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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?

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

Camera lens tests, user reviews, camera accessory reviews -! Photo Contests - Photography Competitions - 2013 Nikon Rumors Digital Camera Reviews and News Nikon D800e - Official Image thread Picture This! wrote: Nice shots agentbird & Carl ! agentbird, I'm considering a 105mm VR. Would be interested to understand why you don't like yours on the D800e. Carl, I'm constantly amazed by how well some of the older MF Nikon lenses perform with the D800e. Your first shot proves that once again. I just don't feel it's that sharp compared to some of my other lenses, 85 1.4G, 24G, 24-70 for example are all sharper. I actually kind of like the short working distance on the 60mm and find it easier to hand hold and focus than the 105VR. So far 3 of my lenses have been disappointing on the D800E, 105VR, 50mm 1.4G and 45 pc-e with much tilt or shift applied.

Manfrotto 190XPROB tripod review, 190XPROB vs 190CXPRO3 vs 055XPROB vs 055CXPRO3 The Manfrotto 190XPROB is a relatively compact and affordable tripod designed for general-purpose use. It's one of the best-selling models in Manfrotto's X range, striking a great balance between price and performance. Like most higher-end tripods, the 190XPROB does not come with a head as a standard. Instead it features a plate onto which you can mount a wide variety of optional heads to match your exact requirements. In my full review of the 190XPROB I'll compare its features and stability against three other key models in the same range, including the carbon fiber 190CXPRO3 version and the larger 055CXPRO3 and 055XPROB models. Manfrotto is one of the most respected names in the business and these tripods represent a significant step-up from budget options. At Camera Labs we'll help you make the right choice between these four popular models. If you're interested in the lighter carbon fiber version, check out our Manfrotto 190CXPRO3 review. A brief history of Manfrotto

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A Journey into the Insect Macro World with Craig Taylor Hello PxlEyes members, readers and visitors! Today we are going on a journey in the macro world, guided by Craig Taylor, an exceptional photographer who will unravel for us this amazingly detailed world of insects. We will stare into those…many many eyes of tiny spiders, we will observe a moth’s trunk and we’ll go “eeew” at the hairy bodies of other insects. All in all, it is fascinating to observe these little beings, and we’re grateful to Craig for his help with this: he combines the passion for photographic art with the scientific part (being an engineer for a living), achieving spectacular results: macros, as well as some light painting shots. “Zebra Jumping Spider” Q: Howdy Craig and welcome to the PxlEyes community! A: Hola! “Zebra Jumping Spider II” Q: You are definitely a professional! A: Well that depends on your definition of professional. “White Headed Moth” Q: We have heard you publish something for National Geographic. “Long Legged Fly” Q: Why macros? A: Why Macros. Frit Fly