A Review of the Venus 60mm f/2.8, the World's First 2:1 Macro Lens with Infinity Focus
Last month, a Chinese company called Venus Optics unveiled a 60mm f/2.8 lens, the first 2:1 magnification lens with infinity focus. Thomas Shahan, the “Bob Ross of macro photography“, was sent a copy from the company and reviewed it in the 4.5-minute video above. Shahan notes that the lens ..
Hands On: See How the Nikon D750 Performs in a Plethora of Real-World Situations
The Canon 7D Mark II has kind of stolen many of the headlines away from a different camera that was released right around the same time: the Nikon D750. A full-frame shooter that boasts an impressive sensor, DPReview recently took the 750 out to Seattle’s Museum of Flight for a very informative, ..
Review: f-stop's Ajna is a Tough Modular Camera Bag for World Exploration
There are a limited number of backpacks that we would recommend taking on a journey if you decided to head to the Arctic circle or the Amazon rainforest. The range of available camera bags from f-stop seem to be designed for the pure purpose of rough adventuring, and it may just be a contender. We received ..
Review: The $49 Platypod Pro is the World's Most Compact Mini Tripod
You’re not a photographer if you haven’t been somewhere (traveling light on a weekend excursion perhaps) when out for an evening stroll you spot it… the picture you thought you wouldn’t need to take this weekend: a long exposure. UPDATE: I love seeing products grow up and evolve ..
A Real World Review of the Pentax K-1
I got my Pentax K-1 last night and have spent the entire day with it, shooting and getting a feel for the camera. I thought the Pentaxians in the crowd might be interested to read a real world review of Pentax’s newest camera and first full frame offering. Please note that you won’t find any […]
MTF Testing the Canon 11-24mm f/4L, the World's Widest Full Frame Rectilinear Lens
Editor’s note: If you’re unfamiliar with how to interpret MTF charts, you can find primers here and here. I’ll be honest. I’m pretty excited about the Canon 11-24mm f/4 L lens. I love shooting ultra-wide and the chance to shoot this wide with a rectilinear lens on a full-frame ..
A Real-World Review of the Canon PowerShot G3X
The G-series of cameras from Canon have always been their enthusiast/prosumer range with features and specs that typically outclass their other compact cameras. With the compact camera segment suffering heavily at the hands of ever-improving smartphones, the enthusiast user is pretty much the only slice ..
Nikon D5 Pro Review: The Batman of the Camera World
Powerful, insanely fast, supremely agile, hauntingly accurate and a master of the dark. The Batman of the camera world. I could end the review there, but what fun would that be? Introduction As with my Nikon D750 Review, this Nikon D5 review is founded upon real world usage in a professional shooting ..
Pedal the World – An Adventure Around the World on a Bicycle
Actually, everything was perfect – but something was missing Felix Starck in his daily life. The meaning of life? Perhaps. In June 2013, the then 23-year old started in his biggest adventure yet. 18000 km – 22 countries – 365 days – all on a bicycle. Untrained, with 55 kg baggage ..
World Landforms, a Leading Portal, Provides Authentic Information About Different Types of Volcano Landforms
World landforms, a leading portal, provides authentic information about different types of Volcano landforms. The portal was created to educate and provide information to various people, especially students of all ages. They help to understand the various kinds of landforms present on earth such as basins, ..