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Altson CEF-NZ & Nikon November 2021 Firmware

Nikon released firmware for the Z6, Z7, Z50, and Z5 with updates to the cameras regarding autofocus. In my case I have a Z5 and updated the camera to v1.20. This camera update completely broke compatibility with the adapter’s v1.31 firmware, which is the latest one currently provided on Altson’s English website. Their Chinese website […]

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KEH Used Camera Holiday 2021 Gift Guide!

I was compensated for this post*. This post also contains affiliate links, and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.  Buying used equipment is a great alternative to new. Is there a budding photographer in your family that only has a smartphone camera? Give them the gift of […]

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Gear Talk Technical & Testing Video

Canon 22mm f/2 vs. Viltrox 23mm f/1.4

Continuing my series of comparing native Canon EF-M (EOS M) lenses, this time it’s the Canon 22mm f/2 versus the Viltrox 23mm f/1.4 lens. There is a slight difference in focal length and a large difference in maximum aperture. I compare image quality, video autofocus, and various potential use cases between the two lenses on […]