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Zeiss featured the two Loxia lenses for Sony’s E-mount at the CP Plus Expo. The 35mm f/2 Biogon T* and 50mm f/2 Planar T* lenses are small but weighty, with smooth focus rings and an... READ MORE
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Buying Guide
The major benefit of upgrading to a DSLR or mirrorless camera system is the ability to swap out different lenses to fit your specific needs. Prime lenses are available in all lengths and varieties and offer numerous advantages in performance when compared to their zoom-lens brethren. Also, the particular choices associated with sticking to a specific focal length can help improve your... READ MORE
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The new Zeiss 35mm f/1.4mm Distagon T* ZM is a welcome new wide-angle addition for photographers who prefer M-mount rangefinders, be they made by Zeiss, Leica, or Voigtlander. Offering a versatile 35mm focal length—street photography, landscapes,... READ MORE
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Buying Guide
Many hobbyists reach a turning point in their craft when they decide to pursue wedding photography seriously. With the transition to pro comes the task of updating your lens kit accordingly, and most photographers would agree that investing in quality glass is essential. Unlike the rapid turnover of DSLR bodies, lenses will last for years and can make all the difference in creating truly... READ MORE
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1 year ago
Hands-on Review
Over the course of 2013, the photographic-technology landscape has certainly held its fair share of innovations, updates, new releases, and refinements, with manufacturers pushing to meet certain contemporary image-making goals as well as working to draft the blueprint of what to expect in subsequent years. Beyond the expected updates to camera and lens lines, new features and imaging assets... READ MORE
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Hands-on Review
People have been shooting HD video with DSLR cameras packing still lenses for years—mostly with fixed focal length lenses, which are often referred to as "prime" lenses in the film industry. In general, zoom lenses made for still photos are a poor fit for cinema production. You can use them, as many low-budget indie productions do, but they lack many of the necessary features that are required... READ MORE
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1 year ago
Hands-on Review
A thoughtful and useful gift for the nature enthusiast or season-ticket holder on your holiday shopping list is a set of binoculars. As opposed to certain tech gadgets, binoculars can provide the recipient with years of service and are likely to reveal undiscovered details just beyond the view of unaided eyes. Purchasing binoculars for that seasoned birder probably means upgrading their existing... READ MORE
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1 year ago
Hands-on Review
With mirrorless digital cameras continuously growing in both popularity and imaging capabilities, their respective lines of lenses are also consistently being multiplied, refined, and expanded in order to better suit the developing range of cameras. At the beginning, albeit not too long ago, mirrorless cameras were structured as an intermediary step between full-fledged, often bulky DSLRs and... READ MORE
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Hands-on Review

The Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 APO-Distagon is the first lens in the new ultra high-grade 'Otus' line for Nikon and Canon DSLRs. The 'bird' naming started with the Touit line (see Mirrorless Cameras for On-The-Go Shooting) and this convention continues with Otus, meaning the genus for owls.

 
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1 year ago
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This week in the news: Canon announced the 70D; Zeiss and Pentax got their names changed; Adobe updated Lightroom 4; the Canon C100 got a firmware update; Metabones shipped their Speed Booster adapters for Nikon-G and Micro Four Thirds; and Netgear released a budget-friendly 802.11ac router.

This is your B&H Photo Pulse News Roundup for July 5, 2013. Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest news as it breaks.

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1 year ago
Tips and Solutions
Hale and Hardy Ancient Bristlecone Pine, likely 3000+ years old, White Mountains of California. Fuji X-E1 + Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon @ ƒ/4 Mirrorless cameras have a lot going for them. In reality, they have “little” going for them: they offer a... READ MORE
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1 year ago
Hands-on Review

Zeiss has just released the first two lenses of its newly announced Touit line, which are designed specifically for mirrorless digital cameras that feature APS-C-sized image sensors. The aim of these lenses is to carry on the optical prowess of Zeiss’s DSLR and Ikon-series lenses.

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1 year ago
Hands-on Review

2012 has played host to numerous camera and lens announcements, many of which are improvements over past products, while others are entirely new designs full of intrigue. The main innovative duty of lenses is to keep up with the cameras themselves and to capture greater detail and information.

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2 years ago
Hands-on Review

Help the outdoor enthusiast or stargazer in your life see the light better this holiday season with a new set of optics. Whether the subject of their interest is off among the stars or atop an outlying ridgeline, an optic is a thoughtful and original gift idea that can serve its recipient for years.

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2 years ago
Hands-on Review

Looking for a quick gift idea to give to a photography, video or pro-audio fanatic? Check out this no-nonsense list of fifty gifts that each costs less than fifty dollars. There's even stuff in here that grandparents and grandkids will appreciate.

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