TTArtisan 25mm f/2 APS-C Compact Lens Costs Just

TTArtisan 25mm f/2 APS-C Compact Lens Costs Just $55

TTArtisan has announced a new 25mm f/2 lens for multiple APS-C mounts that costs a measly $55. The company says that it is the “best budget lens” and is making it available for Sony E, Fujifilm X, EOS-M, Micro Four Thirds, Canon RF, Nikon Z, and Leica L mounts and is claiming a massive 95% off sale that makes the lens a very affordable $55.

Xiaomi 12S Ultra Camera test by DxoMark

Xiaomi 12S Ultra Camera test by DxoMark

The Xiaomi 12S Ultra is the Chinese brand’s latest flagship phone, featuring an impressive spec sheet, which includes a WQHD+ TrueColor display and Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 top-end chipset for plenty of processing power. Special emphasis has been put on camera performance and design.

Sony E 11mm f/1.8 – Review Test report

Sony E 11mm f/1.8 – Review Test report

At the time Sony announced their set (11mm f/1.8, 15mm f/1.4G, 10-20mm f/4G) of new ultrawide APS-C lenses back in June (2022), it caused quite a stir in the Sony community. Given the fact that all the rage was about full-format gear in recent years, such a visible commitment to the format was certainly a relief. In this review, we’ll have a look at the lens that is probably the most interesting of the bunch – the Sony E 11mm f/1.8.

Laowa FFII 90mm F2.8 Ca-Dreamer Macro 2X: getting close

Laowa FFII 90mm F2.8 Ca-Dreamer Macro 2X: getting close

A couple of years ago, with samples taken on the last major overseas trip I took before Covid closed the world for quite a while, I reviewed the Laowa 100mm macro. I concluded it was good and sharp, a little challenged for flare at longer distances, but absolutely superb in the macro range. Of course, inevitably, after I paid my money, Laowa announced a new lens – a 90mm, built specifically for mirrorless, and a lot more compact, with otherwise similar specs.