Monthly Archives: November 2011

Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM vs Nikon 17-55mm ED-IF AF-S DX

Today I’m comparing the IQ of the two workhorse crop-body midrange zooms from Canon and Nikon @ 55mm f/2.8. Conclusion? The Canon wins hands down. Click through these images to see the 100% view. You may need to click twice … Continue reading

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NEX: Manual-focus lens comparison for 35mm to 50mm

There are lots of legacy lens choices for the NEX in the 35mm to 50mm range, ranging in price from $70 up to $1400. What’s the best bang for your manual-focus NEX buck? I’ve compared the following lenses on my … Continue reading

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Canon 70-200mm f/4L vs Canon 70-200mm f/4L IS

I’ve seen a recurring question pop up on the dpreview forums: how much sharper is the IS version of the 70-200mm f/4 lens vs the non-IS version? The answer: On the 5D Mark II the difference isn’t noticeable in the … Continue reading

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