Category - Lenses

Reviews of the best lenses for you camera.

Best Canon 80D Lenses

Best Lenses for Canon 80D

The Best Lenses for Canon 80D For Shooting Stills and Videos A lens that is good for shooting both stills and videos with the Canon EOS 80D has to be a wide angle zoom. You could opt for a tele-lens but they would be great for shooting wildlife, sports and those sort of things. A mid-range tele...

Canon EF 135mm f/2 L USM

Best Canon Prime Lenses in 2017

Prime Lenses is a must have for every enthusiast and pro photographer as they tend to create sharper images compared to zoom lenses. We reviewed the 7 best Canon prime lenses in 2017.

Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 An Affordable All In One Zoom Lens for Canon and Nikon DSLRs

Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Review

The Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5 – 6.3 Di II VC is a Wide Angle – Telephoto Zoom Lens. At a price tag of just under $200, it's a great buy for both Canon and Nikon DSLR Users.

The Best Nikon D5600 Lenses (Top 7 Picks)

7 Best Lenses for the Nikon D5600 In January 2017 Nikon introduced the D5600 in the US market as part of their highly praised D5000 series. In this review post, we have handpicked the best lenses for the Nikon D5600. Whether you like to be in the center of an action filled event or prefer to work...

Nikkor 24-70mm VR lens for nighttime photography

Best Lenses for Nighttime Photography

Nighttime Photography comes down to the quality of the sensor of your DSLR and your lens. We looked at the 8 Best Lenses for you DSLR for Nighttime Photography (Detailed Review of Eight Tip DSLR Lenses).

Best Sigma Lenses (6 Top Choices)

A Review of the Best Sigma Lenses

Sigma is known for making Nikon and Canon like lenses at a much lower price without compromising much in terms of quality. We reviewed the best Sigma lenses ranging from 20mm all the way to 600mm focal length.

Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Sample Image

The New Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2

The New Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 is a fast telephoto lens with quick autofocus and vibration compensation. This lens will exceed your highest expectations (for Canon/Nikon, full frame or APS-C DSLR cameras).

Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM for Nikon

The Best Medium Zoom Lens (70-200mm) for Your DSLR

7 Best 70-200mm Medium Zoom Lenses What can be better than the exquisite 24-70mm zoom? The 70-200mm lens of course. Designed to be a perfect supplement for the 24-70mm wide zoom the 70-200mm is what Yin is for Yang, contradictory, yet complementary and inseparable. We are here to find the best 70...

Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8D ED Telephoto Zoom Lens

Nikon AF Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8D ED Lens

Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8D ED A Telephoto Zoom Lens Review Let us take a look at the Nikon AF Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8D ED lens. One of the reasons why a lot of the older D lenses are selling less recently is because new crop DX format cameras (e.g. D5200, D3200) do not have a built-in autofocusing motor...

Review of the Nikon AF Micro Nikkor 20mm f:4D IF-ED Macro Lens

A Review of the Nikon AF Micro-NIKKOR 200mm f/4D IF-ED...

Micro-Nikkor 200mm f/4D Review This is a review of the Nikon AF Micro-Nikkor 200mm f/4D IF-ED lenses. A lot of acronyms. But hopefully, by the time you finish up this article, you will have a good idea of the lens and what it is capable of. First up, the one thing that you need to know about this...

The Best Lenses for the Sony Alpha 6300

The Top Five Lenses for the Sony a6300 The Sony a6300 is one of the best all-around mirrorless cameras available. The 24.2 megapixel APS-C EXMOR CMOS sensor, the BIONZ X image processing engine. The highly rated 4D focusing mechanism with its 425 phase detection points and weather sealed magnesium...

Best Lenses for the Nikon D5500 DSLR

Best Lenses for the Nikon D5500

Which is the Best Lens for the Nikon D5500? This is an attempt to find out the best lens for the Nikon D5500. But, instead of zeroing in on just a single lens we shall be looking at 5 lenses, just to give you a few options to choose from. The Nikon D5500 is an entry-level APS-C DSLR camera. It is...

The Best Lenses for the Sony A7

4 Best Lenses for Your Sony a7 that will Produce...

The Best Lenses for the Sony a7 This discussion is to identify the best lens for the Sony a7. The Sony a7 is a full-frame mirrorless single lens digital camera. It is built around a 24.3-megapixel EXMOR CMOS sensor and comes with Sony’s extremely capable BIONZ X image processor. Designed as a...

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The 8 Best Mid-Range Zoom Lenses for Your DX DSLR

Competitive DX DSLR Lenses Best in Price and Quality The arrival of new DX DSLRs excites many photography enthusiasts. These new DSLR bodies now have 24 or more megapixel and remarkable sensors. To get the best out of your new DSLR DX body we asked us this question: Which DSLR zoom lens should you...

Tamron 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Lens Review

A Review of the Tamron SP 85mm F/1.8 Lens with...

Portrait Lens Review: Tamron SP 85mm F/1.8 The Tamron SP 85mm F/1.8 was launched earlier this year for both the Nikon F and the Canon EF mounts. Later they also added the Sony A-mount to this. The Tamron SP 85mm F/1.8 is essentially a portrait lens. It is a mid-focal length fast prime with an...

Best 50mm Lens for Nikon - Shot with Sigma 50mm F1.4

The Best 50mm for Nikon (You Will Love These Lenses!)

The Best 50mm Lenses (for Nikon DSLR Cameras) How do you select the best 50mm lens for your Nikon DSLR camera? For one thing, the lens has to be sharp. By that I mean really, really sharp. There are many different lens sharpness tests out there, but for this discussion I have relied on DxOMark...

Review of Best Portrait Lens Canon Rebel

Best Portrait Lenses: Canon Rebel

Best Portrait Lenses For Canon DSLR Recently, we came across a question on a digital photography forum. An enthusiast photographer was looking to buy the best portrait lens for his Canon EOS Rebel Series (Rebel T3). He says he owns two kit lenses but wants to invest in a third lens, which would...

Best 50mm Prime Lenses in Review

Best 50mm Prime Lenses: Sigma 50mm f1.4 Art vs Nikon...

Battle Of The Best 50mm Prime Lenses Sigma 50mm 1.4 vs Nikon 50mm 1.4 The Sigma’s art series lenses have always been regarded pretty high. They represent the epitome of sharp lenses, tools that are a photographer’s delight. The Sigma 50mm prime f/1.4 DG Art lens is born out of that same philosophy...

Review: Tokina AT-X 116 PRO DX II AF 11 - 16 mm f2.8

Review: Tokina AT-X 116 PRO DX II AF 11 – 16 mm...

Tokina AT-X 116 PRO DX II AF 11 – 16 mm f/2.8 Beyond Sigma and Tamron, Tokina is the other heavyweight when it comes to making lenses for third party cameras. To their credit they have a number of excellent pieces of glass that would make proud possessions for any photographer. One of these...

best extreme wide angle lenses

The Best Extreme Wide Angle Lenses For Your DSLR

5 Best DSLR Super Wide-Angle Lenses Extreme wide angle lenses immediately arise visions of an extreme circular fisheye perspective. But that extreme vision is not always what is signified by extreme wide angle lenses. True fish-eye lenses give 180 ° field of vision. Those lenses have very limited...

selecting the right lens

Selecting the Right Lens (Pick the Best Wide Angle or...

Selecting the Right Lens for the Job We are often faced with a mini challenge of sorts, trying to figure out the right lens to shoot with. It’s not about the right camera, as you may have understood by now, but about the right lens – the optical piece of equipment that sits in front of our camera...

Best Wide Angle Lenses

Top Reasons to Choose a Wide Angle Lens

When to Use a Wide Angle Lens? …& the Best Wide Angle Lenses to Buy A wide angle lens is sometimes considered as the lens for a photojournalist. The wide angle of view, the ultra-sharp image quality and at times a matching build quality to go with, makes a wide angle lens the choice of...

Best lenses for DSLR video shooting

Best lenses for DSLR video shooting

Best Lenses… …for shooting videos with your DSLR The versatile digital SLR camera is good for not only shooting great quality stills but also for capturing superlative quality HD videos. With newer DSLRs hitting the market with 4K capability and dedicated smooth focusing lenses being...

Review of Canon 40mm

A Must Have Lens: The Amazing Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM...

Canon EF 40mm Lens Review Canon’s new stepping motor auto-focusing technology makes its way into the smallest EF lens ever. The Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens is really small; so small that some photographers actually refer to it as the ‘pancake’. It looks like a midget when placed side by side to...

Primve vs Zoom

Prime vs zoom: Which one should I choose?

The million dollar question – Prime or Zoom? Amateurs often get into a tangle of sorts when attempting to choose a lens for a photo-op. “Should I go with the zoom?” vs. “Should I opt for the prime?” “It’s a wedding, I think I need to have a wide angle for the group shots.”  …. There are...

Best Lenses for Street Photography

The Best Lenses for Street Photography Street photography as a genre has been a point of debate for the last few years. This is because of the questionable approach that some photographers often tend to resort to in order to make a picture or two out on the streets. These approaches are far from...

Best Portrait Photography Lenses

Best Portrait Photography Lenses

Choosing Lenses for Portrait Photography In this article, we shall be dealing with the lenses that we think are ideal for shooting portrait photography. Portrait photography is a very interesting genre and you would be surprised to note how simple the tools are you need in order to shoot great...

Canon 500D Close Up Lens Macro

Canon 500D Close-up Lens Review: Ideal For on the Go!

Canon 500D Close-up Lens Review In a previous article, we discussed in brief about the exciting genre of macro photography and tossed around ideas as to which are the prime suspects for a shopping list for macro lenses. In this article, we shall be looking at other alternatives to dedicated macro...

Top 5 Canon Macro Lenses

How to find the Best Canon Macro Lens

The Top 5 Canon Macro Lenses There is a difference in naming convention when it comes to lenses with extreme close-up capabilities. Close-up lenses manufactured by Canon are called as Macro. The same property is termed as Micro by Nikon (read our post about best Nikon Lenses). Regardless of what...

Nikon DSLR Lenses

7 Nikon DSLR Lenses You Need to Check Out

The digital SLR segment of the camera market is split between two heavyweights, Canon and Nikon. While definitely there are more Canon users (Canonites) than Nikon (Nikonians), the ultimate decision who would opt for which brand is more of a personal choice than anything else. In this article, we...

35mm-vs.-50mm

50mm vs 35mm, Which One Should I Pick?

The 50mm vs 35mm Debate Most amateur photographers would ask, between the 50mm and the 35mm prime, which should I buy? Well, this has no straight answers and it all depends on what camera you have and what is your desired field of view. Both the 50mm and the 35mm are considered as standard primes...

Tips on Choosing the Right Nikon DSLR Lenses

There might come a time when you feel like taking a step further in your photography endeavour and buy a new lens for your Nikon DSLR camera. Before you go on a frantic Nikon DSLR lenses shopping spree, let’s take a look at several important points that you need to consider, so that you can avoid...