Review: Tokina AT-X 116 Pro DX ultra-wide zoom

On my last trip to NYC I noticed that my Nikkor 18-200mm (27-300mm) zoom lens wasn’t wide enough for quite a few locations. I was looking for a non-fisheye, ultra-wide lens for some time when a fellow pointed me to the brand new Tokina AT-X 11-16mm f/2.8 zoom, that’s 16-24mm on my Nikon D80. The …

Review: Benro C-298n6 carbon tripod with KS-0 ballhead

I finally found the (almost) perfect tripod for me. I decided to go for the Benro HVC Flexpod C-298n6 with a Benro KS-0 ballhead for the following reasons: Lightweight (legs made of carbon fiber) Extractable/reversible center column Maximum load of tripod and ballhead is 8kg (17.4 lbs) Maximum height is 167cm (65 in.) Fits into …