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Recommendations / Guidelines for posting reviews in this section.

Reviews can be done for new photography equipment that you?ve just purchased as well as long term ownership reviews for stuff that you?ve been using for sometime now.

Do keep it in mind that you will be influencing others with your reviews so please ensure that the reviews are unbiased & based on your experience in the real world while using this piece of equipment. If there is some sort of a bias or loyalty that you have for a particular brand which you feel will influence your judgment please state that clearly.

Please post reviews only for equipment / gear that you?ve used / owned and not of something you?ve just read about on the internet.

The title of the review should state what sort of a review it is and then have the name of the equipment being reviewed. This will help us in indexing things as well as help readers in understanding the type of review you are posting

Examples of Titles ?

- First Impressions ? Canon 5D Mk3
- Long term ownership review ? Nikon 70-300VR
- A day in the field with my Nikon 105 Macro
- Unboxing ? My Nikon D800


You can write the review in your own style but there are some sections which we suggest should be included depending on what you are reviewing along with some photos (you can skip the ones which are not applicable to the equipment being reviewed) ?

- Technical details of the equipment
- Overall Details of the equipment
- Where was the equipment tested / some details of usage
- Pros & Cons
- Features that you liked
- Features that you disliked
- Something that's missing
- Build quality
- How does it compare with similar products available
- Pricing / Value for money
- Handling
- Focus
- Bokeh
- Sharpness
- Distortion
- Overall summary
- Would you recommend this equipment to others




« Last Edit: February 18, 2014, 11:12:50 PM by Ayaz »
Nikon FM(black), Nikon FG, Nikon D700, Nikon FM(silver), Nikon FM10, Pentax Spotmatic, Zenith TTL, Minox Wetzlar, Agfa Optima III, Yashica & Rollei rangefinders etc

28mm 2.8, 70-300vr, 200mm f4, 50mm 1.4, 55mm 2.8 macro, 50mm 1.8, 16mm 2.8, 70-210 f4 macro, Lensbaby, Helios 44 f2, 90mm macro, etc

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Re: Guidelines / Template / Recommendations for Reviews posted in this section
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2014, 08:22:50 PM »
Thanks Ayaz for the much needed section. I will definitely add some value. Wish to see the section as ISI standard for DSLR items.
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Re: Guidelines / Template / Recommendations for Reviews posted in this section
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2014, 10:36:35 PM »
What is the scope of the term 'gear'? Do camera bags, tripods, filters and other camera accessories that aid our workflow come under it too?
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Re: Guidelines / Template / Recommendations for Reviews posted in this section
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2014, 10:44:06 PM »
What is the scope of the term 'gear'? Do camera bags, tripods, filters and other camera accessories that aid our workflow come under it too?

Yes...you can review them and post here...
Nikon FM(black), Nikon FG, Nikon D700, Nikon FM(silver), Nikon FM10, Pentax Spotmatic, Zenith TTL, Minox Wetzlar, Agfa Optima III, Yashica & Rollei rangefinders etc

28mm 2.8, 70-300vr, 200mm f4, 50mm 1.4, 55mm 2.8 macro, 50mm 1.8, 16mm 2.8, 70-210 f4 macro, Lensbaby, Helios 44 f2, 90mm macro, etc