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We review hundreds of products in a wide range of categories each year. Here's the best of the best in camera lenss.

Nikon 105mm f/1.4E ED review

There’s no such thing as a perfect lens, but the Nikkor 105mm f/1.4E ED comes incredibly close. The original 105mm f/1.4 delivers exceptional quality, albeit in a bulky package. See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Nikon Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.8 S Review

  • Sharp across the frame, even at wide apertures
  • Minimal chromatic aberration
  • Weather-sealed design
  • Solid, quiet performance
  • Heavier than F-Mount 50mm f/1.8
  • Pricier than F-Mount 50mm f/1.8
Our Score 8

Nikon Nikkor 105mm f/1.4E ED Review

  • Excellent image quality
  • Beautiful bokeh
  • Near zero distortion
  • Solid autofocus performance
  • Compact, lighter than competition
  • No image stabilization
  • More expensive than competition
Our Score 9

Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S Review

  • Compact design
  • Excellent sharpness
  • Weather-sealing
  • Smooth, quiet autofocus
  • F/4 aperture not the brightest
  • Some minor edge softness at 70mm
Our Score 8

Nikon NIKKOR Z 35mm f/1.8 S Review

  • Weather-sealed design
  • Excellent sharpness
  • Minimal chromatic aberration
  • Soft bokeh
  • Autofocus struggled in backlighting
  • More expensive than F-Mount 35mm f/1.8
Our Score 8

Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS lens Review

  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather sealed
  • Very fast autofocus
  • Solid image quality
  • A tad soft at f/1.4, especially in corners
  • Some chromatic aberration at wider apertures
Our Score 8

Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art Review

  • Exceptional image quality
  • Very well made
  • Rare focal length/aperture combination
  • Virtually free of aberrations and distortion
  • Beautiful bokeh
  • Absolutely massive
  • Occasional back-focusing issues
Our Score 9

Lensbaby Sol 45 Review

  • “Sweet spot” of focus can be moved by tilting…
  • Unique bokeh blades for textured backgrounds
  • Crazy compact and lightweight
  • Inexpensive
  • Manual focus
  • Somewhat awkward operation
Our Score 8

Pentax HD FA 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW Review

  • Exceptional build quality
  • Impressive image quality
  • Very fast autofocus performance
  • Pleasing subjective character
  • Dust-proof and weather resistant
  • Big, heavy
  • Expensive for a 50mm
Our Score 9