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Canon & Nikon Digital SLR Camera & Lens Reviews

Canon & Nikon Digital SLR Camera & Lens Reviews
Information about the DSLR Camera and Lens Reviews The reviews are the big reason that over 9 million people annually are using this site. Having the right camera gear is a solid part of the equation for getting awesome images. Our goal with each review is to give you complete understanding of each camera, lens, flash, filter, tripod, ball head, case or other photography accessory we review. Unless otherwise specified, all reviewed products are straight from a retailer. Canon DSLR Camera & Lens Reviews The Canon EOS DSLR camera system is incredibly broad, easy to use and impressively performing – and has Canon's excellent customer support behind it. Nikon Lens Reviews I have spent a considerable amount of time shooting with Nikon's extensive DSLR camera and lens system and can tell you that it is excellent. Photography Accessory Reviews A camera and lens are the basics needed for a DSLR camera kit, but most photographers want more. More Canon DSLR Camera & Lens Info Related:  Nikon DSLR Photography

Handheld Macro Photography - Robert OToole Photography Handheld Macro Photography Handheld macro photography in the field can be one of the most fun and rewarding ways to photograph nature. The required equipment setup can be simple and lightweight and easy to use and does not have to heavy, overly complicated and cost an arm and a leg. Over the next couple of weeks I will cover my favorite close-up tips and techniques in multiple parts; macro flash basics, my recommended equipment, and finally field techniques. I prefer to shoot handheld and with flash when doing macro photography. Take a look at the full frame daisy image above, then look at the same image below cropped at 100% view to show you the amount of detail present in the same image above. This kind of detail is impressive but when you consider that the image was made handheld at close to life-size magnification with a 180mm telephoto lens without a tripod it is almost unbelievable. Considering a ring flash or dual flash set up from Canon or Nikon? National Account Division Locations Southeast Zone, Norcross, GA Midwest Zone, Itasca, IL Southwest Zone, Irving, TX Western Zone, Irvine, CA Eastern Zone, Jamesburg, NJ Listed below are Canon's National Account Division Regional Offices and the States that each regional office supports; you may also contact us by e-mail at: Headquarters One Canon Plaza Lake Success, NY 11042 {*style:<b> </b>*}Atlanta 5625 Oakbrook Parkway Norcross, GA 30093 Supports NC, SC, VA (except DC metro area), TN, FL, AL, MS, GA, PR, Virgin Islands Chicago 100 Park Boulevard Itasca, IL 60143 Supports ND, SD, OH, MN, WI, MI, IN, IL, IA, NE, KY {*style:<b> </b>*}Dallas 3200 Regent Boulevard Irving, TX 75063 Supports MO, KS, OK, TX, AR, LA, NM {*style:<b> </b>*}Los Angeles 15955 Alton Parkway Irvine, CA 92618 Supports AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, UT, WY, MT, NV, ID, OR, WA, NM {*style:<b> </b>*}New Jersey 100 Ridge Road Jamesburg, NJ 08831

Canon 10-22mm Review It's a Fine Lens – But is it a Smart Purchase? Since the first APS-C sized imagers appeared in DSLRs a few years ago, photographers have struggled with not having lenses which can provide super-wide angle coverage. With a 1.6X factor, (on Canon DSLRs, at least), a 16mm focal length, like that of Canon's 16-35mm zoom, becomes just 25mm at the wide end. Recently a number of even wider-angle lenses have become available, and the latest of this batch, at least for owners of the Canon 20D and Rebel, is the recently announced Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM. This lens is the equivalent on a reduced frame camera of a 16-35mm in full-frame terms. Keep in mind though that the 10-22mm is an EF-S lens, which means that its designed to only cover the reduced frame size of these cameras. As for whether this lens is good or not (and as we'll see , it's very good), a buyer needs to decide if an investment in a lens that will not work on a full-frame camera at some point down the road is a good idea.

Canon L Lens Series What is the Canon "L" Lens Series? Good question - and many answers exist, but it is Canon's professional line (though used extensively by non-professionals) of EOS EF autofocus 35mm SLR and DSLR still camera lenses. Some say L stands for "Low Dispersion" - achieved by the UD lens elements found in these lenses. Watch the sidelines at the next professional sporting event you attend or watch on TV. About their L lenses, Canon says "these lenses use special optical technologies [such as] Ultra-low Dispersion UD glass, Super Low Dispersion glass, Fluorite elements, and Aspherical elements to truly push the optical envelope." OK so what does that mean - practically speaking? What you can get when you use Canon L lenses (if you do your part right) are amazing pictures. The above picture shows the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS USM Lens (left) compared to the Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS USM Lens extended and retracted along with their lens hoods. Aren't they beautiful?!

Macro photos with D800 « Nikon Rumors Forum Hi! Here are the results of a quick test. I took photos of a 1 Euro cent coin. Here the photo taken with the 105mm micro: A crop of that: The same area cropped out but taken from a photo wtih 105mm plus 2x Teleconverter: The same taken with 105mm and a bellow with max extension: Same as above, smaller aperture: Same crop area taken with a 28mm MF Nikkor mouted with reversal ring: And finally with 28mm reverse on the bellow: Admittedly the test was very quick and dirty. Al shots were taken on a tripod and with 3s exposure delay. Best regards Thomas

Photozone Sony E 16mm f/2.8 (SEL-16F28)Sony E 30mm f/3.5 macro (SEL-30F35)Sony E 35mm f/1.8 OSS (SEL-35F18)Sony E 50mm f/1.8 OSS (SEL-50F18) Sony E 10-18mm f/4 OSS (SEL-1018)Sony E 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS (SEL-1650)Sony E 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS (SEL-1855)Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS (SEL-55210) Sigma AF 19mm f/2.8 EX DNSigma AF 30mm f/2.8 EX DNSigma AF 60mm f/2.8 DN Sony Alpha lenses via Sony EA-LA1 / EA-LA2:Zeiss ZA Planar T* 85mm f/1.4 (SAL-85F14Z)Sony 16-50mm f/2.8 DT SSM (SAL-1650) Vintage Lenses on Sony NEX (via Leica M to Sony NEX adapter <a target="_blank" href=" ): SLR Magic Hyperprime LM CINE 50mm T/0.95 Voigtlander Heliar 75mm f/1.8 VM

Low-Budget Umbrella Flash for Dummies Most tutorials on photographic lighting are oriented toward someone who already has access to a professional studio lighting system, costing more than most professional cameras. In contrast, this tutorial is designed for someone who just has a camera and perhaps a flash unit. It's designed to help a photographer who is shopping for equipment needed to use advanced off-camera techniques with a simple flash unit or two. It covers the basics of how to get soft, pleasing light using a simple flash or two with lightstands and umbrellas. It assumes you already have a camera which has flash sync and manually adjustable shutter speeds and apertures, and it assumes you are familiar with using the camera manually, and are comfortable with relationships between aperture, shutter speed, and exposure. Why get the flash off camera? Click here for some quick demo photos of how your flash photography can be improved by using simple lightstands and umbrellas. Why use flash (strobes)?

Digital Camera Reviews and News Photo Contests - Photography Competitions - 2013 Nikon Rumors Photography News Hasselblad Lunar is a camera that many have heard about, many have seen images of, yet we never spoke about it here at Photography Life. We have not compared it to any other camera nor even let you know about the announcement as we usually do with high-end cameras. And the Lunar is indeed a high-end camera, a good one at that (if you choose to ignore one or two facts, more on which later). So… Why didn’t we ever mention it? I will be honest – we don’t like it all that much. No, that is kindly said. Yet here I am, writing about it.

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