Tamron 28-200 F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD Brief Hands-on Review

Tamron 28-200 F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD

Recently Tamron India sent me Tamron 28-200 F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD for Sony Mirrorless Cameras for review. This is a unique lens being an all-in-one zoom range and a fast design, distinguished by its bright f/2.8 maximum aperture at the wide end of the zoom, along with its sleek and portable design. I tested this … Read more

Masters of Photography – Alfred Stieglitz

Imogen Cunningham, Alfred Stieglitz, 1934

Nearly all the greatest work is being, and has always been done, by those who are following photography for the love of it…” Alfred Stieglitz Alfred Stieglitz (1864–1946) is perhaps the most important figure in the history of visual arts in America. Through his many roles – as a photographer, as a discoverer and promoter … Read more

DJI OSMO Pocket First Impression Review

DJI OSMO Pocket

The Osmo Pocket is the world’s smallest 4K camera with a three-axis mechanical gimbal. Measuring 38 x 29 x 37mm and this is perched on top of a small handle that’s a mere 95mm tall and 27mm wide. Even when it’s slotted into the supplied hard plastic cover it’s only a fraction bulkier weighing a … Read more

Magmod vs Chinese Knockoff

MagMod Knockoff Kit

Last week one of my friends sent me a Chinese knockoff version of the MagMod Professional Flash Kit. MagMod Flash Diffusers are a revolutionary flash modification system for hot-shoe flashes. These modifiers use magnets to connect to the front of the flash and thus allow you to change them in a jiffy. This Chinese counterfeit … Read more

Brief Review of Two 7artisans Lenses

7Artisans lenses 50mm f/1.1

Two weeks back I received two 7Artisans lenses an Leica M mount 50mm f/1.1 and a 35mm F/2.0 lens in Sony full frame E mount from Videolinks who are distributors of this lens in India. These two are very unusual manual lenses made by 7artisans who created this company making lenses for mirrorless. They have … Read more

Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 VC USD Brief Hands-on Review

Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 VC USD

In 2014 Tamron built a very affordable super telephoto zoom lens – SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 VC USD which I was fortunate to review here. The lens was an instant success and spawned a whole new class of similar focal range portable long telephoto zoom lenses. In 2017 Tamron launched the second generation of that lens … Read more

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