Tag Archives: lens review

Leica M Cameras – All I Need

Leica M Cameras  – All I Need…? Matthew Osborne Photography / Mr Leica January 2017 Keeping it Interesting After returning from my Budapest model photography trip earlier this week I have been trying to think what other cameras I can … Continue reading

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Lomography.com – Petzval 85 Art

Lomography.com – Petzval 85 Art Matthew Osborne Photography/ @MrLeicaCom September 2016   Petzval 85 Art Lens – Nikon F Mount The lovely people at Lomography.com kindly got in touch and lent me their Nikon mount brass Petzval 85 Art lens … Continue reading

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Leica ASPH & APO lenses. Do we really need them?

Leica ASPH & APO lenses. Do we really need them? Matthew Osborne Photography Model shoot using vintage Leica pre-ASPH/ pre-APO and third party lenses For the September 2014 London Photography Workshop model shoot I decided to take the oppotunity to pack … Continue reading

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Leica Summicron 75mm f2 APO

Leica Summicron 75mm f2 APO – Lens Review http://www.MatthewOsbornePhotography.co.uk The latest addition to my Leica camera bag is a Leica Summicron 75mm f2 APO lens. Why do a ‘need’ another Leica M mount lens for my Leica M cameras? Without … Continue reading

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Leica Noctilux 50!

Leica Noctilux 50mm f1.0 v2 (1981-1982) I just bought one!!! 🙂 As a Leica photographer and even before owning a Leica camera I always dreamed of owning a lens that was faster than f1.2. I love shallow depth of field … Continue reading

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Leica M Mount Lens King Of Bokeh Test!

Leica M Mount Lens King Of Bokeh Test (Testing shallow DOF & bokeh with lenses at their widest aperture) Peg Bokeh Test! Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f1.2 ASPH ii, a photo by MatthewOsbornePhotography – Leica Photographer on Flickr. I did a … Continue reading

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Leica Summicron 50mm f2

Leica Summicron 50mm f2 Leica Summicron 50, a photo by MatthewOsbornePhotography_ on Flickr. Here are some examples images using my Leica M9: Leica Portraits Other Example Photos Leica Summicron 50 vs Leica Summilux ASPH 50 vs Zeiss ZM Sonnar 50 … Continue reading

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Samyang 24mm f1.4 Lens – Review

Samyang 24mm f1.4, a photo by MatthewOsbornePhotography_ on Flickr. Here is a shot taken with the Samyang 24mm f1.4 lens in Edinburgh, Scotland. The 24mm focal length is very useful for weddings photography especially if the venue is small or … Continue reading

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What Digital Camera – Samyang 85mm 1.4 Review

Here is a copy of the Samyang 85mm f1.4 lens review I wrote for the November 2012 edition of What Digital Camera magazine. I shoot as a Model Photographer and Wedding Photographer. The featured photo was from a photo shoot … Continue reading

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Lensbaby Edge 80 Optic – Review & Sample Images

I bought the Lensbaby Edge 80 Optic to use as a tilt shift lens for my Nikon D800.  The Edge 80 optic can be mounted on any Lensbaby body. I have used it on a Lensbaby Composer Pro body and … Continue reading

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