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Review of the Venus Laowa 15mm F/4 Wide Angle Lens for Landscape Photographers
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The choice of camera lens always represents a crucial moment for every photographer. But it is not always easy to find the lens that fits our actual needs, as too often we get seduced by features that we don’t really need, and are therefore just useful in raising the price. Have you chosen a stabilized […]

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Tips for Using Your Wide-Angle Lens Better
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One thing I see beginners make mistakes doing when they first get into photography is using a wide-angle lens. Many think it’s just for getting more stuff to fit into your image, but there’s a lot more to it than that. Here are three videos to help you understand wide-angle lenses and use them better […]

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Why Every Photographer Needs a 24-70mm Lens
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Fondly known as the “walk around lens” by professionals and hobbyists alike, the 24-70mm lens is the staple of any photography kit! A lens that offers diversity and functionality, its range makes the 24-70mm lens a remarkable companion for a vast array of photo shoots. From wide captures to close-up portraits, and everything in between, […]

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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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