Tag: lens

New Nikon Lens Rebates

While the previous Nikon camera and lens rebates are now over, Nikon has just introduced a few more lens-only rebates. The list of lenses has changed considerably this time, probably based on demand. Interestingly, Nikon included the recently announced Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR as part of this rebate program (see my in-depth review) […]

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dPS Writer’s Favorite Lens: the Nikon 16-35mm F4

The Nikon 16-35mm f/4 lens is the one I use the most – here’s why! As a full-time photographer, you quickly notice that your camera bag is constantly getting heavier and heavier as you find new equipment or gadgets that you need want. I’m not nearly as “bad” as many other photographers when it comes […]

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C.P. Goerz launches ‘always-in-focus’ Citograph 35mm lens on Kickstarter

German startup C.P. Goerz has launched its new ‘always-in-focus’ Citograph 35mm f/8 lens on the crowdfunding website Kickstarter. The Citograph is designed to shoot photos ‘instantly’ by removing the need to manually focus and adjust the lens, with C.P. Goerz claiming that its product ‘may very well revolutionize street photography.’ The lens features a disc […]

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Bokeh Lens Photography Trick at Night

It’s easy to get addicted to the soft, surreal look bokeh provides. Transforming light outside of the focal point into fantastic abstraction is the perfect companion for any portrait photographer looking to eliminate foreground and background distractions. In this tutorial, Mathieu Stern offers his unique brand of creativity in a hack that brings explosive bokeh bursts […]

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Hands-on with the Fujinon MK50-135mm T2.9 cine lens

Hands-on: Fujinon MK50-135mm T2.9 cine lens The Fujinon MK50-135mm T2.9 cinema lens is the second in Fujifilm’s new line of MK lenses designed for Super 35 and APS-C cameras. MK lenses are designed to appeal to the emerging production market, offering features and quality typically associated with more expensive cinema lenses at a price point […]

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How to Evaluate and Purchase Your Next New Lens

It’s a day that comes for of us all at one time or another. You have to take the plunge…the big leap…go all in, take a chance. The decision can make or break you and your photography…or at least it can seem that way. It’s the day you invest in a brand new lens or […]

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Through the lens of black women photographers

Photography is storytelling, and the photographer’s perspective can be an important part of the story. The exclusion of diverse perspectives deprives us of valuable insight. In an attempt to address this exclusion and the associated under-representation of black women photographers, Laylah Amatullah Barrayn and her colleagues have self-published “Mfon: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora”. […]

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