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.

    Worm’s eye view photography: how to shoot a unique view of the world

    | Photography Tips | 29/07/2013 11:26am
    Worm's eye view photography: how to shoot a unique view of the world

    Discover how you can get a unique view of the world by seeing it from a worm’s eye view. Our latest tutorial shows you how to get down and dirty with your camera!

    Wide angle portraits: how to use your wide-angle lens to caricature your friends

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 21/03/2013 16:40pm
    How to shoot wide angle portraits: step 3

    Did you think your wide-angle lens was just for landscapes? Think again! Find out how to take wide angle portraits that will wow your friends and family.

    Free Cheat Sheet: what your camera captures at every lens’ focal length

    | Photography for Beginners | 07/09/2012 16:01pm
    Cheat Sheet Friday: how much your camera captures at every lens' focal length

    Knowing how much of your scene you can capture at each lens’ focal length is a conundrum every photographer has come up against.

    In our latest photography cheat sheet we aimed to illustrate some of the differences a different lens focal length can have both in terms of how your image looks and how much of your scene your camera is able to include.

    How different types of lenses ‘see’ the world

    | Photography Tips | 29/06/2012 02:00am

    There are many different types of lenses available to photographers, as we all know, and the type of lens you choose to fit on your SLR will determine how your end results will look. The main consideration is focal length. Focal length is the distance between the optical centre of a lens and the sensor, [...]

    Canon boosts EF lens range with three new models

    | News | 07/02/2012 17:13pm

    Canon has announced three new EF lenses to add to its range, a 24-70mm f/2.8 ‘L’ series lens is joined by 24mm and 28mm fixed focal length prime lenses.

    First up, the new EF 24-70mm f/2.8 L II USM lens is added to Canon’s professional line and is an upgrade to the previous standard zoom lens.

    Tamron unleashes 24-70mm f/2.8 standard zoom

    | News | 07/02/2012 11:40am

    Tamron has announced a new fast, 24-70mm f/2.8 standard zoom lens, which is available in mounts compatible with Sony, Nikon and Canon DSLRs.

    The new lens comes equipped with Tamron’s Vibration Compensation (VC) image stabilisation and Ultrasonic Silent Drive, which is designed to help when shooting handheld.

    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.