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
One year ago this day, "Keep Looking Up" was released ! Keep Looking Up was my first personal astro-timelapse project and despite encountering many difficulties while in the production, the film was released and won several awards and very positive reviews from festivals around the world ! Find more about "Keep Looking Up" Project here !
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
While I was walking and seeing the city of Cologne this September during Photokina 2018 I crossed one of the many bridges above Rhine river while the sun was setting and decided to play with shadows. It has been quite some time that I took a picture for myself and not for a specific reason or for a project. By the way, this bridge provides
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
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
I’m very happy to announce that from September 26 to September 29 I will be hosting three (3) daily talk shows about my personal experience of using Tokina lenses and filters on Kenko Tokina Booth on Photokina ! See you there ! Booth Location Hall 5.2. D-020 / E-29
New Project !!! Started.. or maybe already finished ?? Stay tuned !
Image Details -> Nikon D850, 50mm @ f/1.4, 8 seconds exposure, ISO 400 This was the last Astrophotography Workshop for Summer 2018, and despite the strong wind and the small temperature drop of the last days, during the 1st night of photo shooting, the participants learned how to find the Milky Way Galaxy Core, how to identify constellations and stars on the night sky and how
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