Zoom Lenses

by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted 02/16/2023
DZOFilm is rounding out its Pictor Zoom line with the new 12-25mm T2.8 Parfocal Cine Zoom Lens for Super 35 cameras in finish colors of black or white. Perfect for everyday portraits, landscapes, and nature footage, this lens also joins the 20-55mm and 50-125mm Pictor zooms in two new three-lens kits, also in
by Jordan Gallant ·Posted 01/13/2023
DZOFilm is unlocking new horizons (literally) with its newest addition to the wide-angle Catta Ace and Zoom lines: the 18-35mm zoom lens. Boasting the same T2.9 maximum aperture, focus and zoom rotation, and full-frame sensor coverage as the 35-80mm and 70-135 zoom lenses, the 18-35mm lenses have reliable, familiar features to expand your lens loadout. Catta Ace and Zoom Line These new lenses are
0 Views ·Posted 04/06/2022
Poised to shake up what it means to be a super-telephoto lens, Nikon has just announced the NIKKOR Z 800mm f/6.3 VR S lens. Summed up perfectly by the tagline “All the Reach, Half the Weight,” this lens is Nikon’s fresh take on an 800mm lens, which now uses a Phase Fresnel element to dramatically cut down on weight and size to make this huge focal length something that’s truly portable. More than just a sleek lens, Nikon also made sure to imbue
0 Views ·Posted 03/22/2022
Sony’s FE PZ 16-35mm f/4 G Lens is a compact zoom designed for wide-angle enthusiasts looking for a feature-loaded, everyday carry with uncompromising optical quality. With a focal length ideal for street, landscape, and architectural photography, and on-lens controls, including a zoom rocker, that streamline video capture, this versatile lens is perfect for hybrid shooters who want an all-in-one lens to take
0 Plays ·Posted 12/09/2021
To take photographs on ships or to work in ports and cover maritime transportation requires a full range of photographic know-how, including portraiture, landscape, product, aerial, architecture, corporate—even adventure-photography skills. And that’s just on the first day! On today’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast we discuss this type of industrial and corporate photography, which at its core is rooted in documentary and visual storytelling. We welcome to the program
by John Harris ·Posted 10/19/2021
Sigma has added a compact gem of a lens to its Contemporary series, which is known for versatile, lightweight lenses, the kind that serve well on vacation or in general day-to-day photography. With the new 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN lens, Sigma’s first APS-C size mirrorless zoom lens available for Sony E-mount and
0 Plays ·Posted 08/10/2021
We have been looking forward to this conversation for weeks. On today’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we sit down with retired Detective 1st Grade Michael Cunningham, of the New York City Police Department, to talk about crime-scene unit photography. Cunningham is an expert on crime-scene photography and forensics—in addition to his twenty-seven years with the NYPD, he has worked as a trainer for the
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 08/05/2021
Creating zooms to impress even the most staunch prime lens adherents, Tamron has just announced the development of two new lenses for Sony E mirrorless cameras: the 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD and the 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2.
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted 07/21/2021
Tamron has just announced the development of its first lens for the FUJIFILM X-series camera system, and that lens is a monstrous (in terms of focal-length range) all-in-one zoom—the Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A2 VC VXD. The lens will also be available for Sony E-mount APS-C cameras. Responding to consumer requests following its work with Sony E-mount cameras, Tamron has decided to enter the realm of lenses for the popular
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted 07/07/2021
With an eye toward professional photographers, videographers, and filmmakers, Panasonic has completed a premium Micro Four Thirds lens pairing, with the new Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm f/1.7 APSH. lens. The new lens joins its stablemate, the Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 10-25mm f/1.7 ASPH. to give
by Jason T. ·Posted 07/08/2021
Wildlife and sports may not have a lot in common, but one thing is for sure—you usually can’t get too close to the action when you're photographing either one of them. Generally speaking, when shooting wildlife or sports, photographers use long telephoto zooms, like a 100-
0 Views ·Posted 06/09/2021
Olympus has announced a new wide-angle zoom lens ideally suited for landscape, cityscape, and travel photography, as well as video applications. The M.Zuiko Digital ED 8-25mm f/4.0 PRO lens is a compact, weather-sealed gem enabling high-resolution capture with edge-to-edge sharpness, even at its maximum aperture. This Micro Four Thirds mount lens provides the 35mm focal length equivalent of 16-50mm, which is a truly versatile
0 Plays ·Posted 04/08/2021
On today’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we welcome B&H Senior Sales Trainer Kevin Rickert back to the program to discuss the latest cameras and lenses released over the past few months. For today’s episode, we have the support of Audio-Technica and are using its
by John Harris ·Posted 05/25/2021
Many photographers, attempting to postpone a major decision or save money, will buy a lens they believe will give them the results they desire, only to find that the lens does not perform as expected. When budget is a factor (and when isn’t it?), it’s important to select a telephoto lens that best serves your specific purposes. When it comes to sports and wildlife photography, the purposes are often similar—magnify distant subjects, separate the subject from background—but it’s worth understanding a few basic distinguishing features and how
0 Plays ·Posted 02/25/2021
Live event and concert photography have, obviously, been drastically impacted by the global pandemic and related shutdowns. Let’s give a shout-out to all the photographers, musicians, technicians, and crew who have struggled with the loss of that part of their income and craft, but also make time on the B&H Photography Podcast to talk about concert photography as we inch toward a hopeful return to live music and art performances. Today’s guest is