Illuminate your Macros! – Manfrotto Lykos LED Light – Bicolor

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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...]

Tough Nut – CAT S60

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Smartphones have evolved into specialised devices, and Android platform, with its developerfriendly features, provides an ideal environment for innovators. CAT brand of mobile phones, part of Caterpillar group, is offered by Bullitt Mobile Ltd. The device is not an ordinary mobile phone and certainly not everyone’s cup of tea. The CAT S60’s main USP is a thermal imaging module i … [Read more...]

To Infinity and Beyond… – Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus

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A flagship phone launch is important to every company but this time, it’s more so for Samsung. The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are the first flagship devices after Samsung recalled its Galaxy Note7 smartphone last year. But are the devices great enough to prove Samsung’s point that it is still the number one Android manufacturer? Read on. Design and Build Quality Let’s get this … [Read more...]

AN IMAGING DOGFIGHT

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The 24-70mm is probably the most used zoom range in full frame systems. For most of us who have grown beyond the quality of inexpensive kit lenses, the 24-70mm f/2.8 lens presents a desirable longterm goal. This month, we requested all major lens manufacturers to send their premium standard zoom lenses for a comparative review along with the most appropriate bodies. Sigma … [Read more...]

An Artist at Work: Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM | Art

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Sigma has been steadily taking on the giants in imaging with its latest series of Art, Sport and Contemporary-labelled lenses. The Art lenses in itself has established as the signature of quality in optics, build quality and mechanical precision. The Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens is its answer to competitors in the heavily contested fast portrait lens sphere. Design and … [Read more...]