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I'll need to get around to adding some external lighting solution to go with the Laowa.  I find that there is 3 stops of light loss going from infinity to 2:1, even when pointed at the sky and not moving the camera.  I will have to check what my old Tamron was like, but I don't recall it being that bad.  


When shooting hand held, I leave the lens stopped down and rely on the EVF to enhance the view enough to focus, but at f/16 and with the above light loss, I'm finding the viewfinder starting to get a bit sluggish.  With a fixed subject and shooting on a tripod, I would get away with opening the lens up a bit to focus and then stopping down to shoot, but even with something as slow moving as a slug, that is a bit much of a process for me.  

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