The Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S is an all-rounder fast zoom for Nikon's mirrorless system. With a versatile focal length range and a fast aperture for low light photography and blurry backgrounds, this lens promises sharp imagery and smooth bokeh with minimal aberrations. How does it actually perform? Find out in our full review.
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Review: Great Joy's new 60mm T2.9 1.33x anamorphic lens, 1.35x adapter offer squeezed shots on a budget
Dec 5, 2021 at 15:00
The Great Joy 60mm T2.9 offers full-frame users an affordable option for 1.33x anamorphic shooting, while the 1.35x adapter can squeeze that to 1.8x, or turn your regular spherical lenses anamorphic for an even more budget-friendly solution.
The Tamron 35-150mm F2-2.8 may seem like an odd focal range at first, but Chris argues that it hits the sweet spot for many people like wedding photographers, portrait shooters, and even for travel. It's also fast. Watch his full review to find out what he thinks of it.
videoSep 11, 2021 at 14:00
Chris and Jordan review the Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95, available in E-mount, Z-mount, and RF-mount. Find out why Chris concludes, "there's nothing else like this lens on the market."
Aug 16, 2021 at 13:00
Earlier this year Sony announced a set of three compact full-frame E-mount prime lenses: the 24mm F2.8 G, the 40mm F2.5 G, and the 50mm F2.5 G. We've been taking a detailed look at their optical performance - click through to read more.
Sigma's 35mm F1.4 DG DN Art is a designed-for-mirrorless reimagining of the company's very first 'Art' lens that was released all the way back in 2012 for DSLR cameras. It's got some big shoes to fill, so check out how it fares in our review.
reviewApr 8, 2021 at 13:00
The Fujifilm Fujinon XF 70-300mm F4-5.6 R LM OIS WR is a very versatile, compact telephoto zoom lens. But how does it perform? Read our review to find out.
videoNov 14, 2020 at 08:00
Who makes the best 70-200mm F2.8 zoom lens? We tested the latest models from Canon, Nikon, Sony and Panasonic to find out.
reviewOct 28, 2020 at 12:00
Find out how the Olympus M.Zuiko 12-100mm F4 Pro does as a travel companion on a trip to Oz. We didn't find many wizards or scarecrows, but we did see plenty of lizards and landscape scenes along the Australian coast.
videoMay 6, 2020 at 13:00
Ultra-wide lenses pose special challenges when shooting video, but can create dramatic effects. We review the Laowa 12mm T2.9 Zero-D Cine lens, which shares the same optical formula as the company's 12mm F2.8 lens for full frame cameras.
videoJan 25, 2020 at 08:00
The Fujifilm XC 35mm F2 prime lens has the same optical formula as the company's XF 35mm F2 WR prime but costs half as much. How can this be? Chris and Jordan explain the differences.
It's Pentax week on DPReview TV, so Chris and Jordan review the DA* 11-18mm F2.8 ultra-wide zoom for Pentax APS-C cameras. Do they like it? They sure do! Enough to inspire Jordan to sing. And sing some more. Get out your earplugs.
videoDec 23, 2019 at 15:00
We compared sunstars from eight ultra-wide full frame zoom lenses, including both DSLR and mirrorless lenses, from Canon, Nikon, Panasonic, Sigma, Sony and Tamron. Which one is best? Watch the video and tell us what you think in our reader poll.
videoDec 18, 2019 at 15:01
The Fujifilm XF 16-80mm F4 R OIS WR is a versatile, everyday lens for X-mount cameras. We show you how it compares for image quality, and Jordan tells us why he thinks its a great lens for shooting video.
This week Chris and Jordan review the Nikon 24-70mm F2.8 S for Z-mount, a lens many photographers consider to be the foundation of the 'holy trinity' of zoom lenses. Does it measure up to the high expectations set by Nikon? Tune in to find out.
The Canon RF 35mm F1.8 IS STM Macro is a lightweight, versatile lens for Canon's new EOS R system. Promising good close focus capabilities and built-in stabilization, is this the perfect lens for EOS R and RP shooters? Find out in our full review.
Want a compact, wide angle prime for your X-mount camera? If so, Fujifilm's new XF 16mm F2.8 might just be the lens for you. In this quick review, Chris and Jordan put it to the test – which, somehow, involved shooting through the glass floor of a skyscraper.
videoJan 5, 2019 at 14:00
This week on DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan test Sigma's latest macro lens, the 70mm F2.8 DG Macro Art. Find out why they like it in this uniquely Canadian presentation.
videoAug 5, 2018 at 13:00
This week we take a look at one of the most unusual optics we've seen for quite a while. The Laowa 24mm F14 Macro Probe lens may look like something out of a science fiction movie, but as Chris and Jordan discover, it opens the door to some pretty cool photo opportunities.
videoJul 15, 2018 at 14:00
70-200mm F4 zoom lenses may not get as much attention as their faster F2.8 siblings, but for many photographers these lenses hit the perfect sweet spot of price, performance, and weight. This week, we shoot the new Tamron 70-210mm F4 alongside the equivalent Canon and Nikon models to see how they stack up.
Jul 18, 2017 at 13:15
Could Sigma's new 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art lens become the new standard for shooting the night sky? Our resident astrophotographer, José Francisco Salgado, took it on assignment and tells us what he discovered.
reviewFeb 8, 2017 at 15:00
The Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art has been the talk of the portrait shooter town as of late, and for good reason since many testers have shown it to be the sharpest 85mm lens ever made. With that said, does it really live up to the hype? Read more
reviewDec 19, 2016 at 18:25
Was the third time the charm for the Canon 16-35mm F2.8L? To find out check out our full review. Read more
reviewDec 1, 2016 at 14:19
Canon threw everything but the kitchen sink at its overhaul of the 35mm F1.4L, and the Mark II version's performance does not disappoint – if you can get past a very steep price tag. Read more
reviewOct 11, 2016 at 16:40
The Sigma 30mm F1.4 DN DC Contemporary was announced in February 2016, and sits atop Sigma's line of DN mirrorless lenses, with a 2-stop advantage over their previous 30mm F2.8 offering. As a Micro Four Thirds lens, how does it compare to the Panasonic Leica 25mm F1.4? Read more
The Nikkor 24mm F1.8G ED is one of Nikon's widest prime lens offerings and is part of a lineage of fast and sharp full frame primes. Coming in at just under $800 it's a lot of lens for the price, but does its performance live up to the expectations? Read more
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