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.

Sigma unveils 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM full-frame wide-angle zoom

Sigma unveils 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM full-frame wide-angle zoom

Sigma has announced what it says is the world’s first large-aperture full-frame wide-angle zoom lens offering f/2 brightness throughout the zoom range.

The Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM full-frame lens will be available in Sigma, Canon and Nikon mounts, with its price tag yet to be confirmed.

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.

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

6 reasons you should upgrade your lens, not your camera

10 essential accessories for your new camera: additional lenses

Should I upgrade my camera body or buy a better lens instead? It’s a classic question photographers ask themselves – or, more likely, post on a photography forum.

5 quick tips for using fast lenses

5 quick tips for using fast lenses: speedy glass

A major bonus of fast lenses is that they allow you to use faster shutter speeds in low light, fending off the problems of both camera shake and motion blur, the latter of which can’t be fixed with any amount of optical image stabilisation.

Camera lens vs human eye: free photography cheat sheet

Camera lens vs human eye: free photography cheat sheet

What are the differences between the human eye and the lens on your camera? This cheat sheet compiled by Clifton Cameras makes an in-depth camera lens vs human eye comparison to examine what each is made of, how they function, what the differences are and, most importantly, what this means for you as a photographer! Click… Continue reading

How to get the best from your camera lenses

How to get the best from your camera lenses

You don’t necessarily need to spend thousands on a pro-spec 
camera lens. Here’s how to get the best landscape shots with any lens you have.