Tag: Lens Review

Fujinon XF100-400mmF4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR

Blue-winged Warbler | FujiFilm X-T2 | Fujinon XF100-400mmF4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR @ 400 mm | f/5.6 | ISO 12800

I have rented this lens three times to use for birding photography. I have always admired Ray Hennessey's wildlife photography from afar, but earlier this year, I booked a few of his anytime bird photography workshops. During the spring migration of Warblers, I reserved several dates that worked with my schedule and Ray introduced me…

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SMC Takumar 55mm F2

📷 Asahi Optical Co. SMC Takumar 55mm f/2 | Canon EOS 5D Mark IV | EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM at 82 mm

I'm experimenting with some vintage lenses and Fotodiox adapters. In a fit of nostalgia, I recently bought an Asahi Optical Co. Pentax Spotmatic II on eBay. It came with an Asahi SMC Takumar 55mm f/2 lenses. This lens has an M42 mount. X-photographers such as Jonas Rask and amateurs such as Ritchie Roesch are adept…

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