Samyang AF 12mm F2 E: just in time for Milky Way Season

Search for ultra-wide angle lens suggestions for APS-C Sony cameras and you’ll inevitably discover the Samyang 12mm F2.0 NCS CS. Reviewers and owners praise it for its image quality and affordable price, making it ideal for the aspiring astrophotographer. What was lacking though from this great little lens was an autofocusing system. Samyang just fixed […]


Sometimes I Miss the Sony Kit Lens

The kit lens is easily one of the most underated pieces of camera equipment. It’s not a wonder of image quality, it’s not fast enough for reliable low-light photographies. However, it just is a good way to learn how to use a camera. Mine was the Sony E Mount pancake: the 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS. On […]


Shooting With The Worst E Mount Lens: The Sony E 16mm f/2.8

This is the Sony E 16mm f/2.8, one of the first lenses made for the E Mount system. It was released in 2010, a time Sony clearly wasn’t considering creating professional mirrorless cameras. Here’s why it’s the worst lens you can have as a Sony user. Optical Quality Pancakes aren’t known for their image quality. […]