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Venus Optics Laowa 7.5mm f/2 for M4/3 Review by Darren Miles

By: Darren Miles

Published on Jan 13, 2018

http://www.DarrenMiles.com – Southwest Florida Portrait, Real Estate, Wedding and Family Photographer

GET A GREAT DEAL on the Laowa 7.5mm f/2 Lens from B&H HERE: https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc…

CONCLUSION: So to wrap up this review, we give the Venus optics, compact dreamer, lightweight 7.5mm f/2 lens a 35.5/40 and our Recommended Rating.

THE FINAL WORD: More often than not, wide angle lenses suffer from some inherent issues, weak edge performance, distortion, vignetting, and bad flare performance, well, I’m pleased to report that laowa does a great job with distortion control and edge performance, both seem to be really great as the verticals straight out of camera are in fact pretty straight and the edges look really sharp to my eyes, however, the laowa does suffer from strong vignetting – especially wide open and weak flare performance in brightly lit situations, which again aren’t really strong suits for most wide angle lenses, but they are noticeable in the Laowa – but all in, at just $519 the laowa does in fact offer some really nice benefits for this kind of price – specifically, if you’re a drone operator, video shooter and if you do real estate and landscape photography – sure, you only get manual focus and aperture control, but again, when it’s this wide, big scenes are going to be mostly in focus anyway at or close to infinity on the focus ring. In spite of its shortcomings, the pros, definitely outweigh the cons.

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Tripods: How to Use Them, and Choose Them

 

By: steeletraining

Originally published on Feb 14, 2017

https://www.steeletraining.com – Learn how to use a tripod for photography and how to choose the right one for your needs. Video tutorial by Phil Steele.

For more free tutorials and photography courses visit: https://www.steeletraining.com/

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Top 25 BEST Cyber Monday Photography Deals!!

 

By: Chris Winter

Originally published on Nov 28, 2016

✅✅ Nikon D3400: http://amzn.to/2gu1XCQ
✅✅ Nikon D3400 with 2 lenses: http://amzn.to/2gtYeVJ
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Black Friday Deals that might still be on sale:

✅✅ $1 Lav Mic: http://amzn.to/2gu3b0N
✅✅ Neewer Lav Mic: http://amzn.to/2gtYFPH
✅✅ Canon 80D Body: http://amzn.to/2gtXgsM
✅✅ Canon 80D with 18-135mm: http://amzn.to/2gHnqLc
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Huge Black Friday Photography Deals Special!

 

By: Chris Winter

Originally published on Nov 25, 2016

✅✅ $1 Lav Mic: http://amzn.to/2gu3b0N
✅✅ Neewer Lav Mic: http://amzn.to/2gtYFPH
✅✅ Canon 80D Body: http://amzn.to/2gtXgsM (Click ‘Show More’ To See Other Deals)
✅✅ Canon 80D with 18-135mm: http://amzn.to/2gHnqLc
✅✅ Canon 80D (International): http://amzn.to/2gu1MYc
✅✅ Canon SL1: http://amzn.to/2gHvpIc
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✅✅ Canon T6: http://amzn.to/2gtZbgF
✅✅ Nikon D3400: http://amzn.to/2gu1XCQ
✅✅ Nikon D3400 with 2 lenses: http://amzn.to/2gtYeVJ
✅✅ Nikon D500: http://amzn.to/2gu1ZdU
✅✅ Canon 50mm 1.8 STM: http://amzn.to/2gu4BZ0
✅✅ Canon 10-18mm STM: http://amzn.to/2gHngUm
✅✅ Canon 18-135mm STM: http://amzn.to/2gHnieW
✅✅ Canon 18-135mm STM (Cheaper): http://amzn.to/2gHjc6F
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✅✅ Nikon 50mm 1.8: http://amzn.to/2gu3EA5
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✅✅ Q666C Carbon Tripod: http://amzn.to/2gtWSdF
✅✅ Neewer Carbon Tripod: http://amzn.to/2gtZyYx

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Best Photography Deals Of The Week! – Over $150

 

By: Chris Winter

Published on Sep 16, 2016

✅✅ Canon 70D: http://amzn.to/2cT8jJF
✅✅ Canon T5: http://amzn.to/2cT7wsi
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Last Weeks Deals:

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