Tag: lenses

7Artisans unveils range of low cost, fast lenses for mirrorless cameras

Chinese optical manufacturer 7Artisans has introduced a collection of four lenses that are intended to provide low-cost alternatives to branded optics. The lenses are all designed for mirrorless cameras, and the company intermittently provides mounts for Sony E, MFT, Fujifilm X and Canon EOS M users, as well as one lens for Leica M cameras. […]

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How to Buy Used Lenses

With new lenses getting more expensive all the time, many photographers choose to purchase used gear and save money. While certain lenses can only be bought new (at least for a while), the used lens market is often full of great lens choices, especially for someone on a tighter budget. In this article I will […]

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Video: Sony a9 falls short with Canon 300mm and 400mm lenses attached

<span id=”__caret”>_</span>�<span id=”__caret”>_</span>�<span id=”__caret”>_</span>�<span id=”__caret”>_</span>�<span id=”__caret”>_</span><br /> Sports shooters considering Sony’s speedy a9 have one major hurdle to overcome: glass. There’s a dearth of long, fast primes available to Sony FE shooters, and it seems like using off-brand glass while you wait for Sony to catch up just isn’t a great option. In this video, […]

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The Most Desired Future Nikon Lenses

One topic that many of us Nikon shooters often discuss between each other in local groups, online forums and various photography clubs, is lenses that we wish Nikon had. Sometimes a desired lens comes from our experience from using a lens from another brand, sometimes it is something that does not exist, but we wish […]

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Using Telephoto Lenses for Landscapes and Cityscapes

It’s pretty standard to use a wide-angle lens when shooting landscapes. You get more detail by capturing more of the scene and you build a stronger relationship between your main subject in the foreground and the space in the background. But, we’re all about doing things differently here. We love it when rules are broken […]

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Fujifilm releases GF 23mm and 110mm lenses, updates roadmap

Fujifilm has released a pair of G-mount lenses for its GFX 50S medium format camera, an adapter for using legacy Fujifilm large format lenses and information about future GF lenses. The GF 23mm F4 R LM WR, equivalent to 18mm when mounted on the GFX 50S, has a linear focus motor, a nine-blade circular aperture, […]

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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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