I’m going to be reporting on a bunch of geared tripod heads from China, mostly, and two from Switzerland. First up — and by far the worst — is this LuLan D head. It has non-geared base yaw, and geared pitch and roll. There are locks for all three. You can see the base yaw… [Read More]
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I ran Roger’s Q&D test: https://www.dpreview.com/articles/1351719699/roger-cicala-field-curvature-for-fun-and-profit This looks really good.
Some people have reported AF front focusing with the Fujifilm 35=70 GF lens wide open at close distances. I tested my copy on a GFX 100S at minimum focusing distance, using a low-contrast Siemens Star. I processed the images in LrC using the defaults except for the white balance and defeating sharpening. It’s an… [Read More]
Here is a continuation of a visual test of the Fujifilm GF 35-70 using a low-contrast Siemens star target. In the previous post I showed you center crops. In this one we’ll look at corner crops. Test conditions: Target distance 20 meters ISO 100 Manual exposure, varying the f-stops Arca Swiss CA on RRS legs… [Read More]
After a long wait — Fuji prioritized customers ordering the GFX 50S II kits — I’ve received a copy of the GF 35-70 zoom. The first thing I did was test it to make sure I have a good copy, and it did fine. You can see the results here. I’ve been working on a… [Read More]