CineD Continues Piling on the BS

The entire article - like so much of the rubbish published by CineD - is so full of drooling fantasy that to debunk all the disinformation contained in the piece would take all day, so we're just going to focus on a couple of the most egregious distortions of fact. To begin with, the author... Continue Reading →

The GM Advantage

How well does the new Voigtlander Apo 35mm f/2 aspherical stack up to the Sony 35mm f/1.4 GM? In the most critical areas, like architectural and landscape photography, the two lenses might be difficult to tell apart (although we still think the Sony will prevail); however, with its fast f/1.4 aperture and the quickest, most... Continue Reading →

Sony FE 50mm f/1.2 GM

I just picked up the Sony 50mm GM this afternoon. It's surprisingly compact for a lens of those parameters and feels reassuringly solid. The FX3, on the other hand (which I had a chance to play with at the shop), missed an opportunity: the awkward placement of the joystick, record button and on/off switch were... Continue Reading →

Sony Crushing It!

Leaked images of upcoming Sony 14mm f/1.8. Source: Nokishita The 12-24mm GM, 14mm GM, 20mm f/1.8 G, 24mm GM, 35mm GM, 50mm GM and 135mm GM are each indisputably the very finest instruments in their class - smaller, lighter, sharper, quieter and faster than any of the competition. We feel really sorry for all the... Continue Reading →

Upgrade to the 50mm f/1.2 GM?

Buying the latest and greatest is seriously tempting, but is it really worthwhile? Going from the MeFoto RoadTrip to a Gitzo carbon fiber tripod; from the a7 III to the a7s III; from the Shogun Inferno to the Ninja V; and from the iPhone 7 to the iPhone 12 Pro Max: those were all substantial... Continue Reading →

Reason for 35mm GM Delay

According to sonyalpharumors: Now we know the reason why the Sony 35mm f/1.4 GM lens shipment start has been delayed. Sony Hong Kong notified that the early batch of lenses may have an issue with the ornament plate. Those lenses will now be repaired for free. Here is the press text: — Notice to Owners... Continue Reading →

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