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Review: Magic Lantern

Filmmaking, Photography, Reviews

So I’ve installed Magic Lantern on my 500D / Rebel T1i / Kiss X3 last December and used it for the first time when I got to New York on Christmas Day. I really put ML on my camera because of the advantages for timelapse photography. It should be nice to have one less thing to carry with you when shooting and making your way to the spots you’re shooting at. I got the hang of the menus and the basic functionalities in a couple minutes. Of course the menus do look very different from the default Canon firmware menus, though they are designed quite user-friendly and logically. They’re packed with so many functions though. I instantly liked the firmware and its […]

Review: Tokina AT-X 116 PRO DX, 11-16mm, f/2.8

Photography, Reviews
Review: Tokina AT-X 116 PRO DX, 11-16mm, f/2.8

I ordered my copy of the Tokina AT-X 116 PRO DX, 11-16mm, f/2.8 for Canon on digitec.ch, one of Switzerland’s leading online shops for camera gear and electronics in general. As cheap as possible in Switzerland at the time of purchase I had to spend 593 Swiss francs (~620$) and could pick it up at the local post office just a couple of days later. It is a bit bigger and heavier than I’d expected it to be, it seems to be built really solid, looks like great quality (just like mentioned in most reviews). And still it’s not that heavy.