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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 review: Compact and Competitive

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With a traditional looking design, the latest addition to Panasonic’s Lumix CSC range the GM1 is, arguably, the firm’s slickest camera yet. It has the same 16-Mpix-resolution sensor as the larger, rangefinder-style GX7, and ...

Sony A7 review: Mirrorless marvel?

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As the lower pixel count of the two full-frame A series mirrorless models from the firm the Sony A7 has been somewhat overshadowed by its pricier sibling. But with a less demanding 24-Mpix sensor ...

Sony A3000 review: Entry-level body, high-performance sensor

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After the success of the NEX APS-C models, Sony has introduced the EVF-equipped 20-Mpix A3000 to compete with similar mirrorless models from Panasonic and Samsung. Read on to find out how this entry-level model ...

Carl Zeiss Apo Sonnar T* 2,0/135 ZF.2 (Nikon) mount lens review: Unsurpassed Moderate Telephoto

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After testing the remarkable Otus 1,4/55 from high-end maker Carl Zeiss we were curious to see if the optical performance of the Apo Sonnar T* 2,0/135 may be close. Read on to find out ...

Best lenses for the Olympus OM-D EM-1: Wide angle and telephoto zooms and primes

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 is the new flagship model in the range and features a newly-designed pro-grade body and a modified 16-Mpix sensor incorporating on-chip phase-detection pixels for backwards compatibility with the firm’s 4:3 ...

Best lenses for the Olympus OM-D E-M1: Short telephoto and standard focal lengths

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 is the new flagship model in the range and features a newly-designed pro-grade body and a modified 16-Mpix sensor incorporating on-chip phase-detection pixels for backwards compatibility with the firm’s 4:3 ...

Sigma 19mm F2.8 DN A MFT mount review: Modest price, modest performance?

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Sigma has refreshed its earlier made for mirrorless EX DN models assigning them with the firm’s ‘Art’ moniker. But just how well does this 19mm MFT model perform with its modest $199 sticker price ...

Carl Zeiss Distagon T* Otus 1,4/55 ZE (Canon) mount lens review: Peerless Prime

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After analyzing the performance of the new Zeiss Otus 1,4/55 in Nikon mount we’ve had the opportunity to do the same with the ZE (EF) mount version. Read on to find out how well ...

Pentax K-3 review: Unshakeable Image Quality

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After the success of the 16-Mpix K-5II and K-5IIs without AA filter, Pentax has replaced the pair with a new flagship model, the K-3, with a 24-Mpix sensor boasting a user-selectable AA filter for ...

Best lenses for Nikon D610: Wide angle and telephoto primes and zoom models

Following on from the lens recommendations for the earlier full-frame Nikon D600, we’ve now had the opportunity to assess a wide range lenses with that model’s replacement, the 24-Mpix D610. We’ve analyzed a total ...

Carl Zeiss Distagon T* Otus 1,4/55 ZF.2 (Nikon) lens review: Outstanding Optical Performance

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High-end lens maker Carl Zeiss has just released the first model in a series of high-grade DSLRs lenses in Nikon mount and we were more than curious to see if the performance of the ...

Best lenses for Nikon D610: Short telephoto and standard focal lengths

Following on from the lens recommendations for the earlier full-frame Nikon D600, we’ve now had the opportunity to assess a wide range lenses with that model’s replacement, the 24-Mpix D610. We’ve analyzed a total ...

Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM A Nikon mount lens review: Unrivalled Standard Zoom

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Sigma’s move away from the value-end of the market has resulted in some very high-quality yet sensitively priced lenses such as the full-frame 35mm f1.4 HSM A and this lens, the APS-C format 18-35mm ...

Sony NEX-5T review: Minor update to popular mirrorless model

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The Sony NEX-5T is an update of the firm’s NEX-5R model, introduced last year. It retains all of the features of its predecessor including the same 16-Mpix APS-C sized CMOS sensor but adds adding ...

Best lenses for the 24M-Pix Sony SLT-A77: Primes and Zooms

Following our recommendations for the flagship Sony SLT-A99, we’ve had the opportunity to assess the firm’s semi-professional 24-Mpix DT (APS-C) format model - the SLT-A77 - with a sizeable collection of Sony and third-party ...

Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO lens review: Pro worthy performer

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Introduced alongside the firm’s new top-of-the-range OM-D E-M1 model, this new pro-grade standard zoom is the long awaited rival to Panasonic’s constant aperture G X Vario 12-35mm f2.8 ASPH model. Read on to find ...

Nikon D5300 review: Filter-less DSLR with promise

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The Nikon D5300 is the successor to the year old D5200 featuring a similar 24-Mpix CMOS sensor of it predecessor but lacking an optical low pass filter for improved clarity. Read on to find ...

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 58mm f1.4 G lens review: Premium performer?

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Nikon’s manual focus ultrafast Noct-Nikkor was in production for 20 years and was removed from the line-up two years before the introduction of the APS-C Nikon D1 in 1999. While this high-grade model eschews ...

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