Category Archives: PR reviews

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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New ThinkTank Photo Retrospective 5 bag for Micro Four Thirds or rangefinder camera systems

Today ThinkTank Photo announced a new Retrospective 5 bag. This is the first bag from ThinkTank especially designed for Micro Four Thirds or rangefinder camera systems. I got an early pre-production version few days ago and here are some images:

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Olympus XZ-1 review

After the great Fuji X100 review (the third most viewed post in March), Dan shared his experineces with the Olympus XZ-1 camera. You can follow Dan in Twitter @ZDP189. Here is his review: Olympus XZ-1 – stuck with it Executive Summary If money is no object, just about any normal consumer would buy an XZ-1 over the competition. It’s […]

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Fuji X100 camera review

Dan is one of the lucky PhotoRumors readers who was able to purchase the Fuji X100 camera in Hong Kong. Since I have not received mine yet, I asked Dan to share his first impression of what appears to be the most anticipated camera of the year. You can follow Dan on twitter @ZDP189. Here […]

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Serious compact cameras compared: Samsung TL500 vs. Panasonic LX5 vs. Canon S95

I initially started with evaluating five different compact models: Samsung TL500, Panasonic LX5, Leica D-Lux 5, Nikon Coolpix S8100 and Canon S95. The Panasonic LX5 and Leica D-Lux 5 are almost identical cameras – take a look at this post over at The Nikon S8100 doesn’t really fit in this category because it does not support RAW […]

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