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    hi all,
    this new lens review site seems to be promising. it has just begun and they have a nice way of showing test results.
    http://www.slrgear.com/reviews/index.php

    enjoy

    kashi

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    Quote Originally Posted by vkashi
    hi all,
    this new lens review site seems to be promising. it has just begun and they have a nice way of showing test results.
    http://www.slrgear.com/reviews/index.php

    enjoy

    kashi
    but really, no reviews, little information, won't hold my breath waiting for the reviews to get posted.
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    i guess they are just starting out. right now they have too few reviews, but given that they seem to be the same people as imaging resources; it should not be long before they test all the lenses that they have listed.

    but you are right in saying that right now there are too few reviews here. and in any case, it is better to shoot than to read more reviews

    kashi

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    The lens review site comes with advertisement, so u can tell who will get the top scores in future reviews, bros.

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    The 3D graph is quite useful if it is accurate.

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    so is there any other site without ads that has a good review?

    pls. share some

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    thom's site is good but ken rockwell? he even reviews lenses without seeing/shooting them

    kashi

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    Ok, can also try this, this site review is written by independent users who actually use and own the equipment then they write the user review.

    http://www.photographyreview.com/cat...T_3787crx.aspx

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    hi astin,
    thanks for the links. yes i am aware of most of these sites as i keep surfing. maybe i should stop surfing and start shooting more
    it was while surfing at dpreview that i came across this site. i have often visited the imaging resources site for their imatest reviews which are unbiased if conducted properly. since this new site was also from the same people, and they are using a software and only giving test results in figures/graphs rather than subjective descriptions, i thought it might be a good way to compare various lenses. i found the flash graph on corner softness quite helpful and interesting. and given that it is managed by the imaging resources people i am also assuming that they will review others lenses in the near future.

    having said that, i have absolutely no links with them neither can i warrant that they will be unbiased. i just wanted to let others know of its existence.

    kashi

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    Lens review is very subjective, not all reviewers are the same, and not all lenses are the same. In fact I would discount 50% of most of the reviews. It could be the reviewer got a very good sample of the lens, or it could be he got a lemon lens.

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    ya, even these kinds of tests with all mumbo jumbo of figures is so relative. in fact this site states that they are testing only one sample of each lens and hence cannot vouch for inconsistencies in their copy of the lens.

    now that to me defeats the whole purpose of all this testing.

    kashi

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    www.fredmiranda.com

    The site's database is also purely mainly based on user's opinions etc.

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