Zoom Lenses

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Canon is making a big splash with a trio of new zooms for its EOS R mirrorless system: the RF 24-105mm f/2.8 L IS USM Z, the RF 200-800mm f/6.3-9 IS USM, and the RF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM. Each of
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted
When you head out into the wilderness armed with a pro camera and big telephoto lens to tackle some awesome wildlife, landscape, and bird photography, you had best be sure to have the right accessories for your adventures! Let’s take a look at the best accessories for wildlife photography because—trust me—you don’t want to be the only photographer out there without a cool camouflage lens cover! Tripods I’ve said it before and I am saying it again:
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Wildlife photography is in the realm of the telephoto lens. While almost any focal length lens works for landscapes and other types of photography, in general, when it comes to photographing animals in the wild, you'll want to have the longest reach you can. We will start our buying guide here with a discussion about focal length and then we will talk about other aspects of a wildlife photography lens you might consider when making a purchasing decision. Focal Length While it is sometimes possible to get close enough to wildlife to use a
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What is the best lens for landscape photography? The answer is that any camera lens can and will be the perfect lens for capturing a landscape, depending on your viewpoint and the subject. But if a landscape photographer is heading out into the world with a single lens, betting money says they will go with a wide-angle zoom or prime lens affixed to their camera. Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Lens Let’s look at the most popular
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When it comes to bird and wildlife photography, the one word you need to know is: telephoto! If you've ever tried to approach birds or wild animals (not too close, please!) you've likely noticed they usually don't take kindly to humans and fly or scamper off before you get close enough for a photograph. The magic of the telephoto lens allows you to get "up close" without getting… up close. For birding and wildlife, getting closer usually means using lenses with a minimum 300mm focal length. We've all seen spectacular wildlife images by top
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DZOFilm is rounding out its Pictor Zoom line with the new 12-25mm T2.8 Parfocal Cine Zoom Lens for Super 35 cameras in finish colors of black or white. Perfect for everyday portraits, landscapes, and nature footage, this lens also joins the 20-55mm and 50-125mm Pictor zooms in two new three-lens kits, also in
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DZOFilm is unlocking new horizons (literally) with its newest addition to the wide-angle Catta Ace and Zoom lines: the 18-35mm zoom lens. Boasting the same T2.9 maximum aperture, focus and zoom rotation, and full-frame sensor coverage as the 35-80mm and 70-135 zoom lenses, the 18-35mm lenses have reliable, familiar features to expand your lens loadout. Catta Ace and Zoom Line These new lenses are
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Poised to shake up what it means to be a super-telephoto lens, Nikon has just announced the NIKKOR Z 800mm f/6.3 VR S lens. Summed up perfectly by the tagline “All the Reach, Half the Weight,” this lens is Nikon’s fresh take on an 800mm lens, which now uses a Phase Fresnel element to dramatically cut down on weight and size to make this huge focal length something that’s truly portable. More than just a sleek lens, Nikon also made sure to imbue
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Sony’s FE PZ 16-35mm f/4 G Lens is a compact zoom designed for wide-angle enthusiasts looking for a feature-loaded, everyday carry with uncompromising optical quality. With a focal length ideal for street, landscape, and architectural photography, and on-lens controls, including a zoom rocker, that streamline video capture, this versatile lens is perfect for hybrid shooters who want an all-in-one lens to take
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To take photographs on ships or to work in ports and cover maritime transportation requires a full range of photographic know-how, including portraiture, landscape, product, aerial, architecture, corporate—even adventure-photography skills. And that’s just on the first day! On today’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast we discuss this type of industrial and corporate photography, which at its core is rooted in documentary and visual storytelling. We welcome to the program
by John Harris ·Posted
Sigma has added a compact gem of a lens to its Contemporary series, which is known for versatile, lightweight lenses, the kind that serve well on vacation or in general day-to-day photography. With the new 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN lens, Sigma’s first APS-C size mirrorless zoom lens available for Sony E-mount and
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We have been looking forward to this conversation for weeks. On today’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we sit down with retired Detective 1st Grade Michael Cunningham, of the New York City Police Department, to talk about crime-scene unit photography. Cunningham is an expert on crime-scene photography and forensics—in addition to his twenty-seven years with the NYPD, he has worked as a trainer for the
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Creating zooms to impress even the most staunch prime lens adherents, Tamron has just announced two new lenses for Sony E mirrorless cameras: the 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD and the 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2. On March 27, 2024, Tamron announced the
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Tamron has just announced the development of its first lens for the FUJIFILM X-series camera system, and that lens is a monstrous (in terms of focal-length range) all-in-one zoom—the Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A2 VC VXD. The lens will also be available for Sony E-mount APS-C cameras. Responding to consumer requests following its work with Sony E-mount cameras, Tamron has decided to enter the realm of lenses for the popular
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With an eye toward professional photographers, videographers, and filmmakers, Panasonic has completed a premium Micro Four Thirds lens pairing, with the new Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm f/1.7 APSH. lens. The new lens joins its stablemate, the Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 10-25mm f/1.7 ASPH. to give