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Tamron 24-48mm f/3.5-3.8 REVIEW

Tamron Adaptall-2 24-48mm

Tamron Adaptall-2 24-48mm f/3.5-3.8 might sound like an average vintage lens with unamusing focal range, especially on a Super35 camera, but it’s actually not your average zoom. The 24-48mm is actually a respected lens which performs beautifully on full frame cameras, making it a great wide-to-mid range zoom. When used on a full frame camera… Continue Reading

HELIOS 135mm F/2.8 TEST VIDEO

Helios 135mm Test Video

Here is a short test video I’ve shot with my favorite 135mm prime, the Helios 135mm f/2.8. The video above was shot on my little Sony NEX 5N with a simple neck brace for support, so the footage is not the most stable (sorry). Nevertheless, I think it’s easy to agree that this lens produces… Continue Reading

TOKINA AT-X 400mm f/5.6 Telephoto Lens | Test Footage

TOKINA AT-X 400mm f/5.6 Telephoto Lens | Test Footage

I’ve been using my Tokina 400mm f/5.6 ever since I bought it as an alternative to my Canon 100-400mm as that lens was getting a bit to expensive for the amount of time I was using it. Here is my test video, which shows how Tokina performs against the 10 times more expensive Canon. In… Continue Reading

Yashica Yashinon DS 50mm f/1.4 Lens TEST FOOTAGE

Yashica Yashinon DS 50mm f/1.4 Lens TEST FOOTAGE

I’m a big fan of vintage 50mm lenses. I’ve test 3 fast 50mm primes in this test and ended up keeping the Olympus which I use on daily basis. I also absolutely love my Helios 44-2 58mm lens. There are so many other great 50mm lenses that I’m yet to discover. The video above was… Continue Reading

Nikon Nikkor 100mm f/2.8 AF-S Series E TEST FOOTAGE

Nikon Nikkor 100mm f/2.8 AF-S Series E TEST FOOTAGE

I realize that I probably won’t able to test every single vintage photo lens out the just by myself, so I decided to that I need to collaborate with other people in order to bring you guys more useful lens tests. So here is the first one, kindly provided by photographer/filmmaker  liowfujin. The video above… Continue Reading

Samyang 35mm f/1.4 Review & Test Footage

Samyang 35mm f/1.4 Review & Test Footage

This is not a vintage lenses, but I love absolutely love this lens and highly recommend it, no matter what interchangeable lens camera use use. It’s not incredibly cheap, but it offers a great value for money, comparing to the similar alternatives from the high-end companies.My lens is the video version”, the one with the… Continue Reading