Wide Angle Lenses

Unveiled: Fujifilm FUJINON XF10-24mm f/4 R OIS Lens

Expanding the X-mount family of lenses for their increasingly popular X-series mirrorless digital cameras has been a priority at Fujifilm and, to that end, they have just announced the XF 10-24mm f/4 R OIS lens. An ultra-wide-angle zoom lens, it will take its place with the 10 lenses already available and offer the widest-yet angle of view for an X-series lens.

Hands-On Review: the Nikon D5300

I shoot primarily with a D7000, which isn’t a huge camera, but the Nikon D5300 seems significantly smaller; it's a comfortable camera that felt great in my hands. When you’re accustomed to handling a camera body daily, size differences are readily apparent—in fact, the first thing you notice about the D5300 is its size. It’s smaller and lighter than its predecessor, the D5200.

First Look: Nikon Goes Wi-Fi with the D5300 and Announces a New 58mm f/1.4 Lens

Nikon has announced its latest DX-format mid-range DSLR camera and it features built-in Wi-Fi and GPS connectivity, thus ushering Nikon’s high-resolution DSLRs into a new world of direct instant upload, social network sharing and remote image viewing.

Canon Announces 5D Mark III Kit with 24-70mm f/4 IS USM Lens

For those thinking about a DSLR upgrade, or a filmmaker ready to take the HD leap, Canon has announced the release of a new camera-and-lens kit featuring the esteemed EOS 5D Mark III DSLR camera. The 5D Mark III is paired here with the EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM lens, creating a versatile system ideal for multiple photo and video applications.

Purchasing Your Next Lens

No matter how many lenses a photographer has, there’s always another one that we long for. There are so many options out there that choosing your next lens can be a confusing task. We're going to help you choose the best lens to fit your specific needs.

Prime Lens 101

Whether shooting a DSLR or mirrorless camera, interchangeable-lens cameras significantly broaden the photographer’s range of creative possibilities. There’s a good chance that the kit lens included with your camera was a zoom lens that offers a zoom range suitable for most of your initial photographic pursuits.

Fast Zoom Lenses for DSLR Cameras

Practically every manufacturer has its own lineup of fast zoom lenses. These lenses have apertures of f/2.8 or larger, making them useful even in low-light conditions. They also feature fixed apertures and will maintain their speed through the entire zoom range. In the photographer's hands, they have the potential for superb image quality in a variety of scenarios.

Fujifilm Adds a 23mm Lens to Its X-mount Lineup

Fujifilm has announced an addition to its X-mount line of lenses for the APS-C format X series mirrorless cameras. The Fujinon XF 23mm f/1.4 R lens is a fast prime with a maximum aperture of f/1.4 and a 35mm equivalent focal length of 35mm.

Pentax Introduces Five K-Mount Limited Series Lenses and Updated Flashes

Pentax has released five new K-mount autofocus lenses for its series of APS-C format DSLR cameras. The lenses are updates of existing lenses and are being released as a limited-production run with a focus on quality construction featuring updated HD lens coatings, circular aperture designs, and handsome, durable all-metal barrels.

The New Lumix DMC-FZ70 Digital Camera: 60x Optical Zoom

Panasonic has announced their latest high zoom bridge camera. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 Digital Camera features a 60x optical zoom lens with the 35mm focal length equivalent of 20-1200mm, which covers everything from true wide-angle to ultra-telephoto focal lengths.

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