To capitalize on the ever-increasing resolution of image sensors, lens manufacturers continue to come up with new optical designs and other lens technologies that allow greater low-light capability and aberration-corrected imagery. Read on to learn more about the standout advances in this year’s roundup of noteworthy SLR camera lenses.
Say the word “telephoto” and many photographers automatically think “Oh, telephotos bring things closer.” Now while this is true—particularly in the mind’s eye of newbies—the imaging abilities of telephoto lenses go well beyond “bringing things closer,” especially when you start shooting with progressively longer optics.
I’ve been a fan of pocket-size cameras since they passed the six-megapixel mark some years ago. Since then point-and-shoot digital cameras have become progressively better with every round of upgrades.
Say the word “telephoto” and many shooters automatically think “Oh, telephotos bring things closer.” Now while this is true—particularly in the mind’s eye of newbies to the sport—the imaging abilities of telephoto lenses go well beyond “bringing things closer.”
With all of the technological advancements in the world of autofocus—both in relation to the lenses themselves as well as camera’s AF features—manual focus lenses have also gained popularity recently for a number of reasons.
With the right tools, outdoor wedding photography can be a nice contrast to the more formal, controlled-light look of photographs taken within the confines of a catering hall or other wedding-centric indoor location.