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Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless camera review

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Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless camera ($496.95) review by Eyal Gurevitch: First came the J4 Last summer I spent a great, long vacation with my family at the beach. The kids love doing nothing else than going swimming twice a day in the sea and spending the rest of it in the pool. I had the […]

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Venus Optics KX-800 Macro Twin Flash review

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This review of the Venus Optics KX-800 Macro Twin Flash is by Bernhard Sperling: In early April 2015 the Chinese manufacturer Venus Optics announced the KX-800 Macro Twin Flash. The announcement was also reported in an earlier NR post. The flash is fitted with three flexible arms, of which two carry each a flash tube unit and […]

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Venus 60mm f/2.8 macro 2:1 lens review

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Last month Venus Optics announced their new 60mm f/2.8 Ultra-Macro lens ($379) – the world’s first 2:1 magnification lens with infinity focus. Here is a review of this lens by Julian Eichhoff  (Website | Facebook | Twitter, see also his Samyang 12mm f/2.8 fish-eye lens review): The Venus 60mm f/2.8 macro lens Venus Optics, a Chinese manufacturer, released a 60 mm f2.8 […]

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Checkout the Nikon Rumors Forum and this D750 review

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I get many emails and social media messages with questions on various Nikon topics. While I am trying to answer most of them, you should post your inquiry on the NikonRumors Forum – there are many knowledgeable people there that will be happy to help you. Many interesting Nikon topics are being discussed on the forum every day. […]

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Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports lens review

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This new Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports lens (see specs) is already shipping – you can check the availability at B&H, Adorama and Amazon. Here is a detailed Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports lens review is by Onasj. I was fortunate to receive my Sigma 150-600 S yesterday; here are some first […]

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Nikon D750 camera review and comparison with the D810

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Roberto Panciatici (website) reviews the Nikon D750 DSLR camera (click on images for larger view): Since I’m a full time professional photographer, the question I’ll try to answer in this review is: can the Nikon D750 be used for professional wedding photography? It’s not an easy question to answer, because there are numerous factors to […]

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Zeiss 55mm f/1.4 Otus Distagon T* lens review: the king of all lenses?

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Max Angeloni reviews the Zeiss 55mm f/1.4 Otus Distagon T* lens: Big, fat, heavy and manual focus. Can a lens like this be considered a must have lens in the era of miniaturization and electronics? Let’s find out together. Imagine you are a lens engineer. One day your boss comes to you saying you have to […]

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