Samuel Spencer

Although I'm a scientist by training, having recently completed my Ph.D in biophysics, photography has always been a huge passion of mine. It's been an incredible opportunity to meld these two interests together here at DPReview!

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Nikon D850

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Despite that, we've said previously that this just might be the most well-rounded stills camera ever, and we still find this to be the case. If you're careful with your techniqu...

Oct. 22, 2018

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For maximum focal length range - the superzoom's calling card - the Tamron 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD is in a class of one. There's not much in it though, and all its main ...

Oct. 17, 2018

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Fujifilm X-H1

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The addition of in-camera stabilization will make the X-H1 immediately attractive to X-system photographers, even those who aren't necessarily likely to make much use of its vid...

Oct. 17, 2018

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Sigma 85mm F1.4

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Given the high bar set by Sigma's Art lenses, when I first heard about Sigma releasing this lens at a fairly affordable price I was extremely excited. Unfortunately though, the ...

Oct. 17, 2018

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Galaxy S9+

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The smartphone camera market is moving very rapidly, and the Galaxy S9+ represents a solid entry from one of the world's biggest smartphone manufacturers. On paper, the S9 and S...

Sept. 14, 2018

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Nikon D850

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Fujifilm X-H1

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Galaxy S9+

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