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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 ...

Phase One IQ 180: the new king of all sensors

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When we received the IQ 180 Digital Back from Phase One, we expected a lot from this huge 80 MPix sensor. And indeed, this sensor is the best we have ever tested, with an ...

The latest Nikon macro prime lens put to the test: Nikon AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G

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This brand new all-purpose prime lens is great for general photography with a DX camera, especially if you want to take close shots from time to time. At $300, it can be a very ...

Sony NEX 5N: Sony’s latest interchangeable lens camera put to the test

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Just as the NEX C3 succeeded the NEX 3, it's now time for the NEX 5 to be replaced by the NEX 5N. But although some successions are only slight redesigns, the 5N is ...

Nikon Coolpix P7100: a new high-end compact by Nikon

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The Nikon Coolpix P7000 was launched last year to clearly compete with the Canon Powershot G12 on the high-end compact market. Despite reasonably good specs, the P7000 wasn’t really well received because of some ...

Nikon 1 series: The tests

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It’s rare in the world of photography for a manufacturer to come up with an entirely new product line from scratch, and it’s equally rare for a famous manufacturer such as Nikon (the world ...

Sigma 70-300mm DG OS: a low-cost telephoto zoom put to the test

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Today we are publishing the measurements for a popular, low-cost telephoto zoom lens: the Sigma 70-300mm DG OS for Nikon and Canon mounts.This new version of the Sigma 70-300mm DG features a stabilization which ...

Carl Zeiss Distagon T 35mm f/1.4 ZF2: a premium Zeiss wide-angle lens put to the test

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Announced at PhotoKina 2010, the Zeiss 35mm 1.4 lenses for Canon and Nikon are arriving on the market and have now been tested on DxOMark.With these new lenses, the German brand extends its already ...

Sony A77, measurements and review of the world’s first 24 MPix APS-C camera

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When the Sony A77 was announced a couple of weeks ago as a replacement for the Sony Alpha 700, Sony’s semi-professional APS-C camera, we were all very impressed by its specifications. So we were ...

Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC Nikon measurements and review

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The Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC wide-angle, with its f1.4 aperture, is made up of 12 elements in 10 groups. Its manual auto focus uses a floating focus mechanism for a better image quality ...

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM measurements and review

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A couple of days ago, we released the measurements for the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM. With its wide aperture, its image stabilizer and its fast auto-focus, this telephoto zoom lens is ...

Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM measurements and review

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The Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM, a very light and small equivalent to a 16-35mm on a 35mm camera, is well suited for landscape or indoor photography. For example, the non-rotating front element eases ...

Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG Macro for Canon & Nikon mounts measurements and review

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With it true 1:1 macro reproduction and its floating auto-focus system for high optical quality on its very broad range of focus, this Sigma macro lens looks like ideal for a wide variety of ...

Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM measurements and review

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The Canon EF 24mm f/1.4 L II USM which belongs to the high-end L series of Canon is designed for high performance. Its 13 elements in 10 groups include two aspherical elements for limited ...

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G: review of the famous 50mm 1.8D successor

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For the replacement of its famous entry-level 50mm lens, Nikon added an AF-S motor to it. But, let's see how it compares  in terms of image quality, with its predecessor and competitors. ...

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