Everything about photography including some field tests of cameras and lenses

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Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Review

During our reviews of Zeiss Loxia 21/2.8 and Zeiss Batis 18/2.8, we mentioned several times also Batis 25/2. It was about the time, to give it its own review space and to take a deeper look on its performance. Let’s start with Technical specification (all data belongs to Zeiss a.g. - original link: http://www.zeiss.com/camera-lenses/en_de/camera_lenses/batis/batis225.html) Technical…

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Homeless Wedding Story

In between all those lens and camera testing, I thought it might be a good idea, to write a little about interesting shooting experience. To start, here is a little story of the most curious wedding that I ever attended. Few days ago I got info from my friend and great street photographer - Petr,…

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Great exposure latitude of Sony A7r sensor!

I just wanted to share with you, the story of one image, that could have been lost forever, if shot on film or some other digital cameras such as my (otherwise lovely and trusty) Canon EOS 5D Mark II. By exposure latitude, I mean the amount of over or underexposure, that after correction still can…

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Zeiss Batis 18/2.8 Review

To make a complex review as we like to do here, we need to have lens for at least 3 weeks, ideally for much longer. When the new gear comes however, producers can't give as testing samples for so long, thus we can either lower the quality of our tests or wait until it become…

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Zeiss Milvus 50/1.4 vs Zeiss Otus 55/1.4 vs Zeiss Planar 50/1.4 – Comparative Lens Review

During testing of three Zeiss 85mm lenses - http://www.verybiglobo.com/zeiss-milvus-851-4-vs-zeiss-otus-851-4-vs-zeiss-planar-851-4-comparative-lens-review-2/2/ we spent some time with their 50(55)mm versions too. Large portion of our findings from already mentioned - 85mm review, can be simply copy pasted here, with exception of Milvus 55/1.4 bokeh, which does show some onion ring effect, because it have aspherical element in its…

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Zeiss Loxia 21/2.8 Rolling Review

Zeiss Loxia 21/2.8 just started to reach its customers. While there is lot of complains about delivery shortage, I was happy to grab one of those beauties soon enough to be motivated to write a post about it. In my previous Loxia 21/2.8 announcement article - Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8, another good reason to go…

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Zeiss Milvus 85/1.4 vs Zeiss Otus 85/1.4 vs Zeiss Planar 85/1.4 – Comparative Lens Review

We finally made it! It took us over 2 months to complete and organize all images for this comparative review. I would like to thanks following people for their unselfish help and support in making it possible: Ales Mejdrech - Carl Zeiss s r.o. - camera lens marketing and sales manager for the Czech Republic.…

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Zeiss Milvus Lenses – Hands On

On 10th of September, in the group headquarter in Oberkochen, around 40 journalists mainly from Europe, have been introduced to the new Zeiss lens line called Milvus. Milvus Milvus is a Latin name for the Red Kite, medium-sized bird of prey, with largest population in... Germany (around 12000 pairs) While few of my friends photographers,…

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Sony RX 100 Mark III – Perfect Travel Camera?

I should tell you first - why I decided to make this post. One month ago, we were eagerly waiting for promised Zeiss Batis lenses, here in verybiglobo.com and we were also trying to find any source to get the new Sony A7R MII body as well as few few other novelties. Unfortunately, Batis didn't…

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Cheap Macro lens with AF – Canon EF 35-80mm f/4-5.6. Only three screws away!

We are proud to welcome on verybiglobo.com our dear friend, great photographer and very skilled DIY equipment inventor - Petr Machan - http://machan.tumblr.com/ Within our tradition, Petr will get very special title - Verybigmachan, which can be interpreted like - very big mac, very big macho or very big Genghis Khan. We hope to see…

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