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Panasonic S1R

High-resolution L-mount full-frame from Panasonic..

Leica SL Lenses

Leica’s offerings in L-mount..

Gigapan Epic Pro

Gigapixel images, automated..

Nikon D800E

36 megapixels in a compact full-frame DSLR..

Nikon Df

Full-frame 16 megapixel Retro Style DSLR..

Nikon D3200

24-megapixel APS-C consumer DSLR..

Canon EOS 1D X

18 megapixel big black brick, Canon’s top of the line DSLR..

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

22 megapixel successor to the popular 5D Mark II..

Canon EOS 5DS / 5DS R

50 megapixel successor to the 22 megapixel Canon 5D Mark III..

Sony A900

The 24.6 megapixel Sony A900 digital SLR is compared with Canon’ top-of-the-line 21.1MP EOS 1Ds Mark III. A field report including two comparisons with the Canon 1Ds Mark IIII, example images in color and black and white, and the Zeiss ZA 135mm f/1.8 Sonnar. Anti-Shake (SteadyShot) is assessed, as is noise behavior..

Schneider PC-TS Perspective Control Tilt/Shift Lenses

Tilt/Shift by Schneider for Canon and Nikon and other brands..

Schneider PC-TS Super-Angulon 28mm f/4.5 HM Aspheric

Wide angle tilt/shift lens at 28mm..

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM on Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III

The Sigma 50mm f/1.4 is a worthy contender in the crowded 50mm area. See how it performs compared to the Canon EF 50/1.4 and EF 50/1.2L..

Nikon AF-S 24-120mm f/4G VR

Nikon’s latest wide range zoom with vibration reduction and fixed f/4 aperture..

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G

Nikon’s latest 50mm lens compared with the Zeiss ZF 50/1.4, Nikon 50/1.4D and Sigma 50/1.4..

Canon 24mm f/1.4L II

State of the art design in a fast ultra wide angle lens..

Nikon AF Micro Nikkor 200mm f/4.0D IF-ED

Nikon’s workhorse 200mm macro lens, and not just sharp at close-ups!.

Nikon AF-S 24mm f/1.4G ED

State of the art design in a fast 24mm lens. Includes full-resolution images at f/1.4..

Canon 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye Zoom

State of the art design in a never before seen fisheye zoom..

Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.4G

State of the art design in a fast 85mm lens..

Nikon Ultra Wide Zooms

Comparing Nikon 16-35mm f/4 VR, 17-35mm f/2.8, 14-24mm f/2.8, 18-35mm, 24-70mm f/2.8 along with Nikon 20mm f/3.5, 24mm f/2, 28mm f/2, 35mm f/1.4 AIS, and more..

Hartblei 40/80/120mm SuperRotators

Medium format Zeiss glass in Hartblei precision tilt/shift lens barrels!.

Pentax 645D 40-Megapixel Medium Format DSLR

A price/performance breakthrough?.

Hasselblad H4D 50 Megapixel Medium Format DSLR

How does Hasselblad’s 3rd generation medium format entry measure up?.

Mamiya DL28 medium format 28 megapixel system

The Mamiya DL28 offers the Mamiya 645 AFD III, the new Sekor AF 80mm f/2.8D lens and the Leaf Aptus-II 6 digital back. Image quality is outstanding and the DL28 should definitely be considered by anyone looking into medium format..

Leica S2 37.5 Megapixel Medium Format DSLR

How does Leica’s medium format entry measure up in ergonomics, image quality, etc?.

35mm f/1.4 Distagon

Strokes of a master..

Binoculars

What to look for in a binocular, plus reviews..

NEC Wide-Gamut Displays for Photographers

See the color that is really there!.

Ask Lloyd Chambers

Questions and answers on photography and computers and more..

Hartblei 40/80/120mm SuperRotators

Medium format Zeiss glass in Hartblei precision tilt/shift lens barrels!.

Canon lenses

Overview and assessments of Canon lenses.

Lenses for Leica M8, Leica M9, M*

Lenses for Leica M cameras, especially the M9.

Infrared Cameras Compared

Infrared Cameras Compared: Fuji S3 Pro UVIR, Nikon D70-IR, Canon EOS 5D-IR ..

Sony Alpha A7R

Full frame compact mirrorless with interchangeable lenses..

Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM

Top-grade medium telephoto..

Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM

Premiere mid-range zoom for Sony full frame mirrorless.

Fujifilm Finepix X100

The best compact big-sensor digital camera yet?.

Sony Cybershot RX1R II

Diminutive full-frame camera with 35mm f/2 fixed lens..

Sony DSC-RX10 III

Stunningly high image quality in a 20MP point and wide range zoom..

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f/4 IS PRO

Super telephoto with superb bokeh and color correction..

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Superb ergonomic design in a compact camera..

Olympus E-P1 micro-4/3 camera

Great image quality, but....

Panasonic G-1 micro-4/3 camera

Panasonic G-1 especially compared to the Olympus E-P1. Intriguing results with RAW vs in-camera JPEG. RAW file included for your own analysis..

Sony NEX-7 and NEX-5N

24 or 16 megapixels in a compact body with APS-C sensor..

Zeiss Loxia (Overview)

Manual focus lenses for Sony Full-Frame Sony Mirrorless..

Leica X2

Leica’s large-sensor 'affordable' compact camera..

Sigma dp Quattro Cameras

Mid-2014 models with newly designed 3-layer APS-C sensor..

Sigma DP-2 with Foveon X3 sensor

[Archive] Sigma DP-2 with the amazing Foveon X3 sensor (original, LOW RES camera, not a Merrill)..

Leica SL Typ 601

24-megapixel interchangeable lenses, high-res EVF. Leica SL moves to L-mount in June 2019..

M9: User’s Guide and Review

High resolution digital rangefinder.

Zeiss ZM 35mm f/1.4 Distagon

Fast and ultra high performance moderate wide angle rangefinder lens..

Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f/1.2 II ASPH

Fasted 35mm lens for Leica M, great ergonomics..

Voigtlander M 50mm f/1.1

A slightly slower, but smaller and lighter alternative to the Noctilux, at 1/10 the price..


Blog posts, reverse chronological

2019

2019-05-28 Mirrorless Price Wars Offer Terrific Value, but No System Pulls It All Together

2018

2018-08-24 Comments on Nikon Z7 Features

2018-07-26 Nikon Mirrorless: What is the Value Proposition?

2017

2017-09-14 Nikon D850: Firsthand Reader Comments on Ergonomics and Image Quality

2017-08-26 Nikon D850: Illuminated Buttons and Improved Ergonomics

2016

2016-04-22 Sony 85mm f/1.4 GM: Ergonomics

2015

2015-12-13 Sony RX1R II: Ergonomics and EVF

2015-10-13 Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon: Size, Weight, Ergonomics vs DSLR 21mm

2015-07-07 Sony A7R II: Is it the Death Knell for Leica M?

2014

2014-11-22 Schneider PC-TS Super-Angulon 28mm f/4.5 HM ASPHERIC: Ergonomics and Movements

2014-11-09 Zeiss Loxia Ergonomics and Focusing

2014-07-24 A conversation with Ming Thein on the Pentax 645Z and Nikon D810 and More

2013

2013-12-09 Nikon Df: Initial Impressions on Ergonomics

2013-12-07 Sony A7R: Initial Impressions vs RX1R, Ergonomics

2013-07-13 Camera Usability and Image Quality: Bringing It All Together is Wonderful, but Still a Rarity (Ricoh GR)

2013-07-12 Canon EOS-M: Worst Design Ever? (for handheld use at least)

2013-02-09 A Reader Dislikes Sony NEX-6

2012

2012-04-16 Nikon D800 Ergonomics and Which ~36MP Camera?

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