Archive for May, 2013

Vanguard Alta+ 284CT

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Vanguard Alta+ 284CT is a Carbon Fiber Tripod with Strap & Case (No Head) with Cleaning Accessory Kit for DSLR camera. The tripod features include advanced camera vibration and shock control, all-weather foam grip legs, patented premium magnesium die-cast canopy and head, non-slip, spiked rubber feet for changing terrains, and a removable hook for hanging camera accessories. The Vanguard Alta+ 284CT has maximum height of 51.57 in, maximum height (with center column down) 42.13 in, minimum height 10.63 in, and weighs 1.59 lbs/0.72 kg.

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Overall Rating: ★★★½☆

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Kodak EasyShare P820 Digital Picture Frame

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Kodak EasyShare P820 is a 8-Inch Digital Picture Frame features 128 MB internal memory, 16:9 aspect ratio, 800×480 high-resolution picture display. This digital photo frame also supports CF, MD, MS, MMC, SD, and xD memory cards, and USB Thumb Drives; Plays JPEG, EXIF media files. The Digital Photo Frame measures (W x H x D) 25.8 × 18.1 × 3.3 cm (10.2 × 7.1 × 1.3 in.) and weighs 20.4 oz (577 g).

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Overall Rating: ★★★★½

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Panasonic Lumix G 20mm F/1.7 ASPH

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Last updated (13 May’13):
– Review by SteveHuffPhoto.com

Panasonic Lumix G 20mm F/1.7 ASPH is a compact and lightweight “pancake” lens announced September 2009 as the companion of the Lumix DMC-GF1 Micro Four Thirds camera (also can be used with Olympus PEN systems). The lens features 20mm ‘perfect normal’ fixed focal length; fast F1.7 maximum aperture, ‘Focus by wire’ manual focus system, with Ultra-thin, lightweight design. The lens measures 63mm diameter x 25.5mm length (2.5 x 1.0 in) and weighs approx. 100g (3.5 oz)

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Overall Rating: ★★★★½

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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Last updated (13 May’13):
– Review by Lenstip

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G features 50mm at focal length with maximum aperture of f/1.4. The lens construction has 8 elements in 7 groups and has diagonal angle of view at 46 degrees. Closest focusing distance at 1.5ft.(0.45m) and has a filter size of 58mm. The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G lens weighs 9.9 oz. (280g) and it measures 2.9 inches in diameter and 2.1 inches long.

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Overall Rating: ★★★★½

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Nikon 35mm f/2D AF

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Last updated (13 May’13):
– Review by Lenstip

Nikon 35mm f/2D AF is a wide-angle lens features 35mm at focal length with maximum aperture of f2.8. The lens construction has 6 elements in 5 groups and has diagonal angle of view at 62 degrees (35mm format), 44 degrees (Nikon DX format). Closest focusing distance at 0.85 feet and has a filter size of 52mm. The Nikon 35mm f/2D AF lens weighs 7.2 ounces and it measures 2.5 inches in diameter and 1.7 inches long.

Nikon 35mm f/2D AF
Overall Rating: ★★★½☆

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Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Last updated (13 May’13):
– Review by Shutterbug.com

Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM features 85mm at focal length with maximum aperture of f/1.2 . The lens construction has 8 elements in 7 groups with diagonal angle of view at 28 degrees @ 30 feet. Focus adjustment: Auto focus with full-time manual, Closest focusing distance at 3.2 feet and has a filter size of 72mm. The Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens weight 36.2 ounces and it measures 3.6 inches in diameter and 3.3 inches long.

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Overall Rating: ★★★★½

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Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Last Updated (13 May’13):
– Review & Sample Photos @ Photographyblog

Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR is a Digital camera which offers a 16MP EXR CMOS II 1/2 inches Sensor with High Quality Fujinon 30x Manual Optical Zoom Lens. It also comes with Full 1080p HD Movies recording with HDMI, TTL Hot Shoe, High Speed Continuous Shooting, Image Stabilization, and a 3.0-inch LCD screen with resolution of 460,000-dot. The camera measures (W x H x D)130.6 x 96.6 x 126.0mm / 5.1 x 3.8 x 4.9in. and weight Approx. 687g / 24.2oz. (including battery and memory card).

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Overall Rating: ★★★★☆

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Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L USM

Sunday, May 12th, 2013

Last updated (12 May’13):
– Review by Photozone

The Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L USM features 24mm at focal length with maximum aperture of f/1.4. The lens construction has 11 elements in 9 groups and has diagonal angle of view at 84 degrees. Focus adjustment: Rear focusing system with USM, Closest focusing distance at 0.25m / 0.82 ft and has a filter size of 77mm. The Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L USM lens weighs 19.4 oz./550g and it measures 3.3 inches in diameter and 3.1 inches long.

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Overall Rating: ★★★★☆

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Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8G ED AF-S

Sunday, May 12th, 2013

Last updated (12 May’13):
– Review by WhatDigitalCamera.com

Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8G ED AF-S is a wide angle zoom lens. The lens features 14-24mm at focal length with maximum aperture of F/2.8. The lens construction has 14 Elements in 11 groups and has diagonal angle of view at 114. Focus adjustment: auto-focus, manual-focus, Closest focusing distance at 0-28m. The Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8G ED AF-S lens weighs 2.1 pounds and it measures 3.9 inches in diameter, 5 inches long.

Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8G ED AF-S
Overall Rating: ★★★★½

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Benro C1691TB0

Sunday, May 12th, 2013

Benro C1691TB0 is a Travel Tripod with Carbon Fiber Twist Lock Legs with B0 Head for use with DSLRs. The tripod features Compact, Patented Dust & Water Resistant Rubber Lock Grips with Anti-Rotation Leg System, Closed-Cell Foam Grip, Transfunctional Design, Precision Matched B Ballhead, Adjustable Leg Angle Stops, Center-Column Hook, Carry Case with Shoulder Strap, and Stainless Steel Spike or Rubber Feet. The Benro C1691TB0 has Max Height (24° Leg Angle) w/ Column Extended 63.4 in (1610 mm), Folded Length 17.1 in (435 mm), Max Height Converted to Monopod 52.8 in (1340 mm), and weighs 3.1 lbs (1.4 kg).

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Overall Rating: ★★★★½

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