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Sigma 50mm f1.4 Art review

Sigma’s 50mm f1.4 ART is a high-end standard lens with autofocus for Canon, Nikon, Leica-L or Sony mounts. We’ve completely updated our original review, retesting it at higher resolutions and comparing it to new primes lenses from a variety of manufacturers. Find out why it remains one of the best 50mm lenses around in our review!…

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Sony FE 50mm f1.4 ZA review

The Sony FE 50mm f1.4 ZA is a standard prime lens designed for Sony’s E-mount mirrorless cameras and corrected for full-frame bodies. It’s Sony’s top-end option with Zeiss optics and a fast f1.4 focal ratio. Find out how it compares to the other options in Thomas’s full review!…

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Samyang AF 35mm f1.4 FE review – sample images

The Samyang AF 35mm f1.4 FE is a mild wide-angle prime lens for Sony’s Alpha mirrorless cameras. Announced in 2017, it offers autofocus and at 540 EUR / 528 USD it is priced below the Sony FE 35mm f1.4 ZA, FE 35mm f1.8 or even the FE 35mm f2.8 ZA. Ahead of my full review, check out a selection of sample images!…

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Panasonic Lumix S Pro 50mm f1.4 review so far

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 f1.4 review so far!…

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Zeiss Otus 100mm f1.4 review

The Zeiss Otus 100mm f1.4 is a high-end telephoto corrected for full-frame sensors and available in Canon EF and Nikon F mounts. It’s the fourth in the acclaimed Otus series, joining the 28mm, 55mm and 85mm models, all sharing the same f1.4 focal ratio, manual focusing and uncompromised optics. Find out how it compares to the Sigma 105mm f1.4 ART and others in our in-depth review!…

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Sigma 40mm f1.4 Art review

The Sigma 40mm f1.4 Art is a short standard lens designed for full-frame sensors and available in Nikon, Canon, Sigma, Sony E and Leica L mounts. The 40mm length falls between more common 35mm and 50mm models, but is actually closer to ‘normal’ coverage with a natural perspective that’s ideal for general-use. Thomas compares it to rivals in his in-depth review!…

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Canon EF-M 32mm f1.4 STM review

The Canon EF-M 32mm f1.4 STM is a standard prime lens for the EOS M mirrorless system, delivering 51mm equivalent coverage coupled with a fast focal ratio that’s ideal for shallow depth-of-field effects. It’s the lens the EOS M faithful have waited seven years for. Find out if it was worth the wait in my in-depth review!…

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Sony FE 24mm f1.4 GM review

The Sony FE 24mm f1.4 G Master is a wide-angle prime lens designed for full-frame Alpha mirrorless cameras. The lens delivers a popular field-of-view with a bright f1.4 focal ratio that’s ideal in low-light and for a shallow depth-of-field. Find out why this is one of the best 24mm lenses we’ve tested in our full review!…

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Sigma 56mm f1.4 review

The Sigma 56mm f1.4 is a short-telephoto lens available for Sony E (APSC) or Micro Four Thirds mounts, on which it delivers equivalent coverage of 84 or 112mm respectively. The focal length and bright f1.4 focal ratio make it ideal for events as well as street or tighter urban views. Find out why it’s become a favourite in my review!…

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Fujifilm XF 16mm f1.4 review

The Fujifilm XF 16mm f1.4 is a bright wide-angle prime lens for X-series mirrorless cameras. It delivers fixed coverage equivalent to 24mm to capture comfortably wider views than 28mm, without the distortion of shorter, ultra-wide focal lenses. My in-depth review!…

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