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A wide-angle, yes, but which one? (Part 1)

Very wide-angle lenses allow photographers to produce an image composed of a large number of objects and to frame very large subjects (such as buildings) at close proximity, and to photograph objects on different ...

Tests and review of the Sigma 150mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro Canon lens

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The Sigma APO MACRO 150mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM is a large-aperture macro-telephoto lens that integrates Sigma’s Optical Stabilizer (OS) system.This 2010 successor to the APO MACRO 150mm F2.8 EX DG HSM, which ...

Fujifilm X10 review: an-old fashioned compact camera with some surprises

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Last year, photography headlines noted a revival of enthusiasm in the old-fashioned camera sector.The most active manufacturers for this segment were Olympus with its PEN camera and Fujifilm, with its Fuji X100 one of ...

Fujifilm F550 and F600 EXR: Twin cameras (review)

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With 7 different high-end compact camera models launched in 2011, Fujifilm holds the manufacturing record for this segment for 2011. Further, 2012 seems to be starting out just like 2011, with the announcement of ...

Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 EX DG APO Macro HSM II review: what great progress!

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Today we are publishing the test results of the Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 EX DG APO Macro HSM II (mounted on Canon and Nikon bodies), as well as comparing its performance relative to equivalent lenses ...

Panasonic Lumix GX1 review: the latest Panasonic micro-four-thirds to the test

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Here are the results for the latest camera in Panasonic’s micro-four-thirds line, the Panasonic Lumix DMC GX1. When equipped with a 14-42mm pancake lens and lateral-lever zoom, this is a very compact camera indeed. ...

A look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC GF3 and its rivals

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Announced in June 2011, the Panasonic Lumix DMC GF3 will be of interest to photographers who can afford an easy-to-use compact camera with interchangeable lenses and an image quality superior to that of other compact ...

A good (if heavy and expensive) lens: the Canon EF 300 f/2.8L II USM

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Telephoto lenses such as the Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM are used for professional sports or wildlife photography. How does it stack up against an earlier Canon model? Let’s take a look. ...

Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II: Test and review

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Three years after launching the Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS, Canon is renewing its "telephoto zoom" for APS-C. The Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II is the counterpart of the Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 ...

Canon PowerShot S100: Test and review

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In the high-end compact section of the Canon portfolio, the Canon PowerShot S100 succeeds the Canon PowerShot S90 and Canon PowerShot S95. Let's take a closer look at its image quality. ...

Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 EX DG HSM II Canon: Test results

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This new Sigma 12-24mm EX DG HSM II wide-angle zoom for full-frame cameras is a somewhat improved version of the previous lens, the solidly-built Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 EX DG Canon. ...

Sony NEX-7 comparisons and review

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Ever since we tested the Sony SLT A77, we’ve been very curious to see how the soon-to-be released Sony NEX 7 would compare. And today we have the answer: as we expected, the absence ...

The Nikon 1 lenses test and review

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A few weeks ago, Nikon announced the Nikon 1 series that we had the chance to test immediately. For this new format of camera, Nikon also designed a completely new format of lenses, the ...

A quality review of the Pentax Q

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With an overall DxOMark score of 47, the Pentax Q is well-placed among cameras with sensors smaller than 4/3. In fact, its results are equivalent to the best compacts in this line (e.g., Canon ...

Lens Review: Tamron AF 60mm F/2 Di II

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The Tamron SP AF 60mm F/2 Di II is an affordable fast lens for macro photography fans. Even if the build quality isn't perfect, its image quality test results are quite satisfying for a ...

Sony DT 35mm F1.8 SAM: Test and review of an inexpensive Sony prime lens

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The Sony DT 35mm F1.8 SAM, a budget-focused prime lens, is only suitable for use on APS-C dSLRs, but it could be a pretty good choice if you own a Sony APS-C body and ...

Olympus PEN E-PM1 and PEN E-PL3: more pocket-sized additions to the Olympus PEN range

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Introduced this past summer, the PEN E-PL3 and PEN E-PM1 are the latest micro-four-thirds cameras from Olympus. These 2 new models are intended to complete the PEN EP3 series and thus offer a whole ...

Looking for a luminous lens kit? Choose Tamron or Sigma!

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New results are available on dxomark.com for the Tamron SP 17-50mm F/2.8 Di II XR VC LD Aspherical IF lens (Nikon and Canon mounts). This new review, along with our recent review of the ...

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