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Best lenses for the Canon EOS 7D Mark II: Part 1 – Zoom lenses

The EOS 7D Mark II is Canon’s flagship APS-C sensor DSLR, boasting a 20Mp resolution and a host of high-end features. It’s a popular choice for many serious enthusiasts and semi-pro photographers, so we’ve tested ...

Sony Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70mm F2.8 ZA SSM II lens test: Solid Choice


In addition to revamping the premium-quality Zeiss-branded Vario-Sonnar 16-35mm f2.8 ZA SSM, Sony took the opportunity to do the same with its 24-70mm f2.8 sibling. Read on to find out how well this updated lens ...

Sony Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35mm F2.8 ZA SSM II lens test: Competitive performer


Although Sony has concentrated on the E-mount lens range for their mirrorless Alpha range, it hasn’t entirely forgotten the A-mount lens range. This lens is an update to the highly-regarded Zeiss-designed full-frame 16-35mm f2.8 SSM ...

Canon EF 11-24mm F4L USM lens test: Ultra-wide champ


Launched at the same time as the 50-MPix EOS 5DS and 5DSR DSLRs, the EF 11-24mm f4L USM is the widest rectilinear lens for photographers in the world. Read on to find out how well ...

Sony FE 90mm f2.8 Macro G OSS lens test: Outstanding optical performance


Sony has started to round out the E-mount lens range for their innovative full-frame A7 bodies and APS-C format cameras, and this new 1:1 stabilized macro lens looks to be a promising addition.  Read on ...

Canon EF 100-400mm F4.5-5.6L IS II USM test: Worthy upgrade?


The original stabilized EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS USM was a favorite of wildlife and action photographers, but as one of Canon’s oldest telephoto zoom models, a replacement was well overdue. Announced towards the end of ...

Canon EOS 750D (Rebel T6i) sensor test: First Canon APS-C format camera to offer 12-stop dynamic range


Announced alongside the slightly better-equipped EOS 760D (Rebel T6s in the US), the 750D shares many of its sibling’s features, including a new 24.2-Mpix CMOS sensor and hybrid AF system, but it is aimed at ...

Canon EOS 760D (Rebel T6s) sensor test: On par with Canon’s high-end APS-C models


Announced alongside the slightly more accessibly-priced EOS 750D (Rebel T6i in the US), the 760D shares many of its sibling’s features, including a new 24.2-Mpix CMOS sensor, hybrid AF system, improved metering and built Wi-Fi, ...

Best lenses for the Nikon D750: Best Prime

In Part 2 of “Best lenses for the Nikon D750” we’re looking at the performance of primes on Nikon’s latest full-frame DSLR. We’ve analyzed over 60 fixed-focal-length lenses on the D750, including Nikon’s own Nikkor ...

Best lenses for the Nikon D750: Best Zoom

The Nikon D750 is an affordable 24.3Mp full-frame DSLR with attractive-looking specs for both the enthusiast and the professional photographer. It’s capable of producing outstanding pictures, but the quality of the lens used has a ...

Voigtlander Ultron 40mm f2 SL II Aspherical Review: Latest scores for alternative 3rd party standard prime for Nikon & Canon


The $499 Ultron 40mm f2 SL II Aspherical is a standard focal length prime from legendary Viennese manufacturer Voigtlander. Despite its tiny proportions it promises to deliver excellent image quality scores in our industry standard ...

Canon 5DS & 5DS R Review: New top-ranking Canon EOS sensor


Boasting a monster 50.6Mp resolution, the $3699 EOS 5DS and $3899 5DS R (which differs due to its low-pass cancellation filter), become the new top-ranked Canon sensors on our database. With screen and print scores ...

Nikon AF-S 500mm and 600mm f/4E FL ED VR preview: Lightweight super-telephoto primes for the pro market

Nikon has unveiled two new super-telephoto 500mm and 600mm prime lenses for professional sports and wildlife photographers. Marketed as the lightest lenses in their class, both utilize fluorite glass elements to reduce their weight and ...

Nikon 1 J5 sensor test: Performance breakthrough


The Nikon 1 J5 is the latest iteration of the 1-series mirrorless J-range models aimed at what the maker calls “everyday” users. Read on to find out how well the sensor in this new model ...

Sony Xperia Z3+ test: Improved rankings for latest iteration


Adopting the same 5.2-inch HD (1080 x1920 pixel) screen and similar if slightly lighter and slimmer aluminum chassis, the waterproof Sony Xperia Z3+ Android-based smartphone boasts a more powerful 64-bit Octa-core Snapdragon processor and an ...

DxO ONE test: The Science Behind the Score


DxO, the same company behind DxOMark, has introduced DxO ONE, a new pocket-sized connected camera designed to capture images with a quality and caliber previously unobtainable in a one-inch sensor camera. The DxO ONE camera’s ...

Sony FE 24-240mm f3.5-6.3 OSS lens test: Sony superzoom that does it all


Concluding our roundup of test results for the latest Sony FE-mount lenses, we take a look at the FE 24-240mm f3.5-6.3 OSS. A superzoom option that offers wide-angle through to long telephoto in a single ...

HTC One M9 Review: M8’s successor on DxOMark


Announced in March 2015, the One M9 is the latest update for the HTC One series, replacing the highly-respected One M8. It’s more evolutionary than revolutionary, though, with a design that looks very much like ...

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