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Latest Review Comments

Latest comments, thoughts and reaction to our recently reviewed Photographic Equipment, including the Gillis London Full Frame Shoulder Bag Review .

UKMike2013
It would have been useful to know the weight of the bag - and I'm not certain that the cow involved would support the environmentally sympathetic message. I am not the target market for this one

Made by UKMike2013 on 24 Apr 2019 10:23AM, join in and reply to this comment!  Reply

agp1337
I sold my Pentax full-frame because of the weight, and went Fuji XT3. Absolutely no regrets, except that there is no superwide lens for it., and after using the 11mm Irix (wonderful lens) on the Pentax I really miss it. I have the Fuji 10-24, also excellent, but for that little bit extra I got this. Really happy with it. Punchy, sharp images and no distortion. it is not as stunning as the Irix, but few lenses are!

Note that there is a fisheye for the Fuji, but I don't like fisheyes, and when distortion is corrected in Lightroom the edges are blurred. I admit I would like the 8-16mm, but that is beyond my budget and in any case is heavy, which is why I got rid of the Pentax.

Made by agp1337 on 24 Apr 2019 7:53AM, join in and reply to this comment!  Reply

RoyChilds
100 quid off from Wex this makes body only 400 so for that reason I'm in

Made by RoyChilds on 23 Apr 2019 3:57PM, join in and reply to this comment!  Reply

johnsphotos
Fantastic camera. Have teamed it up with the sigma MC-2 Canon lens converter I have been using the EF100-400 mm f.4 without loss of features from the camera.

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Made by johnsphotos on 18 Apr 2019 7:51PM, join in and reply to this comment!  Reply

Luddha
Continuous AF, Eye-AF on half press of shutter...not worth mentioning?

Made by Luddha on 17 Apr 2019 3:00AM, join in and reply to this comment!  Reply

Jean_91
Stellar optic. The FD L version is very good too as its the same optical formula, which I use. The negligible amount of chromatic aberrations and the sharpness of this vintage lens is great. A tripod mount foot would of been nice with these lenses.

Made by Jean_91 on 14 Apr 2019 1:12AM, join in and reply to this comment!  Reply

Daver43
Message to John Riley,

I always enjoy your lens reviews, and really appreciate the level of detail you provide, with useful charts and example photos. For Canon users the potential of a very low cost 32 year-old lens on a modern 50mpixel body is surely fascinating.

However, I'm sure I'm not alone in wondering when there might be some reviews from ePhotozine of Nikon Z-mount lenses on a Nikon Z 7 body.

I appreciate that is not so easy, as you would need to have access to a Nikon Z 7 body as well as the lenses. But the bodies and some of the lenses have been out for quite some time: launched August 23rd 2018 - more than seven months ago. And there are more lenses arriving all the time; 24-70 f/2.8S in the shops now.

So it must be high time for ePhotozine to get a shiny new Z 7 and start doing some tests, get the GAS responses going for your readers!

Many thanks in advance.

Regards, DaveR43

Made by Daver43 on 13 Apr 2019 1:39PM, join in and reply to this comment!  Reply

gwilliams6
I have this lens. Bought it when they first came out and love it still. I have used this around the world and have gotten stunning image quality with it on my A7RIII, A7III and A9. It is the best selling Sony lens in the world, and for good reason. It is so versatile and easy to use. A great all-around lens to keep on your camera. BTW I am a pro of over 40 years in the business, and heartily recommend this lens f you are a Sony shooter. Cheers

Made by gwilliams6 on 10 Apr 2019 3:41PM, join in and reply to this comment!  Reply

rhody
I own this lens and would not hesitate to recommend it. I have only noticed flare appearing when shooting into sunsets with no lens hood attached - just slide in filters - and even then you can use it creatively. A great and versatile lens.

Made by rhody on 9 Apr 2019 8:38PM, join in and reply to this comment!  Reply

DABarwick
Your specs are incorrect the 56mm weighs 280g, the 30mm 265g, and the 16mm 405g.

I recently purchased the 56mm and 30mm, @ 309.00 and 219.00 respectfully, "used" in as new condition, these lenses are a great buy, with nice build quality and balanced ergonomics on my G9.

I was tempted by the 16mm @ 329.00, but felt the PL 15mm F1.7 the better overall option, unless you really value the extra 1.4 aperture and large manual focus ring, however, the Panasonic lens has the advantage of being smaller, much lighter @ 115g, and has a manual aperture ring, all @ similar (used) price to the Sigma.The 16mm for micro 4/3 gives a slightly non-coventional (35mm equiv.) of 32mm, beacause these lenses are based on the design for APSC format (ie. 35mm equiv. = 24mm) which also explains the size/weight.

Made by DABarwick on 7 Apr 2019 11:46AM, join in and reply to this comment!  Reply