Everything about photography including some field tests of cameras and lenses

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Zeiss APO Sonnar 135mm f/2 (ZF.2) Review

Introduction: One of the lenses that I always wanted to test, partially because of its great reputation and partially because it represents my favorite focal length for people shots, finally found its way to Verybiglobo.com Zeiss APO Sonnar 135mm f/2 in Nikon ZF.2 mount APO in the name means, that lens is Apochromatically corrected, or…

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Minolta RF Rokkor-X 250mm f/5.6 on Sony A7

Getting mirror back to my mirrorless camera... I got lucky to find one of the rare and quite sought after lenses - super telephoto catadioptric mirror lens - Minolta RF Rokkor-X  250mm f/5.6. Introduced in 1979, this lens wasn't produced in large numbers and thus its prices on eBay can reach levels above 1000 USD.…

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Angenieux 50mm f/1.8 Type S1 on Sony A7r

Getting back to roots. It is kind of calm time here in Prague and while we are waiting for few new items to come, I thought that it might be interesting to take a look at some less mainstream lenses. One of those rare finds is Angenieux 50mm f/1.8 Type S1 in original Leica LTM…

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Zeiss Distagon 35mm f/1.4 ZM Review

Introduction: In the last few years I tried or tested over 500 lenses. Only in few occasions though, I experienced instant excitement after seeing first results. I vaguely remember that feeling from my teen ages, when the girl who I was trying to bewitch from a safe distance, finally looked at me back. While subject…

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Zeiss Loxia Biogon 35/2 Review

Zeiss brought to the market new line of lenses – Zeiss Loxia. Loxia lenses are specially developed for Sony E mount full frame cameras, such as Sony A7, A7r and A7s recently. Lenses could be of course used on any Sony E mount camera, including NEX and later APS-C models without limitation. Zeiss Loxia are…

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10 great gifts for photographers by Verybiglobo.com (2014)

I decided to made this little list of great gifts that I would like someone to buy me for X-mass 2014, or for any other reason... You should however consider my mental state and the fact that with this post I am trying to make you click and buy gifts, using enclosed affiliate links, which…

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Metabones Speed Booster Ultra Review – Part I

As announced couple of weeks ago, I am starting to work on the review of the new focal reducer - Metabones Speed Booster Ultra, made again in cooperation with Caldwell Photographic, company its founder - Brian Caldwell, was first to introduce concept of focal reducers for mirrorless cameras, few years ago. Metabones Speed Booster Ultra…

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Bushman Panoramic – Gobi and Amarula

Panorama photography has many followers and it represents one of the most challenging photo techniques. You can achieve best results only with appropriate accessories, such as panorama heads. However panorama heads, especially well made and precise ones, are either expensive or large or often both. I am using Novoflex panorama system, that I rarely take…

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