Category Archives: Group Test & Reviews

The Sigma DN Monsters – Part 1

The Sigma DN Monsters – Part 1 – Featuring Trisha Lim as Guest Reviewer Image: Guest-Reviewers (L) Trisha Lim & (R) Robing Ng. 07th January 2016, Singapore – Replacing the older Sigma EX 30mm DN for mirrorless cameras, Sigma redesigned the … Continue reading

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Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC

Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC Featuring Daryl Lee as Guest Reviewer. 22nd December 2015, Singapore – Samyang’s new line of MarkII and MarkII lenses are picking up sales quickly (and unexpectedly) to the amazement of many in the photography … Continue reading

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Sigma 20mm F1.4 DG HSM ART

Sigma 20mm F1.4 DG HSM ART Image: The NEW Sigma 20mm F1.4 DG HSM ART. 07th December 2015, Singapore – Sigma Singapore sent me their latest 20mm F1.4 ART series lens a couple of days ago. Firstly, I would say that … Continue reading

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Samyang 12mm F2.8 ED AS NCS Fisheye

Samyang 12mm F2.8 ED AS NCS Fisheye Image: Esplanade, Singapore. Shot by Samyang 12mm F2.8 ED AS NCS Fisheye. 13th November 2015, Singapore – Fisheye lenses is probably one of the fun lenses that many love for its ridiculous barrel & … Continue reading

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Samyang 85mm F1.4 AS IF UMC Part 2

Samyang 85mm F1.4 AS IF UMC Part 2 – Featuring Guest Reviewers Ang Qianling & Joanna Ng Image: (Left) Reviewer Ang Qianling & (Right) Joanna Ng. 13th November 2015, Singapore – Yesterday we posted an article about what our guest … Continue reading

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Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC Part 2

Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC Part 2 – Featuring Guest Reviewers Ang Qianling & Joanna Ng Image: (Left) Reviewer Ang Qianling & (Right) Joanna Ng. 12th November 2015, Singapore – When I posted the 1st review on Samyang 35mm F1.4 … Continue reading

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Tamron SP 45mm F1.8 Di VC USD

 Tamron SP 45mm F1.8 Di VC USD Image: Shot by the New Tamron SP 45mm F1.8 Di VC USD 11th November 2015, Singapore – Strange as it is, I previously mentioned in my Review article for the Tamron SP 35mm … Continue reading

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Tamron SP 35mm F1.8 Di VC USD – Day Photos

Tamron SP 35mm F1.8 Di VC USD – Day Photos (Part 2) Image: The Tamron SP 35mm F1.8 Di VC USD is fast-focusing, accurate and a street monster lens. (Click on the photo to view at 100% size). Shot by Editor … Continue reading

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Tamron SP 35mm F1.8 Di VC USD – Night Photos

Tamron SP 35mm F1.8 Di VC USD – Night Photos Image: Shot at wide open and the 35mm F1.8 retains 89% sharpness across the frame. Amazing lens. (Click on the photo to view at 100% size). Shot by Editor AL. … Continue reading

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Sony a7R vs Sony a7RII

Sony a7R vs Sony a7RII – A Comparative Review. Reviewers Editor AL & Guest Reviewer Trisha Lim Words by Editor AL, Behind the Scenes Photo by Koh Lye Huat. Photo: Guest Reviewer Trisha Lim with Sony a7R MarkII and Editor … Continue reading

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Sony RX10 MarkII – An Impressive Imaging Package

Sony RX10 MarkII – An Impressive Imaging Package Photo: First World Plaza, Genting Highlands Malaysia – check out how well the RX10II handles low light/ interior lights and with almost no traces of ISO noise – I am impressed! 12th … Continue reading

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Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC

Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC (Reviewer: Michael Sng, Text: Editor AL) Image: Shot by Samyang 35mm F1.4 (1/40, ISO100, F5.6) Photo by Michael Sng. 26th September 2015, Singapore – Following my last article on the Samyang 85mm F1.4, today I am going to write about … Continue reading

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The NEW Sigma 24-35mm F2 DG HSM (ART)

The NEW Sigma 24-35mm F2 DG HSM (ART) Picture: The NEW Sigma 24-35mm F2 DG HSM (ART) 07th September 2015, Singapore – The much-hyped-about new lens from Sigma had finally reached our shores. From what we understand, the demo unit came … Continue reading

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Sony WX-500 – World’s Smallest Hyper Zoom Compact

Sony WX-500 – World’s Smallest Hyper Zoom Compact Photo: Editor AL with the New Sony WX-500.   23rd July 2015, Singapore – When Sony sent me the WX-500 right after I returned the Sony a7 MarkII, I was (a little) amused. … Continue reading

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Nikon AW130 – Super All-Weather Compact

  Nikon AW130 – Super All-Weather CompactPhoto: Editor AL underwater with the Nikon Coolpix AW130 11th July 2015, Bangkok Thailand/ Singapore – Nikon recently passed me their latest All-weather compact in the form of Nikon Coolpix AW130. I was very excited … Continue reading

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Sony α7 Mark II – Simply Amazing

Sony α7 Mark II – Simply Amazing Photo: Editor AL at Chatuchak (Jatuchak) Weekend Market, Bangkok Thailand with the NEW Sony α7 Mark II. 10th July 2015, Bangkok, Thailand/ Singapore – Following my interview with the Sony α7 series Professionals , … Continue reading

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Cullmann XCU 400 – The New Tough Guy

Cullmann XCU 400 – The New Tough Guy 30 th June 2015, Singapore – Recently, some thief made off with my camera backpack along with some of my working gears while I was doing a wedding shoot. Well that was another story, … Continue reading

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Nikon P900 – Small & Mighty

Nikon P900 – Small &  Mighty – Special Review by Xing Asia Photo: Namibia – shot with Nikon P900 by Xing Asia. 09th June 2015, Namibia/Africa – The NEW Nikon CoolPix P900 is probably the most-talk-about digital camera lately. And it … Continue reading

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Namibia with Cullmann Concept One 622TC

Namibia with Cullmen 622TC Words by Ling. Photo: Ling with her camera mounted on a Cullmann 622TC at Henties Bay. 03rd June 2015, Namibia, Africa – Travelling with a tripod is probably one the biggest thing (or concern) that most travelling photographers think … Continue reading

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Sigma DP1 Quattro – The New Breed Just Got Wider

================================== ================================== Sigma DP1 Quattro – The New Breed Just Got Wider – Featuring David Candlish 24th March 2015, Singapore – Since our last review on the the Sigma DP2 Quattro, we had been waiting for the DP1 Quattro and the … Continue reading

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