Superzoom lenses: how much extra reach will a few more mm give you?

    | Photography Tips | 13/10/2012 04:00am
    Superzoom lens reach: 200mm

    One of the common questions we often hear from readers here at Digital Camera World involves lenses – specifically superzoom lenses. And it always comes down to this: when looking to buy superzoom lenses, it can be tempting to pay a little bit more for a longer focal length. But how much extra reach do you really get by shelling out more money for a superzoom with 20 or more extra millimetres?

    Nikon 18-300mm: testing the longest ever superzoom for street photography

    | Lenses, Reviews | 13/07/2012 11:30am
    Nikon 18-300mm superzoom lens test

    It’s the longest superzoom lens ever, but what’s the brand new Nikon 18-300mm superzoom actually like to use? Our friends at N-Photo just got their hands on a sample have taken it out for an hour’s street photography to find out.

    Nikon 18-300mm: a new standard for superzooms?

    | News | 14/06/2012 10:08am
    Nikon 18-300mm superzoom lens unveiled

    Nikon has officially launched its brand new DX-format superzoom, the AF-S DX Nikkor 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR. It’s not just the longest-range Nikon superzoom to date, it’s the longest for any DSLR.

    New Nikon Coolpix P510 offers 42x zoom

    | News | 01/02/2012 11:12am
    Nikon Coolpix P510 offers 42x optical zoom

    The latest Nikon Coolpix camera, the Coolpix P510, features a 42x optical NIKKOR zoom lens that extends from 24mm wideangle to 1000mm.

    New Tamron lens for Sony E mount

    | News | 08/12/2011 15:18pm
    New superzoom lens for Sony E-mount cameras

    New Tamron lens for Sony E mount announced: the Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III VC

    Choosing a lens

    | Photography for Beginners | 08/12/2011 11:03am
    Choosing a lens

    One of the main reasons for getting an SLR is the ability to change lenses. Here are the main points to consider when buying a new lens for your camera

    Superzoom lenses group test

    | Lenses, Reviews | 13/04/2010 14:48pm

    Superzoom lenses have been around for decades, but historically, these 28-200mm or 28-300mm beasts have been fraught with compromises.

    Lens Review: Nikon 55-200mm F/4-5.6G AF-S VR DX IF-ED

    | Reviews | 22/01/2010 14:31pm

    Also, like the Canon, this Nikon lens lacks a focus distance scale. On this lens the manual focus ring looks almost like an afterthought tacked on to the front end of the lens.