Lloyd Chambers as well as some forum members over at DPReview say the latest updates have killed a7R III eye autofocus, so I was concerned about whether a7 III video autofocus might also have been affected. Anyhow, face detect AF seems to work the same as before: which is to say that if my chin… Read More
Landscape photographers often ask whether they should use IBIS when the camera is mounted on a tripod to reduce camera shake caused by windy conditions. We couldn’t emulate the windy conditions of outdoor shooting, but we were able to conduct an unapologetically unscientific test to try to answer a question which has eluded humanity for… Read More
Final test of the Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE.
Hate to say, but the Samyang’s autofocus might only be good for subjects that are keeping relatively still. Even walking very slowly, the lens just cannot keep up.
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A down and dirty autofocus test with the a7 III, firmware v.3.0 (both camera and lens). The Samyang’s a pretty chubby affair – it just barely clears the base plate on my Zhiyun Crane Plus – but is remarkably light for an 85mm f/1.4. When it comes to autofocus, the Samyang isn’t a speed demon… Read More
It’s mad just how clean HLG HDR videos uploaded to YouTube are when compared to standard dynamic range ones. And a by-product of the exceptional local contrast happens to be that your lenses will for the most part look much more detailed in 4K HDR than in ordinary 4K. So while the Voigtlander is crazy-good… Read More