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Samyang Reflex 300mm f/6.3 UMC CS Preview: New telephoto mirror lens for APS-C Digital SLRs

Samyang have launched a new 300mm reflex or mirror lens with a fixed f/6.3 aperture. With a previous version of the lens only available for mirrorless cameras, the new version is designed for Digital ...

Samyang 35mm f/1.4 AS UMC AE Preview: Updated 35mm prime lens for Canon

Samyang have launched an updated version of their 35mm f/1.4 AS UMC lens for the Canon lens mount. Featuring an ‘AE’ chip the new lens enables electronic communication between camera and lens for changing ...

Samyang 24mm F1.4 ED AS UMC Pentax and Sony mount lens test: Best 24mm lens for those users?

Following the recent reviews of the Canon mount and modified Nikon (AE) models we’ve now turned our attention to the Sony Alpha and Pentax K mount versions of the ultra-high speed Samyang 24mm f1.4 ...

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 60mm F2.8G ED: Nikon’s best Micro Nikkor?

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Nikon revamped its popular 60mm f2.8 Micro AF-D model replacing it with this 12-element G-series version. Read on to find out how well it performs. ...

Sony FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS: Serious contender to the Zeiss?

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At less than half the price of the marginally wider, slightly faster Zeiss 24-70mm f4, this in-house Sony model looks like a tempting alternative, but can it meet the demands of the high-resolution sensor in ...

Panasonic Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm F1.2 ASPH OIS lens test: Best performing Micro Four Thirds model

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After evaluating Panasonic’s high-end Leica 15mm f1.7 Summilux lens, we’ve continued the theme by assessing the firm’s ultra-high speed stabilized 42.5mm f1.2 Nocticron model. Read on to find out if this new lens can ...

Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM A Canon lens test: Art for Art’s sake?

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After the terrific performance of Sigma’s competitively priced 35mm f1.4 Art model, the new 50mm f1.4 version is finally here. Read on to find out if it can compare with the best of the ...

Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 15mm F1.7 ASPH lens test: Prime performer

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Panasonic has introduced a high-speed Leica 15mm (30mm equivalent) f1.7 for everyday use. Read on to find out how well it performs. ...

Canon PowerShot G1X II sensor test: Strong contender?

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Canon has completely revamped their large sensor G1X compact. Read on to find out if this is enough to compete with rival offerings. ...

Pentax 645Z Preview – Pentax’s ‘affordable’ medium-format digital SLR gets an upgrade

Pentax have launched the 645Z medium-format digital SLR, featuring a new 51.4Mp CMOS sensor. Priced at £7,699, including a 55mm f/2.8 lens, it doesn’t cost much more than some pro 35mm DSLRs, but does ...

Best Primes on a budget for the Nikon D3300

We’ve tested the new 24-Mpix Nikon D3300 with more than 140 Nikkor and third-party prime and zoom models to assess image quality. Read onto find out which of these lenses have the best image ...

Nikkor AF-S DX 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR Preview – A new Super Zoom for Nikon DX Shooters

Nikon have launched a new 18-300mm super zoom lens for their DX format Digital SLR cameras. Weighing around 1/3rd less than its predecessor and featuring Nikon’s VR, or Vibration Reduction, image stabilising system, could ...

Best lenses on a budget for the Nikon D3300: Best Zooms

We’ve tested the new 24-Mpix Nikon D3300 with more than 140 Nikkor and third-party prime and zoom models to assess image quality. Read onto find out which of these lenses have the best image ...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 sensor test: Heavyweight contender

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Panasonic GH series of micro four-thirds cameras are some of the best all-round video and stills hybrid solutions currently available. Read on to find out how the new 4K capable Four Thirds sensor in ...

Sony A7S Preview – A low resolution marvel for low-light & video?

Sony has expanded its range of full-frame mirrorless cameras with the launch of the Sony A7S. Joining the Sony A7 and A7R, the new A7S offers a lower resolution 12.2Mp sensor with an ISO ...

Nikon 1 J4 Preview – Nikon overhaul their entry-level mirrorless camera

Hot on the heels of the Nikon 1 V3 launched last month, Nikon have just unveiled a new model in their consumer orientated J range of mirrorless hybrid cameras. With many features from the ...

Sony A6000 sensor test: Little wonder

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The Sony Alpha A6000 is a revision of the earlier NEX-6 featuring a new 24-Mpix APS-C sensor and on-sensor phase-detection AF with improved coverage. Read on to find out how the new model performs. ...

Sony Xperia Z2 overview: Revised model takes first place in Mobile rankings

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Sony’s waterproof Xperia Z1 impressed us with its image quality but can this reimagined version, the Xperia Z2, improve enough to challenge the 37-Mpix Nokia Lumia Pureview models and the Apple iPhone 5S? Read ...

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