Sigma 100-400mm f/5 – 6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary


The 100-400mm focal range is much sought after by all nature and wildlife lovers. All the major manufacturers have such a lens in their range. With us this month is Sigma’s 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary. In recent times, every Sigma lens tested by SP has been special. Will the 100-400 repeat the success? Design & Build Quality The Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG O … [Read more...]

Canon EF-M 28mm f/3.5 Macro IS STM


Photographers who shoot macro subjects face numerous challenges, not limited to camera shake, extremely shallow Depth-of- Field, shutter speed inadequate to compensate for a light breeze, lens casting a shadow on the subject, and sub-optimal lighting. Canon has now come up with an innovative idea. The EF-M 28mm f/3.5 Macro IS STM features an in-built ring light that addresses … [Read more...]

Fujifilm X-T2


Indian photo enthusiasts have not had much exposure to Fujifilm’s evolving efforts in the mirrorless camera market. The first X-series camera was introduced in 2011 and the system has evolved at a blistering pace. Today, Fujifilm has a lens system that has over 20 XF lenses to choose from. The X-T2 was introduced in late 2016 and has drawn technology from the flagship X-Pro 2. F … [Read more...]

Canon EF-M 22mm f/2.0 STM


Canon has been working enthusiastically on the EOS M series APS-C mirrorless cameras for quite some time. These cameras have the advantage of having the largest sensors in the ‘truly compact’ mirrorless cameras. The 22mm f/2.0 STM ‘pancake’ lens takes pride in fast and quiet autofocus enabled by the stepper motor. Design and Build Quality The 22mm f/2 STM is an ultra-slim an … [Read more...]

Manfrotto Lykos LED Light – Bicolor


For macro and close-up photography, electronic flash has always been the choice of illumination for most photographers, especially when working in low ambient light. With the advances in lighting however, LED lights provide an alternative source of illumination with certain advantages not found with electronic flash. When using electronic flash, reflections from various … [Read more...]