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Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens review


Will Chao ( will review the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens (currently $100 off) and compare it to the Canon 50mm f/1.2, Canon 50mm f/1.8 and the old Sigma 50mm f/1.4 lenses: Will Chao here, I am a wedding photographer in Melbourne. Welcome to my review of the Sigma 50mm F1.4 ART vs […]

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Guest post: Multistitch

In today’s guest post Brian Hirschfeld will discuss Multistich – a simple device for 4×5 cameras that will help you generate large format digital files for commercial photography: In my humble report from PDN PhotoPlus 2013 I had the opportunity to meet and briefly interview Myko, the creator of Multistitch. The YouTube video I did at this time gave a brief overview […]

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Brenthaven BX2 camera backpack review

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This is a quick review of the Brenthaven BX2 camera backpack (Model #: 1703). The first thing I noticed after I picked up the BX2 was how light it was – with a weight of 2.8 lb I believe this is one of the lightest backpacks in this category (the similar sized Lowepro DSLR Video Fastpack 250 AW for example […]

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Sony RX1 review: first impressions

Sony RX-1 review

I have to admit, I am not a big fan of Sony cameras. I understand that the NEX-7 and RX100 are top performers in their categories, but for some reason they never “clicked” for me. My mirrorless/compact solution of choice for the past two years has been from Fuji (X100 first, then X-Pro1). I also […]

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Ricoh GXR camera + A12 Leica M-mount unit review


I was always curious to try out the Ricoh GXR system and with the announcement of the A12 Leica M-mount unit, I was able to borrow one and use it with my Leica lenses. Here is my quick review: General First, I have to say that this GXR A12 M-mount setup makes sense only if […]

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Three budget tripod kits compared: Manfrotto 294 vs. Oben AC-1410 vs. Davis & Sanford Traverse


This is a quick comparison between the following tripods kits (ball head included): Manfrotto 294 aluminum 3-section tripod wit QR ball head Oben AC-1410 4-section aluminum tripod with BA-0 ball head Vista by Davis & Sanford Traverse tripod with BH11 ball head Manfrotto 294 Oben AC-1410 Davis & Sanford Traverse Leg sections 3 4 5 […]

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Panasonic Leica DG Macro-Elmarit 45mm f/2.8 ASPH. MEGA O.I.S. lens review


Today’s guest post review of the Panasonic Leica DG Macro-Elmarit 45mm f/2.8 ASPH. MEGA O.I.S. lens ($684.88) is written by Xavier Lhospice: I am 50 years old! I often tend to forget about it, but my body keeps on reminding me, especially my back. Since I was not using my DSLR too often lately, I traded my […]

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What are the best AA batteries for photography?


This is another guest post from Dan on the best AA batteries for photography. You can read also his previous Fuji X100 and Olympus ZX1 reviews. You can follow Dan on twitter @ZDP189. What Are the Best AA Batteries for Photography? I seem burn through batteries at an alarming rate.  I have lots of devices that take AA […]

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Fuji Finepix X100 review (take 2)


Here is another guest post review of the Fujifilm Finepix X100 camera from TaoTeJared . Don’t forget to enter also the ongoing Fuji X100 giveaway. Check also the previous X100 review. In the last 3 weeks and almost at 1000 shots later with the Fujifilm X100 camera, I can honestly say I am loving it more every […]

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Think Tank Photo Speed Demon v2.0 bag preview


Few days ago Think Tank Photo released new and re-designed versions of their Speed Convertible bags. Those are hybrid bags that can be worn on the shoulder or as a belt pack. The new Speed Convertible series will be released on June 8th, 2011. You can sign up to this website and Think Tank will […]

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