Today, Zeiss has announced its newest Sony E-mount full-frame lens, the Batis 18mm f/2.8.[Read More…]
Howard Ashton-Jones has often spoken about the importance of personal work outside of his main work as the official photographer for Scottish Gymnastics. Personal work allows us to explore new techniques, new genres, new styles.
It helps us to learn and develop as photographers, broadening our experiences and gives us valuable information that we can take back and attempt to apply to the subjects we normally photograph, to try to push ourselves and our imagery just that bit further.
It might not be official yet, but thanks to a few leaked images, we now have a first look at Canon’s upcoming EF-S 18–135mm f/3.5–5.6 IS lens and an interesting little device called the Canon Power Adapter.[Read More…]
In an effort to show off how Nikkor lenses come to fruition, from concept to being placed in the hands of photographers around the globe, Nikon started a four-part video campaign called Philosophy of Nikkor.
Now, the fourth and final installment of the project is complete, consisting of two new videos that show exactly what it takes to ensure each and every lens that leaves the factory is up to Nikon’s standards.[Read More…]
SLR Magic has announced a brand new set of anamorphic cinema lenses. Known for manufacturing affordable optics for filmmakers, SLR Magic’s new ANAMORPHOT-CINE lens lineup is comprised of a 35mm T/2.4, the 50mm T/2.8 and the 70mm T/4, all of which are built on the PL mount, but can be adjusted for Canon EF, Micro Four Thirds, Sony E-mount and Nikon F lens mounts.[Read More…]
Further confirming the slow, painful demise of Samsung cameras, both Adorama and Best Buy have almost every Samsung NX lens listed at ‘closeout’ prices, including some third party glass.[Read More…]
Sometimes it does not take much to create a wonderful shot for new year, it only takes a punched black cardboard and two champagne glasses.
Moldova based Photographer Alex Zatsepin provides a detailed explanation on how he took the photo above using a punched black cardboard, an Ironing board, 3 strobes, and a good understating of how light and lenses work.
With our camera gift guide taken care of, we’re on to the next piece of gear you’ll be needing – lenses.
For part two of our round-up, we’ve gathered some of the best glass from both first party and third party manufacturers. From smartphone lens attachments to the classic ‘Thrifty Fifty,’ we have you and your Christmas shopping list covered.[Read More…]