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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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“Captain America: The First Avenger” Action Shots Captured With Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR Cameras

Full 1080P HD Capture, 24p Frame Rate and Canon EF Lenses Provide Compatibility and Creative Options for Movie Production LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., August 1, 2011 – Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging, announced today that the highly anticipated feature … Continue reading

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Canon EF 28-80mm F3.5-5.6 II

Lens Number 15 joined my lens stable today. It came in the form of EF 28-80mm F3.5-5.6 II, an old SLR kit lens dating back to 1999. Since it is on EF system, that means it can be used on … Continue reading

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Tokina AT-X 16.5-135mm DX

  This is lens number 13. Initially wanted to buy the Tokina 35mm Macro (M35) to try out for IR suitabilty and also to add to my "Alien Lens" collection (adding to the Sigma & Cosina) but was told by … Continue reading

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Canon EF 24-70mm F2.8L USM

  The EF 24-70mm F2.8L USM is the “Dream Zoom Lens” for many Canon fans. This lengendary zoom lens is the fastest zoomer in the EF series and it sits in the L-Series line as the “King of Zoom”. Like … Continue reading

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Canon EF 28mm F2.8

  I was really looking for a better & wider lens for my EOS 350D-IR (Infra Red Converted). Was doing lots of reading up on forums and on IR-Dedicated Websites, many IR Photographers mentioned positively about this lens and some even sing … Continue reading

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Canon EF 35-80mm F4-5.6 II

This is my 10th lens. I collected this used Canon EF 35-80 mm f/4-5.6 II on the same day as the Cosina AF 28-105mm F2.8-3.8, but from different sellers though. The is my 2nd used lens after the Cosina and … Continue reading

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Cosina AF 28-105mm F2.8-3.8

  Most will wonder which lens will end up as my 9th Lens. Yes, I am into my 9th len now. As I was browsing the photography forums and “looking” around, I saw a topic in the Buy/Sell folder of a … Continue reading

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Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM

  Looking at my gear set up, I am pretty much convinced that I got “covered” at most of the important focal range. When I got to know that my Dad was ill, I wanted to do something for him. … Continue reading

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Canon EF 100mm F2.8 Macro USM

Venturing further into photography, one will start to explore the various genres like a curious child. Macro photography fascinated me. The ability to see super close up details not exactly visible to human eye gave me additional reason why I wanted to … Continue reading

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Canon EF 50mm F1.8 II

"I think the 50(mm lens) is an extremely good discipline lens; it requires you to see in a more refined way, not just tighter." – William Albert * picture:  EF 50mm F1.8 II.   Received this lens together on the … Continue reading

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Canon EF 15mm F2.8 Fisheye

  Going wider (literally), I got interested in creating "Beautifully Distorted" photos. The lens that caught my attention and eventually became my 5th Canon lens is none other than the EF 15mm F2.8 Fisheye. On my 350D-IR & 500D, it … Continue reading

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Canon EF 17-40mm F4L USM

This is my 4th lens (and my 2nd L-series EF Lens) and it is probably the most popular ultra wide angle (UWA) lens from Canon. Sitting on Canon’s EF "L-Series" lens hierachy, this UWA is a favourite "Upgrade" for most Canon … Continue reading

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Canon EF 70-200mm F4L USM

Buying my 3rd Canon lens seems like the most natural thing to do as I progress on. While doing my research, I have read about a very common and popular lens range – 70-200mm. At that point of time, I have … Continue reading

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Canon EF 75-300mm F4-5.6 III USM

This is one of the cheapest telephoto lens from Canon. Designed as consumers’ "First Telephoto Lens", don’t expect too much is what I will say. Yes you heard it. People always say "you get what you pay for" and that … Continue reading

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Canon EF-S 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 IS & Non IS

  To start things off, I have decided to write about the gears that both of us are currently using and also to let this be an information to those who may be searching for it. Since we started as … Continue reading

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