The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Review

Today Laowa released their newest offering for mirrorless camera systems. The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO. I was so fortunate to be sent a copy late November 2019 to test out a bit and give my thoughts on. Now, I’m NOT a macro...

In Appreciation: The LumoPro LP180 [2013-2020]

The LumoPro LP180 is no more. You could make a strong case that the LP180 was the best manual hot shoe flash ever produced — and maybe that ever will be produced. It was a beast of a flash, with a fluid user interface and...

Fujifilm XC 35mm f/2 first look preview

First of all happy new year! I took a well deserved break from blogging since my review on the 7artisans 35mm f/1.2 back in late November of 2019. But this is a new decade, and behold – the first gear writeup of the new century...

VILTROX 85mm f/1.8 a Surprisingly Good Value

The Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 outperformed expectations in Optical Limits’ testing. A lot of good things have been said about the Viltrox 85mm f/1.8, but now we have the numbers to back up the hype. Even Optical Limits sounds convinced in their conclusion: The Viltrox PFU RBMH...