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Olympus 14-150mm f/4.0-5.6 II for Day 34 Gear Friday

A review of this lens is coming… Gear: Olympus OM-D E-M5 16MP Live MOS Olympus 14-150mm f/4.0-5.6 II Lens for Micro Four Thirds Cameras (Black)

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M.Zuiko 45mm F/1.8 Lens for Day 27 – Gear Friday

This weeks feature gear is my incredible M.Zuiko 45mm F/1.8. ManufacturerOLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.Model NameE-PL7Exposure ProgramNormal ProgramExposure Time1/30F Number5.5ISO1600Focal Length67mmMetering ModePattern

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Panasonic Lumix 14mm F/2.5 Ver 1 for Day 20 Gear Friday

Last week I used my Panasonic Lumix 30mm F/2.8 macro, this week I used the the Panasonic Lumix 14mm F/2.5 Ver 1 This lens the oldest lens in my micro four thirds system. Before getting this,  I was uing FD lenses, which was ok and fun to shoot, but after seeing the capabilities of the Micro Four […]

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Day 13 – Olympus PEN E-PL7 with Panasonic Lumix 30mm F/2.8 Macro

This weeks feature gear is my Olympus PEN E-PL7 and the Panasonic Lumix 30mm F/2.8 Macro lens. As I’ve mentioned from the start of my 2017 Daily Photo, every Friday, I will feature the gear that I used for the week. Here it is the Olympus E-PL7 and the Lumix 30mm F/2.8 macro lens with […]

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Tokina SZ-X 630 60-300mm f4-5.6 Zoom Lens on OM-D EM-5

This is a used Tokina SZ-X 630 60-300mm f4-5.6 Zoom Lens Canon FD that I just bought from ebay, mounted on my OM-D EM-5 micro four thirds camera. It feels good on my EM-5, it’s not too heavy and is well balanced. It is lighter than my other FD telephoto, the Canon FD 200mm F/4 […]

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OP/TECH Compact Sling, The Perfect Strap for My Mirrorless Cameras.

I’ve been using the OP/TECH USA Compact Sling for my Olympus Mirrorless Camera’s for more than two months now and all I can say is, “it is the perfect camera strap for most mirrorless system cameras.” The OP/TECH USA Compact Sling was made by OP/Tech USA, a company well known for their huge lineup of […]

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Canon EF 400mm F/5.6L For Sports

You can read the review of the EF 400mm F/5.6L that I wrote a year ago here. When I bought the EF 400mm F/5.6L, my original purpose was to use it for bird photography and other wildlife, a year after, I’m using it for sports photography. At F/5.6 it is not an ideal lens for […]

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Dual Camera Harness/Strap at an Affordable Price

For the past 3 years I have been using the original Black Rapid Strap (RS 1). It’s a great product that never really failed me, not even once. The Black Rapid is perfect if I’m using only one camera, when I need to use two bodies, I usually bring along my  Lowepro Toploader Pro 75 […]

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Tamron AF 180mm f/3.5 Di SP Macro Lens Sample Photo Gallery

 

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Tamron AF 180mm f/3.5 Di SP Macro Lens Review Part II – Conclusion and Some Photos.

  You can read the first part of this review here. Conclusion: Overall I like the lens, results are stunning. I used this on a Canon EOS 40d and EOS 60D bodies and work well on both. It feels comfortable on my hands, feels solid despite having an all plastic construction. So far the only […]

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Update: Tamron AF 28-75mm F/2.8 Mini Review

To read my original review please click here. Thanks. Update: 09/29/2012  After more than a year of using the Tamron AF 28-75mm f/2.8 SP XR ZL Di LD Aspherical (IF) for Canon, I have notice that the zoom ring is somewhat tighter. Zooming from 28-60mm is ok, but from 60mm to 75mm, it's not as smooth as […]

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Tamron AF 180mm f/3.5 Di SP A/M FEC LD (IF) 1:1 Macro Lens For Canon

Tamron AF 180mm f/3.5 Di SP Macro Lens Review

This review has been long overdue, before I start, let me just tell you that despite it’s shortcomings and limitation, this piece of gear won’t dissapoint you at all. The Tamron AF 180mm f/3.5 Di SP Macro Lens comes in Canon, NIKON and Sony mount, I have the Canon mount for my EOS 7D and EOS […]

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Canon FD 35-70mm F/3.5-4.5 Zoom Lens Review

Here’s another lens I picked up dirt cheap. The Canon FD 35-70mm F/3.5-4.5. Unlike my other FD lenses, this one is made entirely of plastic and feels cheap. Since it’s all platic, it’s light and nice to carry around. Image quality??? I’m not sure yet, I have shoot more with it. Check back soon, I […]

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FD Mount Asanuma 80-250mm F/4.5 Telephoto Lens Review.

  This is my Asanuma 80-250mm F/4.5 Telephoto Lens for Canon FD Mount. Pretty good looking for a lens this old. Oh and this is what you can call Full Metal Jacket, it’s all metal and it's really darn heavy, I feel like I need to start working out so I can use it handheld. […]

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Canon EF 400mm F/5.6 L USM Sample Photos

I am really happy with my Canon EF 400mm F/5.6 L USM. I have used it with the Canon EOS 40D and Canon EOS 60D all with great results. As a follow up to the review I posted, here are more sample photos I shot with the Canon EF 400mm F/5.6 L USM Lens

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Canon EF 400mm F/5.6 L USM Lens Review

The Canon EF 400mm F/5.6 L USM Lens is simply an amazing lens. It's easy and fun to use, and it really feels good in my hands. Introduced in 1993, this EF 400mm F/5.6 L lens is Canon's least expensive L lens in their 400mm line up and it is one of the most affordable […]

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Tamron AF 60mm f/2.0 SP Macro Lens Review

Announced in mid 2009, the Tamron 60mm F2 macro lens provides 1:1 magnification for APS-C sensors. This Tamron 60mm macro is available in Canon, Sony and Nikon mounts and it incorporates two low dispersion elements to compensate for various aberrations, lets you achieve 1:1 magnification at a working distance of 100mm. The F2 maximum aperture […]

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Quick Release Dual-shoulder Camera Neck Strap – First Impression

Fits Nicely on the EOS 60D I was about to buy my second black rapid strap when i stumble upon the Quick Release Dual-shoulder Camera Neck Strap from Rainbowimaging. It looks ok so I decided to try it out. (LEFT)Quick Strap | (RIGHT)Black Rapid RS-1 Seems to be made of fine materials, comparing it to […]

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Review Sunwayfoto DPL-03 Arca-Swiss Compatible Universal L Plate

The Sunwayfoto DPL-03 Arca-Swiss Compatible Universal L-Plate is priced at $89 at the time of this writing. First of I must say it is made of high quality materials, build quality is excellent. If you are looking for a cheaper alternative to the more expensive Arca Swiss type L Plate from Really Right Stuff and […]

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Canon EF 70-200mm F/4 L IS USM vs Non IS EF 70-200mm F/4 L USM

So which one should you get, the IS or the Non IS version of the famous EF 70-200mm F/4L USM Lens, I myself was in this situation. And to complicate things more, there’s still the EF 70-300 F/4-5.6 IS USM which also offers great image quality coupled with more reach for a much lower price. […]

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