Lens Reviews

Canon 200mm f/2.8 L Lens Review: Not For Everybody, But Perfect for Some

This long, fast telephoto prime is sometimes tricky to use – but the price is right, and the image quality is even better. Optically, the Canon 200mm f/2.8 L is a triumph that holds up perfectly well in 2018. But you should know that a 200mm prime is not for the faint of heart.

Canon 200mm f/2.8 L Lens Review: Not For Everybody, But Perfect for Some

Canon 35mm f/1.4 L Lens Review: The Definitive All Around-er

Canon's sensor technology may have lagged behind in recent years, but even their legacy glass remains top tier: the 35mm f/1.4 cleanly demonstrates why Canon is still top dog in the photography industry. This is the definitive "wedding" lens – but it's also the "travel" lens – but it's also the "landscape" lens – but it's also the "art" lens – but... get the picture?

Canon 35mm f/1.4 L Lens Review: The Definitive All Around-er

Fujinon XF 90mm F2 Lens Review: Beyond the Portrait Lens

This telephoto lens transforms your Fuji body into a top-tier system for portraits and much, much more. In terms of price, sharpness, bokeh rendering, and overall image quality, there might be no better telephoto option – native or otherwise – than the hefty chunk of metal and glass known as the Fujinon XF 90mm F2.

Fujinon XF 90mm F2 Lens Review: Beyond the Portrait Lens

Canon 50mm f/1.2 L USM Lens Review: Magic Glass

The Canon 50mm f/1.2 L is big-league. It's one of those magic lenses that breaks all the rules. It's an uncomfortable truth,  but this lens can and will make your photos look better. Read on to learn about the unique combination of bokeh quality, chromatic aberration, and sharpness that makes this lens the crowning jewel of Canon's 50mm line up.

Canon 50mm f/1.2 L USM Lens Review: Magic Glass

Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 Lens Review: Your Search for a Wide Angle Lens Ends Here

Designed specifically for mirrorless cameras, the Rokinon 12mm f/2 is a budget wide-angle lens – perfectly suited for street, landscape, night photography, and astrophotography – with comparable optics to the legendary Zeiss family.

Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 Lens Review: Your Search for a Wide Angle Lens Ends Here

Helios 44-4 Lens Review: A Swirly Bokeh Portrait Lens for $30

The Helios 44-4 has distinct character: the acclaimed swirly bokeh, blooming highlights, and microcontrast for that 3D pop. Among the longest, fastest lenses for the money, it's an absolute steal – if you know how to use it.

Helios 44-4 Lens Review: A Swirly Bokeh Portrait Lens for $30