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Best Low-Light Lenses for Sony

This recommended page lists lenses that I believe work well at F/2.8 or faster, and are typically used hand-held in low light, so no big lenses like the 70-200mm or 300/2.8.  I’m only listing lenses that I’ve reviewed, owned and/or have used extensively in low light.  A lens that gets a thumbs up here has to perform very well in More »

Sony RX Series

Below you’ll find specifications for all Sony RX series camera from the most recent at the top, to the oldest at the bottom.  
    Model RX100 V Price $999  October, 2016 Effective megapixels 20.2 LCD monitor 3.0″  1,229,000 pixels, tilt out screen. Lens

Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar 8.8-25.7 F/1.8-2.8 T*

  Zoom

2.9 optical zoom, 24-70mm in 135 format.

  Recording media Memory stick,… More »

‘E’ Mount Lens Chart

Go here for an up-to-date list of all lenses that will fit this mount.  The chart below does not have the newest lenses listed.   This is your guide to the current and discontinued NEX ‘E’ and ‘FE’ mount compatible lineup.  My reviews (if available) are indicated by the bold blue “yes” link in the sixth column, or by More »

Original and Restyled Lens Differences

Minolta AF 35mm F/2 new or “restyled” version and the Minolta AF 35mm F/2 original version comparison

These two lenses have identical optical designs, but there has been some upgrading to the new or “restyled” version.  The new version gets a better coating on some of the lens glass surfaces to reduce flare and ghosting.  There is a circular aperture… More »

Sony, Nikon and Canon Kit Lens Shootout

This comparison or “shootout” review will cover the Sony 18-70mm F/3.5-5.6, Nikon 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6G VR, and the Canon 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 IS lenses.  If you want to see a more in-depth review, and complete specifications for a particular lens, go to the following:

The cameras used … More »

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