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Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* SEL2470Z

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Review Date: Apr 3, 2014 Recommend? yes | Price paid: $1,012.00 | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: Should I call my self lucky ? ... I do not known but this lens perform for me exactly as it suppose. Crisp sharp, manual focus like a butter and with A7R image is like a dream. When I compare images with images from Hassy H4D-40 it is very close.
Cons:
No Nothing Nada Zip Zilch Zero

Having this lens on A7R as everyday lens is a pleasure. Over-all size and weight of this package is great.
Image Quality is amazing. Even when stitching multiple images I do not see the cross section this lens is so good.


 
Sony Alpha a7R Mirrorless Digital Camera

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Review Date: Apr 2, 2014 Recommend? yes | Price paid: Not Indicated | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: Amazing resolution and sharpness with Zeiss and Leica lenses. Easily challenging Hassy H4D-40. Pump-Up Camera software is just a cherry on cake. New FirmWare ver.1.0.2 huge improvement.
Cons:
Nada / Nothing / Zip.

I was always working with finest photo cameras and when this cam A7R show up I was watching. When Firmware update show up I did make my purchase. No regret what so ever. As matter of fact this cam is my tool pushing Hassy H4D on side.
Using fine glass I am on and on in wonder when looking results from this small pump-up little thing called ILCE A7R.


 
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM

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Review Date: Aug 24, 2010 Recommend? yes | Price paid: $2,345.00 | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: Quick Focus, Exceptional sharpens, Perfect Colors ... Build Quality !
Cons:
Maybe a weight ...

This is my new lens for previous IS version. I am so satisfied, that I can not look back over my shoulder ... This is a Fantastic lens.

 
Canon EOS 7D

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Review Date: Nov 17, 2009 Recommend? yes | Price paid: $1,699.00 | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: Canon did it Again ... Great camera for low budget ! Today I have purchased second one from B&H this time including Power Grip. First one for my nephew who is shooting with this 7D down in South America I think he is now somewhere in Nicaragua or place like that ... did not hear from him for few days ... Anyhow. Before my nephew left for trip we test it very closely, again in studio and location and this 7D is very fine instrument. I like new design layout of body of camera plus new menus. Printed results where just excellent.
Cons:
NON (!)

I do not want to repeat what order photographers already did say about this camera.

All I can point out is, that this camera is the best from all they, Canon did in line of 20/30/40/50 D models. Period !!!

As second body to 1Ds or even action photo-shoot the Canon 7D is fabulous.

Highly recommended.


 
Nikon D3x

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Review Date: Nov 1, 2009 Recommend? yes | Price paid: Not Indicated | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: This Camera is THE BEST THERE IS at this moment as I am typing this comment.
Cons:
Price is steep I think ....

I have had this camera in my hand just few days ago and frankly, If I would not have a such investment in Canon I will switch back to NIKON.

This camera is producing a stunning quality of images for mural size pictures in gallery style.

I shoot with theirs top lenses and when printed on Epson, I can not believe my eyes. The quality is there !!!

I am sure that Canon will answer this NIKON “Dynamite” in this upcoming year of 2010 with 1Ds Mark IV. Maybe a new processor ? Maybe 26-28 Mega Pixels ? We will see ...


 
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

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Review Date: Oct 29, 2009 Recommend? yes | Price paid: $1,039.00 | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: Excellent resolution and color reproduction / IS very, very welcome specially in close-up situation / No need for supporting collar / Nice design / Light.
Cons:
Maybe price but then quality is not cheep !

I have tested this lens in studio with Elinchrom Lighting System then doing evaluation of images on G5 in CS4 Photoshop.

Close-ups / Portraits / Some Art situations in low lighting on location.

In short, I am very pleased. Definitely it is an improvement compare to my old 100mm USM lens.

I am happy with this purchase.


 
Canon EOS 5D Mark II

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Review Date: Mar 7, 2009 Recommend? yes | Price paid: $2,595.00 | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: Fantastic camera for artist, someone who takes fine picture for fine printing.
Cons:
NON, NADA ... ZIP - ZERO !

At this moment, this cam is a great value for money and as far quality of image ... AWESOME.

 
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM

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Review Date: Dec 27, 2008 Recommend? | Price paid: $1,599.00

 
Pros: The BEST up-today for Canon DSLR’s.
Cons:
Non, Nada ... Zip !

This lens offers all you need in action photography with bonus in sharpness and definition department. IS is of course a big part of it and overall construction with weather seal is only adding to justify the price.

I use this lens a lot and it is one of my favos.

Highly recommended!


 
Canon Speedlite 580EX II

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Review Date: Nov 8, 2008 Recommend? yes | Price paid: $365.00 | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: Exceptional lighting source. Hard working unit on location with no downfalls in operation ! Providing Exceptional job in Chimera Light-boxes.
Cons:
NON, NADA ... ZIP !!!

I was using four Canon 580EX units which I have exchanged for EX-II version. I am splendid with this version EX-II, since recycling is faster and units are providing more light.

I use them in conjunction with Canon Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2.

I use always Minolta color meter and then transferring data info from Minolta Color meter in to my Canon DSLR’s. All this calculation with daylight in mind. Results are awesome.


 
Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM

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Review Date: May 9, 2008 Recommend? yes | Price paid: $1,999.00 | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: Crazy-Sharp, Colors Just Great, Light in Weight ...
Cons:
NoN-Nada !

In my practice, and I am telling you as pro-shooter being “spoiled“ by 8X10 SINAR, that this baby is just great. In simple words, if you are looking for wide-angle glass this is the one. If anyone says otherwise, maybe he forgot to take cap off the lens.

 
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM

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Review Date: May 7, 2008 Recommend? yes | Price paid: $1,699.00 | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: Well build, quick focus, supper optics ... CANON CLASSIC ...
Cons:
Do not see any ....

This lens which I have purchased in addition to f4.0 IS, is truly awesome .... the F2.8 plays a big role here since I love shallow dept of field in images plus of course speed increase due to F2.8 ....

@ As far as color reproduction I say SUPER!
@ Sharpness PERFECT!
@ Focusing dam QUICK!
@ Image Stabilization FANTASTIC!

Over all the BEST 70-200mm lens I have ever owned ! Highly RECOMMENDED!


 
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM

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Review Date: May 7, 2008 Recommend? yes | Price paid: $1,699.00 | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: Well build, quick focus, supper optics ... CANON CLASSIC ...
Cons:
Do not see any ....

This lens which I have purchased in addition to f4.0 IS, is truly awesome .... the F2.8 plays a big role here since I love shallow dept of field in images plus of course speed increase due to F2.8 ....

@ As far as color reproduction I say SUPER!
@ Sharpness PERFECT!
@ Focusing dam QUICK!
@ Image Stabilization FANTASTIC!

Over all the BEST 70-200mm lens I have ever owned ! Highly RECOMMENDED!


 
Epson Stylus Photo 2200

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Review Date: Nov 30, 2007 Recommend? yes | Price paid: $725.00 | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: Great Results, Silent, Fast, Consistent.
Cons:
NO!

For starter, It STOP my brain of thinking, how someone can honer this great printer in review here with 1 (!!!) Anyhow, do not get confuse by that and check this printer with confidence. It is inexpensive, great working horse in printing, delivering beautiful results on art quality paper !!!

 
Canon Speedlite 550EX TTL

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Review Date: Nov 30, 2007 Recommend? yes | Price paid: $450.00 | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: Reliable, Light weight, Sophisticated.
Cons:
nada, zero, zip ....

I Have two of these units and I use them believe me or not, in Chimera Light Boxes on location shutting for fill light. When I did set up this lighting addition I took it with me with out (!!!) testing which may sound crazy on my shutting assignment to Europe. basically I do trust that much to Canon. Anyhow. It come as pleasant surprise, that it was working on remote set up as charm .... Since that I have purchased other two of these but latest additions for same purpose.

 
Canon EOS 5D

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Review Date: Oct 6, 2007 Recommend? yes | Price paid: $3,800.00 | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: Canon 5D is absolutely AWESOME camera. It is Pro-Like camera on budget. Anyhow, it offers enough futures for skill photographer to create gallery quality images. I have used personally this camera in dusty, industrial environment (Crystal Glass Manufacturing) and I was overwhelmed with results. I do not consider this camera as dust pump at all bur some Canon lenses I do ...
Cons:
Nada ...

Canon 5D is offering palette of futures which will satisfy most demanding photographer. Quality of image processor is truly “Canon-like” means the best there is ... I think that rest of issue as far as quality of image is on the shutter ...

 
Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM

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Review Date: Nov 25, 2006 Recommend? yes | Price paid: Not Indicated | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: For image quality and IS future this lens is definitely a great deal !!! In all aspects this lens is capable of producing top notch quality image for artist or someone on the road ... I was testing this lens which I have borrowed from friend of mine and I was so impressed I just purchased one for my self. It is that good !!!
Cons:
NADA !!!



 

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