. It's the ultimate short tele for the system.
12 Oct 2013 Gordon Laing
Panasonic's Lumix G 7-14mm f4 is an ultra-wide zoom lens for Micro Four Thirds bodies which delivers superb quality across the frame.