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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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Quick Review of the Sigma 135mm F1.8 DG HSM Art Lens
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In this quick review of the Sigma 135mm f1.8 Art Lens, I will go over some of its features and give you my overall impression of this lens. Photographers like gear I belong to several photography groups, both online as well as within my local area, and often times when we meet, we end up […]

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How to Evaluate and Purchase Your Next New Lens
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It’s a day that comes for of us all at one time or another. You have to take the plunge…the big leap…go all in, take a chance. The decision can make or break you and your photography…or at least it can seem that way. It’s the day you invest in a brand new lens or […]

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Thoughts and Field Test of the Sigma 12-24mm F4 DG HSM Art Lens
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In November 2016, Sigma introduced the world to its widest zoom lens offering to date: the Sigma 12-24mm f/4 DG HSM Art lens. This is actually Sigma’s third version of the 12-24mm DG (full frame) lens, but it is the first to have the “Art” designation and a constant aperture. Previous lens versions share the […]

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6 Tips for Getting Sharper Wildlife Photos With a Super Telephoto Lens
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In recent years, super telephoto lenses by third-party manufacturers such as Sigma and Tamron have been made available on the market for really reasonable prices. Earlier on, photographers had no choice but to spend a huge amount in order to buy a super telephoto lens, but now these third-party lenses make it more affordable. One […]

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Comparing a 50mm Versus 85mm Lens for Photographing People
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As a writer for Digital Photography School, one of the most frequently asked questions I receive from beginner and intermediate photographers is, “If I have to choose just ONE lens to buy right now, which one should I choose?” We’ve previously discussed the differences between a 24mm lens and a 50mm lens for photographing people, […]

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