Photography

Nik Collection 3’s impressive new lens correction beats Adobe, but is it enough?

Google’s abandonment of the Nik Collection created enough of an outcry that DxO rescued the photo-editing plug-ins in 2017. Now, the Nik Collection has its first new plug-in under the DxO name as part of the updated Nik Collection 3, a major upgrade that adds a new perspective correction tool, non-destructive editing, speed enhancements, workflow improvements, and, […]

Photography

Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G lens review: A superb landscape lens

Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G lens review: A superb landscape lens “With maximum sharpness and minimal distortion, the Sony 20mm lens is a near-perfect astrophotography and landscape lens.” Excellent sharpness Little to no aberrations Lightweight Aperture de-click switch Weather-sealed Slight barrel distortion and vignetting MSRP $ 889.00 With the exception of third-party manufacturers, the Sony […]

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A high-end ‘star’ 85mm f/1.4 lens is coming to the Pentax K-mount this year

Full-frame Pentax users will soon have access to a high-end, bright 85mm prime lens. The upcoming HD Pentax-D FA* 85mm f/1.4 SDM AW expands Pentax’s young ‘Star’ series lenses with a focal length that’s increasingly popular for portraits. Parent company Ricoh announced the lens’ development on March 23. The FA* 85mm lens follows the 50mm prime […]