Standard Zoom Lenses Compared

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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...]

Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Milvus

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This lens from Zeiss, is the widest in their current range. While a lens with the same focal length was offered by Zeiss earlier, this is a new iteration introduced as a part of the new Milvus range. As with all Zeiss D-SLR, this is a manual focus only lens but with electronic contacts. This particular model is available in Canon and Nikon mounts. Zeiss is one of the few … [Read more...]

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...]

Panasonic Lumix GH5

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When Panasonic launched the Micro Four Thirds System in 2008, the intention was to launch mirrorless cameras that were smaller and lighter. The decision was rightly applauded and the Micro Four Thirds mount as well as the concept of mirrorless cameras was firmly established. Since then, all the major brands have launched mirrorless cameras and competition in this sector has … [Read more...]

Oppo F3 Plus

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When majority of smartphone manufacturers were prioritising the rear camera over front, companies like Oppo focused on selfies. The bet worked in favour of the Chinese smartphone maker when they introduced the F1 series devices. Now pushing the selfie strategy further is Oppo’s latest - F3 Plus. Design and Build Quality The F3 Plus is a device that can be classified as a p … [Read more...]