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Stunning macro photography at home with the Irix Dragonfly 150mm f/2.8 Macro 1:1 lens

Stunning Macro photography at home Or to put it another way, a creative approach to the subject with the Irix Dragonfly 150mm f/2.8 Macro 1:1 lens Article is prepared by Iwona Sikorka Instagram, Irix brand Photographer We often associate macrophotography with scenes from a meadow, insects or flowers. This spring and summer period is a period of […]

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Mega shootout: Sony, Leica, and Phase One comparison

Mega shootout (best of the best): Sony, Leica, and Phase One comparison by Onasj Sony a7riii with 85/1.4 GM lens vs. Leica M10-P with 75/1.25 Noctilux lens vs. Phase One IQ3-100 Trichromatic with HR 90 and SK 150/2.8 LS BR lenses vs. Phase One IQ4-150 with HR 90 and SK 150/2.8 LS BR lenses Introduction It’s an […]

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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

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

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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