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Top Lens Choices For Landscape Photography

You can use any lens you like for landscape photography as with many things in life, it is not what you have got, it is

A high-end ‘star’ 85mm f/1.4 lens is coming to the Pentax K-mount this year

Full-frame Pentax users will soon have access to a high-end, bright 85mm prime lens. The upcoming HD Pentax-D FA* 85mm f/1.4 SDM AW expands Pentax’s

Ricoh Announces Development of Pentax HD PENTAX-D FA★ 85mm f/1.4 SDM AW Lens

RICOH IMAGING officially announced the development of the HD PENTAX-D FA★ 85mmF1.4 SDM AW lens. This is a new-generation high-performance Star-series lens which is known for the perfect image

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS Review

Introduction The Canon PowerShot SX420 IS is an affordable super-zoom bridge compact camera. The Canon SX420 IS features a 20.5 megapixel 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor and

Samsung Galaxy S20 in for review

The Samsung Galaxy S20 and the Galaxy S20 5G are arguably the best choices for a small flagship phone at the moment and it just

Fujifilm X100V Review

Introduction The X100V is the latest version of Fujifilm’s venerable series of fixed focal length, premium compact cameras. It features the very latest generation X-Trans

Kudos Titan 505 Standmount Speaker Review

The 505 might not be a titan in size but it is in capability. Introduction The Kudos Titan 505 is a two way standmount loudspeaker.

The Best 24-70mm f2.8 Lenses We’ve Tested, and Why They’re Great

When it comes to lenses that offer extreme versatility, you can’t help but think of 24-70mm f2.8 lenses. If you went up to any working

Canon RF24-70 F2.8L IS review

The classic focal length is always so attractive, from EF bayonet lens to RF bayonet lens, 24-70mm focal length has a high reputation among Canon

Sony Xperia 1 II

The Sony Xperia 1 II is the World’s first smartphone with up to 20fps continuous shooting capability. It has a newly developed triple camera array

Nikon Coolpix P950 Review

Introduction Announced at the very beginning of 2020, the Nikon Coolpix P950 is a new bridge camera. It features an 83x optical zoom, giving you

Voigtlander Nokton 60mm f/0.95 Lens for Micro Four Thirds

Cosina Japan recently announced the Voigtlander Nokton 60mm f/0.95 lens. Check out the translated press text below: Nokton 60mm F0.95 is a medium telephoto lens designed

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm f/4 Pro Review

Introduction The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm f/4 Pro is a new compact, lightweight and weather-sealed professional standard zoom lens for the Micro Four Thirds

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