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Review of the Tamron 18-400mm F/3.5-6.3 DI-II VC HLD Zoom Lens
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Tamron has been specializing in super-zoom lenses for the last few years. You may be familiar with their 16-300mm, 18-270mm or 150-600mm lenses. Their newest super-zoom is an even more astonishing focal length, the Tamron 18-400mm. I recently had a chance to review this lens for a few weeks so I thought I’d give you […]

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Field Test and Thoughts: Tamron 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens
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Ask any experienced photographer what his or her all around go-to lens is, and odds are high that the response will be the 24-70mm f/2.8. Not only does it cover a useful range, but the fast aperture makes it ideal for shooting in low lighting conditions when you don’t have a prime lens handy. The […]

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Why Every Photographer Needs a 70-200mm Lens
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As photographers, some pieces of advice are universal; the same can also be said for some camera gear. The 70-200mm lens is a staple for a reason, found in pretty much every pro’s camera bag around the world, they are trusted on location from portrait studios to the heart of the Amazon. So here is […]

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Review: Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens
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I believe it was Robert Capa who said, “If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough.” While this is not incorrect nor is it bad advice, the fact remains that there will be times when our feet simply can’t do the zooming for us. To facilitate getting up close and personal without actually […]

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Review of the Fujinon XF23mm F2 WR Lens
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In this review, I’ll take a look at the Fujinon XF23mm F2 WR Lens. If you shoot Fuji and have considered this one – read on to see why I rate it top marks! The Fujinon 23mm f2 lens First look With the Fuji XF 23mm F2 WR lens now being offered as a kit […]

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Review: Nikon D7500 with 18-140mm Kit Lens
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The 7000 series of cameras from Nikon have been very popular since they were first introduced in 2010. It is a mid-range camera in their lineup but sits at the top end of the amateur level cameras. As with many of these cameras the new one in this series, the Nikon D7500 can also be […]

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How to Use a Tilt-Shift Lens Creatively and for Perspective Control
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When you hear tilt-shift lens or tilt-shift photography, there is a probability that an image looking like a miniature model crossed your mind. That is because, over the years, tilt-shift lenses have become synonymous with this style. The miniature look is interchangeably referred to as the tilt-shift effect and you can even recreate it in […]

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Review of the Panasonic Lumix G Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400mm Lens
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In this review, I’ll discuss my experience testing out the Panasonic Lumix G Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400mm f4-6.3 IS lens. It is compatible with mirrorless four thirds camera systems. Downsizing Last winter, I adopted my first new camera system since I started shooting seriously two decades ago. I’ve used Canon cameras for my entire professional career, […]

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dPS Writer’s Favorite Lens: the Nikon 16-35mm F4
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The Nikon 16-35mm f/4 lens is the one I use the most – here’s why! As a full-time photographer, you quickly notice that your camera bag is constantly getting heavier and heavier as you find new equipment or gadgets that you need want. I’m not nearly as “bad” as many other photographers when it comes […]

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