Can the new Sigma 35mm f/1.4 hold its own against the 40% more expensive Canon L lens? And can a cheaper, 3rd party lens actually beat the longstanding Canon champ in sharpness, build, and focus speeds? LearningCameras puts these two lenses side by side to see which one is the greater of the two using some of the best DSRL cameras in the business.
A review of the new Sigma 35mm f/1.4. This lens offers some amazing abilities for a fraction of the price of the Canon & Nikon competition. But can Sigma compete with the long standing build quality, focus speeds, and sharpness from the big 2 manufactures?
We have all probably paid the ridiculous fees that airlines are charging for bags. What started as a means of charging for excess luggage has quickly turned in to a new scheme for making revenue off of normal travelers. For those of us who carry equipment with us, the situation is even worse as we are forced to check at least one bag. Here is how to save on those baggage fees the next time you fly:
Nikon has just announced an upgraded D5200 DSLR. With a considerable 50% increase in megapixels, faster shooting rates, 39pt focus system, and a stereo microphone, the D5200 offers a modest increase in quality over its predecessor.
Canon has just announced two new lenses, a 24-70mm f/4L IS USM and a 35mm f/2 IS USM. While picture quality will likely be amazing from both of these lenses, they will have a less pronounced fit in the marketplace.
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We take the Nikon D600 up against the Canon 5D Mark III to test Dynamic range, low light performance, easability of use, and overall hardware. While the 5D mark III is more expensive, the D600 boasts professional level specifications in a smaller and lighter body. Can the D600 win over professionals looking for a cheaper or smaller alternative? Will the 5D Mark III's size and weight keep it from being the perfect backup body or travel camera? Let's find out.