Day: May 31, 2017

Thoughts and Field Test of the Sigma 12-24mm F4 DG HSM Art Lens

In November 2016, Sigma introduced the world to its widest zoom lens offering to date: the Sigma 12-24mm f/4 DG HSM Art lens. This is actually Sigma’s third version of the 12-24mm DG (full frame) lens, but it is the first to have the “Art” designation and a constant aperture. Previous lens versions share the […]

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Tips For Successful Lighting in Photography

In photography, it’s all about lighting. The most successful photographers are the ones most able to control, manipulate, and use it to capture what they see in their mind’s eye. There are generally 2 approaches when it comes to lighting: Photo by Peter McConnochie; ISO 400, f/1.4, 1/500-second exposure. Use what’s there, modify and adapt […]

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Nikon adds to fast prime series with AF-S Nikkor 28mm F1.4E ED

Nikon has added a sixth lens to its collection of fast F1.4 primes (the others being 24mm, 35mm, 58mm, 85mm and 105mm). The AF-S Nikkor 28mm F1.4E ED lens features nine rounded aperture blades, two ED and three aspherical elements, and Nikon’s Nano Crystal Coating. The lens is made of magnesium alloy and is sealed […]

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