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Review: Olympus 45mm f1.8

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Olympus 45mm f1.8 Prime

Olympus 45mm f1.8 Prime

The Olympus 45mm short telephoto prime has a maximum aperture of just f1.8 (min f22) making this an ideal low cost entry for portrait, low light and shallow depth of field shooting on the micro-four-thirds system.

Weighing just 116g (4oz) with a diameter of 56mm and a length of only 46mm this tiny lens takes an even tinier 37mm filter and provides a 27˚ angle of view equal to 90mm on a full frame 35mm camera.

With a relatively low street price, does this auto focus capable lens deserve to be on your wish list?

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Review: Olympus 12mm f2.0

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Introduction
The Olympus 12mm f2.0 lens for micro four thirds is a high quality, metal construction fast wide angle lens with built in distance & depth of field indicators, hard stops and a fantastic focus ring that lets you change between manual and auto focus instantly.

Olympus 12mm f2 Review

Olympus 12mm f2 Review

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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

Nikon SB-900 Review

Nikon SB-900 Speedlight

Nikon SB-900 Speedlight

On 1 July 2008 Nikon announced the introduction of the SB-900, and so began the next step in lightweight portable, hot shoe mounted speedlights, bringing several important new features not previously available on any brand.
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Nikon SB-600 Review

Nikon SB-600

Nikon SB-600

Released in 2004, the SB-600 added to the already successful SB-800 in Nikon’s CLS capable flash line up.

The SB-600 was designed as a smaller, lower cost alternative to the SB-800, so inevitably has a corresponding reduction in feature set. Whether the differences are enough to make you choose the SB-800 over the SB-600 is up to you. Continue reading