Lenses & Accessories

Firmware Update: Nikkor 1 Zoom Lenses

Nikon as announced firmware upgrades that will correct certain glitches for its 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6, 30-100mm f/3.8-5.6, and 10-100mm  f/4.5-5.6 Nikkor 1-series zoom lenses. 

Wide and Extreme Wide-Angle Lens Roundup

One of the broadest categories of lenses we sell at B&H is wide and extra-wide-angle lenses. As for defining the parameters of wide and ultra wide, the safest definition of a standard wide-angle lens would be a lens with an angle of view between 62° and 84°.

Holiday 2012: Manual Focus SLR Lenses

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.

All-in-One Zoom Lens Roundup

With few exceptions, a camera with a ten-to-twelve power, wide angle to telephoto zoom lens should be more than enough optical coverage to satisfy anyone’s needs. As for the specifics, we’re talking about a zoom lens with an angle-of-view range of about 74° to 8°.

Cool Gift Ideas for iPhone Users

There’s a sea of iPhone accessories available, but how many of them end up in the hands of people who love photography, video and pro audio? The right iPhone accessory could prove to be the ultimate holiday gift. 

Fast Glass

The number of fast, wide-aperture prime optics we carry at B&H has grown over the past year, and in a world that has become increasingly populated by slower, variable aperture zooms, this is encouraging news.

Holiday 2012: Using Macro Lenses

There’s something rather thrilling about being able to examine something up close, and it can be anything, a common object or otherwise. If it’s in print form, so much the better, because when viewing prints—especially larger prints—you don’t have to squint through a viewfinder to see it.

A Matter of Perspective

If you've ever flown over the Grand Canyon or Rocky mountains at 35,000 feet, you already know how humbling and enlightening this experience can be. Tall mountains appear small, almost flush to the plains leading up to them.  

New from Canon: EOS C300/C300 PL Cinema Cameras

Canon Inc. and Canon U.S.A., Inc. today raised the curtain on an all-new interchangeable-lens digital cinema camera that combines exceptional imaging performance with outstanding mobility and expandability to meet the demanding production needs of today's motion picture industry.

New from Leica: 30mm f/2.8 Elmarit-S ASPH

If you currently own a Leica S2 and have been hankering for a wide-angle lens with an angle of view of 84°, Leica has answered your prayers. The newly announced Leica 30mm f/2.8 Elmarit-S ASPH enables you to capture imagery with the depth and drama of a 24mm (35mm equivalent) lens, using your Leica S2.


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