L. Otto

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Location: Surrey, England


Top Reviewer Ranking: 6,423 - Total Helpful Votes: 2169 of 2329
Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 EX DG OS HSM Lens for Canon Di&hellip by Sigma
145 of 146 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Top marks for money, 25 May 2012
If you're debating whether or not the Sigma 70-200 OS is worth your hard-earned cash, or if you're contemplating the leap up to the Canon L equivalent, hopefully this review will put it into black and white for you, as I was under the exact same thought cloud, so here goes:

I'll set the layout of the review, first. I'll review the lens based on categories, this will be an impartial review based on my findings. Below each impartial review, I will state how this compares to the Canon 70-200 2.8 mkII IS USM lens. This should satisfy both people wanting to know about this lens, and also how the Canon performs in comparison.

::First Impressions::

The Sigma comes… Read more
HTC TITAN Sim Free Windows 7.5 Smartphone by HTC
89 of 91 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant handset, 11 Oct 2011
I was lucky enough to walk into my highstreet and grab a HTC TITAN over the first weekend of October (seemingly a good 2 weeks before launch elsewhere) and I've been so impressed that I thought I'd upload a review, that will hopefully fill in the blanks for you if you're looking to purchase this phone:

First impressions:
The TITAN, living up to its name, is big. To put it into perspective, if you are upgrading from a previous 4.3 inch phone, you might not notice the extra size as the bevel is much smaller on this phone than on similar 4.3 inch models, to the point where the dimensions wouldn't be much bigger. If, on the other hand, you are upgrading from a 3.5 inch or… Read more
The Idiot (Everyman's Library classics) by F. M. Dostoevsky
8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A fantastic read, 31 Aug 2011
Through nobodys fault but my own, I'm not nearly as well-read as I would like to be, but in the interest of changing that I decided to give Dostoevsky a go, The Idiot being my choice.

Firstly, I should warn you that this book is a commitment. To some, that may not be a problem, and they would laugh that this is 'light reading'. Honestly, each to their own, but for myself (a 23 year old with a fairly average attention span) I found myself struggling from time to time on the 620-or-so pages, not including the supplementary pages. I should note, however, that my difficulty is not a fault of the book (which is beautifully written) becoming dull, but rather of my own inability to… Read more

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