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Thursday, June 24, 2010

Circle Lens Review - EOS G1 (Doll Series) Grey and Brown

Here is my review for the EOS G1 brown and grey lenses, also called Doll Series. I will be reviewing both colors together, since they were both generously sponsored by MukuChu. I think both colors are lovely, even though they are a bit dark.

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Direct sunlight
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Both colors of these lenses have a light outer color ring, a darker brown middle ring, and a large hole for the pupil. The outer edge has a ring of black "strokes" to break up the light color. I think the designs is quite unique, and gives a lovely "shattered crystal" effect to the eyes (especially the grey one).

Enlargement-wise, even though the bottle says they are 14.0mm, I think they look more like 14.2mm.

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Here are some comparison pics with similar lenses I have on hand. First up are the EOS G-206 grey, which are 14.0mm. I think the G1 are definitely bigger. :)

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Next are the Neo Cosmos Glamour Blue, which also has the brown ring in the middle.

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Last are the EOS Adult Greens, which shares a similar "shattered crystal" design with the G1. These Adults are the old design by the way.

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Now I will compare the G1 Brown with other brown lenses I have. The EOS Flower Brown are darker than the G1, but they are both quite natural looking while giving highlights to the eyes.

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Next are the ever-popular EOS Max Pure Brown, which are obviously bigger than the G1.

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Here are all the lenses together, first the ones compared to the G1 Greys (clockwise from top left: Glamor, Adult, G-206, G1 right side up, G1 upside down):
And the ones with G1 Brown (Flower, Max Pure, G1 right side up, G1 upside down):
By the way, check out how cool the pattern of the G1s are, they look like spiral galaxies! :D

FINAL VERDICT:
Design: 9/10 - They look pretty cool, eh? :D
Enlargement: 7/10 - Decent enlarging even though there is no dark outer ring
Comfort: 7/10 - They are a wee bit thick, but I got used to them after a while
TOTAL: 8/10 - I think these lenses are great for giving your eyes a shimmery highlighted look, but if you want intense colors they might be a bit dark

Thank you Mukuchu for the lenses, and thank YOU for 350+ followers!

5 comments:

Nicol said...

those do look natural especially the brown ones
i quite like the pattern :P

Angie said...

the brown ones are very natural and flattering

Sylvia said...

Nice lenses!! ♥

♥ Noxin ♥ said...

Aw, I was hoping the G1 Grey'd be a goog substitute for the Dueba DB-31/Tricolor Grey, but alas, it seems not. Ah well... it's still kind of pretty in a subtle way, and it sure does look pretty with flash. :]

Anney said...

these lenses are so pretty! I like the blue a little more then the brown.

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