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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 review

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Panasonic’s sleek and stylish Lumix DMC-GF5 relies on the Micro Four Thirds technology – a technology that includes a 4:3 ratio sensor, and lacks a mirror box and pentaprism – allowing for the camera’s ...

Pentax smc DA Star 55mm f/1.4 SDM review

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The beauty of bokeh – the aesthetic quality of a blur – is often admired by photographers and image enthusiasts alike. Some images with high bokeh resemble hybrid art – one part impressionist painting, ...

Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM review: a classic never dies

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Canon’s EF 100mm f/2 USM dates back to the early 1990s, making it one of the camera maker’s more veteran lenses. But don’t let its age fool you, the lens’ continuing popularity among professional ...

Tokina AT-X M35 PRO DX AF 35mm f/2.8 Macro for Canon and Nikon review

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The Tokina AT-X M35 PRO DX AF 35mm f/2.8 Macro for Canon and Nikon is the Jack of all trades: the lens allows photographers to snap pictures with macro like details by providing life-sized ...

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 review

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Sony’s latest expert compact camera, the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100, incorporates a 1-inch sensor that is larger than the 1/1.7" and 2/3" sensors of its competitors. Sony has already surprised us over the past few years ...

Canon EOS M Preview

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Canon is used to setting trends, not following them. But the popularity of mirrorless camera technology has the world’s leading camera maker playing catch-up in a race that was started nearly a decade ago ...

Fujifilm FinePix X-S1 review: an expert compact performance from a bridge-format camera

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Bridge cameras often suffer from so-so image quality and cheap finishing touches. How does this premium bridge from Fuji compare to such expert compact cameras as the Canon Powershot S100 or G12? Does it ...

Nikon D800E nabs top ranking from D800

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The new Nikon D800E ditches the low-pass optical filter found in the D800. The result is a camera that produces images with sharper image quality and a stronger preservation of details. But does this ...

Sigma 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM preview: A compact and versatile trans-standard lens

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With the new 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM, Sigma renews its optical formula while providing a compact version of its trans-standard zoom. ...

AF-S Nikkor 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR Review

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A middle-of-the-line lens, the AF-S Nikkor 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR integrates an ED glass lens and three aspherical lenses, as well as a coating against flare. Its focal-length range extends from wide-angle to traditional ...

AF-S DX Nikkor 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Review

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Mounted on an APS-C reflex such as the Nikon D3100, D3200, D5100 or D7000, the AF-S DX Nikkor 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR becomes the equivalent of a 27-300mm: ideal for travel photography for those ...

Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Review

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Here is a tiny lens that may well enjoy a great career. Compatible with full-frame and APS-C cameras, the new Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 offers an aperture with average focal length of 40mm, while ...

Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Review

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The Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM (29-216mm in 35mm) has many seductive strong points for photographers and videographers. Here are our first impressions: ...

Canon EOS 650D Review

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Canon’s annual update of its amateur APS-C D-SLR and successor in a long line of cameras (EOS 500D, 550D, 600D), the Canon EOS 650D brings with it a few well-thought-out new features. By contrast, ...

Sony DSC-RX100 Preview

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A “premium” digital camera, the Sony DSC-RX100 is not lacking in persuasiveness: a larger-than-usual  CMOS sensor; a bright, high-quality wide-angle (f1/8) lens; a more compact size than all other expert APNs on the market; ...

Canon EOS 1D X Preview

The EOS 1D X is the new flagship camera announced at the top of Canon's professional range of DSLRs. It will have the difficult task to replace both the sport-specialized, fast 1D series and ...

Sony SLT-A37 Preview

The Sony SLT-Alpha 37 entry-level APS-C replaces the Sony SLT-A35 in Sony's product line, but its design is very comparable to the Sony A33. Just like its predecessor and its bigger brother the Sony SLT A57, the A37 ...

Sony NEX-F3 Preview

The NEX-F3 succeeds the NEX-C3 while keeping the latter’s 16Mpix APS-C CMOS Exmor sensor, well-known for its qualities of excellent behavior at high sensitivities and in low-light, and for its record-breaking dynamic range. ...

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