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Review: Sony 200-600mm f5.6-6.3 G OSS Super Telephoto (Sony FE)

The Sony 200-600mm f5.6-6.3 G OSS Super Telephoto lens is an ideal companion for Sony mirrorless shooters specializing in sports and wildlife photography The Sony

Vazen 28mm t/2.2 1.8x Anamorphic Lens for Micro Four Thirds

Vazen, a new Chinese cinema lens brand, has announced the pricing and shipping availability of the Vazen 28mm t/2.2 1.8x Anamorphic Lens for Micro Four Thirds (M43)

Nikon adds 20mm F1.8 and 24-200mm F4-6.3 to full-frame Z-series lens lineup

Nikon has announced full details of two more lenses on its full-frame Z-mount roadmap: a 20mm F1.8 S, and a 24-200mm F4-6.3 S with built-in

2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review

The focal point of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is the wonderful midsize luxury sedan. Think of that car as the center of a vortex —

Fujifilm Fujinon XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR Review

Fujifilm’s latest standard zoom lens fills the niche of an upgrade from the ubiquitous 18-55mm optics that are widely offered for the APS-C format. Going

Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM review

Introduction Since the launch of the EOS R line in 2018, Canon has mostly concentrated its attentions on high-end RF lenses. And the lens we’re

Hands on: Focal Chora 826-D Dolby Atmos speaker review

Pure immersive joy It’s the year 2020 and the Dolby Atmos experience available to you and your living room varies greatly. In its most humble

Focal beefs up its Dolby Atmos Chora speaker range | CES 2020

French speaker specialist Focal has announced three more models for its Chora Dolby Atmos speaker range at CES 2020 The three new speakers to the

Tamron 35mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 Review

We now look at the third of Tamron’s trio of compact, inexpensive full-frame lenses for the Sony FE mount cameras. The choice of 20mm, 24mm

Nikon NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S Lens: price, specs, release date

Nikon Nikkor Z 70-200mm f/2.8 lens is a pro-grade telephoto lens and also the first full-frame tele-zoom for the Nikon Z system. The lens has Vibration

Focal Astral 16 AV Processor/Amplifier Review

Sonic astral projection What is the Focal Astral 16? Regular readers of AVForums will probably best know Focal as a French speaker manufacturer, but the

Tamron 35-150mm F2.8-4 Di VC OSD (Canon EF on EOS R) Review

With the Tamron 35-150mm f2.8-4 Di VC OSD, photographers are getting a great package zoom. The Tamron 35-150mm f2.8-4 Di VC OSD is a lens

Comparing Different Prime Lens Focal Lengths on Crop Sensor Cameras

Been wondering what the difference is between Full Frame and Crop Sensor? This quick comparison video by Julia Trotti has the answers.  One of the

Focal Symphonie 40th Anniversary Bundle Announced

As part of its 40th Anniversary, French headphone giant Focal has announced the Symphonie 40th Bundle.  This vintage case holds everything you need to appreciate

Yashica Auto-Yashinon 5.5cm f/1.8 Vintage Lens Review

The first notable thing about this lens is the polished aluminium finish and an overall appearance that evokes the style of the late 1950s. Even

ZY Optics announces its Mitakon Creator 85mm F2.8 1-5X ‘Super Macro’ lens

Zhong Yi (ZY) Optics has announced the release of its new Mitakon Creator 85mm F2.8 1-5X Super Macro lens. The ‘Super Macro’ lens is constructed

Comparing 85mm vs 135mm Lenses for Portrait Photography

Choosing the right lens is crucial to portrait photography. But how exactly do you choose from the myriad of options out there? For now, let’s

The Best Wide Angle Zoom Lenses for Landscape Photography and More

Wide zoom lenses will have you covered when it comes to landscapes, documentary, environmental portraits, and so many more genres of photography. While we love

Focal Kanta No1 Speaker Review: Flax + beryllium= Joy

What is the Kanta No1? The Focal Kanta No1 is a two way standmount speaker. It is the most affordable speaker in what is a

The Best 85mm Lenses for Pro Portrait Photographers (That Bokeh!)

85mm is the sweet spot for portrait photographers, and these 85mm prime lenses are some of the best around. There are lots of lenses on

Sigma 35mm 1.2 Art vs Sony 35mm 1.4 ZA vs Samyang AF 35mm 1.4 – The complete comparison

The full-frame E-mount series has grown exponentially in the last couple of years. This is mainly thanks to a massive effort from Sony but also

Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm F2.8 S (Nikon Z Mount) Lens Review

The Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f2.8 S is the fast, multi-purpose workhorse Nikon Z series shooters have been waiting for. When it comes to zoom

7 Great 70-200mm Zoom Lenses That Are Perfect For Portraits and More

These 70-200mm zoom lenses are incredibly versatile and should be a tool that every photographer has in their camera bag. There are quite a few

Samyang AF 18mm f/2.8 FE Lens Review

Samyang have a fine reputation for producing reasonably priced, excellent lenses, initially manual focus only, but for some time now with a rapidly expanding AF

Irix Cine 11mm T4.3 Lens Announced

IRIX, known for high mechanical and optical quality, pleasantly presents the 11mm T4.3– the second full frame lens from it’s new cinematography line. Enjoy the

Tokina 100mm F2.8 Macro FiRIN (Sony FE) Review

The Tokina 100mm f2.8 Macro FiRIN delivers great image quality at the expense of sounding like a cordless, handheld drill. When the Tokina 100mm f2.8

First Impressions: Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G OSS (Sony E, APS-C)

A weather-sealed super-telephoto lens designed specifically for Sony’s APS-C mirrorless cameras. Earlier this week, Sony announced their 70-350mm f4.5-6.3 G OSS lens, alongside the A6100

Nikon gives its NIKKOR Z 24mm f/1.8 S lens the official stamp

Nikon has confirmed full details of the next lens to join its Z mirrorless system, the NIKKOR Z 24mm f/1.8 S. The NIKKOR Z 24mm

Leica APO-Summicron-SL 50 mm f/2 ASPH. Expands SL Lens Range

Leica has introduced the APO-Summicron-SL 50 mm f/2 ASPH. standard focal length lens for the Leica SL and other L-Mount systems. Leica is expanding their

Nikon Z 35mm f1.8 S Review

Introduction Nikon has spent the last year steadily filling out its Z-mount lens range, and a handful of further optics should expand the line to