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.

Get creative with Olympus’ diverse range of lenses (Sponsored)

Get creative with Olympus' diverse range of lenses (Sponsored)

In this exclusive video shot on location in Bath, England, we follow leading travel photographer Neil Buchan-Grant as he gets creative with Olympus’ extensive range of Micro Four Thirds lenses and uses them to photograph storied landmarks in new, inspiring ways.

DX format vs FX format: what you need to know about Nikon’s sensor sizes

DX format vs FX format: what you need to know about Nikon's sensor sizes

Discover which Nikon lenses work with which sensor formats in our DX format vs FX format comparison.

Tamron unveils 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3, 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 zoom lenses

Tamron unveils 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3, 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 zoom lenses

Tamron has announced the 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO, what it bills as a ‘next-generation’, all-in-one high-power zoom lens. Also announced is the development of a new Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD lens.

Canon lenses: 40 tips for using, choosing and buying Canon-fit glass

Canon lenses: 40 tips for using, choosing and buying Canon-fit glass

Start getting more from your Canon lenses! In this expert guide written by our friends at the Canon magazine PhotoPlus you’ll find tips on how to use your Canon lenses to their full potential, as well as essential lens-buying advice and the best lens choices for different situations.

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.

Tokina AT-X 12-28mm f/4 Pro lens review

Tokina AT-X 12-28mm f/4 Pro lens review

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.

Kit lens: why your 18-55mm standard lens is better than you think for landscapes

Kit lens: why your 18-55mm standard lens is better than you think for landscapes

You don’t need expensive lenses to capture great images. In this tutorial we’ll show you how you can take stunning landscape photography with the simple 18-55mm kit lens that came with your DSLR.

Lens Correction tricks for Photoshop: how to correct distortion and optical flaws

Lens Correction tricks for Photoshop: how to correct distortion and other optical flaws

Correcting distortion and other common lens errors can be a real chore. In this tutorial we show you a few simple ways to use Adobe Camera Raw and Photoshop’s Lens Correction filter that can cut your editing time down significantly.

Lens flare: how to avoid glare when shooting wide-angle scenes

Lens flare: how to avoid glare when shooting wide-angle scenes

Is lens flare spoiling some of your favourite photos? Stop wasting pictures and try these 3 fool-proof methods of banishing lens flare from your images when shooting wide-angle scenes.