TTArtisan 50mm f2 – A Tiny Portrait lens

I think TTArtisan has a soft spot for “50mm” and they released the 50mm f0.95 not too long ago. And now, TTArtisan had just released its third 50mm lens and it is the most compact 50mm lens TTArtisan ever made but it is the slowest in the lineup yet. But there is something different aboutContinue reading “TTArtisan 50mm f2 – A Tiny Portrait lens”

Laowa 10mm f4 Cookie – The Modestly Priced Compact Ultra-wide lens

Usually, for the same focal length, there are basically 2 paths for making it. The first one is to make with better optic, faster, brighter and premium price tagged lens. The second one is to make a smaller, compact and wisely priced lens. And this Laowa 10mm f4 is the later one. Laowa Lenses (alsoContinue reading “Laowa 10mm f4 Cookie – The Modestly Priced Compact Ultra-wide lens”

X-H2S – The best of what APS-C can be

Before all else, I would like to thank Ms Carmen, Marketing Manager of Fujifilm Singapore, for loaning the X-H2S for review. By the time this review is online, the camera unit had returned back to Fujifilm Singapore. Get started After months of waiting and numerous rumours flying over the internet, the X-H2S was finally announcedContinue reading “X-H2S – The best of what APS-C can be”

Tamron 17-70mm – The Best General Purpose Lens?

To begin with, I would like to special thanks to Cles Distribution of Tamron Singapore for giving me the opportunity to loan the Tamron 17-70mm f2.8 Di III-A VC RXD (Model B070X) for Fuji mount for this review. At the time of releasing this review, I returned the loan unit to Cles Distribution. Intro TamronContinue reading “Tamron 17-70mm – The Best General Purpose Lens?”

TTArtisan 50mm f0.95 – The Fastest Lens Again

Before anything else, I would like to thank TTArtisan for sending this lens for my review. I appreciate their support to make this post a reality. Intro While I am still waiting for the TTArtisan first-ever autofocus lens available for X-mount, TTArtisan decided to surprise everyone with the first-ever f0.95 extreme fast lens. I wroteContinue reading “TTArtisan 50mm f0.95 – The Fastest Lens Again”

Voigtländer Nokton 35mm f1.2 – Hello To The Premium Manual Lens

Thanks to my friend Ivan Wong for giving me the opportunity to play with his latest lens, the Voigtländer Nokton 35mm f1.2, for a week. Unfortunately due to my unforeseen workload, I only get to try this lens for 4 days before I have to return the lens to him. So this is a prettyContinue reading “Voigtländer Nokton 35mm f1.2 – Hello To The Premium Manual Lens”

Sigma 56mm f1.4 – The Most Compact Portrait Lens

Before I start with this experience sharing post, I would like to thank and appreciate Mr Lawson from Sigma Marketing (Singapore) for providing me with the loan of Sigma 56mm f1.4 Contemporary DC DN. Intro Fujifilm has never lacked of lens choices for portrait shooters to choose from. And there are even massive options availableContinue reading “Sigma 56mm f1.4 – The Most Compact Portrait Lens”

Sigma 16mm f1.4 – A Good Alternative to XF16mm f1.4?

First and foremost, I would like to thank and appreciate Mr Lawson from Sigma Marketing (Singapore) for loaning me the Sigma 16mm f1.4 Contemporary DC DN lens for making this review possible. Intro Similar to Sigma 30mm f1.4 Contemporary DC DN, I refer to Sigma 16mm f1.4 Contemporary DC DN as “Sigma 16mm f1.4” inContinue reading “Sigma 16mm f1.4 – A Good Alternative to XF16mm f1.4?”

Sigma 30mm f1.4 – Never Too Late

First of all, allow me to thank Mr Lawson from Sigma Marketing (Singapore) for loaning me the Sigma 30mm f1.4 Contemporary DC DN lens for a review. I appreciate his support to make this review a reality. Intro Sigma 30mm f1.4 Contemporary DC DN (I will just call it Sigma 30mm in short for theContinue reading “Sigma 30mm f1.4 – Never Too Late”