Best wide-angle prime lens: 8 top options tested and rated

Best wide-angle prime lens: 8 top options tested and rated

Wide angles and wide apertures abound as we put eight fixed-focal length lenses to the test to find the best wide-angle prime lens.

Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM lens review

Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM lens review

The world’s widest angle rectilinear zoom lens gets put through our lab testing procedure in our Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L review.

Sigma 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro vs Nikon AF-S DX 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G: which is the best travel zoom lens?

Sigma 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro vs Nikon AF-S DX 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G: which is the best travel zoom lens?

A superzoom lens is useful when you need to travel light with your D-SLR. 
In this head-to-head comparison, the team at the Nikon magazine N-Photo take a look at how a classic Nikon lens and its Sigma equivalent compare…

Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 8mm 1:1.8 Fisheye PRO lens review

Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 8mm 1:1.8 Fisheye PRO lens review

It’s all about the width, with Olympus’s ‘world-first’ Micro Four Thirds fisheye lens. Get the verdict in our Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 8mm 1:1.8 Fisheye PRO lens review.

Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM review

Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM review

Is this the best telephoto zoom on the market? Find out in our testing team’s Canon EF 100-400mm Mark II review.

Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 7-14mm 1:2.8 PRO Review

Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 7-14mm 1:2.8 PRO Review

From the Olympus ‘Pro’ range of Micro Four Thirds lenses, the Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 7-14mm 1:2.8 PRO goes wide both in viewing angle and aperture

Best telephoto lens in the mid-price range: 8 models tested and rated

Best telephoto lens in the mid-price range: 8 models tested and rated

If you’re looking for an upgrade to your ‘budget’ telephoto but can’t stretch to a fully professional lens, there are some smart mid-range options to be had. We test 8 top optics to find out which is the best telephoto lens for your money.

Best budget prime lens: 8 top portraiture optics tested and rated

Best budget prime lens: 8 top optics tested and rated

A standard kit zoom lens can work reasonably well for portraiture, but a budget prime lens gives you greater versatility. We tested eight of the top options to see how they performed.

Best lens for portraits: 5 sensibly priced options tested and rated

Best lens for portraits: Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.8G

What’s the best lens for portraits that you can buy without spending a fortune? Our friends at Photography Week recently tested five of the best sensibly priced portrait lenses.

Tokina AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro lens review

Tokina AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro lens review

Tokina AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro review: designed to be a fast lens in every possible way, this new wide-angle Tokina lens has a high-quality look and feel.