**UPDATED** Initial impressions of the Fuji XT-1

March 05, 2014
Fuji XT-1: Initial Impressions *UPDATED* I got my hands on the new Fuji XT-1 for the first time this morning. I will be running various tests on it over the next few days and will post the results. As for the moment, here are my thoughts: Obviously this is a dead sexy camera [what the Nikon DF should have been]. The viewfinder is hands dow...
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Is it worth it? Can you tell the difference?

November 14, 2013  •  1 Comment
For starters, this is by no means a comprehensive test on the most popular portrait lens, the coveted 50mm. It comes in 3 flavors: F/1.8 for $110, F/1.4 for $385 and F/1.2 for $1600. I also have included the Sigma F/1.4 in this comparison for $499. In order to keep things consistant, I shot each of these photos with the exact same settings, from t...
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Fuji X100s: Straight Out of The Camera "Review"

October 10, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
FUJI X100s: Straight Out of The Camera "Review" I have been fortunate enough to acquire the much sought after, Fuji X100s. In the month that I have used it, the little retro engine that could journeyed with my girlfriend and I to Italy to test out it's street and landscape capabilities. She used it the brunt of the time, but what stands out most...
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24-70 F/2.8 Canon Lens VS Sigma Lens

October 04, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
The Sigma 24-70 f/2.8 Lens=$1024 Versus The Canon 24-70 f/2.8 Lens=$2299 This is not a "review" of what makes one lens better than another. This is is simply a side by side SOC [STRAIGHT OUT OF CAMERA] eye test comparison of the two lenses used on the same Canon 6D body with the same settings for each trial. From what I can gather, both lenses a...
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50mm F/1.4 Canon VS Sigma Lens

October 03, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
The Sigma 50mm f/1.4=$499.99 Versus The Canon 50mm f/1.4 Lens=$399.99 Today we are taking a look at the 50mm f/1.4 lens for Canon and Sigma. This is one of those rare exceptions where the Sigma lens is more expensive than the "name brand" lens. This is not a "review" of what makes one lens better than the other. This is simply an eye test and so...
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