Tag: lenses

Moment counterweights let you use add on lenses with DJI Osmo Mobile

Moment has launched 50g and 100g counterweights for DJI’s Osmo Mobile, making it possible to use Moment’s add-on lenses with the handheld gimbal stabilizer for your smartphone. This also ostensibly makes the Osmo Mobile the first smartphone gimbal that supports add-on lenses. Normally, if you try to use an add on lens with your smartphone […]

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Sigma’s high-end Art lenses get $100 Black Friday discount

Sigma has announced its Black Friday sale, and fans of the company’s high-end Art line will want to pay attention. This ‘unprecedented’ Art sale takes up to $ 100 off both prime and zoom Art models, and runs from now until November 30th. Buyers will need to order the lenses through Sigma’s website or shop […]

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6 Tips for Mastering Your Lenses

Most photographers have a favorite lens (you can read about mine here), maybe even two or three. But do you know how to get the best out of that lens? I’ve used lots of lenses over the years. As a result, I know that it takes time to get to know a lens, and longer […]

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Great Rebates on Cameras and Lenses to Help You Get a Jump on Christmas Shopping

Every year as we panic a week before Christmas trying to find the best gifts for our most cherished loved ones we vow to start a smidgen earlier the following year so that things aren’t quite so hectic in December. Here is your chance to get a jump on that shopping right now. Nikon, Canon, […]

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Portrait Lenses: Breaking the Rules

Photography tutorials drill certain rules into our heads. But rules are made to be broken, right? Here, we learn how to take the traditional rules of using certain lenses only for certain things, and throw them out the window: Mango Street shows us that you’re not constrained to only using 50mm or 85mm lenses for portraiture or wide […]

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First look at upcoming Pentax ‘star series’ lenses and silver edition K-1

First look at upcoming Pentax 50mm F1.4 and 11-18mm F2.8 lenses Ricoh is showing off two upcoming lenses at the Photo Plus Expo show in New York this week. The HD Pentax-D FA* 50mm F1.4 SDM AW is designed for full-frame cameras, while the HD Pentax-DA* 11-18mm F2.8 is intended to be paired with the […]

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The Two Most Useful Lenses a Photojournalist Should Carry

A photojournalist is often called upon to photograph a scene at a moment’s notice. It can be a car accident one day, a music festival, the next and a protest the day after. With that in mind, there are two useful lenses that every photojournalist should carry in their bag to cover such a diverse […]

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