Monthly Archives: April 2016

WIN Tokina RMC 17mm F3.5 | Winner Announced

WIN Tokina RMC 17mm F3.5 | Winner Announced

I’m very happy to announce yet another Tokina RMC 17mm F3.5 giveaway! If you don’t know much about this lens, make sure to check out my in-depth review here and as you can probably tell, I like this lens a lot myself, so I’m sad to let it go, but I have made my decision and… Continue Reading

Battle of Cheap 17mm Primes | Tamron Adaptall-2 vs Tokina RMC

Battle of Cheap 17mm Primes | Tamron Adaptall-2 vs Tokina RMC

I’m often asked about cheap vintage wide angle primes and the two that I always recommend are the Tamron Adaptall-2 17mm F3.5 and Tokina RMC 17mm F3.5. While they do not sound very exciting when compared to lenses like Tokina 11-16mm F2.8, it’s important to remember is that these vintage prime lenses offer “full frame”… Continue Reading

The Russian Tank | TAIR-3 300mm F4.5 Review

The Russian Tank | TAIR-3 300mm F4.5 Review

I don’t use vintage telephoto lenses (over 200mm) very often; in fact this a first time I’m reviewing a 300mm telephoto prime. As you might know, due to the lack of the optical image stabilization, such lenses can be difficult use for video. A rock solid tripod is a must and the actual lens has… Continue Reading