Full-frame lenses: 4 quick tips for the first-timer

Full-frame lenses: 4 quick tips for the first-timer

All lenses create a circular image, and your camera’s sensor simply records a rectangular portion of this. A full-frame compatible lens creates an image circle the covers the full-frame sensor, and provides a cropped image with a smaller ‘crop-factor’ sensor. In this quick guide we offer four must-know tips for getting to grips with full-frame lenses for the first time.

Sony A7R vs Nikon D800: which full-frame camera should you buy?

Sony A7R vs Nikon D800: which full-frame camera should you buy?

Looking for a new full-frame camera? The new Sony A7R and Nikon D800 share what is widely believed to be the same 36.3-megapixel sensor, and, in fact, Marcus Hawkins finds their spec sheets match up on a number of levels in his Sony A7R vs Nikon D800 comparison.

Nikon D610 vs D600: what’s new and what isn’t in Nikon’s new full-frame DSLR

Nikon D610 vs D600: what's new and what isn't in Nikon's new full-frame DSLR

The Nikon D610 is, or will be, Nikon’s cheapest full-frame DSLR. It’s aimed at enthusiasts ready to take their first step into the larger format, though it boasts performance and features which could attract many professionals too. But it arrives just a year after the launch of the D600, and brings only a handful of minor improvements. In this Nikon D610 vs D600 comparison we examine what’s improved, what has changed and what remains the same in Nikon’s new full-frame DSLR.