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Lens Quality and Testing

Recording of a Lengthy Discussion between David Ward and Tim Parkin

Tim Parkin

Tim Parkin

Amateur Photographer who plays with big cameras and film when in between digital photographs.

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Tim Parkin and David Ward overran the predicted hour long discussion on the ins and outs of lens quality and testing but with such a lot of ground our listeners supported our flagrant ignorance of temporal limitations.


With lenses costing so much itís pretty important to make the right purchasing decision but how can we do this without trying all of the possibilities out ourselves. Well there are always those in depth tests we often see in magazines and online. But there lies the problem - how do we know what these tests mean and are they relevant for the landscape photographer? Watch the video for more!

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