Category Archives: Group Test & Reviews

Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG ART

Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG ART 7th March 2017, Singapore – Sigma Singapore sent us the latest 85mm F1.4 ART recently and we were thrilled when receiving it. Why? This is the Sigma lens that almost the whole world had been … Continue reading

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Samyang Premium MF 85mm F1.2

Samyang Premium MF 85mm F1.2 – Featuring Guest Reviewer Tommy ChiaImage: Guest Reviewer Tommy Chia with the NEW Samyang Premium MF 85mm F1.2 mated to his Canon 5D MarkIII.     03rd Feburary 2017, Singapore – Samyang recently released the … Continue reading

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Olympus OM-D EM1 MarkII

Olympus OM-D EM1 MarkII (Reviewed with M. Zuiko 12-100mm F4 IS PRO) 25th December 2016, Singapore – Olympus Singapore recently sent me the new OM-D EM1 MarkII just in time for Christmas 2016 – and it came with the new … Continue reading

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Samyang 16mm F2.0 ED AS UMC CS

Samyang 16mm F2.0 ED AS UMC CS 03rd December 2016, Singapore – The Samyang 16mm F2 ED AS UMC CS had been around for a while, 18 months to be exact, but the popularity of this lens is still going strong … Continue reading

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Samyang 20mm F1.8 ED AS UMC

    Samyang 20mm F1.8 ED AS UMC Image: The New Samyang 20mm F1.8 ED AS UMC mated to a Sony a7. 09th November 2016, Singapore – Well, if you had noticed, recently we had been reviewing quite a bit … Continue reading

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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm F3.5 Macro

   Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm F3.5 Macro Image: The New Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm F3.5 Macro fitted to the recently released Olympus E-PL8. 08th November 2016, Singapore –  Olympus Singapore gave me a surprise recently by having the latest Zuiko … Continue reading

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Samyang 35mm T1.3 ED AS UMC CS

Samyang 35mm T1.3 ED AS UMC CS 03rd November 2016, Singapore – Recently we posted a review of the new Samyang 35mmm F1.2 ED AS UMC CS which is not to be confused with this lens. This review is on Samyang’s new … Continue reading

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Samyang 35mm F1.2 ED AS UMC CS

Samyang 35mm F1.2 ED AS UMC CS Image: by Kenneth Chui using the new Samyang 35mm F1.2 ED AS UMC CS. 25th October 2016, Singapore – Samyang Singapore is getting really active recently with the launch of many lenses including … Continue reading

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Buying Gear Online? Read This First.

Buying Gear Online? Read This First. Image Courtesy of www.makingdifferent.com   19th October 2016, Singapore – With Christmas 2016 creeping up slowly, many of you will be buying gifts for your photographer friends, or for yourself etc. In today’s shopping trend, … Continue reading

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Sigma 30mm F2.8 DN ART

Sigma 30mm F2.8 DN ART 12th October 20116, Singapore – This review came a tad late as the lens was issued to us and this review was completed in April 2016, but for some strange reasons, the whole folder for this … Continue reading

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Samyang AF 14mm F2.8 FE

Samyang AF 14mm F2.8 FE Image: The NEW Samyang AF 14mm F2.8 FE mated to a Sony a7.  10th October 2016, Singapore – Following our recent review of Samyang’s NEW Auto-focus 50mm lens by our review Editor Trisha Lim, the new … Continue reading

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Samyang AF 50mm F1.4 FE

Samyang AF 50mm F1.4 FE Image: The New Samyang AF 50mm F1.4 FE mounted to a Sony a7.   28th September 2016, Singapore – Samyang recently announced the release of a few auto-focus lenses that kinda “shook up” the market. … Continue reading

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Sigma 50-100mm F1.8 DC HSM Arts

   Sigma 50-100mm F1.8 HSM DC Arts – by Daniel Ho. 26th September 2016, Singapore – Recently we received the new Sigma 50-100mm F1.8 DC HSM ART from Sigma Singapore. We have decided to do  3-part review of this long awaited … Continue reading

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Sony Launches New Flagship ɑ99 II

Sony Launches New Flagship ɑ99 II 21st September 2016, Singapore – Reaffirming its commitment to produce industry leading A-mount interchangeable lens cameras, Sony today launched a new flagship ɑ A-mount model, the a99 II. A successor to the highly acclaimed ɑ99, … Continue reading

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Melbourne with Olympus

Melbourne with Olympus Image: Both of us were using Olympus gear throughout the trip. 26th May 2016, Melbourne Australia – Singapore – Recently we took another trip out of Singapore. This round to Melbourne, Australia and mainly to complete I left behind … Continue reading

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Pentax 645Z Digital – Reviewed

Pentax 645Z Digital – Reviewed by Daniel Ho. Originally Posted at SGJP. May 2016, Singapore – A rather late review on a digital medium format camera by Pentax coined Pentax 645z. Thanks for Pentax for allowing me to have this beautiful … Continue reading

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Olympus Pen-F(antastic) – Part 3

Olympus Pen-F(antastic) – Part 3 – Featuring Guest Editor Daniel Ho. Image: Our Guest Editor Daniel HO from Singapore Journal of Photography (SGJP)   24th March 2016, Singapore – The Editorial team decided to invite a Guest Reviewer to test out the Olympus Pen-F and he … Continue reading

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Olympus Pen-F(antastic) – Part 2

Olympus Pen-F(antastic) – Part 2 – Featuring Sub-Editor Gary Chow Image: Here’s the guy (Gary Chow) who insisted that I should let him have the Pen-F for a weekend. 19th March 2016, Singapore – Following my review of the Olympus Pen-F in … Continue reading

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Olympus Stylus TOUGH TG-870

Olympus Stylus TOUGH TG-870 – The NEW Tough TG-870 Reviewed at Krabi, Thailand. Image: The NEW Tough TG-870 from Olympus. 12h March 2016, Krabi, Thailand/ Singapore – So along with the Pen-F package that Olympus Singapore sent us before our Krabi trip, … Continue reading

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Olympus Pen-F(antastic)

Olympus Pen-F(antastic) – The NEW Pen-F Reviewed at Krabi, Thailand.   Image: Aonang Beach Sun Set, Krabi, Thailand. Shot by Olympus Pen-F. 11th March 2016, Krabi, Thailand/ Singapore – Olympus Singapore sent us their new Pen-F & the new TG-870 recently, … Continue reading

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