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Ricoh GR II vs Ricoh GR III – The 10 Main Differences

When we tested the Ricoh GR II back in 2016, it immediately rose to the top of our list of favourite compact cameras. The 16MP

Lensbaby Sol 45 Review

Introduction The Sol 45 is a new lens from Lensbaby, which is aimed at first-time users of the brand. It’s available in a range of

Auto Chinon Multi-coated 28mm f/2.8 Vintage Lens Review

Pros Very good central sharpness Low central CA Moderate distortion Light and compact Flare resistant Lovely smooth operation Low cost Cons Manual focus won’t suit

Top 11 Best Budget Portrait Lenses 2018

Portraits are probably up there as one of the most popular photographic subjects but a high-quality lens with a bright aperture can cost hundreds, or even,

Budget DSLR Cameras Compared – Which Is Right For Me?

The Canon EOS 4000D is Canon’s new entry-level DSLR that sits among the ‘budget and affordable’ line-up of DSLRs. These cameras are student-friendly as well

Top 27 Best Pentax Lenses 2018

Here, we round up the 10 best scoring Pentax lenses to date that we’ve reviewed. If you want to, you can purchase/find more information about

Top 27 Best Samyang Lenses 2018

Specialising in fixed focal length prime lenses, and catering for a wide range of lens mounts, Samyang could prove the ideal choice for your next

14 Top Superzoom Lenses For Travel 2018

We’re swiftly approaching the holiday/vacation season and as keen photographers, you’ll probably be taking your camera, lenses and accessories with you. However, if you plan

Best entry-level DSLR kits for beginners in 2018

Welcome to our guide to the best entry level DSLRs on the market in 2018 – making it easy for beginners to get the best

Lensbaby Burnside 35mm f/2.8 Review

Pros Well made Creative possibilities Unusual bokeh Good central sharpness Cons Needs working at to get best results Poor as a general purpose lens Some

Sony A7 III Review

Pros Excellent value for money Improved battery stamina Fast and responsive autofocus system Revised button layout for intuitive control Cons AF point illumination could be

Canon 6D Mark II vs Canon 6D, Canon 5D Mark III, Nikon D750, Pentax K-1 and Sony A7 Mark II – Image Quality Comparison

PROS Great vari-angle touchscreen; Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Good image quality in most situations; Impressive performance for its class. CONS Disappointing dynamic range; No 4K

Venus Optics Announces Four New Lenses

Venus Optics has announced four new lenses – the Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom, 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO,  17mm f/4 GFX Zero-D and 4mm f/2.8

Pentax K-1 Mark II Review

Introduction The Pentax K-1 Mark II is a new professional full-frame DSLR camera that replaces the original K-1 model that was released in 2016. The

Vivitar Auto Macro 55mm f/2.8 Vintage Lens Review

Pros Excellent, even sharpness 1:1 magnification Very good manufacturing quality Recessed front element makes its own lens hood Virtually no distortion Very well corrected for

Laowa C-Dreamer 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D Review

Pros Outstanding central sharpness Low CA Low distortion No flare Widest view in class High-quality traditional construction Very compact Cons Manual focus tricky in bright

Voigtländer 35mm f/1.4 Nokton Classic (E-Mount) Review

As modern lenses become sharper, with fewer lens aberrations, one byproduct has been the explosion of lens size.  These highly corrected optics require more and

Top 27 Best 50mm Prime Lenses 2018

50mm prime lens is a piece of kit your camera bag shouldn’t be without. Why? Well, we’ll get onto that in more detail shortly but

Canon 77D Image Quality Comparison : Canon 77D vs. Canon T6s, Nikon D5600, Pentax K-3 II, Sony A6300, Sony A7

With a newer 24MP APS-C sensor and faster DIGIC 7 processor, the Canon 77D is the successor to the Rebel T6s, despite the change in

Top 20 Best Cameras For Low Light Photography 2018

So, you want to take photos of the night sky, stars, or night scenes? Or, perhaps you want to capture photos in small, indoor venues where

The Best Cameras For Beginners On A Budget 2018

If you’re starting out in photography, it can be tricky to know where to start when it comes to buying your first camera. Never fear,

Sony Alpha 7 III Hands-on Review : First Look

Key Features 24.2 MP full-frame BSI CMOS sensor ISO 100-204,800 (extended) 10fps shooting Tilting rear touchscreen 5-axis in-body stabilisation 4K video recording A couple of

Pentax K-1 Mark II Hands-on Review — First Impressions

A couple of years ago, at the start of 2016, Ricoh finally answered the calls from Pentaxians for a full-frame DSLR with the arrival of

The Pentax K-1 Mark II Has Arrived & We Have Sample Photos To Share

The Pentax K-1 Mark II is the new flagship Pentax K series full-frame DSLR and with it comes 3 main upgrades. After rumours circling for

Fujifilm X-H1 vs X-T20 – The 10 Main Differences

The concept of the mirrorless camera has changed considerably since the first models appeared on the scene a decade ago. Whereas the aim used to

Top 10 Best Third Party Pentax Fit Lenses 2018

If you’re a Pentax camera owner who has some cash to splash on a new lens, our top ten list of Pentax K-Mount third-party lenses should

Sony A7r III vs Fujifilm GFX 50s – Image Quality Comparison

Not even two years ago, the idea of a mirrorless medium format camera felt like something completely out of reach. Then, out of the blue,

Neptune Convertible Art Lens System Review

Introduction Lomography’s Neptune Art Lens system consists of “three prime lenses in one”. It uses a base, to which you can attach three different focal

Too Good To Be True? Laowa ‘Zero’ Distortion Lineup

Venus Optics, the manufacturer behind the ‘Laowa’ branded camera lenses, have recently launched two unique wide angle prime lenses with a unique ‘Zero-D’ feature. ‘Zero-D’

Sony A7R III Review

Pros Phenomenal image quality in almost any situation Extremely fast and responsive Compact, lightweight design with well-placed controls Superb electronic viewfinder In-body image stabilisation gives