Visit our Business Solutions website >>

Lens & Filter Reviews

Updated: May 26, 2018 23:02
alaAverage 4.4

Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM

The EF 40mm f/2.8 STM offers excellent image quality in a tiny, well-made package. For APS-C users it provides a great carry-everywhere complement to a kit zoom, and for full frame shooters it's an excellent general-purpose 'normal' lens. The STM motor...

23 expert reviews | 1302 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4

Tamron SP 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di VC USD (A005)

Tamron has seemed to pay attention to what other manufacturers are offering and has created a new design for this lens. Instead of a lens which offered dual roles as a telephoto zoom lens and a capable macro lens, Tamron has chosen to emphasize the...

15 expert reviews | 1064 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4

Tamron 150-600mm F/5-63

EUROPEAN DSLR TELEPHOTO ZOOM LENS 2014-2015 - Tamron SP 150-600 mm F5-6.3 VC USD: The Tamron SP 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD lens is an innovative ultra-telephoto zoom lens for Canon, Nikon and Sony full-frame and APS-C-format DSLR cameras. Its VC...

5 expert reviews | 367 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4

Samyang 8mm F3.5 UMC Fish-Eye CS II

Even if you discount the fact that this 8mm fisheye is a high quality lens, available for under half the price of equivalents from other manufacturers, this is a very interesting lens. It is capable of producing images with excellent sharpness, the...

2 expert reviews | 198 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4

Fujifilm 35 mm / F 1,4 XF R

Conclusions An f/1.4 lens is always appealing for photographers who like to capture images in dim light or with a very shallow depth of field. The Fujifilm Fujinon XF 35mm F1.4 R hits those notes, and it delivers images that are crisp through most of...

11 expert reviews | 104 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4

Olympus Zuiko Digital 25mm 1:2.8 Pancake

The Olympus Zuiko Digital 25mm F2.8 Pancake is an idiosyncratic little lens with its own unique 'personality', and therefore really rather difficult to categorize. Unusually for a Zuiko, we're not exactly shouting from the rooftops about its optical...

10 expert reviews | 63 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4

35 mm Nikon F75

The F75 provides an affordable route into the world of Nikon SLR photography, while offering truly advanced features such as a new 25-segment 3D Matrix Metering system, auto focus sensitive to speed and distance, and accurate flash exposure metering....

4 expert reviews | 62 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4

Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 EX DG OS APO HSM

Sigma has an enviable corner on the f/2.8 long telezoom market: Its massive 200–500mm and more manageable 120–300mm full-framers are the sole occupants of the niche. Now, Sigma has upgraded the latter, adding image stabilization to this pro's 70–200mm...

5 expert reviews | 44 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4

Tamron SP AF 180mm f/3.5 Di LD IF Macro

I hope to find time to complete a Tamron 180mm f/3.5 Di Macro Lens review at some point in the future. For now, please enjoy the standardized test results available for this lens.

6 expert reviews | 44 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4

Panasonic Lumix G 20mm F1.7 II ASPH for Micro 4/3

I use this lens when travelling with a one body, one lens combo, as it's fast, reliable, and I find the 40mm (equivalent) focal length a great halfway between a wide angle and portrait lens. I have seen some minor CA around the edges on high contrast...

1 expert reviews | 42 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4

Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400mm F4.0-6.3 ASPH Power OIS

When mirrorless systems were launched on the market they usually featured standard kit lenses or classic primes. As the time passed their offers have been enlarged but only now, after several years of their market presence, they include also more...

5 expert reviews | 26 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4

Pentax smc FA 43 mm f/1.9 Limited

Conclusions The Pentax SMC FA 43mm f/1.9 Limited is just as much a gem today as it was when it was introduced nearly two decades ago. It's small, light, nicely built, and, most importantly, deadly sharp. You don't expect such a compact lens to capture...

8 expert reviews | 21 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4

Sony DSR-PDX10

The market for 3CCD prosumer cameras is heating up thanks to the recent introduction of Panasonic's AG-DVC30. These types of cameras are a complete blend of the consumer and professional worlds. By trying to serve the needs of both they occasionally...

3 expert reviews | 24 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4

Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM for Sony A

The Sigma Art 85mm f/1.4 is capable of producing beautiful images. While the metal construction makes it taller and the 14-element design makes it longer, the lens is only a beast in terms of size and weight. If you can handle it, it performs...

1 expert reviews | 21 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4

Pentax 150

Conclusions The Pentax HD D FA 150-450mm F4.5-5.6 ED DC AW is a big beast of a telephoto lens that doesn't cover as long of a range as you'd expect by looking at it. It's heavy, but that's in no short part due to its exceptionally sturdy build quality....

2 expert reviews | 5 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4

Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

The Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM ($599.99) may be a budget lens when compared with the company's line of L lenses that are often paired with full-frame Canon cameras, but it's a quality zoom nonetheless. It doesn't offer fixed wide aperture of...

3 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4

Tamron 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD

EUROPEAN DSLR ZOOM LENS 2014-2015 - Tamron 16-300mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD: The Tamron 16-300mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Macro is a world first, combining a wide angle to super-telephoto focal range in a single lens. Designed for APS-C-format DSLR cameras,...

3 expert reviews | 5 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4

Fujifilm Fujinon XC 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OIS

The Fujifilm Fujinon XC 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OIS is a solid option for Fuji shooters looking for a basic zoom lens, but the more expensive 18-55mm is a better choice.

4 expert reviews | 9 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4

Panasonic 35-100mm f/4-5.6 MEGA OIS LUMIX G X VARIO

Optically, the Panasonic 35-100mm Mega O.I.S. Lumix G X Vario is very good for the price - there are some very slight issues with corner softness and de-centering with our review copy, but nothing to write home about.

2 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4

B+W 110 (ND3.0), 55 mm

The B+W 110 ND cuts out an amazing 10 stops of light – far more than usual – meaning it can turn a 1/60sec shutter speed into 16secs!

1 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G

If you're in the market for a 50mm prime for your Nikon SLR, the standard version of the 50mm f/1.8G is a solid choice; we awarded it a four-star rating. This lens is the same product at a higher price, so we're rating it just a bit lower. If you buy...

18 expert reviews | 2192 user reviews

alaAverage 4.4

Polaroid PLFILDCCL58 camera filter

Cannot beat the price. Good quality. Helps to keep your very expensive lens clean and protected.

1311 user reviews


    Blog Articles

    Get These Cool Accessories For Your iPad

    So, you just bought yourself a brand new Apple iPad and now you are on the lookout for some exciting accessories. The good news is that you won’t be disappointed at all since there is a wide range...

    Luxury Gifts for the Holiday Season

    In our previous post, we focused on affordable gifts for the holiday season. This week, we will focus on the other extreme i.e. luxury gadgets. If you are in the mood for indulging in some...

    Are You Looking for a Simple Digital Compact Camera?

    We have all heard about DSLR’s and just how great they are. But, the truth is that not all of us are photography enthusiasts looking for professional accuracy and excellence. To the contrary, most...