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Travel Photography Sony A7rII

Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM on the Sony A7r II review

Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM on the Sony A7r II review Introduction The Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM is one of the sharpest corner-to-corner available lenses for Canon Full Frame cameras.This ultra wide-angle zoom incorporates an Optical Image Stabilizer, offering up to four stops of advantage over non-stabilized lenses. It features three aspheric …

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sony 28mm review

Sony FE 28mm f/2 full frame lens review

Sony FE 28mm f/2 full frame lens review Introduction The Sony FE 28mm f/2 (SEL28F20) is a moderate wide-angle lens for Sony Alpha Full Frame E-Mount A7 series of digital cameras. It has a decently fast f/2 maximum aperture, Sony’s Linear Actuator Autofocus System and is dust and moisture resistant. This 28mm prime lens features Aspherical and …

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Venus 60mm f/2.8 Macro

Venus 60mm macro lens review

Venus 60mm macro lens review on a full-frame Sony A7r Introduction About the manufacturer Venus Optics Anhui ChangGeng Optical Technology Company Limited (trading under the name Venus Optics) was started by a group of macro enthusiast who wanted to make the ultimate macro photography lens. They are based in Hefei, Anhui China and currently manufacture and distribute …

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Tamron SP 15-30MM 5-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD

Tamron SP 15-30MM 5-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD Introduction and history Tamron announced the development of fast f/2.8 ultra-wide angle zoom lens with their Vibration Compensation (VC) at Photokina last year. The Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD is now in production and available for pre-order online for $1199. This Tamron is a full frame lens available for …

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85mm f1.4, Samsung NX1

Samsung NX 85mm f1.4 review on the NX1

Samsung NX 85mm f1.4 review: fast prime on the Samsung NX1   Introduction The 85mm f1.4 ED SSA (EXT85SB) is a portrait lens for the Samsung NX system. It uses nine rounded aperture blades that provide a smooth, natural Bokeh. This ultra-fast aperture lens uses a Supersonic Actuator (SSA) for silent and fast autofocusing. It also features full-time manual focus …

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