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Review: Lumix 14mm f2.5 ASPH

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Lumix 14mm f2.5 ASPH Pancake Lens

Lumix 14mm f2.5 ASPH Pancake Lens

The Lumix 14mm f2.5 ASPH is a tiny pancake style lens included with several Lumix cameras as well as being available separately. It’s fashioned in the same style as the amazing 20mm f1.7 but is much faster at focusing, has a wider angle of view and is even smaller!

Could this be the perfect travel & landscape lens?

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Yongnuo YN560-IV Speedlite Review

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The YN560-IV is the latest incarnation of Yongnuo’s YN560 speedlite systems, adding wireless master control as well as slave mode. Continue reading

Yongnuo YN568EX-II Review

Yongnuo-YN568EX-II

Yongnuo-YN568EX-II

 With full ETTL control Master and Remote capabilities the Yongnuo YN568EX-II is a low cost direct competitor to the Canon 580EX II. Just how good is it?

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Yongnuo YN600 Pro LED Video Light (3200K-5500K) Review

Yongnuo introduced and additional variation of the original YN600, this time providing variable colour temperature between 3200K and 5500K. However, they’ve also introduced a little bit of confusion by calling it the same name as the original daylight balanced version and changing only the suffix. Continue reading

What makes a camera professional?

So, what makes a camera professional?

It’s a question I see come up on photography forums time and time again, usually posed by armchair based wannabe professionals debating the minute details of why this camera is more professional that that one.  With all the back and forth on the forums is there ever a simple answer to what is a professional camera? Continue reading