Tag: lens

Primes Versus Zoom Lenses: Which Lens to Use and Why?

Which type of lens is better, a prime lens or a zoom lens? This is one of the most debatable topics in photography. Some of you might choose a zoom lens and others may choose a prime lens, it all depends on what and where you are going to shoot. It is really important to […]

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7 Questions to Help You Choose the Best Lens For Any Situation

Cameras and lenses – in fact, anything to do with gear – often spark heated debates amongst photographers. People love to discuss which lenses you should buy or use in certain situations. So I thought it would be interesting to look at a few common scenarios and ask what lenses you might want to use […]

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Review of the Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG HSM Art Lens

As I begin this review I find myself searching for appropriate adjectives. A few that come to mind are sharp, crisp, beautiful, sleek, and sexy. Easily, any one of these could be used with confidence when describing a sports car or an extra tasty hot dog. But here, I feel the need to apply such […]

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Review of the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art Lens

Portrait sample using the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art lens. Last summer I had the opportunity to test out the Sigma 20mm f/1.4 Art lens and review it for dPS. I absolutely loved the lens, so when the opportunity arose to try Sigma’s 85mm f/1.4 Art lens, I jumped at the chance. I continue to be […]

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How to Create Interesting Visual Effects With a Cheap Lens Filter

Creating interesting effects in camera doesn’t always have to require expensive filters. With a little ingenuity and a cheap UV filter, you can replicate these cool effects in your own work. [ Read More ] Alex Cooke Click Here to Check out The Complete FroKnowsPhoto 6-Hour Guide to DSLR Video To Get Trick Photography And […]

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Meyer Optik Trioplan 35+ Kickstarter unlocks colorful lens trio reward

Meyer Optik has an active Kickstarter campaign seeking funding for its new Trioplan 35+ Fine Art Lens, and though 22 days remain in that campaign, backers have already well exceeded the company’s $ 50,000 base funding goal. As a reward for the high amount pledged (about $ 480,000 total at the moment), Meyer Optik has announced the […]

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DIY 50mm f/1.2 Lens for Photographers on a Budget

One of the most difficult parts of delving into photography is the inevitable costs involved. Cameras, lenses, and lights are all necessities of the trade. Nevertheless, purchasing gear can be a strain on an artist’s wallet. Seeking out creative, affordable options, Mathieu Stern used just two inexpensive products to create a makeshift fixed 50mm lens of his own: […]

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