– Dark Green –

– Dark Green –

Testing my new Sony FE 50mm F/1.8 lens. The focus speed of this lens is definitely not it’s best side. It is not very fast focus. but it works. And could deliver good results. The photo below is wide open at F/1.8 Tested on Sony A7R II (ver 4.0) and lend ver 3.0 Rhondda valleys, ... Read More »

Di with Sigma 16mm F/1.4 on a full frame body

Di with Sigma 16mm F/1.4 on a full frame body

Another example in a full frame mode Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN on a full frame Sony A7R II in full frame mode. Model: Di Jan 2018 London, UK         As you can see from the images, you can use the Sigma 16mm on a full frame body with quite interesting and ... Read More »

Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN on a full frame Sony A7R II

Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN on a full frame Sony A7R II

Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN on a full frame Sony A7R II Another example in a full frame mode There is a heavy vignetting, but even after crom I can use around 26MPx (from 42) – in this case in 16:9 image Model: Di Jan 2018 London, UK       Read More »

Night London with Sigma 16mm F/1.4 and Sony A6000

Night London with Sigma 16mm F/1.4 and Sony A6000

Night London with Sigma 16mm F/1.4 and Sony A6000 9 January 2018 Decided to go out after Sunset in Central London and to put Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN on test. I didn’t expect any miracles, as it is APS-C lens. Here are the results with the lens attached to Sony A6000. I will try ... Read More »

Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN First impressions

Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN First impressions

Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN First impressions Well, I got a Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN lens – It arrived today and I have no patience to put it on test. I know that this is APS-C lens, I know it is not intended to be used on a full frame camera, but I was quite ... Read More »

Walk in London with Sony A7R II + Vivitar 28mm F2/.8

Walk in London with Sony A7R II + Vivitar 28mm F2/.8

Walk in London with Sony A7R II + Vivitar 28mm F2/.8 28 June 2017 On the streets of London, UK with Sony A7R II + old Vivitar 28mm F/2.8 manual lens                         Pros: I start to like the view of 28mm a lot. This ... Read More »

Epping forest with Helios 44-2 old russian lens

Epping forest with Helios 44-2 old russian lens

Epping forest with Helios 44-2 old russian lens   23 May 2017 Hollow pond, Epping forest, London, UK Sony A7R II + Old Helios 44-2 manual russian lens (Adapted with cheap ebay adapter) If you have the patience to do the manual focus – Very capable old lens. Lots of flare and swirly bokeh.   ... Read More »

New life for the old Vivitar 28mm

New life for the old Vivitar 28mm

– New life for the old Vivitar 28mm – I got this lens may be two years ago. First I didn’t have the adapter, as it was old Canon FD mount. I got one cheap from ebay, used the lens and left it in the cupboard. Yesterday I went for a walk in my neighbourhood ... Read More »