lens reviews

Sigma 200-500mm

The Sigma 200-500mm f/2.8 lens is a $26,000 beast of a lens.  It’s also one that few photographers will ever hope to own.  But that didn’t stop several people from reviewing the lens on Amazon with some rather humorous takes on what the lens has fictitiously done for them.

The sample images are pretty entertaining too…

Sigma 200-500mm Sample Image

Sigma 200-500mm Sample Image via Amazon.com

A brief sampling of the reviews: [click to continue…]

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The Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 85mm F3.5G ED VR that was recently announced received some fondling by me at this year’s Photo Plus. If you’re a Nikon shooter, you will appreciate quite a bit of the design, weight and engineering that went into the lens. Seemingly targeted more towards the lower-end prosumer audience, Nikon D300s users especially will love this lens. [click to continue…]

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