After announcing only the development, and after some leaked specs, Tamron 70-300mm f/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD is now finally here. It’s a telephoto zoom made for Sony full frame cameras, but it’s pretty compact for the lens of its range. It’s pretty cheap too, with the price tag of $549. So, let’s see what it brings to the table.
Stop making these four mistakes when using a telephoto lens for landscapes
There are plenty of reasons to use telephoto lenses in landscape photography. However, it doesn’t come without some difficulties, and you’re bound to make some mistakes. In this video, Mark Denney addresses the four most common mistakes people make when using telephoto lenses for landscape photography. You may be guilty of them as well, so check out the video and Mark’s tips for improving your photography.
Canon announces RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1, their longest range telephoto zoom yet
Along with the 85mm, 600mm, and 800mm primes and EOS R5 and R6 cameras, Canon has also announced a new zoom lens today. Canon RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM is a super-telephoto zoom, and it’s the company’s longest-range zoom lens so far.
Amazon cancels Nikon 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR pre-orders, removes product from search
Nikon’s lightweight 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR has been removed from Amazon’s search results, and pre-orders seem to have been cancelled and refunded. The lens was first announced as being in development last June, with the first sightings in the wild appearing a month later. Finally, a month after that, it was officially launched.
Yet, here we are, seven months later, with the lens still showing up as a pre-order item on everywhere that still has the listing available. The product listing on Amazon still exists, although it states that the item is currently unavailable and that they don’t know when or if it will be in stock. It has been removed from search results completely.
New Sony 135mm f/1.8 G Master is portrait photographers’ dream lens
Sony has announced a long-awaited addition to its G Master series of full-frame E-mount lenses. The Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 G Master is a full-frame, fast telephoto prime lens, and judging from sample photos – portrait photographers will love it thanks to its sharpness and creamy bokeh.
This is how Sony 400mm f/2.8 GM lens performs for portraits
Not long ago, Sony launched the 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS, a “lightweight monster.” What first comes to mind with the lens of this focal length is wildlife and sports photography. But photographer Miguel Quiles decided to test how it performs for portraits. He gave the lens a quick spin and he shares his impressions and some shots in his latest video.
Nikon officially releases a super-lightweight and compact 500mm f/5.6 lens, priced at $3,600
While the eyes of the photographic community are all pointed at the new Nikon Z mirrorless system, the company has released another impressive piece of gear. After announcing the development of a super-lightweight and compact 500mm f/5.6 lens, the glass now out and ready for preorders. Let’s take a look at the specs and more photos of the new telephoto lens from Nikon.
The upcoming Nikon’s 500mm f/5.6 lens spotted in the wild at Nikon World Cup party
Last month, Nikon announced the development of a lightweight and compact AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR. At a recent FIFA World Cup 2018 event, the upcoming lens was spotted, and it sure does look tiny for a 500mm lens.
Nikon announces development of lightweight and compact 500mm f/5.6 lens
Earlier this year, Nikon filed a patent for a new AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens. Now the company has officially announced the development of this FX-format lens, promising splendid optical performance in a compact and lightweight package.
Meike announces 85mm. autofocus medium telephoto lens
Meike recently announced its new 85mm. medium telephoto lens for Canon EF mount. Unlike their previous lenses, this particular model is the first to incorporate an autofocus function. [Read More…]
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