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Nikon has just announced a new 800mm f/5.6 lens to be added to its expanding line of NIKKOR super telephoto lenses. This lens will take its place as the longest lens in Nikon’s lineup, surpassing the AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4G ED VR in focal length.

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In the days when film was king, medium format was the camera of choice for wedding photographers because the larger negative produced a better image, and cropping a large negative didn’t really degrade anything.

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Sigma has just announced a new wide angle to telephoto zoom lens which covers an ample range of focal lengths, from 18 to 250mm. This broad spectrum of angles of view is further enhanced by a minimum focusing distance of 13.8" (35 cm) across the entire zoom range.

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Making pictures of the bride as she prepares for the wedding requires spontaneity while catching the decisive moment with a tactful attitude. A wedding day generates tensions on all sides—and as a neutral third party you should be an understanding, positive force for the duration.

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Whether your camera supports FX lenses, DX lenses, or both, Nikon has been busy creating a new lens for each type, and has revealed them to the world today. 

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As a working photographer, the center of the universe is your camera bag and its contents. Your cameras and lenses are the tools of your trade. As you may have noted, both are mentioned in plural because just as you wouldn’t jump out of an airplane without a backup parachute, you shouldn’t attempt to photograph an emotionally spiked, non-repeatable event armed with only one camera.

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How many lenses do you really need? If you’re Henri Cartier-Bresson, one might be enough. But if you’re shooting a complex event like a wedding, you’re going to need a more generously stocked camera bag. The most important tools for any photographer are cameras and lenses. Deciding which ones are necessary requires some serious thought.

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Canon’s newly announced EF 40mm f/2.8 Pancake Lens has a focal length that places it squarely in that bland category known as “Normal.”  Even used with an APS-C size sensor, it lands on the outskirts of “Normal,” with a view equivalent to 64mm in full-frame format. 

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Further expanding the functionality of the X-Pro 1 camera, Fujifilm has unveiled that it will release a highly-anticipated M-mount Adapter for the camera that allows a much wider array of lenses to be used with the camera body. 

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Not just a portrait lens, the new M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm f/1.8 (150mm 35mm equivalent) Micro Four Thirds lens is designed and optimized for the dynamic and ever-changing lighting conditions inherent in shooting studio portraits, stage productions and indoor sporting events.

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The Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD lens for Canon EF mount is a well-performing wide angle to short telephoto zoom lens with a fast maximum aperture.  This lens’ focal length of 24-70mm on a full-frame sensor is suitable for most general shooting situations, and with the built-in VC vibration compensation system, it is ideal for low-light shooting. 

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Designed and built for a wide variety of situations, the new Panasonic Lumix G X Vario 12-35mm F2.8  ASPH / POWER O.I.S. Lens offers a very popular zoom range of 12-35mm on Micro Four Thirds cameras (24-70mm in 35mm equivalent format). 

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Two new lenses from Sony have hit the market: The A-mount SAL18135 18-135mm and the E-mount SEL-18200LE 18-200mm zoom lenses, the former with a maximum aperture of f/3.5-5.6, the latter with a maximum of f/3.5-6.3.

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For users of Finepix X100 digital cameras, Fujifilm has announced a new wide-angle conversion lens designed specifically for the camera, in both black and silver finishes. 

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Leica has always been at the forefront of the camera industry in regard to design and performance. Its unequaled combination of German design and precision with regard to imaging quality illustrates how it continuously pushes boundaries in a refined and respectable manner.

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