Tokina Opera 16-28mm F/2.8 Review

Tokina Opera 16-28mm F/2.8 Review *Please note that at the time of writing this review, Adobe hasn’t released a lens profile for Tokina Opera 16-28mm F/2.8* It is early March and along with the arrival of spring, the Milky Way season for 2019 just started and the timing couldn’t be better for the release of the new Tokina Opera 16-28mm

Tokina Opera 16-28mm F/2.8 Review2019-03-15T12:21:56+02:00

Tokina Opera 50mm – The Landscape Side of Opera

Tokina Opera 50mm – The Landscape Side of Opera It's really interesting how a 50mm lens can be so versatile and can be used for different types of photography, and with this post I will write my experiences for Opera 50mm as a landscape/travel lens, continuing from my previous review which was how the Opera 50mm is performing on portraits

Tokina Opera 50mm – The Landscape Side of Opera2019-02-01T09:05:53+02:00

Tokina Opera 50mm – A Review from A Portrait Side

Tokina Opera 50mm – A Review from A Portrait Side Very often lately, and especially during my workshops and my photography lessons, many students ask me “What is my favorite focal length to use”. I always rephrase that question to “What is my preferred focal length for my style of work” because I believe that my response would be more honest and realistic

Tokina Opera 50mm – A Review from A Portrait Side2018-11-30T10:13:29+02:00

Cinetics Lynx 3 Axis & Timelapse+ View Ramping Test

A small behind the scenes sequence of a ramping test. I used the Cinetics Lynx 3 axis motion control system along with the Timelapse+ View Controller. My goal was to synchronize both devices via the AUX2 port. For this test the interval was fixed at 16 seconds and I used a Shutter - Exposure - ISO ramping on the View. The camera on the motion

Cinetics Lynx 3 Axis & Timelapse+ View Ramping Test2018-11-14T10:57:51+02:00

Shadows Of Opera

Just a few months ago, as I was preparing the details for a new portrait project that I wanted to make, I needed a new premium lens, capable of resolving the power of the high quality sensor of my camera to create the project, and nearly at that time Tokina announced the new Opera 50mm F/1.4 premium lens and as you understand, I was

Shadows Of Opera2018-10-13T17:34:46+02:00

Tokina Opera 50mm F/1.4 Review

Tokina Opera 50mm F/1.4 Review (Nikon F-Mount) *Important Notice : The review is based on an early pre-production model that I had in my disposal from Tokina in order to prepare a talk show for Photokina 2018 and also create a portrait project with this lens. The review is currently ongoing and will be updated upon the arrival of the production model. ** Please

Tokina Opera 50mm F/1.4 Review2018-10-13T17:35:39+02:00

Tokina Firin 20mm F/2 AF Review

Tokina Firin 20mm F/2 AF (Sony E-Mount) *The review is currently ongoing, more info and photos will be later posted. Back on 2016, when I was filming for the production of “Keep Looking Up”, Tokina announced their first E-Mount lens, the Firin 20mm F2 MF. A premium wide angle lens with a bright f/2.0 aperture, a must for night sky photographers as the wide

Tokina Firin 20mm F/2 AF Review2018-06-26T10:33:38+02:00

Hoya Red Enhancer (RA54) Review

HOYA Ra54 Red Enhancer filter For some photographers, filters are not required for astrophotography or night photography in general. This is in general partially true, but with the exception of Light Pollution Filters. Light pollution filters were well known for astronomers and deep sky astrophotographers for quite some time now. Night sky enthusiasts started using them back in the 80s when they realized that

Hoya Red Enhancer (RA54) Review2019-03-05T18:40:25+02:00
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