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Standard-range micro 4/3 Imatest Results

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  This is the second in a series of three posts about Imatest results on m4/3 mount lenses. The first post covered most of the lenses of 25mm and wider focal length. Most of the zoom lenses in that test were done at, or near, their widest focal length since we were concentrating on the […]

Lenses and Optics

Some Mirrorless 5X Macro Fun. (Too much fun, actually).

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I generally don’t write separate reviews on items. I put a ‘take’ up on most items we rent, letting people know what I think about it. That lets me be neutral because it doesn’t make me any difference what people rent as long as they’re happy with it: the return on a $10,000 lens and […]

Equipment

Wide-Angle Micro 4/3 Imatest Results

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Note: The results for standard range m4/3 lenses and zooms at 25mm are in the next article. A lot of Sony users liked seeing some Imatest results for NEX lenses, and some micro 4/3 users asked us to do the same thing. That’s a more complicated undertaking for several reasons. First, there is a much […]

Teardowns and Disassembly

The Fix is In

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We got our first “new” Canon 5D Mk III cameras today, the ones with the light leak fixed. You know me, I thought perhaps it would be a good idea to take one apart and see what was different. I had photos from the ‘prefixed’ 5D IIIs from a previous post, so comparison would be […]

Resolution Tests

NEX-7 Lens Imatest Results

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For the last 3 years now, I’ve been running my mouth, basically saying something like ‘I think the NEX series is a camera that could give great resolution if there were any decent lenses for it’. ¬†When the NEX-7 came out there was now an even better resolving sensor, and for the first time at […]

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