This is the second part of my experience review of the Sigma 105mm f/1.4, the craziest lens I’ve ever had the pleasure of owning. Over the last several years, I used the Sigma 105mm f/1.4 almost exclusively for my astrophotography work and it completely changed the way that I photograph the night sky.Continue reading “Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens Review: Astrophotography”
Shooting for the Moon with the Sony a1
The Sony a1 is Sony’s new premium flagship camera. It’s the best of Sony’s lineup, but is it the best camera for you? Here are my thoughts on the Sony’s most expensive Alpha camera.Continue reading “Shooting for the Moon with the Sony a1”
Leofoto LS-284C Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod Review
Tripods are one of those things that few photographers want to spend money on, me included. I’m certainly guilty of (regularly) trying to support a $3000+ camera and lens combo on a cheap, questionably capable, travel tripod. I think I’ve finally found a less questionable, much more capable affordable travel tripod.Continue reading “Leofoto LS-284C Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod Review”
Review: Urban Night Photography with the Fujifilm X-T2
Using one of my favorite techniques for astrophotography, I take a shot at shooting ultra high resolution urban nightscapes with the Fujifilm X-T2. In this user experience review, I test the X-T2’s low light shooting performance while exploring the cities of London, England and Edinburgh, Scotland at night.
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Sony RX100 Series Astrophotography Review
In this review, we push the low-light limits of Sony’s premium compact point and shoot. We love the idea of a truly pocketable camera that can also capture photos of the Milky Way, but how good is the Sony RX100 series really? Can it actually compete with a large sensor DSLR or interchangeable lens mirrorless camera?
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Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC Review
My review of the Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 is long overdue. The Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 is my favorite, most used lens for astrophotography. Here’s why.
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Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS Review
Can the new Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS compete with the Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8? Here are my thoughts on this unique lens.