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2015-03-06 11:45:34
Mitakon Creator 35 mm f/2 - lens review

Mitakon Creator 35 mm f/2 - lens review

Mitakon? Who heard about that Chinese brand name one year ago? Almost nobody. Still it took just more than a dozen months and the company have progressed in leaps and bounds, presenting or announcing as many as seven interesting lenses. Today we would like to present our review of the Mitakon Creator 35 mm f/2. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2015-03-04 15:46:56
Sigma A 24 mm f/1.4 DG HSM - sample images

Sigma A 24 mm f/1.4 DG HSM - sample images

Please enjoy the gallery of sample images taken with the Sigma A 24 mm f/1.4 DG HSM lens mounted on Canon EOS 5D Mark III camera. All pictures are JPEG files stright from the camera with lowest level of sharopenning and compression.
2015-02-28 12:19:36
Sigma C 18-300 mm f/3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM - lens review

Sigma C 18-300 mm f/3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM - lens review

Another megazoom lens, which was launched last year is the Sigma C 18-300 mm f/3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM. As soon as the first specimen of this lens became available in Poland we ordered one for our test. Today we would like to present its full review. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2015-02-24 12:00:22
Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-300 mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR - lens review

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-300 mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR - lens review

Some time ego we have presented our review of the Nikkor-AF-S DX 18-300 mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR. Less than two years after its presentation the slight slower Nikkor AF-S DX 18-300 mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR was launched. Today we would like to show You our review of the second lens. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2015-01-26 14:31:40
Yongnuo YN 50 mm f/1.8

Yongnuo YN 50 mm f/1.8

Today we would like to present our review of the Yongnuo YN 50 mm f/1.8. In order to gather as much information as possible concerning the differences between the Yongnuo and the Canon we decided to enlarge our measurements by precise assessment of its focal length, aperture, transmission and an ‘autopsy’ of both instruments to see whether they differ inside. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2015-01-21 16:11:48
Canon EF 50 mm f/1.8 II - lens review

Canon EF 50 mm f/1.8 II - lens review

The review of the Canon 1.8/50 was the very first review which was uploaded on the Optyczne.pl, a site still inactive at that time. Many things have changed since then and today we would like to present updated version of this review. In particular this time we present results reached on full frame sensor. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2015-01-20 15:36:04
Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-300 mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR - lens review

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-300 mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR - lens review

In 2012 Nikon presented a megazoom lens, the Nikkor AF-S DX 18–300 mm f/3.5–5.6G ED VR model. The Nikkor was defeated by Tamron in 2014 when they released the 16-300 mm lens, already tested by us. Still as the Nikkor was somehow escaping our testing procedures now we are making up for it. Enjoy reading our review. Read more >>>
2015-01-19 17:18:29
Test of the Sony A99 semi-transparent mirror

Test of the Sony A99 semi-transparent mirror

This time we would like to present a test of different kind than usually. You are invited to read an article in which the technology of semi-transparent mirror is described and analysed from a theoretical point of view and practical, based on Sony A99 mirror. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2014-12-30 11:11:51
Samyang 12 mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS Fish-eye - lens review

Samyang 12 mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS Fish-eye - lens review

The Samyang 12 mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS Fish-eye is a diagonal fisheye lens with 12 mm focal length, designed for full frame detectors. Because we've had an occasion to test this interesting lens recently, we would like to present its full review today. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2014-12-21 15:01:52
Fujifilm Fujinon XF 50-140 mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR  - lens review

Fujifilm Fujinon XF 50-140 mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR - lens review

The Fujinon XF 50-140 mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR lens was sent to our editorial office not so long ago. We've had an opportunity though, to check this device in detail recently. Today we can present our hands-on impressions and the results of our test. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2014-12-17 15:39:08
Samyang 12 mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS Fish-eye - sample images

Samyang 12 mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS Fish-eye - sample images

Please enjoy the gallery of sample images taken with Samyang 12 mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS Fish-eye lens mounted on Canon EOS 5D Mark III camera. All pictures are JPEG files stright from the camera with lowest level of sharopenning and compression.
2014-12-11 13:02:32
Fujifilm Fujinon XF 56 mm f/1.2 R - lens review

Fujifilm Fujinon XF 56 mm f/1.2 R - lens review

The official launch of the Fujinon XF 56 mm f/1.2 R took place during the CES fairs in January 2014. Today it is our great pleasure to present the test results of that interesting optical instrument. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2014-12-03 16:48:28
Samyang 50 mm f/1.4 AS UMC - lens review

Samyang 50 mm f/1.4 AS UMC - lens review

In August 2014 Korean company Samyang showed new 50 mm device in two versions: movie and photographic. The photographic version of that lens have recently found its way to our editorial office so now we can present its review. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2014-11-12 20:13:39
Carl Zeiss Touit M 50 mm f/2.8 - lens review

Carl Zeiss Touit M 50 mm f/2.8 - lens review

The Zeiss company clearly notices the potential of mirrorless cameras. In 2013 The Zeiss company launched two lenses of Touit series designed for mirrorless cameras. At the beginning of 2014 a macro instrument, the Touit 50 mm f/2.8M was added to that line. Today it is our pleasure to present its full review. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2014-10-28 18:31:04
Sigma S 150-600 mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM - lens review

Sigma S 150-600 mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM - lens review

In November 2013 Tamron launched the Tamron SP 150–600 mm f/5–6.3 Di VC USD lens. You didn’t have to wait for the answer of Sigma too long. In fact, during the Photokina 2014 fair, there was not one but two answers presented. Today we would like to present our review of one of them, which is the Sigma S 150-600 mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM lens. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2014-10-21 18:58:28
Sigma S 150-600 mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM - sample images

Sigma S 150-600 mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM - sample images

One of the most interesting lenses shown at Photokina 2014 is Sigma S 150-600 mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM. Please enjoy the gallery of sample images taken with this lens mounted on Canon EOS 5D Mark III camera. All files are JPEGs with lowest level of sharpening and compression.
2014-10-18 14:18:04
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 20 mm f/1.8G ED - lens review

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 20 mm f/1.8G ED - lens review

At the Photokina 2014 the Nikon company presented the Nikon AF-S 20 mm f/1.8G ED. There are not many fast, full frame ultra wide-angle “primes” available on the market so we've decided to test this interesting lens as soon as it was possible. Today we would like to present our review. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2014-10-13 16:18:28
Carl Zeiss Otus 85 mm f/1.4 - lens review

Carl Zeiss Otus 85 mm f/1.4 - lens review

The first unofficial announcement of the Carl Zeiss Otus 85 mm f/1.4 appeared already in December 2013. The official launch, though, took place only in September 2014 during the Photokina fair when the final specimens of the new lens were presented to the testers and users alike. Today we have the pleasure to present our review of this interesting lens. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2014-09-16 18:47:01
Tokina AT-X PRO FX SD 70-200 f/4 VCM-S - lens review

Tokina AT-X PRO FX SD 70-200 f/4 VCM-S - lens review

Our holiday trips prevented us from testing the Tokina AT-X PRO FX SD 70-200 f/4 VCM-S as fast as we would like to. Now the holiday season is over though and today we would like to present our review of this lens. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2014-08-20 14:07:01
Fujifilm Fujinon XF 10-24 mm f/4R OIS - lens review

Fujifilm Fujinon XF 10-24 mm f/4R OIS - lens review

In December 2013 the Fujifilm company officially presented the Fujinon XF 10-24 mm f/4R OIS. We had to wait several months though until it actually hit the shelves. However, as soon as it was possible we ordered it for our tests, and today we can present our review. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2014-08-06 10:51:23
Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 15 mm f/1.7 ASPH - lens review

Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 15 mm f/1.7 ASPH - lens review

When it comes to lenses with a focal length from 14 to 20 mm in the Micro 4/3 system, there is a quite significant group of devices. Olympus has two models, the 2.8/17 and the 1.8/17 and Panasonic – two versions of the 1.7/20 model, the “pancake” 2.5/14 and its latest launch, the Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 15 mm f/1.7 ASPH which is going to feature in our test. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2014-07-22 10:52:51
Canon EF 16-35 mm f/4L IS USM - lens review

Canon EF 16-35 mm f/4L IS USM - lens review

In May 2014 a new Canon ultra-wide angle zoom lens, the EF 16-35 mm f/4.0L IS USM model, was launched on the market. We have managed to obtain one specimen very quickly and now we are able to present the results of its optical and mechanical performance test. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2014-07-15 17:09:53
Canon EF-S 10-18 mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM - lens review

Canon EF-S 10-18 mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM - lens review

In May 2014 Canon announced the EF-S 10–18 mm f/4.5–5.6 IS STM model. It is a very important and really attention-grabbing launch. As soon as the lens was available in Poland we wanted to test it. Today we have the pleasure to present our review of this lens. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2014-07-14 10:00:31
Fujifilm Fujinon XC 16-50 mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS - lens review

Fujifilm Fujinon XC 16-50 mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS - lens review

With the introduction of cheaper Fujifilm mirrorless cameras a cheaper XC class kit lens - Fujinon XC 16–50 mm f/3.5–5.6 OIS - was offered. We decided to check its possibilities more closely and today we would like to present our review of this lens. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2014-07-03 14:54:01
Canon EF 16-35 mm f/4L IS USM - sample images

Canon EF 16-35 mm f/4L IS USM - sample images

Please enjoy the gallery of sample images taken with the Canon EF 16-35 mm f/4L IS USM lens attached to the Canon EOS 5D Mark III body. As usual, all images are JPEG files straight from the camera with sharpening and noise reduction levels set to the minimal values.
2014-06-27 10:28:59
Sigma C 18-200 mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM - lens review

Sigma C 18-200 mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM - lens review

The 18–200 mm Sigma lenses follow an old tradition. At the beginning of 2014 they presented another lens of that series, the C 18–200 mm f/3.5–6.3 DC Macro OS HSM. We've had an opportunity to test this lens recently, and today we would like to present our review. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2014-06-16 19:46:13
Samyang 10 mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS - lens review

Samyang 10 mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS - lens review

Wide-angle lens, able to provide an field of view of 100 degrees, constitute a very important part of the optical market. Practically every manufacturer offers such devices for APS-C/DX sensors but in the majority of cases these are zoom lenses with quite average aperture fastness. At the end of 2013 Samyang has presented the new lens 10 mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS. Today we would like to present its review. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2014-06-12 14:24:22
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35 mm f/1.8G ED - lens review

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35 mm f/1.8G ED - lens review

The list of fixed focal length lenses in the Nikon offer is growing systematically. One of the recent launches in this segment is the Nikkor AF-S 35 mm f/1.8G ED. Today we have the pleasure to present our review of this lens. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2014-06-04 08:26:08
Tamron 16-300 mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO - lens review

Tamron 16-300 mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO - lens review

The Tamron 16-300 mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO lens is an interesting megazoom instrument for amateur photographer. It may be a good choice for every trip, as it provides a wide angle of view and really good maximum focal length. Today we would like to present our review of this lens. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2014-05-28 10:37:40
Samyang 12 mm f/2.0 NCS CS - lens review

Samyang 12 mm f/2.0 NCS CS - lens review

Lately the Korean Samyang company decided to launch the lens Samyang 12 mm f/2.0 NCS CS, a truly unique instrument, designed to mirrorless cameras with an APS-C sensor, which tries to combine an angle of view of 99.5 degrees with f/2.0. Today we would like to present our review of this lens. Enjoy! Read more >>>
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