telephoto lenses

The New Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Field Test

Since we first reported the introduction of Canon’s fast and flexible EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM with Internal 1.4x Extender Lens, we’ve had an opportunity to spend some quality time with this unique lens to see how it handles and performs in the field.

Hands-On Review: the New Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x Lens

Canon has just announced a new telephoto-zoom lens that covers a range of oft-used longer focal lengths and brings with it the quality and usability of their L series lenses: the EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x lens.

Hands-On Review: Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Lens

The recently introduced Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM lens is the first lens to be part of Sigma’s Global Vision Sports line, and as such, strives to be a highly precise and optically sound lens that can function well in fast-paced situations. 

New from Panasonic: Lumix DMC-G6, 14-140mm f/3.5-5.6 Zoom Lens, Lumix DMC-LF1

Panasonic has just announced a new member to their lineup of mirrorless digital cameras: the Lumix DMC-G6. This camera succeeds the G5 and adds to it an array of performance and imaging enhancements, many of which are focused around improved movie recording and the integration of built-in wireless connectivity.

New Fujifilm Telephoto Zoom XF 55-200mm f/3.5-4.8 R LM OIS Lens

Fujifilm has just announced a new lens for their X series cameras, the XF 55-200mm f/3.5-4.8 R LM OIS. This new lens stands as the longest lens in the current XF lineup and picks up where their first zoom lens, the XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS, leaves off.

B&H Wedding Guide: Tamron Lenses

When photographing a wedding, a variety of lens focal lengths is essential to "get the shot" from different vantage points and in different scales and compositions. Zoom lenses make this task a bit easier, due to their coverage of numerous focal lengths in a single lens barrel. A macro lens can also serve as an ideal prime portrait lens. Tamron’s recent additions to their lens lineup meet these needs.

Nikon Announces the D7100: the New 24.1MP Flagship DX-Format DSLR

Nikon has just announced its newest flagship DX-format DSLR: the D7100. This professional-grade camera with APS-C-sized sensor is the successor to the deservedly popular D7000, and improves upon it by way of increased speed, imaging performance and connectivity options.

New Sony Releases: SLT-A58, NEX-3N, Cyber-shot Digital Cameras and Alpha Lenses

Sony has just released several updates and new models in their lines of photographic equipment. Two interchangeable-lens cameras, new lenses and Cyber-shot point-and-shoots are available. These cameras build upon Sony’s extensive history of making cameras with high imaging performance that are enjoyable to use regularly.

Sigma: New Lenses, New Classifications

In September, Sigma announced a reorganization of their lens classification guidelines. They outlined three categories within which all future lenses would be placed, the logic being that this will simplify the selection process for the buyer and improve quality expectations on both the manufacturer’s and consumer’s side of the equation.

New Fujifilm 14mm f/2.8 and 18-55mm f/2.8-4.0 XF Lenses Round Out Lineup

Fujifilm has recently released two more lenses to further round out their expanding lineup of XF lenses for use on the X series interchangeable-lens cameras. These lenses, the XF 14mm f/2.8 R and the XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS, complement the existing three prime XF lenses and add more options and functionality to the entire system.


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