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Sony 85mm f2.8 SAM: 85mm prime lens brief review on DxOMark

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This new Sony “easy choice lens” is fully built in plastic, which means it’s quite light (175g). Manufactured in China, it has a pretty affordable price tag at about 249 USD.It’s safe to assume ...

Brief review for Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR: A fast, affordable wide-angle zoom

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Launched in spring 2010, the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR was a very good surprise for Nikon enthusiasts who previously had only a choice between the very good but expensive (and heavy) ...

The new Panasonic Lumix G3 tested and available for comparison on DxOMark

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Announced 2 weeks ago, the successor to the Panasonic G2 has already been tested and briefly reviewed on DxOMark. The Panasonic G3 is more than a simple revamp of its predecessor; this new model ...

Looking for a super zoom for travel and holidays? Consider the Tamron 18-270 (Canon and Nikon) part 1

With the release of the new test results for the Tamron 18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD for both the Canon mount and the Nikon mount, this could be a good opportunity to explore ...

Sony 35mm F1.4 G a high-end lens by Sony ranked on DxOMark

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This G-series lens, equivalent to the L-series by Canon or DA-series by Pentax, could be placed along the lines of a Konica Minolta 35 mm f/1.4 G. This 35mm lens is fast, with its ...

Pentax smc 35mm f2.4 AL, a new 35 mm available for comparison

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Mounted on a camera with an APS-C sensor, a 35mm lens corresponds to a 53.5mm mounted on a 24*36mm film camera. This focal is very popular and it's designed to excel on portrait and ...

Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM test and ranking.

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Designed to be an affordable L-series telephoto lens, the new EF70-300 f/4-5.6L IS USM is now tested and ranked on dxomark.com.Specs seem very close to those of the previous non-L-series Canon EF70-300 f/4-5.6 IS ...

Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM Nikon Mount, lens evaluation

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Sigma provides a very good prime and completes its lens collection with this 85mm 1.4 which is a solid competitor to the famous Canon and Nikon 85mm lenses.The Sigma 85mm f1.4 was tested on ...

Samyang 14mm F2.8 IF ED MC Aspherical Canon and Nikon tested on DxOMark

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There are new additions to the  DxOMark Samyang lens database with these two 14mm lenses.See the whole measurements with the Canon mount: Samyang 14mm F2.8 IF ED MC Aspherical, Canon, the Nikon mount tests ...

Nikon D5100 DxOMark Review

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The Nikon D5100 replaces the D5000 in Nikon’s lineup; it finds its place right below the Nikon D7000, according to Nikon’s marketing the D90 is still positioned between the D5100 and the D7000, however the spec ...

Fujifilm X100 DxOMark Review

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High Tech in a Classic Package: The Hybrid ViewfinderThe X100 has been one of the most anticipated compact cameras. Although it looks like an old rangefinder, it is a very modern device. Its most ...

Latest results for Zeiss lenses

Carl Zeiss is one of those almost mythical lens makers. Focusing on quality, its lenses almost always rely on complex optical formulas. Their price reflects this involvement in quality, and logically Zeiss lenses are ...

Zeiss lenses: Is high-end always the better choice?

The study of this group of 14 Zeiss lenses is interesting in many aspects. One of the questions arising after such an analysis is more than obvious: is high-end always the best choice?Zeiss is ...

Canon EOS 600D in depth review

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The EOS 600D looks much like the EOS 550D, which, however, it does not replace. Both bodies will remain in Canon’s lineup. The 600D utilizes most of the 550D’s hardware features, including its 18-megapixel ...

Canon EOS 1100D, DxOMark review for the new Canon entry-level body

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The EOS 1100D (Rebel T3) replaces the EOS 1000 as Canon’s entry-level body. It combines a 12-megapixel sensor, Canon’s 9-point AF engine coupled to the 63-zone metering system introduced by the EOS7D, and of ...

Panasonic DMC-GF2: Anything new?

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The recently-launched GF2 succeeds the very popular GF1 launched more than a year ago. From the outside, the GF2 looks like a simplified version of the GF1. In the interim, the GF2 acquired a ...

DxOMark review: Which 50mm lens for my camera?

(This review has been prepared with Focus Numérique, a French photo news website)Owning a 50mm lens is probably a must for any photographer. These primes are ideal for many good reasons. Mounted on a ...

DxOMark review for the Samsung EX1, Canon Powershot G12, Nikon Coolpix P7000.

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High-end bridge sensors: Questions of size and performance“Travel light.” This was the motto of pocket-sized cameras whose layout and controls were a perfect match to those of much bulkier DSLRs. Moreover, up to a ...

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