Lenses & Accessories

by Jordan Gallant ·Posted 03/10/2023
DZOFilm has rounded out its Gnosis Macro Prime series with the new Gnosis 24mm T2.8 Macro Lens, available with imperial or metric focus markings to create one cohesive range for wide-angle, macro-focused shots. The 24mm lens itself, like others in the series, has a built-in ARRI LPL-mount with PL and EF-mount adapters to
0 Views ·Posted 02/17/2023
Should you use manual focus or autofocus when shooting video? Using the Canon C70, Nick Brigadier tests various shots, such as the whip pan and tracking shot, to see which type of focus provides better results. 0:00 - Introduction 0:40 - Test 1 3:27 - Test 2 5:38 - Test 3 7:43 - Test 4 9:26 - When to Use Auto vs. Manual Focus
by Cory Rice ·Posted 11/14/2022
Sigma has added compatibility with FUJIFILM X-Mount cameras to its compact and versatile 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN Contemporary Lens. The fixed aperture zoom has an equivalent range of 27-75mm on APS-C cameras, making it an incredibly flexible lens well suited for travel, landscape, event, and even portrait photography. As the smallest and lightest f/2.8 standard zoom for APS-C cameras to date, it is a perfect companion for everyday carry.
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 11/17/2022
There’s no denying that 2022 was a light year for Nikon lens releases, with only three new lenses coming to fruition. But the three optics Nikon did release are exciting, bring a lot of overall value to the Z system, and hopefully foreshadow some pretty big things to come for the system. Nikon played catch-up in the early part of the year, working to keep up with demand after the Z9 release, in late 2021. The second half of the year, however, saw Nikon cater to the versatility of its flagship with a pair of super-telephoto releases, along with
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 10/27/2022
With its mirrorless RF system beginning to mature, Canon spent 2022 adding some more distinct optics to the lineup, as well as beginning to lay the foundation for an APS-C-specific series of lenses. The brand has reached a unique place with its mirrorless portfolio this year, and has hit the thirty-lens milestone, where the lineup feels well-rounded enough for most professional and hobbyist demands, although there are still some missing pieces for more specialized applications. RF 800mm f/5.6 L IS USM and RF 1200mm f/8 L IS USM At the
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 09/19/2022
It’s difficult to improve upon a classic, but Leica has done it with the latest Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH. lens. This updated version of the fast wide-angle prime sees the lens move into a more contemporary field in which Leica acknowledges how its lenses are being used in the digital era and opens up the M lens evolution for more versatility. 
0 Views ·Posted 11/18/2021
Professional photography Tony Gale is back with an in-depth guide to camera and lens buying, specifically for Sony cameras and lenses. What is the difference between a full frame vs. crop sensor? Should you get a prime or zoom, wide angle or telephoto? What type of lens is perfect for wildlife, portraits, street photography, etc.? Gale answers all these questions and more! Are you a Sony fan? Use the Comments section below to share with us what’s in your kit.