Tag: Sony a7R II

Full Frame 4K Review — Sony a7R II with the Sony 28mm f/2 and Panasonic GH5 Thoughts

I prefer shooting stills to video, but video is pretty neat in it’s own right too. I’m constantly reading about new camera gear, reviews, techniques, etc. Before we go any further, let me just preface the rest of this blog entry by stating that my understanding of video is extremely limited. I’m learning. The main ...

Kubota (Japanese) Garden in Seattle — Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Review

The Zeiss Loxia lenses are awesome. I now own the 21mm, 35mm, and 50mm lenses. They are easily among my favorite lenses for Sony full frame cameras due to the fact that they are compact, sharp, well built, easy to use, and not to mention their amazing image quality. Check out my review on the ...

Sony 85mm f/1.4 GM Review

Over the years, I’ve owned a few 85mm lenses — Canon’s 85mm f/1.2L II, Nikon’s 85mm f/1.4G, and even a Zeiss Milvus 85mm f/1.4. I really liked the Nikon version when I had a D700, but I switched to Canon a few years back and never had a chance to try it on a modern Nikon. Canon’s ...

Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Review

I now own two Loxia lenses — the 50mm and 35mm. The reason to shoot with them is that they are compact, render very nice images, give you more artistic control and creativity over your images, are sharp, and allow you to experience a Leica type experience for a fraction of the cost. Leica? Yes, go Google ...

Voigtlander Nokton 40mm f/1.4 Single Coated M Mount Lens Review on a Sony a7R II

I originally purchased this lens to use on a cropped frame Fuji camera, but now that I also own a full frame Sony, I just had to see what it looks like on a full frame camera. The basic concept behind this lens is that it’s an older design prone to hazy / blown out ...