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Digital SLR camera lenses help create the most professional images. But which one should you choose? Our digital camera lens reviews can help you choose the right pro-quality glass for you and your business.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Hi-Tech Studio: Key Primes For Pros

For speed and sharpness, add a set of single-focal-length lenses to your lens collection

Hi-Tech Studio: Key Primes For ProsAs good as zoom lenses are, it's tough to beat a prime lens for its combination of speed, sharpness and overall optical excellence. With their inherent sharpness, many prime lenses are able to perform up to the level of the latest image sensors.  Read More...

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Lenses For Still + Motion

Putting together the best optics for versatility and practicality

Lenses For Still + MotionWhile both photography and videography are visual mediums, video and filmmaking add an extra level of complexity.  Read More...

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

The Fashion Shoot

The Fashion ShootWatch NYC fashion photographer Laura Rose talk about the process of managing lighting assistants, stylists and more on the set shooting a campaign for Tamron.  Read More...

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Prime Time

Once mostly cast aside in favor of high-tech zoom lenses, primes, or single-focal-length lenses, are making a serious comeback with pro photographers

Prime TimeEverything old is new again, and sometimes that goes for technology as well as style.   Read More...

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

The 3-Lens Solution

Be prepared to work in any situation with an efficient set of high-quality optics that covers the majority of focal lengths

The 3-Lens SolutionIn a difficult economy, pro photographers often have a hard time saying no to a job possibility, even if it involves working outside of their comfort zone.   Read More...

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Lens Tech: Specialty Lenses For DSLR-Shooting Pros

For every job, there’s a perfect tool. Most photography can be handled by your core set of glass, but every once in a while, you need something different. These lenses don’t come out of your bag every day, but when you need one, nothing else will do.

Lens Tech: Specialty Lenses For DSLR-Shooting ProsDigital image manipulation has stolen a lot of the thunder from old-fashioned optics.  Read More...

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

DPP Solutions: Lens Resolution

Have modern lenses exceeded the capabilities of D-SLR sensors?

DPP Solutions: Lens ResolutionDo today’s lenses out-resolve today’s image sensors? Or do today’s sensors out-resolve today’s lenses? Does it matter?   Read More...

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Hi-Tech Studio: Exact Focus

Even high-end lenses can exhibit some slight front and back focus. A simple device can have you dialed in for perfection.

Hi-Tech Studio: Exact Focus While photographers have enjoyed the benefit of autofocus for 25 years now, many still struggle with its accuracy and repeatability. You may have heard the terms “front focus” and “back focus.” In fact, you may be struggling with this phenomenon in your own kit.  Read More...

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Lens Tech

What’s under the hood of modern photography optics?

Lens TechWhat is a photographic lens? Essentially, just a tube that holds a number of glass or plastic elements that make light do something we want it to do: produce an image of the subject/scene at a certain magnification and angle of view, sharply focused on the image plane in the camera.  Read More...

 

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