New lens releases are flying out this way and that, so today we have Pergear with an upgraded 60mm F2.8 II Ultra-Macro Lens which allows you to get within 19.1cm of subjects. The second generation of this lens features 2X magnification with focus aides and full-frame coverage to shoot without vignetting. The 60mm F2.8 II …
A little while ago Pergear offered to loan me some lenses to review. I declined at the time, but having recently been shooting with an old Sony NEX-5R I bought a as cheapo digital to play with, I figured I might as well try a low-budget lens for it. I took a look at their website and found the Pergear 25mm f/1.8 for $68 USD – that’s less than £50 in today’s money. How bad, or indeed good, could it possibly be?
The Pergear 12mm f/2 lens is shipped inside very compact cardboard box, additionally wrapped in numerous layers of protective foam. The package included Pergear mini air blower again, which is quite handy (I already have one and used it numerous time for lens external dust cleaning). The box also contains nicely made neoprene protective pouch with lens additionally protected by a bubble film wrap and dehumidifier.
This article is a mini-review of newest affordable ultra-fast manual focus lens, the Pergear 35mm f/1.2 in Fuji X mount.
About a year ago I was contacted by Pergear regarding reviewing their gimbals and studio light modules, but I’m not a video shooting person so can’t highlight much useful in that area. Then, a few weeks back Pergear messaged me regarding their Pergear 35mm f/1.2 manual focusing lens – and I could not resist. I just like compact lenses with large aperture, and enjoy manual focusing, so this is going to be interesting discovery.