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Yashica Auto-Yashinon 5.5cm f/1.8 Vintage Lens Review

The first notable thing about this lens is the polished aluminium finish and an overall appearance that evokes the style of the late 1950s. Even

Pentax SMC P-FA 20-35mm f/4.0 AL Review

Pentax have a long established and fine reputation for backwards compatibility, and it is a tribute to the finely designed K mount that even today

Pentax K-1 Mark II vs Pentax K-1, Canon EOS R, Nikon D810, Nikon D850 and Sony A7R III : Image Quality Comparison

Below are crops from our laboratory Still Life target comparing the Pentax K-1 Mark II’s single-shot image quality to its predecessor’s, as well as to

Ricoh Announces Pentax 11-18mm f/2.8 and 35mm f/2 Lenses

Ricoh has just announced the new HD PENTAX-DA 11-18mm f/2.8 ED DC AW Lens and HD PENTAX-FA 35mm f/2 Lens for Pentax K-mount. The full-frame

Auto Chinon Multi-coated 28mm f/2.8 Vintage Lens Review

Before the advent of the AF lens the typical amateur lens line-up would be 35mm-50mm-135mm, which eventually evolved to 28mm-50mm-135mm as our idea of what

Budget DSLR Cameras Compared – Which Is Right For Me?

The Canon EOS 4000D is Canon’s new entry-level DSLR that sits among the ‘budget and affordable’ line-up of DSLRs. These cameras are student-friendly as well

Top 27 Best Pentax Lenses 2018

Here, we round up the 10 best scoring Pentax lenses to date that we’ve reviewed. If you want to, you can purchase/find more information about

Canon 6D Mark II vs Canon 6D, Canon 5D Mark III, Nikon D750, Pentax K-1 and Sony A7 Mark II – Image Quality Comparison

PROS Great vari-angle touchscreen; Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Good image quality in most situations; Impressive performance for its class. CONS Disappointing dynamic range; No 4K

Pentax K-1 Mark II Review

Introduction The Pentax K-1 Mark II is a new professional full-frame DSLR camera that replaces the original K-1 model that was released in 2016. The

Vivitar Auto Macro 55mm f/2.8 Vintage Lens Review

There are some lenses that achieve a certain legendary status over the years, and the Vivitar Auto Macro 55mm f/2.8, made by Komine, is probably

Canon 77D Image Quality Comparison : Canon 77D vs. Canon T6s, Nikon D5600, Pentax K-3 II, Sony A6300, Sony A7

With a newer 24MP APS-C sensor and faster DIGIC 7 processor, the Canon 77D is the successor to the Rebel T6s, despite the change in

Pentax K-1 Mark II Hands-on Review — First Impressions

A couple of years ago, at the start of 2016, Ricoh finally answered the calls from Pentaxians for a full-frame DSLR with the arrival of

The Pentax K-1 Mark II Has Arrived & We Have Sample Photos To Share

The Pentax K-1 Mark II is the new flagship Pentax K series full-frame DSLR and with it comes 3 main upgrades. After rumours circling for

Top 10 Best Third Party Pentax Fit Lenses 2018

If you’re a Pentax camera owner who has some cash to splash on a new lens, our top ten list of Pentax K-Mount third-party lenses should

Neptune Convertible Art Lens System Review

Introduction Lomography’s Neptune Art Lens system consists of “three prime lenses in one”. It uses a base, to which you can attach three different focal

Laowa 15mm f/4 Wide Angle Macro Review

Introduction There really is no other lens quite like the Laowa 15mm f/4 Wide Angle Macro lens. We’re not commenting specifically on its quality (keep

Meyer-Optik-Goerlitz Primoplan 58mm f/1.9 Review

Introduction The Meyer-Optik-Goerlitz Primoplan 58mm f/1.9 is a modern version of the the original Primoplan 58 / f1.9 lens, which was developed by Meyer-Optik Görlitz’s

Meyer-Optik-Goerlitz Primoplan 75mm f/1.9 Review

Introduction The Meyer-Optik-Goerlitz Primoplan 75mm f/1.9 is a modern version of the the original Primoplan 58 / f1.9 lens, which was developed by Meyer-Optik Görlitz’s

Meyer-Optik-Goerlitz Trioplan 50mm f/2.9 Review

Introduction The Meyer-Optik-Goerlitz Trioplan 50mm f/2.9 is a modern standard prime version of the classic Trioplan f2.8/100 lens, known for its ‘soap bubble’ bokeh and

Soligor 400mm f/6.3 T2 Classic Lens Review

This is just so tempting – a boxed, as new 400mm telephoto lens in an auction, begging to be bought for just £10. T2 fit

Sony Alpha A99 II review: Proving that translucent can triumph

Holy moly, what a specification the Sony A99 II offers: a 42.4-million-pixel BSI (back illuminated) full-frame CMOS sensor, a 399-point hybrid autofocus system, 12-frames per

Nikon D7500 vs Pentax K-3 II Comparison

This Nikon D7500 vs Pentax K-3 II Comparison comparison shows what separates these DSLRs with a view of featured categories. The Nikon D7500 borrows quite a bit of the

Pentax HD Pentax-DA 55-300mm f/4.5-6.3 ED PLM WR RE Review

Here we have the third 55-300mm lens from Pentax, covering the APS-C format, which equates to a “35mm equivalent” of 84.5-460mm. This is also the

Hands-on with Ricoh’s compact Pentax KP

Ricoh has taken the wraps off it’s newest DSLR, the APS-C format KP. Resembling a mini Pentax K-1, and inheriting some of the same features,

Top 10 Best Full-Frame Digital SLRs 2016

The Digital SLR or DSLR lets you change your lens, making it a versatile option for those that also want an optical viewfinder. Some of

Nikon D5500 Vs Pentax K-70 : Is The K-70 Cheaper And Better?

The quick answer: YES, the Pentax K-70 is less expensive, has some better features, and will probably give most people better image quality than they’d

Pentax K-70 Review

The Pentax K-70 is the new mid to entry-level Digital SLR from Pentax and features a 24-megapixel sensor, a vari-angle screen, plus built-in Wi-Fi making it

Pentax K-70 vs Nikon D7200 Comparison

Here is a quick comparison for the Pentax K-70 vs Nikon D7200 digital SLR cameras with APS-c sized image sensors. The newly announced Pentax K-70 offers a 24-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor. Nikon’s D7200 offers

Pentax K-70 vs Nikon D5500 Comparison

Here is a quick comparison for the Pentax K-70 vs Nikon D5500 entry-level digital SLR cameras with APS-c sized image sensors. The newly announced Pentax K-70 offers a 24-megapixel

PENTAX K-70 DSLR can weather the elements better than you

People today are more than ever more conscious of taking photos to capture fleeting moments into memories. Smartphones are, understandably, the immediate recourse but they