Geek Articles

MTF Lens Tests of the New Tamron 70-200 f/2.8 SP Di VC USD G2

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There’s been a bit of rumbling lately about the new Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 G2 zoom. Not just because it is a frontrunner in the 2017 Most Initials in the Name Award, but because a lot of people are saying it’s really quite good. The previous Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 was a good lens, but since they only […]

Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8

Equipment

A Quick Look at the New Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8 MTF Charts

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Announced from Zeiss today was the new Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8. You guys know I don’t like putting out MTF charts on less than 10-copy averages, but we had a chance to grab a Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8 prototype lens for a couple of days, so I tested it. And since we certainly aren’t going […]

Equipment

Guide to Cleaning Your Camera Sensor

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A fair amount of unease comes with interacting with one of the most fragile parts of a digital camera. Automatic sensor cleaners help but haven’t replaced the need for sensor cleaning entirely. However, cleaning camera sensors is not as delicate of an operation as it seems. You still might prefer to have your sensor professionally […]

Humor and sarcasm

Roger’s Random Photography Marketing Generator

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Somedays I get bored with testing. Somedays I have to read new product release blurbs and get nauseous. And somedays I find something funny on the internet. All three of these happened the other day, which led to me randomly corresponding with Seb Pearce about my thoughts that today’s photography marketing blurbs were so boring they […]

Humor and sarcasm

Introducing the Lensrentals Numerical Analysis

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It’s been obvious for a long time that people don’t want to read long drawn out blog posts about lenses. They want a numerical score so that they can make quick comparisons. We have pounded the drum for a long time that things like validity, relevance, transparency and scientific methodology are of critical importance. But The […]

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