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Leonardo Loves Location Lighting Luxurious Cars.

Cool Cars + Great Friends + Canon + Godox = Amazing photos. Visual storyteller and Photojournalist, Leonardo Carrizo, shoots some environmental portraits of his friends with their luxury cars featuring Canon and Godox gear in this piece for Mpex-Experience. I have very cool friends with very cool toys! And by toys, I mean cars. Yesterday, […]

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The Sigma 40mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens – Key Points Review

This is the Midwest Photo review of the new Sigma 40mm f/1.4 Art Lens by Spencer Lookabaugh. In this review Spencer touches on 3 main points: Sharpness, Focusing Speed/Accuracy and a comparison to the two other Sigma Art lenses that are very close to focal length to the 40mm. Enjoy!   Here is a little […]

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Panasonic Lumix TS7 is a Summer Adventure Sidekick

The Panasonic Lumix TS7 is the newest waterproof and shockproof compact camera in the Lumix lineup and it is all about being in water, sand or snow, all with no questions asked. Cell phones cameras never actually killed the point and shoot camera, they just made them tougher. Not everything in photography is like that. With a tough […]

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Sharp, Small & Smooth Macro. The Sigma 70mm f/2.8 Macro – First Look

There is a new Sigma Art lens that has been added to the line-up and we got a chance to do a first look! This time it’s a true 1:1 macro 70mm f/2.8. Even before picking it up and shooting with it, I was intrigued by the potential versatility of this lens. It’s built to […]

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Like motorcycles & leather jackets. The new Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD + the Sony A7RIII are a perfect fit!

Our friend, Leonardo Carrizo, is a multi-media storyteller who travels around the world capturing the story behind the destination.  In this stateside blog entry, Carrizo takes us behind the scenes of a very cool vintage motorcycle shoot with Tamron’s new 28-75mm f/2.8 Di RXD for Sony’s E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras. Occasionally everything fits together perfectly. This was […]

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Short And Sweet | Tamron 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD Lens | Soft Lite Studios

“I was particularly impressed with the lens mount, as it looks well machined, and in application, it firmly mounts the lens to the camera, with a smooth twist of the wrist.” Introduction: Working on hitting the trifecta, Tamron has released a new lens which includes a very respectable 70-210mm focal range, a quality packaged compact […]

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A Triumph of Triangles Part II – Magazine-Style Photo Shoot with a 1957 Triumph TR3

Our friend, Leonardo Carrizo, is a multi-media storyteller who travels around the world capturing the story behind the destination.  In this stateside 2-part blog entry, Carrizo takes us behind the scenes of a vintage car photo shoot with Canon and Lumopro gear! This is a follow up post to A Triumph of Triangles – A Magazine-Style […]

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Hasselblad X1D | Medium Format Redux | Soft Lite Studios

Go West Young Man (And Take A Hasselblad X1D With You) Introduction: A while back, ok a long while back, I had a medium format camera, a Mamiya to be exact. I had this medium format camera because if you were a professional, you had one. Now mind you I wasn’t a professional, I just […]

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Home for the Holidays: The New Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens with Sony E Mount Crashes Thanksgiving.

As mirrorless cameras continue to grow in popularity and become more capable, increasing numbers of people are wanting to make the switch from their bulky traditional DSLR’s. However, one thing that is holding many of us back is the lack of options of quality lenses. With the release of the new 16mm f/1.4 DC DN […]

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A Big Zoom at the Best Zoo. The new Tamron 100-400mm exceeds expectations.

Tom Wright is the latest addition to our ever-growing staff here at Midwest Photo. Tom, just like all our associates, is a photographer and loves to get his hands on the latest and greatest gear so he can provide the best advice to our customers. Here is Tom’s zoo-look at the new Tamron 100-400mm lens! […]

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