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Why Does Nikon Have So Many 50mm’s?

Over the years, Nikon has amassed very many versions of its 50mm lens, starting in 1950 as a rangefinder lens, then in 1959 as an SLR lens. From there, they made so many variations in cosmetics, then improvements in its optics. I used to own a Nikkor-S 50mm f/1.4 Nippon …

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Nikkor-Q 135mm f/2.8 (1971)

Why does everyone rave about a 135mm prime lens as the best possible lens for portraiture? Because longer focal length means thinner depth of field, and therefore a more blurry background or bokeh. (For example, a 300mm prime can easily render the same bokeh at f/8 that a 50mm renders …

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Vivitar/Tokina 135mm f/2.8 T-Mount Lens (15 Blades!)

Vintage lenses have always been a pleasure to use because of their unique qualities and god-like built made to last for eternity. This time, we’d like to show you a Vivitar 135mm f/2.8 T-Mount Preset Aperture Lens, made by TOKINA in the 1960s. The first thing you should know that …

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LENS PORN: Nikkor-Q 135mm f/2.8, Classic Portrait Lens

If you are looking for a nice classic portrait prime lens, why not try the Nikkor-Q 135mm f/2.8? It’s a beautiful chrome barreled lens to behold, and it also has wonderful optics.   The lens comprises of 4 elements, single coated. (Coating mainly affects how well a lens handles flare.) …

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FAQ: Which Lens Is Best For Me?

Madalas ko nababasa ang tanong na kung ano ang pinakamagandang tipo ng lente. Gusto ko lang po sana mag share ng short essay, if that may be alright.   Ang paniniwala ko ay wala sa specific na lente yan and there’s no magical one perfect lens for all. Kundi ang …

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FUJINON Super EBC 23mm f/2, Must Have Wide Angle Lens!

The FUJINON Super EBC 23mm f/2 is a wide angle prime lens made especially for Fuji X mount. On first impression, it’s a tiny little prime lens, much tinier than most tiny lenses are. That’s how small it is. In case you need to attach filters, the 43mm one will fit …

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LENS PORN: FUJINON Super EBC XF 90mm f/2

The FUJINON Super EBC XF 90mm f/2 is a telephoto prime lens with a wide aperture of f/2 that makes it nice for shooting in low light scenes as well as in creating portraits with beautifully blurred backgrounds. Generally, the most favored focal length for portraiture range from 85mm up to …

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The New FUJIFILM X100F… Why You Should Get One NOW

Here comes the new compact digital camera for 2017 (announced February), the FUJINON X100F (4th generation). It comes with a superior wide angle prime lens with wide aperture, the FUJINON Super EBC 23mm f/2. The 23mm f/2 lens built into the FUJIFILM X100F is not just limited to a fixed 23mm focal length, …

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