Day: February 10, 2017

DIY Soft Focus Lens Tutorial

A soft focus lens is a great tool for portrait photographers. Soft focus lenses produce results that are reminiscent of the soft focus pictorialist photography style that was prevalent in the early 20th century. Buying such a lens, however, can be pricey. Luckily, you can build one at home. Randy Snook shows us how: Building […]

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Canon EF 70-300mm F4-5.6 IS II USM sample gallery update

The Canon EF 70-300mm F4-5.6 IS II USM is a full-frame lens, but this budget-friendly, stabilized tele-zoom will likely appeal to owners of APS-C bodies too. So we’ve updated our initial sample gallery, shot on the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, with some more images captured with the EOS 80D. Check out the full gallery […]

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Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM and 85mm f/1.8 Announcements

This week is an exciting week for Sony mirrorless fans, because two more lenses have joined the native FE mount in the form of FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM and 85mm f/1.8. While Sony has already brought out the stellar 85mm f/1.4 GM lens last year, it is an expensive pro-grade lens, so there was […]

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