Tag: Photography Gear Reviews

Day 6 – Gear Friday – OM-D E-M5 with Lumix 25mm F/1.7

Today is Gear Friday. On gear Friday, I will feature the gear I used for the whole week. For this week I used my Olympus OM-D E-M5 with the Panasonic Lumix 25mm F/1.7.

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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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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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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. [singlepic id=871 h=200 float=center] [singlepic id=870 h=200 float=center] (LEFT)Quick Strap | (RIGHT)Black Rapid RS-1 Seems 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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Macro / Close-Up With a Tamron AF 28-75mm F/2.8

Cropped – Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 – Macro / Close-Up Test Shot 75mm at F/4 The Tamron AF 28-75mm F/4 can also be use to get some pretty amazing close-up, it is not a true macro lens since it won’t give you a 1:1 magnification. According to it’s specs it’s magnification ratio is 1:3.9 at 75mm, […]

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Tamron AF 28-75mm F/2.8 Mini Review

  The Tamron AF 28-75mm F/2.8 Mounted on a Canon EOS 60D    Before anything else, I got mine from Amazon for a sale price of only $468.16 on April 1, and I just mailed the $25 rebate form to Tamron USA, so this lens only cost $443.16 after the rebate, and all I can […]

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Wacom CTL460 Bamboo Pen Tablet

Wow, first review for 2011. Ok, this review is about my Wacom Bamboo Pen Tablet, model CTL460. The Wacom Bamboo Pen Tablet is a type of computer input device that can be use to write, sketch or even draw on your computer. Instead of using the mouse, you use a Pen. Just like writing on […]

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Vanguard SBH-300 Ballhead Mini Review

This is a quick look at the awesome Vanguard SBH-300. Manufactured by Vanguard, this ballhead is made of solid magnesium alloy, and I can tell that the build quality is excellent without the heavy price tag. The SBH-300 can support up to 70lbs./32 kg, which is an overkill for me. It can handle my eos […]

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