The Canon 24-70 f/4 IS is here and sharper than ever. Also part of this new upgrade was a hefty price upgrade, not so much from the retail price of the 24-105mm f/4 IS, but because the 24-105 can be found at greatly reduced prices due to the packaging of this as the kit lens in so many Canon cameras. Either way, the Canon 24-70 f/4 IS is now here and here to stay so let's take a look at the performance this has to offer.
The amount of precision that goes into making a lens is simply amazing. This close up look inside the Sigma lens factory will give you a new appreciation for the glass in front of your camera and for the beautiful landscape in Japan.
It was announced several months ago but the Nikon D5200 is finally coming to America. With a considerable 50% increase in megapixels, faster shooting rates, 39pt focus system hybrid style focus system (9 Cross type focus points), and a stereo microphone, the D5200 offers a modest increase in quality over its predecessor. When LearningCameras first heard of this camera, it was exciting news. But now several months later, the D5200 has a great deal to live up to.
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?