gmaster

Sony Unveils the 50mm f/1.2 G-Master Prime Lens

Sony has announced its 60th E-mount lens -- the 50mm f/1.2 G-Master -- that it hopes will prove that not only can it continue to make compact, lightweight primes but also can also do so while competing with the fast aperture lenses of both Canon and Nikon.

Sony Unveils the FE 35mm f/1.4 G-Master Lens

Sony has announced the 59th addition to the E-Mount lens lineup, the 35mm f/1.4 GM. Built "in the same spirit" as the 24mm f/1.4 GM, Sony claims this lens is capable of being a do-it-all lens, from portraiture to landscapes.

Hands On with the New Sony 12-24 f/2.8 G Master Lens

Everyone that knows me knows that I love shooting with extreme wide-angle lenses. When I had just gotten the original a7 and no native (fast) wide-angle lenses were available yet, I was always shooting with the Samyang 14mm.

Lens Shootout: Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 vs Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 GM

Tamron raised a lot of eyebrows last week when it revealed its shockingly affordable new 70-180mm f/2.8 lens for Sony E-mount. At just $1,200, the lens is less than half the price of Sony's 70-200mm G Master... but can it compete in terms of performance?

Sony Quietly Raised the Price of the 135mm f/1.8 GM Lens by $200

This past weekend, Sony quietly increased the price of its exceptionally sharp 135mm f/1.8 G Master lens by $200, raising the price from $1,898 to $2,098 overnight without any explanation. It's left the industry wondering why, and some speculating that the US/China trade war is to blame.

Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 GM ‘Built Like a Tank’, Teardown Confirms

After crowning the Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 G Master lens "...the sharpest lens we've ever tested. Period." LensRentals' Roger Cicala got the chance to disassemble a copy of the new lens and see if the build quality matched the optical quality. Spoiler alert: it does.

$2,200 Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM vs $880 Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8

In this article and the 8-minute video above, we are comparing the $2,200 Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM lens with the $880 Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens in sharpness, image quality, focal length, autofocus, and video.

Shooting Portraits with Sony’s $12,000 400mm f/2.8 G Master Lens

Photographer Miguel Quiles recently got his hands on one of the few Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS lenses currently in existence (the $12,000 lens won't hit store shelves until late September). In the 6-minute video above, Quiles shares about his tests in using the super-telephoto lens for portraits.