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.
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 review: designed to be a fast lens in every possible way, this new wide-angle Tokina lens has a high-quality look and feel.
This new constant-aperture, ultra-wide lens for crop-sensor cameras goes large on zoom range and offers impressive image quality. Find out why in our Tokina AT-X 12-28mm f/4 Pro review.
What is the best 50mm lens for your camera? We put eight of the top ‘Nifty Fifty’ lenses currently available to the test to see which offers the best combination of image quality and value for money.
If you love bokeh or shoot handheld after dark, a so-called Nifty Fifty lens is just what you need. Find out why as we explain the benefits of a 50mm f/1.8 lens.
The Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x costs a small fortune, but look at all you get for 12 grand. Find out how we rate it in our Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS review
Nikon’s first ever Vibration Reduction lens receives a long-overdue update. Is it the best Nikon lens ever? Find out how we rate it in our Nikon AF-S 80-400mm ED VR review.
The Nikon 18-200mm VR has long been renowned as the best superzoom lens on the market. For a while though, it hasn’t led the field for outright zoom range, losing out to the Sigma 18-250mm and Tamron 18-270mm, both of which have recently had radical redesigns. Nikon has now come up trumps with its new 18-300mm VR, which boasts the biggest zoom range of any SLR lens on the planet.
The Lensbaby Muse selective focus lens comes with a flexible barrel for artistic effects. Find out how we scored it in our review.