SAMYANG RF 85 – not good enough

Second part of my adventure with my Samyang lens. I bought a lens station and updated the firmware to the latest version (v2) but still no major improvements: between 1/2 and 1/3 of my shots remain out of focus: slightly at best, quite substantially in the worst cases. I even went to my favourite camera […]

Samyang RF 85mm f/1.4

Back after a long hiatus, and with a new camera : a shiny Canon R6. Given the price of the RF prime lenses for now, I wanted to give the Samyang RF 85mm f/1.4 a try. It’s cheap, reasonably well built and the image quality quite good: love the colors and bokeh. HOWEVER, I have […]


Been pretty busy during the past months. Now that things are settled (5G completed, new house, new school for the little one…) I have a bit of free time and can post again :) It’s been a weird season for the cherry blossoms this year. It suddenly got super cold and the blooming is very […]


Picking up something fallen on the tracks.


Been a while! Too busy this summer doing stuff… Back with a few shots from Yurakucho with the 56mm.


Platform 15 in Shinjuku Station.

R8 Spyder

A bit of fun under the sun – courtesy of Audi Ikebukuro.

Creamy Bokeh

The Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 35mm f/0.95 Mark II is now my favorite lens and seldom leaves my X-H1: well built, sharp where the focus is done, soft creamy bokeh in other areas, perfect color cast. It reminds me of the 50mm/f1.2L that I had on my 5Dmk3: only smaller, sharper and easier to use (with […]

IBIS Drive

EF 10-24mm on X-H1 on Tokyo roads.

90mm Daijingu

Bringing the 90mm/f2 for a spin during lunch around the Tokyo Daijingu shrine.