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AF-S Nikkor 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Preview: A new ‘fast’ Nikon super-telephoto prime for the World Cup

Just in time for the Football World Cup Nikon have launched a new super telephoto prime lens for professional sports & news photographers. The AF-S Nikkor 400mm f/2.8E FL VR promises improved optical performance, ...

Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM & EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM Preview: New wide-angle glass for both Canon full-frame and APS-C lens mounts

Canon has announced new wide-angle zoom lenses in both their L-series professional line-up and EF-S consumer range. With both lenses boasting new features, and slightly cheaper prices than current options, it’s an exciting announcement for ...

Samsung NX2000 sensor test: Entry-level contender

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With a 20.3-Mpix APS-C CMOS sensor, touch screen NFC Samsung’s Galaxy NX2000 is a new intermediate entry-level model sitting between the NX1100 and NX300. Read on to find out if it has enough to ...

Samsung NX3000 Preview: Small body, big ideas?

In their annual update to the NX**** series, Samsung have launched the NX3000 mirrorless hybrid camera. Boasting a 20.3Mp APS-C sensor and a 3.0in ‘flip-up’ LCD screen for the perfect ‘selfie’, is this compact ...

Best lenses for the Sony A5000: Best primes

We’ve analyzed the image quality of the 20-Mpix Sony A5000 with over 22 zooms and primes. Read on to find out which of those models you should be using with Sony’s smallest and lightest ...

Mitakon 50mm f/0.95 Preview: ‘Ultra fast’ prime lens announced for the Sony FE mount

Mitakon have unveiled a new ‘ultra fast’ prime lens for Sony’s mirrorless FE lens mount. Compatible with Sony’s full-frame a7 series of mirrorless cameras, the Mitakon SpeedMaster Series FE 50mm f/0.95 promises excellent images ...

Samsung Galaxy NX sensor test: Smart choice?

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Samsung’s Galaxy NX is the world’s first large sensor, mobile-camera hybrid with interchangeable lenses. Read on to find out if this innovative newcomer has what it takes to compete with rival mirrorless offerings. ...

Best lenses for the 16-MPix Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1: Best Zooms

Following the lens recommendations for Lumix DMC-GX7 we’ve now analyzed the image quality of Panasonic’s diminutive GM1 with over 33 lenses to assess the imaging characteristics specifically with the new camera. Read on to ...

Sony a77 II Preview: Sony unveil new flagship APS-C SLT camera

Sony has launched a new translucent mirror option in their Alpha range of interchangeable lens cameras. Boasting a new autofocus system and greater ISO sensitivity, will the Sony a77 II become the king of ...

Best lenses for the 16-MPix Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1: Best primes

Following the lens recommendations for Lumix DMC-GX7 we’ve now analyzed the image quality of Panasonic’s diminutive GM1 with over 33 lenses to assess the imaging characteristics specifically with the new camera. Read on to ...

Samsung NX30 sensor test: Convincing option?

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Samsung’s new 20.3-Mpix APS-C NX30 is a revamp of the former mid-range NX20 model. Read on to find out if it’s got what it takes to compete with rival mirrorless offerings. ...

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 ...

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