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

    | Photography Tips | 22/01/2014 00:01am
    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

    | Lenses, Reviews | 19/01/2014 12:00pm
    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

    | Lenses, Reviews | 15/01/2014 11:44am
    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

    | Landscape, Photography Tips | 12/12/2013 00:01am
    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

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 04/12/2013 00:01am
    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

    | Photography Tips | 29/11/2013 00:01am
    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.

    Tilt-shift photography: how to use 1 lens for 6 very different effects

    | Photography Tips | 30/10/2013 00:01am
    Tilt-shift photography: how to use 1 lens for 6 different effects

    Tilt-shift photography is commonly misconstrued solely as producing miniature effects in your images. But tilt-shift photography is much more than producing toy towns. In this tutorial we show you six vastly different effects you can produce with the same tilt-shift lens.

    Best 50mm lens for your camera: 8 ‘Nifty Fifty’ lenses tested and rated

    | Lenses, Reviews | 03/10/2013 00:01am
    Best 50mm lens for your camera: 8 'Nifty Fifty' lenses tested and rated

    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.

    Nifty Fifty Lens: how much blur do you get with a 50mm f/1.8

    | Lenses, Reviews | 02/10/2013 12:15pm
    Nifty Fifty Lens: how much blur do you get with a 50mm f/1.8

    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.

    A layman’s guide to gimbal heads

    | Photography for Beginners | 22/09/2013 14:05pm
    A layman's guide to gimbal heads

    What is a gimbal head? Put simply, a gimbal head is a device that keeps the weight of your camera and lens centralised when shooting with large, heavy telephoto lenses. In this quick guide we answer all the questions you might have about gimbal heads, such as when and why you might use them.

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