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Sony A99 II best prime lenses test

Sony’s latest 42Mp SLT A99 II adds another full-frame, high-resolution camera option for photographers demanding images packed with detail. Boasting a back-illuminated (BSI) sensor, the Sony A99 II achieved an outstanding overall DxOMark score of ...

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III lens test

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Canon has launched the 3rd iteration of its popular EF 16-35mm f/2.8L wide-angle zoom lens, predominantly for full frame press, sport and action photographers. Significant improvements to outer field sharpness on the new $2199 EF ...

Nikon D3400 best prime lenses test

We’ve tested a total of 83 fixed focal length prime lenses on the D3400, including both FX-mount full-frame lenses, as well as the DX-mount optics that are specifically designed for use on the APS-C D3400. ...

Nikon D3400 best zoom lenses test

In part 2 of our review  of the best lenses for the Nikon D3400, we’re looking at the performance of zoom lenses. More versatile than a fixed focal length prime lens, zoom lenses are often ...

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 105mm F1.4E ED test: The best-performing lens in the lineup below 200mm

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With a slightly narrower angle of view and a slightly greater image magnification than the 85mm, resulting in marginally more pronounced subject isolation, the 105mm has long been a popular alternative. This new high-speed F1.4 ...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G80/G85 sensor test: Impressive IQ

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After introducing several faux rangefinder models in the form of the svelte GX85, the diminutive GF8, and the high-end GX8, Panasonic has turned its attention to the SLR-style cameras in its lineup and has updated ...

Sony A6500 sensor test

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Launched just 8 months after its predecessor, the A6300, the Sony A6500 is the third iteration in Sony’s flagship range of mirrorless hybrid cameras featuring an APS-C sensor. Built around the same 24.2Mp APS-C Exmor ...

Tamron SP150-600mm F5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 Canon test: Upgrading a classic

With this G2 model, Tamron has updated its popular 150-600mm introduced in late 2013. During its short life span, the Tamron 150-600mm has become a classic of its kind. At around $1400, the new G2 ...

Sony SLT Alpha 99 II sensor test: New super-resolution contender

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The Sony SLT A99 II is the Japanese electronic giant’s latest full-frame, DSLR-style, interchangeable-lens camera. Packing a 42Mp backside-illuminated (BSI) CMOS sensor, the A99 II offers a significant jump in resolution over its predecessor and ...

Panasonic Lumix ZS60 sensor test: Compact travel zoom with 4K video

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If you don’t want the bulk of a bridge camera to take on vacation, a compact travel zoom camera may be the solution. These pocket-sized compacts may be small, but pack plenty of punch, and ...

Sony RX100 V sensor test: High-end compact with impressive speed

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Around 16 months after the launch of the Mark IV, Sony has released the latest iteration in its RX100 series of high-end compact cameras. The Sony RX100 V features a similar 20.1Mp 1”-type BSI-CMOS sensor ...

Best prime lenses for the EOS-1Dx Mk II: Recommendations for photojournalists

We’ve tested 130 lenses on Canon’s flagship camera, the full-frame 18-Mpix Canon EOS-1D X Mk II, covering focal lengths ranging from an incredibly wide 11mm up to a super-telephoto 600mm.We’ve split the results between primes ...

Best zoom lenses for the EOS-1Dx Mk II: Recommendations for photojournalists

We’ve tested 130 lenses on Canon’s flagship camera, the full-frame 18-Mpix Canon EOS-1D X Mk II, covering focal lengths ranging from an incredibly wide 11mm up to a super-telephoto 600mm.We’ve split the results between primes and ...

Sony FE 50mm f/2.8 Macro lens test

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Lens options for Sony’s full-frame A7 series of mirrorless cameras are increasing all the time, and the new $498 Sony FE 50mm f/2.8 Macro adds another choice in this popular prime lens focal length. Great ...

Wide, cheap, good?

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Taking aim squarely at the Canon EF11-24mm f/4L USM, this new 12-24mm f/4 lens from Sigma is part of its “Art” range of lenses. These lenses are designed to offer the optimum image quality possible ...

DJI Phantom 4 test: Lofty ambitions

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Aerial imaging using drones is an increasingly popular means off adding a whole new perspective to your narrative, and your budget doesn’t have to expand to that of the DOD’s to add one to your ...

Best prime DX lenses on the Nikon D500

If you’ve invested in Nikon’s D500 APS-C DSLR, you’re no doubt delighted with its excellent build, tilting touch-screen LCD, new joystick control, chunky ergonomic handgrip, and large viewfinder. It’s a high-performance APS-C option, too, that ...

Best DX zoom lenses on the Nikon D500

In part 2 of our “best lenses for the Nikon D500” review, we look at some of the highest-scoring DX-format zoom lenses. There are many more DX zoom lenses available for the D500 compared to ...

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