Tag : Lens

New Gear: Zeiss Otus 1.4/85 Lens Takes Aim at High-End Portrait Photographers

Popular Photography If you’re a portrait photographer, make sure you don’t drool on your keyboard. New Gear: Zeiss Otus 1.4/85 Lens Takes Aim at High-End Portrait Photographers The second lens in the Otus series goes a little bit longer Read More at Popular Photography

A Beginner’s Guide to What the Focal Length of a Lens Really Is

Fstoppers What does focal length really mean? A Beginner’s Guide to What the Focal Length of a Lens Really Is We all have a fairly intuitive grasp of what focal length is in relation to taking photos: higher numbers mean more zoom. But what actually is the focal length of lens? This great video will show you what it is and what consequences it has on the lenses you choose and the photos you take. Read More at Fstoppers

How to Use a Wide-Angle Lens

Fstoppers Make sure you have this fundamental skill. How to Use a Wide-Angle Lens Wide-angle lenses are among the most difficult lenses to use in photography and videography. The wider you go, the more difficult they become to handle. Let’s talk today about how to make the best use of wide and ultra-wide lenses. Read More at Fstoppers

Hands-On: Canon 7D Mark II DSLR and 400mm F/4 DO IS Lens

Popular Photography Here are some more in-depth impressions of the Canon 7D Mark II’s fancy new autofocus features. Hands-On: Canon 7D Mark II DSLR and 400mm F/4 DO IS Lens We spend some quality time with Canon’s new APS-C camera Read More at Popular Photography

Fujifilm Is Planning an Insane 33mm f/1 Autofocus Lens

Fstoppers f/1. That’s right. f/1. Fujifilm Is Planning an Insane 33mm f/1 Autofocus Lens You read that correctly: f/1. Fujifilm is planning a lens that will be the first of its kind. Read More at Fstoppers

Amazing Moments Seen Through a GoPro Lens

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Amazing Moments Seen Through a GoPro Lens Sometimes we just wanna enjoy our time on a vacation and not have to worry about tons of gear in a backpack. Read More at Picture Correct

How to Use Photoshop to Remove Lens Flare From an Image

Fstoppers Here’s how to fix a common problem. How to Use Photoshop to Remove Lens Flare From an Image A lot of us like a bit of lens flare in our photos as a stylistic choice, but once it reaches J.J. Abrams levels, it can be a bit distracting. This helpful tutorial will show you how to remove it from a photo, particularly when it lands on your subject’s face. Read More at Fstoppers

What Is the Best Portrait Lens?

Fstoppers Need a portrait lens? Watch this! What Is the Best Portrait Lens? When it comes to portraits, two major factors determine how good a lens is for many photographers and they are focal length and aperture. Generally speaking, many photographers prefer to have a relatively long focal length with a wide aperture as this helps with both the framing of the shot and also… Read More at Fstoppers

Call to Action for All Sony Shooters: Test Your Lens Adapter for Sharpness

Fstoppers Have you had this issue? Call to Action for All Sony Shooters: Test Your Lens Adapter for Sharpness With the exodus of Canon users to Sony’s Alpha series, adapters have become incredibly important, particularly the Metabones V and the Sigma MC-11. Photographer Luis Gabriel Gerena has done a comparison and produced some slightly alarming — albeit very limited — results regarding sharpness when … Read More at Fstoppers

Nikon Officially Announces Development of Mirrorless Camera System and New Lens Mount

Fstoppers Things are getting serious! Nikon Officially Announces Development of Mirrorless Camera System and New Lens Mount Following a teaser released yesterday, Nikon has officially announced the development of its new mirrorless camera system. While few details were given, we do have confirmation that the system will unsurprisingly feature a new mount. Read More at Fstoppers

First Impressions: Sigma 150-600mm F/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Telephoto Zoom Lens

Popular Photography How good is Sigma’s massive new zoom lens? First Impressions: Sigma 150-600mm F/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Telephoto Zoom Lens We literally used it to shoot the moon Read More at Popular Photography

Ebay Watch: Nikon 13mm F/5.6 Super-Wide Angle Lens

Popular Photography Anyone care to guess the final sale price for this classic Nikon lens? Ebay Watch: Nikon 13mm F/5.6 Super-Wide Angle Lens A high price for a classic piece of glass Read More at Popular Photography

You Can Now Own a Super-Rare Nikkor 10mm Fisheye Lens With 180º Field of View for Only $10K

DIYPhotography You Can Now Own a Super-Rare Nikkor 10mm Fisheye Lens With 180º Field of View for Only $10K http://bit.ly/1HGMjzf You Can Now Own a Super-Rare Nikkor 10mm Fisheye Lens With 180º Field of View for Only $10K Are you a Nikon shooter? Do you have $10,000 laying around? Do you like to shoot REALLY wide? If you answered ‘yes’ to all three of the above questions, I have good news for you. You can pick up your very own […]

High Quality Lens Filters Now Available as a Magnetic Option

Fstoppers Why wasn’t this invented years ago!? High Quality Lens Filters Now Available as a Magnetic Option Breakthrough Photography has been producing high-quality lens filters since opening in 2015. Now, with their most recent product release, you can acquire these great lens filters in a magnetic design. Read More at Fstoppers

Nikon D5 Photos Leaked; Why Is It Using A Sigma Lens?

DIYPhotography Nikon D5 Photos Leaked; Why Is It Using A Sigma Lens? http://bit.ly/1miUXdr Nikon D5 Photos Leaked; Why Is It Using A Sigma Lens? The long-anticipated Nikon D5 flagship camera has finally shown itself in the first leaked photos, posted by Nikon Rumors. Since most of the recent rumored specs are very similar to the originally rumored specs, the most interesting aspect of the photos might be the fact that attached to it a Sigma lens. It’s one thing when […]

How to Use Lens Aperture to Demonstrate Importance and Tell Stories

PictureCorrect Photography Tips How to Use Lens Aperture to Demonstrate Importance and Tell Stories Single lens reflex cameras have interchangeable lenses that allow photographers to change the aperture of those lenses. The aperture is the hole inside the lens whose size is determined by you, the photographer. And that is as long as you’re using your camera in Manual or Aperture Priority Mode. You… Read More at Picture Correct

Sigma’s new lens protector uses ceramic glass

DIYPhotography Sigma’s new lens protector uses ceramic glass http://bit.ly/1T10dwU Sigma’s new lens protector uses ceramic glass If you’ve been looking to get a new protective filter for your newest lens, you can go ahead and stop looking now. Sigma has unveiled the WR (Water Repellant) Ceramic Protector, a lineup of protective lens filters claimed to be the ‘world’s first highly shock-resistant and scratch-resistant clear glass ceramic protective filter.’ Said to be 30% stronger and lighter than chemically-hardened glass filters, what […]

A few of you have asked for our opinion as to “the best wide angle lens.” Here’s…

Shutterbug Magazine A few of you have asked for our opinion as to “the best wide angle lens.” Here’s our favorite answer on this topic from famed photojournalist Ernst Hass—known for his prolific coverage of world events after World War II. Read More at Shutterbug.com

Taking A Portrait With The Tamron 100 – 400mm Lens

Fstoppers Fstoppers headed into the water for this portrait! Spoiler alert: we got soaked. Taking A Portrait With The Tamron 100 – 400mm Lens I recently got my hands on the new Tamron 100 – 400 zoom lens and wanted to try a unique portrait idea. Unfortunately, this photo idea involved wind, tides, fast moving kiteboarders, and the ocean. What could go wrong right? Read More at Fstoppers

Jim DeLillo used a 14mm Rokinon lens to capture this dramatic image for our “Ult…

Shutterbug Magazine Jim DeLillo used a 14mm Rokinon lens to capture this dramatic image for our “Ultrawide” theme at Borrego Springs, CA. Read More at Shutterbug.com

Watch this hockey photographer’s lens fall onto the ice and get mistaken for a puck

DIYPhotography Watch this hockey photographer’s lens fall onto the ice and get mistaken for a puck http://bit.ly/1OizFD0 Watch this hockey photographer’s lens fall onto the ice and get mistaken for a puck Hockey is a fast-paced, hard-hitting game where peripheral vision is key to getting the puck where it needs to be. But what happens when what a player goes for a black object on the ice that doesn’t end up being the puck? Well, if you’re Sean Backman of […]

How to Use Lens Correction in Lightroom

Fstoppers Here’s how to use one of the most useful features of Lightroom. How to Use Lens Correction in Lightroom Lens distortion and color fringing are two significant problems produced by lenses that you have likely encountered. Here is an excellent tutorial about how to properly use the lens correction panel in Lightroom to fix these issues. Read More at Fstoppers

New Gear: Canon EF 100-400mm F/4.5-5.6L IS II USM Telephoto Zoom Lens

Popular Photography What would you shoot with Canon’s new super-tele-zoom? New Gear: Canon EF 100-400mm F/4.5-5.6L IS II USM Telephoto Zoom Lens A classic Canon telephoto lens gets a total makeover including a brand new coating Read More at Popular Photography

If you could only have and use one lens – what would it be? In this article Lyn…

Digital Photography School If you could only have and use one lens – what would it be? In this article Lynsey shares why she made the decision to use just one lens and why she chose what she did. 👉 https://digital-photography-school.com/favorite-lens-canon-ef-50mm-f1-2-l-usm/ Which would you choose? Read More at Digital Photography School

Video: Have a Look Through Nikon’s Super-Rare 6mm Fisheye Lens

Popular Photography Video: Have a Look Through Nikon’s Super-Rare 6mm Fisheye Lens http://trib.al/L54gcOD Video: Have a Look Through Nikon’s Super-Rare 6mm Fisheye Lens Check out the view through this massive piece of glass Read More at Popular Photography

This DIY iPhone to SLR lens adapter costs $0 and takes 30 seconds to make

DIYPhotography This DIY iPhone to SLR lens adapter costs $0 and takes 30 seconds to make http://bit.ly/1mGQH87 This DIY iPhone to SLR lens adapter costs $0 and takes 30 seconds to make Sometimes the best DIY hacks are the ones that involve the least amount of thought — and money. This DIY iPhone to SLR lens adapter covers both of those, because it costs absolutely nothing and takes only 30 seconds to make. Created by DIY Photography reader Jake Burgess, […]

HOW TO CHOOSE A LENS FOR NIGHT SKY PHOTOGRAPHY

Digital Photography School HOW TO CHOOSE A LENS FOR NIGHT SKY PHOTOGRAPHY 👉 https://digital-photography-school.com/choose-lens-night-sky-photography/ Read More at Digital Photography School

Use $2 Drink Koozies As Repurposed Lens Cases and Stackable Organizers

DIYPhotography Use $2 Drink Koozies As Repurposed Lens Cases and Stackable Organizers http://bit.ly/1SXM0mD Use $2 Drink Koozies As Repurposed Lens Cases and Stackable Organizers They’re lightweight, cheap, and you’ve probably got a bunch of them lying around somewhere anyway – drink koozies are good for more than just keeping your beers cold. Time to go to the basement or garage and pull out all those koozies you’ve collected over the years at conferences, trade shows, and other promotional events, as […]

Photography Fun: Shooting Portraits With an Absurd $12,000 Lens

Fstoppers Portraits on a $12,000 lens? Why not? Photography Fun: Shooting Portraits With an Absurd $12,000 Lens Some things in life you do because you have to or because they’re the logical or practical thing to do at the time. Some things you do in life because you can. Shooting portraits with this lens definitely falls into the latter category. Read More at Fstoppers

Lens Test: Zeiss Otus APO Planar T* 85mm f/1.4 ZF.2

Popular Photography This is one of the best lenses we tested this year. What was your favorite new lens? Lens Test: Zeiss Otus APO Planar T* 85mm f/1.4 ZF.2 Meet the best 85mm we’ve seen Read More at Popular Photography

Lomography unveils the Jupiter 3+ ‘Art’ Lens, an update on a Soviet classic

DIYPhotography Lomography unveils the Jupiter 3+ ‘Art’ Lens, an update on a Soviet classic http://bit.ly/1T92YOR Lomography unveils the Jupiter 3+ ‘Art’ Lens, an update on a Soviet classic Regardless of your thoughts on Lomography and their analogue antics, it’s hard to deny their ongoing success with bringing long-lost lenses back from the grave. Today, they continue that trend by officially announcing their latest ‘Art’ lens, a 50mm f/1.5 lens called the Jupiter 3+ Art. This lens is a recreation of […]

How-To: Buy a Lens

Popular Photography What will your next lens purchase be? How-To: Buy a Lens A guide to help you decide which lens is right for you, don’t spend a cent until you ask yourself these 10 questions Read More at Popular Photography

The Remarkably Light Sony FE 400mm F/2.8 GM OSS Lens Is Now Available for Preorder

Fstoppers It’s finally here!!! The Remarkably Light Sony FE 400mm F/2.8 GM OSS Lens Is Now Available for Preorder The Sony a9 now has a professional super-telephoto lens to complement its insane autofocus and frame rates. Today, you can preorder the Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS lens, the world’s lightest 400mm f/2.8 lens. Read More at Fstoppers

Video: Hands-On With the Nikon AF-S 300mm F/4E PF ED Telephoto Lens

Popular Photography Nikon’s new 300mm F/4 is really small for a full-frame DSLR lens http://trib.al/sjlZI87 Video: Hands-On With the Nikon AF-S 300mm F/4E PF ED Telephoto Lens The latest telephoto prime for Nikon is impressively small and light Read More at Popular Photography

Nikon Will Fix Any D750 With the “Dark Band” Lens Flare Issue for Free

Popular Photography Nikon Will Fix Any D750 With the “Dark Band” Lens Flare Issue for Free http://trib.al/CVSw8fr Nikon Will Fix Any D750 With the “Dark Band” Lens Flare Issue for Free If your D750 isn’t flaring quite right, Nikon will soon remedy it for you Read More at Popular Photography

New Gear: Samyang Announces 135mm f/2.0 Lens

Popular Photography New Gear: Samyang Announces 135mm f/2.0 Lens http://trib.al/2jAlWwX New Gear: Samyang Announces 135mm f/2.0 Lens Samyang launches $549 lens for stills and video Read More at Popular Photography

A look at the men who make sure every Nikkor lens is up to Nikon’s rigorous standards

DIYPhotography A look at the men who make sure every Nikkor lens is up to Nikon’s rigorous standards http://bit.ly/1Qc9jd0 A look at the men who make sure every Nikkor lens is up to Nikon’s rigorous standards In an effort to show off how Nikkor lenses come to fruition, from concept to being placed in the hands of photographers around the globe, Nikon started a four-part video campaign called Philosophy of Nikkor. Now, the fourth and final installment of the project […]

Get More Reach Out of Your Smartphone Camera With the Moment Tele Portrait Lens [Review]

Fstoppers Want to get a little more out of your smartphone camera? Check out our review. Get More Reach Out of Your Smartphone Camera With the Moment Tele Portrait Lens [Review] Smartphones have become so good at photography and videography that they can even replace a DSLR in some situations. Moment has pushed this fact even further by creating beautiful lenses such as the Tele Portrait lens which I review for you in this article. Read More at Fstoppers

TIPS FOR DOING LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY WITH A TELEPHOTO LENS

Digital Photography School TIPS FOR DOING LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY WITH A TELEPHOTO LENS 👉 https://digital-photography-school.com/tips-shooting-landscapes-telephoto-lens-2/ Read More at Digital Photography School

The Tamron 15-30mm F/2.8 DI VC Lens Gets Pricing and Availability

Popular Photography Anyone care to guess how much Tamron’s new wide angle zoom lens will cost? The Tamron 15-30mm F/2.8 DI VC Lens Gets Pricing and Availability The lens will start shipping at the end of this month and will cost,,, Read More at Popular Photography

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