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Which Is Most Important: The Lighting, The Lens, or The Camera?
Our recent post on the SLR Lounge Facebook wall has sparked an amazing conversation: Which is the most important photo equipment: The camera, the lens, or the lighting gear? Check out what people are saying…
Ultra-Wide Lens News & Thoughts: 14-24mm VS 16-35mm f/2.8?
So, the rumored (and patented) Canon 14-24mm f/2.8 L has not yet appeared. A rumor floated a while ago that January 8th (during the CES trade show) would be a big announcement day for Canon, but alas only point-and-shoots were delivered. Plus a couple $4,000-$5,000 cinema lenses.
Nikon D600 defect & bug update: incorrect exposures?
The Nikon D600 has been rather unfortunate to have multiple defects / bugs. First, it was the sensor dust. A widely documented issue with severe dust accumulating in the upper left of images; much more dust than normal even for full-frame DSLR’s. Apparently however this dust accumulation was largely caused by oil on the sensor,
Canon lens caps join the 21st century!
Lens caps usually don’t make headlines, especially on the same day as a new Canon “L” lens and the first-ever stabilized normal prime. But I know there are a handful of Canon users out there who are shouting “FINALLY, CANON!”
Pricing for new 3rd party lenses announced – Sigma 35mm f/1.4, Tamron 70-200 VC, Tamron 90mm VC Macro
Sigma and Tamron (and Tokina) seem to have been stepping it up in the world lately. Or have they? Some elitists / purists will probably never admit that a third-party lens is actually on par with, let alone better than, the name brands. In many people’s eyes, Sigma and Tamron will always be known as the maker of cheap plastic kit lenses that fall apart in 9 months.