lenscomparison

Comparing Canon’s New RF 85mm f/1.2 Against the Old EF Version

The guys over at DPReview TV recently set out to test the new Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L lens. But instead of simply shooting some samples and talking about sharpness, they decided to pit it against the classic EF-mount version of this same lens so they could see "how far this lens has come."

Bokeh Battle: Leica Noctilux f/0.95 vs Nikon Noct f/0.95

If you're a total bokeh maniac, two of the lenses you've probably looked at with yearning are the Leica Noctilux 50mm f/0.95 and the Nikon Noct 58mm f/0.95. But how do these actually very different lenses compare to one another when you shoot them side-by-side?

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?

Canon RF Zoom Lens Comparison: Is the $3,000 28-70mm f/2 Worth It?

Photographer and YouTuber Matt Granger has put together a lens shootout that'll be really valuable for anybody who is new to Canon's full-frame mirrorless cameras. In this video, he compares the image quality of the four main RF-mount zoom lenses: the 28-70mm f/2, the 24-70mm f/2.8, the 24-105mm f/4, and the 24-240mm f/4-6.3.

Jack of All Trades: 5 Reasons Why You Should Own a 24-105mm Lens

Landscape photographer Mads Peter Iversen swears by his 24-105mm f/4 lenses. While many landscape shooters prefer ultra-wide angle lenses in the 14-24mm range, or will opt for a 24-70mm mid-range zoom, Iversen believes a 24-105 is the better choice. In the video above, he explains why.

Zoom Lens Shootout: Canon RF 28-70 f/2 VS Canon EF 24-70 f/2.8

Back in July, photographer Patrick Seguin took advantage of his CPS membership to test out one of the most beastly lenses Canon has released in recent memory: the Canon RF 28-70mm f/2 L USM. In the video above, he pits this lens against the tried and true EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM to see just how much better the new RF lens performs.

Vintage 50mm Lens Shootout: Trying 10 Lenses Under $100

Andrew of husband and wife photography team Denae and Andrew recently partnered up with KEH to test out 10 of the best-selling vintage 50mm lenses on the used market. From old Nikon and Canon glass, to Minolta, Pentax and even a Contax lens, all of these can be had for under $100, and Andrew wanted to find out which of the 10 performed best.

f/1.4 vs f/1.8: Can You Actually Tell the Difference?

Given how much more it costs to buy an f/1.4 prime compared to an f/1.8, beginners in particular often ask if the upgrade is worth it. Build quality and optical quality being equal, is the difference in light gathering capability and depth of field noticeable? Can you really tell?

Mirrorless vs DSLR: Is Canon’s New RF 85mm f/1.2L Lens Worth It?

Ever since Canon and Nikon debuted their latest lens mounts, there's been a lot of talk about the "optical advantages" of the shallower, wider Z and RF-mounts. Canon even released a video more-or-less shaming their own EF lenses by comparison. But does this translate into meaningful real-world results?

Sony’s Budget $600 85mm f/1.8 Lens Can Keep Up with $1,200+ Lenses

If you're looking for an 85mm portrait lens for your Sony full-frame e-mount camera, you should seriously consider the 'budget' FE 85mm f/1.8 Sony announced back in February. It might have seemed like an afterthought, but this $600 lens can keep up with glass more than twice its price.