Sigma DG 12-24mm f/4 HSM ART vs Canon EF 11-24mm f/4 L USM vs Nikon AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8 G ED

Banc d’essai Chasseur d’Images

Sigma DG 12-24mm f/4 HSM ART vs Canon EF 11-24mm f/4 L USM vs Nikon AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8 G ED

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à voir dans:
Chasseur d’Images n° 390 – Janvier-février 2017

Après deux numéro hyper techniques, pour cause de Guide d’achat des appareils et de Guide d’achat des objectifs, Chasseur d’Images revient a sa formule habituelle, plus variée, faisant une juste place aux infos sur le matériel, à l’actualité culturelle, aux conseils pratiques, à vos images et, bien sûr, aux bancs d’essai.

Return of the Macro

Return of the Macro

macro11aJames Paterson demonstrates how to create amazing water droplet globes
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Macro Lenses Group Test

It’s all in the detail. Matthew Richards tests eight close-up options
Canon EF 100mm F/2.8L macro IS USM
Nikon AF-S 105mm F/2.8G IF ED VR Micro
Olympus 60mm F/2.8 Macro M.Zuiko Digital ED
Samyang 100mm F/2.8 ED UMC Macro
Sigma Macro 105mm F/2.8 EX DG OS HSM
Sony FE 90mm F/2.8 Macro G OSS
Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 DI VC USD Macro
Tokina AT-X AF 100mm F/2.8 Pro D

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Return of the Macro
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The DX-format D500 and FX-format D750 battle it out

Who really needs a full-frame D-SLR?
The Big Debate

DX – PROS
– You get much more camera for your money – the D500’s specs easily outstrip the D750’s
– DX lenses are smaller, cheaper and lighter to carry around – and you can use FX lenses on DX Nikons too
– The 1.5x ‘crop factor’ makes telephoto lenses effectively 1.5x more powerful
DX -CONS
– The smaller DX sensor can’t quite match a full-frame FX sensor for all-round image quality
– The smaller sensor leads to increased depth of field, which can be useful, but can also make beautiful bokeh harder to achieve
– At shorter focal lengths you’ll need to invest in DX lenses, which will be of little use if you upgrade to a full-frame Nikon later

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– The larger sensor area opens the way for higher ISO sensitivities or higher resolution sensors that don’t sacrifice overall quality
– Depth of field is shallower, giving images more spatial depth and attractive background blur
– If you want to turn pro, a full-frame Nikon is best both for quality and pro accessories
FX – CONS
– Even an ‘affordable’ FX-format Nikon like the D750 is a pretty expensive purchase
– You’ll need to invest heavily in lenses to exploit the quality potential of the full-frame format
– FX cameras are mostly (not always) bigger and heavier, and not designed for novices or those still learning

d500vsd750bThe DX-format D500 and FX-format D750 battle it out
N-Photo
Issue 63 – Sept 2016

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DSLR vs Mirrorless

DSLR vs Mirrorless

DSLRvsMirrorless09aThe rise of mirrorless
Andy Westlake investigates how mirrorless compact system cameras have advanced since their inception just eight years ago.
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DSLRvsMirrorless09bA professional perspective
Why have some professional photographers eagerly embraced mirrorless, while others still hold out?
Geoff Harris canvases opinions, for and against
photo: Saraya Courtaville
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DSLRvsMirrorless09cTrusty sidekick
Documentary photographer Paul Ratje demonstrates how an APS-C compact camera improved his ability to capture daily life on the streets
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DSLRvsMirrorless09dDSLR vs Mirrorless
Head-to-head comparison
Mirrorless myths busted
Which system is best for you

a lot more in Amateur Photographer

Ben Cherry Nature X-Photographer

Ben Cherry Nature X-Photographer – Taking the best from the X-T1 into the X-T2

BenCherry08a BenCherry08b BenCherry08c BenCherry08d BenCherry08e“My name is Ben Cherry, I’m an environmental photojournalist and Fujifilm X-Photographer. I’ve been using the X Series for over three years now and was given the tremendous responsibility of being a part of the X-T2 project. Its predecessor, the X-T1, was a revelation for the X Series and was my go-to camera for the previous two years. With a huge viewfinder, weather sealing, 8 frames per second and an articulating screen, what wasn’t to like with the previous generation? Well the X-T2 takes all the best features of the X-T1 and builds on them, as Fujifilm continues to evolve its inspiring X Series system. In this first of three videos I look at the key differences between the cameras.”

“In the next video we will be looking at the key features of the X-T2 in more detail, with a particular focus on features for nature photographers. (Coming soon)”

via fujifilm-x

Reflex 24 x 36 | L’heure du choix

Choisir l’appareil le mieux adapté à l’usage auquel on le destine
Ce rappel n’a pas pour but de décourager ceux qui rêvent d’un reflex haut de gamme, mais d’éviter les déceptions. Voici de beaux outils, pointus et rapides, qu’il faut apprivoiser si l’on veut passer au stade supérieur de la photographie, celui à partir duquel on construit ses images au lieu de les découvrir.

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dossier complet dans:
Chasseur d’Images #384 – Juin 2016