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Gear — Rokinon T-S 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC Tilt-Shift Lens (full review)

                                          Review by Mark Degner For a large percentage of my landscape photography I turn to my trusty 24mm tilt-shift lens. Why this lens? First, I love the 24mm focal length for landscape photography as […]

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Gear — Sony α7 and α7R Digital Cameras (full review)

Review by Mark Degner The new Sony α7 and α7R are the smallest full-frame, interchangeable lens cameras currently on the market. They’re smaller than DSLR cameras and only slightly larger than micro 4/3 cameras. The α7 ($1,699.99 body only or $1,999.99 body with FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS kit lens) and α7R ($2,299.99 body only) are […]

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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens (full review)

Review by Mark Degner Photographers like things that are familiar or comfortable and often shun things that are different. This can be said about photographic styles, techniques and equipment. However, this can also limit photographers in pursuit of their craft. Three of the products in this issue’s gear reviews fall into the category of different […]

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MindShift Gear Rotation 180º Professional Deluxe (full review)

Review by Mark Degner MindShift Gear is a new company that was founded by the people who produce the Think Tank Photo line of camera bags and packs. Their first product is the Rotation 180° Professional photo backpack with an integrated rotating belt pack that allows quick access to your camera gear without having to […]

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Rogue Safari (full review)

Review by Mark Degner As I have stated before in a previous review, when built-in camera pop-up flashes first appeared many years ago on film SLR cameras, I thought they were more of a gimmick and not really that useful for serious photography. However, I’ve found in certain situations they’re actually quite useful. In terms […]

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