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Photos Taken with a Sony FE 24mm ƒ/1.4 GM Wide-Angle Prime Lens

Here's a collection of photos I've taken recently with the Sony FE 24mm ƒ/1.4 GM wide-angle prime lens on a… Read More

October 18, 2019
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Lumix S 24-105mm ƒ/4 Macro Zoom Lens Review

Here's my hands-on review of the Lumix S 24-105mm ƒ/4 macro, a versatile and high-quality zoom lens for Lumix, Sigma,… Read More

May 21, 2019
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Lumix S 24-105mm ƒ/4 Zoom Lens Sample Images

I've recently been out shooting with the new Lumix S 24-105mm ƒ/4 on the also-new Lumix S1 full-frame mirrorless camera.… Read More

May 20, 2019
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Practical Examples of the Zoom Range of the Panasonic Lumix S 24-105mm ƒ/4 Zoom Lens

Here are some practical examples taken at each end of the zoom range of the new Panasonic Lumix S 24-105mm… Read More

May 16, 2019
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Photos Taken with a Sony 18-135mm ƒ/3.5-5.6 E-Mount Lens

This is a selection of photos I've taken with the Sony 18-135mm ƒ/3.5-5.6 E-Mount lens, a highly versatile zoom lens… Read More

April 12, 2019
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Example of the Zoom Range of the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm ƒ/2.8 Pro Zoom Lens

Here's a quick practical example of the zoom range of the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm ƒ/2.8 Pro zoom lens. Read More

April 3, 2019
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Photos Taken with the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm ƒ/2.8 Pro lens

Here are some photos I've taken with the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm ƒ/2.8 Pro lens. Read More

April 3, 2019
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How to Switch Between Autofocus (AF) and Manual Focus (MF) on the Olympus M.Zuiko 12-40mm ƒ/2.8 Zoom Lens

Here's how to switch between Autofocus (AF) and Manual Focus (MF) modes on the Olympus M.Zuiko 12-40mm ƒ/2.8 zoom lens. Read More

April 2, 2019
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Examples of the Zoom Range of the Sony 18-135mm ƒ/3.5-5.6 E-Mount Lens

The Sony E 18-135mm ƒ/3.5-5.6 is a popular choice for APS-C mirrorless cameras like the new Sony a6400 or the… Read More

August 8, 2019
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Photos Taken with the FujiFilm XF 18-55mm ƒ/2.8-4 Lens

Here's a collection of photos I've taken with the FujiFilm XF 18-55mm lens to give some practical examples of how… Read More

January 7, 2019
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Practical Examples of the Zoom Range of the FujiFilm XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 Zoom Lens

The FujiFilm (Fujinon) XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS zoom lens, often included with FujiFilm X-series cameras such as the… Read More

January 3, 2019
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Zoom Range of the Sony E 55-210mm ƒ/4.5-6.3 OSS Lens

Here are some quick practical examples of the zoom range of the Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 lens, a cost-effective and… Read More

November 9, 2018
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Photos Taken with a Sony E 16mm ƒ/2.8 Lens

The Sony E 16mm ƒ/2.8 lens is fast and tiny, making it a very attractive option for travel photography. Here's… Read More

October 26, 2018
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Photos Taken with a Nikon 20mm ƒ/1.8G ED Wide-Angle Lens

Here's a collection of travel-style images I've taken with the Nikon 20mm ƒ/1.8G ED wide-angle prime lens to give a… Read More

November 9, 2018
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Hands On with the LensBaby SOL 45

LensBaby have released a new model in their range of special effects lenses. This one, the SOL 45, has a… Read More

November 19, 2018
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Hands-on Review of the Sony FE 16-35mm ƒ/2.8 GM Lens

I've been shooting with the Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM zoom lens on a Sony a7 iii full-frame mirrorless camera.… Read More

October 12, 2018
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Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Lens | Sample Images

A collection of high-resolution sample photos taken with the Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM E-Mount Lens designed for Sony full-frame… Read More

June 12, 2019
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Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM E-Mount Lens | Sample Images

A collection of photos taken with the Sony FE 16-35mm ƒ/2.8 GM lens to give a sense of how it… Read More

June 4, 2018
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Photos Taken with a Sony Distagon T* 35mm ƒ/1.4 ZA Lens

Here's a selection of sample images I've taken with the Sony 35mm ƒ/1.4 ZA lens, one of Sony's high-end E-mount… Read More

May 21, 2018
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Photos Taken with a Sony 50mm ƒ/1.4 ZA Prime Lens on a Sony a7 iii

The Sony 50mm ƒ/1.4 ZA lens is one of Sony's high-end lenses. On full-frame sensors it offers a normal perspective… Read More

May 22, 2018
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Sigma 105mm ƒ/2.8 Macro Sample Images

A selection of sample images I've shot with the Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM macro prime lens. Read More

July 26, 2018
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Photos Taken with a Nikon 24mm f/1.4G ED Lens | Sample Images

If I had to pick one lens to take with me to the ends of the earth, it would be… Read More

March 1, 2018
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Photos Taken with a Nikon AF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens | Sample Images

Here are some samples of photos I've taken with Nikon's AF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR to give a sense of how… Read More

November 24, 2017
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Nikon 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G Hands-on Review

Here's my hands-on review of the Nikon 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G, a compact, affordable, and highly versatile zoom lens. Read More

January 8, 2018
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Photos taken with a Nikon 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

A collection of photos I've taken with a Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR zoom lens to give some… Read More

January 8, 2018
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Hands-on Review of the Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD Zoom Lens

Tamron's 28-300mm lens is designed as a versatile all-in-one zoom for full-frame sensor cameras, the type of lens you might… Read More

November 3, 2017
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Photos taken with a Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD Lens | Sample Images

A collection of photos I've taken with the Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD under various settings and conditions to… Read More

November 6, 2017
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Photos Taken with a Nikon 105mm f/2.8 VR Micro

A collection of sample images taken with the Nikon AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED lens to give an idea… Read More

January 8, 2018
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Zoom Range of the Nikon 18-55mm Lens | Examples

Here are some practical examples that show the zoom range of Nikon's 18-55mm kit lens in case you're trying to… Read More

November 6, 2017
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Adding a Fisheye Lens to the Olympus Tough Waterproof Cameras

If the built-in lens on your Olympus Tough TG-5 or TG-4 isn't as wide as you'd like, there's a waterproof… Read More

June 13, 2018
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Photos Taken with a Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8G Lens

A collection of photos of taken with the Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8 lens that gives an idea of how it performs… Read More

January 8, 2018
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Photos Taken with a Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8G DX Zoom Lens

Here's a collection of photos I've taken with the Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8G lens for DX cameras to give a sense… Read More

January 8, 2018
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Adding an Arca-Style Foot to the Sigma 150-600mm Sports Lens

If you have a Sigma 150-600mm Sports and are looking to use it on Arca-style tripods or gimbals, here's a… Read More

September 18, 2017
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Photos Taken with a Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR Lens

A collection of photos taken with the Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR lens to give an idea of how it… Read More

January 8, 2018
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Photos Taken with a Nikon 50mm f/1.4G

A collection of photos I've taken with a Nikon 50mm f/1.4G to give an idea of how it performs in… Read More

January 8, 2018
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Photos Taken with a Nikon 16mm f/2.8D Fisheye Lens

Here's a collection of photos I've taken with the Nikon 16mm f/2.8D Fisheye lens to give a sense of how… Read More

January 8, 2018
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Photos Taken with a Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art Lens

A collection of sample photos taken with the Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art Lens to give an idea of… Read More

February 14, 2019
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Photos Taken with a Nikon 80-400mm f/4.5-f/5.6G VR ED Zoom Telephoto Lens

A collection of photos taken with the Nikon 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G under various conditions to give a sense of how it… Read More

June 14, 2017
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Photos Taken with a Nikon 105mm f/1.4E ED Lens

A collection of sample photos taken using the new Nikon 105mm f/1.4 lens with an emphasis on travel photography. Read More

June 20, 2017
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Using Sigma’s USB Dock for Lens Updates and Tweaking

Sigma has a USB dock for its newer lenses that allows you to update the lens's firmware and customize some… Read More

June 28, 2017
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New Wide-Angle Lenses from Nikon

Nikon has announced three new wide-angle lenses: a 28mm f/1.4 and 8-15mm fisheye zoom for FX sensor cameras and a… Read More

June 2, 2017
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Shooting Macro Photos with the iPhone 7 and OlloClip Macro Pro Lens Set

If you're looking to get in even closer than the iPhone 7's camera can do, a snap-on lens like those… Read More

June 7, 2017
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Photos Taken with the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM | Art Lens

A collection of sample images taken with Sigma's 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens. Read More

June 7, 2017
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Why Not to Use a Polarizer Filter When Shooting Panoramas

It's often a bad idea to use a polarizer filter when shooting panoramas. Here are examples showing why. Read More

June 7, 2017
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Review of the Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 EX DG OS APO HSM Sports Telephoto Zoom

A hands-on review of the Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 EX DG OS APO HSM telephoto zoom lens. It's the first lens… Read More

June 8, 2017
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Review of the Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Contemporary Supertelephoto Zoom Lens

Sigma has two super telephoto zoom lenses in their current range. Lately I've been putting the less expensive and smaller… Read More

June 8, 2017
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Review of the Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR

Nikon has come out with a new version of its 24-70mm zoom lens that adds Vibration Reduction. I've been shooting… Read More

June 19, 2017
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Review of the Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art Lens

I've been putting the new Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art Lens through its paces. Read More

February 14, 2019
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Macro Lenses for Outdoor Flower Photography // Nikon 200mm f/4D IF-ED

Now that spring has finally arrived, here's a hands-on review of using the Nikon 200mm f/4D IF-ED macro lens for… Read More

December 5, 2017
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Review of the Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | S

A hands-on review of Sigma's flagship super telephoto zoom for sports and wildlife photography. Read More

June 28, 2017
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Calibrating the Autofocus of Lens and Camera Combinations

If you're finding that the autofocus isn't focusing exactly where you want it, some cameras offer calibration tools. Here's how… Read More

June 13, 2018
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New Lenses from Nikon

Nikon has announced updates to some of its pro telephotos, as well as a new, versatile DX zoom lens that… Read More

May 10, 2017
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Sigma 35mm f1.4 for Nikon Hands-on Review

Sigma's 35mm f1.4 prime lens is a direct competitor to Nikon's version. But there's a very big difference in price.… Read More

May 10, 2017
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Nikon 16mm Fisheye Lens f2.8 Review

The Nikon 16mm fisheye lens packs a lot of dramatic punch into a tiny, lightweight package. Here's my hands-on review. Read More

June 19, 2017
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Taking Macro, Fisheye, and Wide-Angle Photos with an iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

If you want to expand your lens choices with the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus you're going to need… Read More

April 4, 2017
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Nikon 80-400mm f/4.5-f/5.6G VR ED / Review

The newest version of Nikon's 80-400mm telephoto zoom lens is quite different to the one it replaces. Here how it… Read More

June 5, 2017
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Using a Circular Polarizer Filter with a Wide-Angle Lens

A circular polarizer filter can be an extremely useful photographic tool, but they have to be used with care on… Read More

October 30, 2018