Tag: F/1.4

What Is Fast Glass?

One of my fast lens the Tamron SP 28-75mm F/2.8 Not to be too technical here, fast glass also known as fast lens are lenses that have a larger maximum aperture or lower f-stops, like F/2.8, F/1.8 and F/1.4. It does not refer to the auto focus system of the lens, so even if the lens […]

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Photog News : Samyang 35 mm f/1.4 AS UMC – Availability

“Samyang 35mm F/1.4 Manual Focus – Available Feb. 2011 I love this one. I think I’m going to get one, can’t wait!!! The New Samyang 35 mm f/1.4 AS UMC lens for Canon, Four-thirds, Nikon, Pentax, Samsung NX, KM/Sony will be available for sale by February 2011. Manufacturer’s Description: Sophisticated optics of Samyang 35 mm […]

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Rokinon 85mm F/1.4 Manual Focus, Impressive Performance on all Levels

Rokinon Sample Photo I have been looking at this lens for quite sometime now, and I find it really impressive. Here is a comparison between the Rokinon 85mm F/1.4 and Leica Summilux 80mm F/1.4.

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Prime Lens? What are they?

I’ve noticed that a lot of people especially beginners and amateurs like me are confuse about prime lenses. Often they refer to zoom lenses with fix aperture as prime lenses, and some refer to Canon L lenses as prime lenses, so I decided to do a little research myself. Prime lens is a lens that […]

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