Tokina AF 100mm F2.8 AT-X M100 AF PRO D – fixed tele-photo lens for Nikon and Canon mounts

Lets review fixed tele-photo lens Tokina AF 100mm F2.8 AT-X M100 AF PRO D, that is released for full-frame and APS-C mounts of Canon and Nikon cameras. Its focus is equal to 100 mm, aperture can be set in f/2.8 – f/32 range ( it is lens of middle level light strength ) with use … Continue reading Tokina AF 100mm F2.8 AT-X M100 AF PRO D – fixed tele-photo lens for Nikon and Canon mounts

Sony Alpha SAL85F28 85mm f/2.8 – entry level tele-photo lens with 5 glasses

Lets meet with entry level tele-photo lens Sony Alpha SAL85F28 85mm f/2.8. Its 85 mm focus is fixed, diaphragm can be set in f/2.8 – f/22 range with use of 7 diaphragm blades; it is attached to camera via Sony A mount. Field of view with 35 mm full-frame sensors is 29 degrees, with APS-C … Continue reading Sony Alpha SAL85F28 85mm f/2.8 – entry level tele-photo lens with 5 glasses

Rokinon 800M-B 800mm F/8.0 – long-range tele-photo objective lens for T-mounts

Lets meet with tele-photo objective lens Rokinon 800M-B 800mm F/8.0, which is designed for T-mount ( there are adapters on it for all modern cameras’ mounts types ). It has fixed 800 mm focus and f/8.0 diaphragm; lack of automatic focusing and image stabilization and lens and mirrors optical scheme of Maksutov-Kassegrene telescope with 8 … Continue reading Rokinon 800M-B 800mm F/8.0 – long-range tele-photo objective lens for T-mounts

Rokinon 500M-AI 500mm F8.0 Mirror Lens – mirror and lenses tele-photo objective with optical scheme of Maksutov-Kassegrene telescope

Lets review mirror and lenses tele-photo objective lens Rokinon 500M-AI 500mm F8.0 Mirror Lens. Judging by its view and description, it looks like telescope with Maksutov-Kassegrene scheme and for attachment to camera it uses astronomical device – Т-adapter ( these adapters are available for all cameras mounts types ). It has fixed 500 mm focus, … Continue reading Rokinon 500M-AI 500mm F8.0 Mirror Lens – mirror and lenses tele-photo objective with optical scheme of Maksutov-Kassegrene telescope

Goliton 58mm 2.0X Magnification Tele Converter Lens photo attachment review

In optics section today we will look on photo objective lens attachment Goliton 58mm 2.0X Magnification Tele Converter Lens. When it is mounted to objective photo lens, it receives 2x magnification of image, wherein base objective photo lens should be able to focus on infinity for this attachment to work correctly. It is mounted on … Continue reading Goliton 58mm 2.0X Magnification Tele Converter Lens photo attachment review

LZOS MC Rubinar 10/1000 Macro – very powerful telephoto lens for astro and macro photos shooting

Lets continue reviews of Soviet and Russian made objective lens for M42x1 mounts with LZOS MC Rubinar 10/1000 Macro device. It is very powerful telephoto objective lens with 1000 mm focal distance, 1.9 kg weight and 125 x 210 mm sizes. Its aperture equals to f/10, because of this it is not very light and … Continue reading LZOS MC Rubinar 10/1000 Macro – very powerful telephoto lens for astro and macro photos shooting

Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM – telephoto lens with big aperture

Today in our field of view will be Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM telephoto objective lens. It has initial focus distance for lens of this type and big aperture, which allows to use it for land scenes shooting and for shooting of big astronomical objects. Its maximal and minimal appertures are : f/1.4 and … Continue reading Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM – telephoto lens with big aperture

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR – telephoto zoom objective lens with low-dispersion lens elements

Nikon released new telephoto zoom objective lens Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR. It has Nikon F-Bayonet mount and 200 – 500 mm minimal and maximal focal distances with minimal and maximal apertures of f/5.6 and f/32, accordingly. Its minimal and maximal fields of view for DX and FX sensors are : 8 degrees … Continue reading Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR – telephoto zoom objective lens with low-dispersion lens elements

M42 photo lens Helios 44M-7 test-review on MFT sensor with crop-factor 2

Lets move on to Helios 44M-7 photo lens testing – on Micro Four Thirds sensor with crop-factor 2 this is a great optics for making photos of small macro scenes, surfaces, entry-level tele-photo and as long-range portrait lens. It is attached to camera via M42 mount, with adapters it can be used with all cameras, … Continue reading M42 photo lens Helios 44M-7 test-review on MFT sensor with crop-factor 2

Test-review of Mir-1V photo lens for M42 mounts on MFT sensor with crop-factor 2

I love optics, now I have 2 photo lenses : Mir-1V and Helios 44M-7 both are made in Russia and have M42 mounts for attachment to camera ( it has 45.5 mm work segment, with according adapters lenses can be easily used with all modern cameras, except of mirrored Nikon cameras, which have larger operating … Continue reading Test-review of Mir-1V photo lens for M42 mounts on MFT sensor with crop-factor 2