Update Apr. 4, 2007: DPReview’s new review of the TZ3.
A great range for 1.5x crop-factor sensors, the Tokina 50-135 f/2.8 fits right in where the 70-200 range used to be on 35mm SLRs. I love my Sigma 70-200 f/2.8, but sometimes I sure wish I could get that extra 20mm that this new Tokina offers. Check out Popular Photography’s review of this new lens. Also, note that Sigma’s got a similar lens with their little brother to my beloved 70-200, the Sigma 50-150 f/2.8 EX HSM.
Popular Photography has a review of the new Nikon mount Carl Zeiss 85mm f/1.4 ZF Planar T*. Warning, this is lens fetish at its finest. Enter at your own risk.
Originally uploaded by takuhitosotome.
Shutterbug tested the new 10-megapixel Leica M8 in the April issue of the mag.
While no digital camera can expect to be pre-eminent for decades at a time like the 35mm M Leicas, and the M8 will inevitably be surpassed in five years by the Leica M9 with more megapixels and even better image quality, the Leica M8 is about as good as it can be given the current state of digital imaging technology.
Head on over to get all the goods on this long-awaited and pricey digital rangefinder.
Originally uploaded by hawridger.
I’ve been reading the Camera Toss Blog for some time now and admiring all the great abstracts that camera tossing produces. Until last night, I hadn’t tried it myself.
I was more than pleased with my first effort (above) at camera tossing. What’s more, it’s addictive like crack! Seriously, I blew through half an hour just getting warmed up.
It’s easier than it might look. Be warned though, you should take a browse through the beginner’s guide and Mini How-to over at the Camera Toss Blog (take note on the disclaimers stating that you can break your camera) before jumping full throttle into camera tossing.
A new take on the tripod. I’ll take two . . . in silver.