Pentax SMC DA* Series Telephoto Lenses Review

A few years ago, the company Pentax has revived the famous “star” series optics, featuring a very high quality. In an optical star circuit series includes lenses made of high-quality special grades of glass, with a unique multi-layer coating providing high transmittance and the minimum light scattering inside the optical unit. Two lenses of today’s review is owned by the series and are of very reasonable price.

SMC Pentax DA * 200mm f/2.8 ED [IF] SDM
 Pentax SMC DA* Series 16-50mm f/2.8 ED AL IF SDM Wide Angle Zoom Lens for Pentax Digital SLR Cameras

  • Lens Mount: Pentax KAF
  • Image Format: APS-C (23,5 × 15,7 mm)
  • Elements / groups: 9/8
  • Focal length: 200 mm
  • Angle of view: 8 ° 10 ‘(APS-C)
  • Aperture: 2.8 – 22
  • Number of Blades: n
  • MDF: 1.2m
  • Type of hood: PH-RBK 77mm
  • Filter: Ø77 mm
  • Dimensions: Ø83 × 134 mm

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Sony SAL Series – Telephoto Lenses Reviews

In the arsenal of Sony is the most diverse optics. In this review, present two telephoto lens – one of them a very high quality and expensive, specially designed for sport shooting and for wildlife, because in addition to excellent pictures it differs silent focusing. Another model – the mirror-lens objective, which by design are descended from those who have telescopes and unmatched compactness.

Sony SAL-300F28G
 Sony SAL-300F28G G Series 300mm f/2.8 Super Telephoto Lens for Sony Alpha Digital SLR Camera

  • Lens Mount: Sony A
  • Image Format: 135 (36 × 24 mm)
  • Elements / groups: 13/12
  • Focal length: 300 mm
  • Angle of view: 8 ° 10 ‘(135)
  • Aperture: 2.8 – 32
  • Number of Blades: 9
  • MDP: 2 m
  • Type lens hood: Included
  • Filter: Ø42 mm (internal)
  • Dimensions: Ø122 × 242,5 mm

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Mirrorless camera: Sony NEX-7 24.3 MP Compact Interchangeable Lens Camera with 18-55mm Lens gives the rate of 10 frames per second

The second-generation NEX with a powerful functional improvement of the original series NEX-3 and NEX-5 unexpectedly brought significant structural change of the entire line of compact systems Sony. New items with index N and C were – funny to say! – Amateur, and in addition to them released “advanced” superCompact NEX-7.

 Sony NEX-7 24.3 MP Compact Interchangeable Lens Camera with 18-55mm Lens

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Mirrorless camera – Sony NEX-5RK/S 16.1 MP Compact Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens and 3-Inch LCD (Silver) removes easily in almost complete darkness

Sony NEX-5, one of the best, in our opinion, bezzerkalok his time, still had a number of limitations and shortcomings – not that lowering the overall rating of the camera, but are able to deliver some inconvenience to users. Updated NEX-5N has so many advantages that its future owners will not just marvel at the abilities and capabilities of the camera.

 Sony NEX-5RK/B 16.1 MP Compact Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lenses (Black)

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Mirrorless camera: Sony Alpha NEX-C3 16 MP Compact Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera Kit with 18-55mm Zoom Lens (Black) was super-easy and very simple to operate

It is difficult to imagine how in less than a year can be improved without having a good camera, but Sony have coped with this task. Camera NEX-C3 has become more compact and lighter at the time of issue again with the title of the smallest “system” camera. It has become a tradition. Interestingly, the competitors with small matrices absolutely nothing can oppose: After all the promises to cut the housing and optics of the camera will still appear larger. In practical terms, NEX-C3 is a little different from the usual compact, and with a little “flat” lens, “pills” (16 mm F2, 8), and do become a typical “soap box”, it fits easily in a pocket.

Mirrorless camera Sony Alpha NEX-C3 16 MP Compact Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera Kit with 18-55mm Zoom Lens (Black) was super-easy and very simple to operate

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Reviews: Nikon 1 J1 10.1 MP HD Digital Camera System with 10-30mm VR 1 NIKKOR Lens (White) mirrorless camera is focused on the simple “life” photo shoot

Nikon J1, the youngest model in the family system compact Nikon One, focused more on the amateur and simple “life” photography. There is nothing serious, even including the spectacular digital filters. Almost any configuration is done through the menu, there’s uncompromising attitude of developers – no simplifications and shortcuts.

Reviews: Nikon 1 J1 10.1 MP HD Digital Camera System with 10-30mm VR 1 NIKKOR Lens (White) mirrorless camera is focused on the simple "life" photo shoot

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Mirrorless camera – Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1X 16 MP Micro 4/3 Compact System Camera, 3-Inch LCD Touch Screen and 14-42mm X Power Zoom Lens (Black): full functionality in a compact form

GX1 – truly a piece of work, but not technologists and marketers. Functional innovations in the asset novelty of the “Four Thirds” is not available, but the camera with precise positioned between the existing series of system Lumix. It is a compact slim camera with an advanced system functionality and at the same time with a classic design and management of the first cameras GF.

Mirrorless camera - Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1X 16 MP Micro 4/3 Compact System Camera, 3-Inch LCD Touch Screen and 14-42mm X Power Zoom Lens (Black): full functionality in a compact form

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Mirrorless camera – Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3KK 12 MP Micro 4/3 Compact System Camera with 3-Inch Touchscreen LCD and 14-42mm Zoom Lens (Black) got super-fast focus

Following the third generation of the “basic” line of compact systems, Panasonic Lumix G has released an updated and “miniature” mirrorless camera Lumix DMC-GF3. More precisely, even to say “new” because of changes in the cell is no less than the improvements, but the essence of the camera has changed significantly. The key idea underlying the GF3 (as her older sister G3), – avoiding attempts to create a stripped-down reflex to the creation of a functional and powerful compact with a “mirror” image quality. The idea, in our view, entirely correct.

Mirrorless camera - Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3KK 12 MP Micro 4/3 Compact System Camera with 3-Inch Touchscreen LCD and 14-42mm Zoom Lens (Black) got super-fast focus

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Mirrorless camera – Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G3 16 MP Micro Four-Thirds Interchangeable Lens Camera with 3-Inch Free-Angle Touch-Screen LCD and 14-42mm Lumix G VARIO f/3.5-5.6 Lens: the third generation has dropped in price and increased in demand

The third generation of mirrorless cameras Lumix (and in a certain sense, all cameras in this class, because Panasonic and started reading the first generation Lumix DMC-G1), the open model Lumix DMC-G3, curious fact that it continued to search for the optimal form and content of a compact device with interchangeable lenses. G3 – not a simple upgrade of previous generations, although there are obvious improvements, but not least another experiment, though on a variety of characteristics at once. The result of the experiment was very good and deserves close attention.

 Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G3 16 MP Micro Four-Thirds Interchangeable Lens Camera with 3-Inch Free-Angle Touch-Screen LCD and 14-42mm Lumix G VARIO f/3.5-5.6 Lens

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Reviews: Nikon 1 V1 10.1 MP HD Digital Camera System with 10-30mm VR 1 NIKKOR Lens (Black) great shots on a single charge

Nikon V1 – senior representative was late mirrorless system Nikon One. Better name, just begging to translate a “Nikon or even” “Nikon – the first”, but in reality worked only one literal association.

 Nikon 1 V1 10.1 MP HD Digital Camera System with 10-30mm VR 1 NIKKOR Lens (Black)

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