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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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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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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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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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Yongnuo RF-603 and Cowboystudio PT-04 Comparison

The Yongnuo RF-603 Wireless Radio Flash Transceiver (left) and PT-04 Wireless Flash Receiver Let’s compare the specs: The Yongnuo RF-603 Wireless Radio Flash Transceiver (left) and PT-04 Wireless Flash Receiver (right) The RF-603 (left) has a much lower profile than PT-04. You can see from the photo above that the Yongnuo RF-603 transceiver unit has […]

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Review Yongnuo RF-603 Wireless Radio Flash Trigger and Wireless Shutter Release

The Yongnuo RF-603 Wireless Radio Flash Trigger and Wireless Shutter Release I was looking for a wireless radio shutter release remote control for my Canon camera’s when I found this on Amazon. I’ve heard about the Yongnuo RF-602 before, but since I already have a set of PT-04 which has almost the same features and […]

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Quick Look at The New YongNuo Speedlite YN-560

Wow!!!! All I can say when i first saw it, was Wow!!!. It looks like or close to a Canon 580EX flash, the build quality seems very good. I bought this as an additional flash for strobist setup. Now I have two flash the 430 ex II and this. YongNuo Speedlite YN-560. First off, the […]

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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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Review Update on My Tamron SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II VC

This is a follow up on the mini review a wrote for my Tamron 17-50mm VC back in March of 2010. You can read the post here. For the past 1 year and 19 days at the time of posting, the  Tamron SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II VC  has been my primary lens. It’s […]

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Final Moments with my Canon EF 70-210mm F/4 Macro Telephoto Lens

Friday, Jan. 21, 2011. I have finally decided to sell my Canon EF 70-210mm and posted it on eBay for $155, this includes shipping and handling, and on Saturday at 11PM, it was sold. When I got this lens over a year ago, I said, I wasn’t going to sell it. It’s a keeper, I […]

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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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Lowepro Fastpack 350 Mini Review

In this week’s review, I’m going to talk about my favorite camera backpack, The Lowepro Fastpack 350. I have the red one that I got from ebay for only $70.00 which is a good price at that time because as I remember, at the time I bought this bag, probably a year ago, this bag […]

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PT-04 Four Channel Wireless Flash Trigger Review

Photo of the PT-04 Wireless Flash Triggers. The transmitter on the left and the receiver with umbrella holder on right These wireless flash triggers are cheap chinese made triggers that are sold everywhere under different names. As long as you see the model no. PT-04 or UNPT-04, they are compatible with each other, and you […]

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Review, Canon EF 50mm F/1.8 II Prime Lens. The Canon Nifty-Fifty

The Canon EF 50mm F/1.8 also known as the Nifty-Fifty is true to its name, it produces great image quality, sharp and is only around $100.00. Best bang for the buck. I highly recommend it.

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