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Choosing Sports Photography Gear II: Picking a Lens
Last time around, we discussed what to focus on when choosing a camera for your sports photography. Now that you know how to choose the camera, let’s talk about choosing the lens. A good lens for sports photography is one that’s inexpensive if possible, that’s universal, and that has decent parameters. What lenses meet these requirements, and what should you base your decision on? You’ll learn all this in today’s article.
Nikon’s Fisheye Lens? Expect Superb Optics and Craftsmanship
Every photographer will have zoom and portrait lenses in their kit. But sometimes it pays to take yet another point of view. A fisheye lens is one way to do that. In this review, we’ll take a look at the Nikon 10.5mm f/2.8, a truly fascinating lens that was lent to us by Foto Škoda.
Choosing the Ideal Kit II: Choosing Your Macro Kit
A number of macro photography articles have already been published here at learn.zoner.com. They’re enough for you to learn nearly everything there is to know about the subject. But in this part of our series on choosing your kit, we won’t be telling you how to shoot macro for once. Instead, we’ll be telling you what combination of body and lens to choose for it.
When To Upgrade Your Photography Equipment
Photographic technology is evolving at an unbelievable speed, and it’s hard to resist the endless waves of new gadgets we’re subjected to each day. But when is really the right time to make that investment into better equipment?
What Do Those Numbers and Letters on Lenses Mean?
Lens names are full of abbreviations, number ranges, and useless advertising. Take a look at which pieces of information are important for you and what it all means.
[Test] 4 lenses, 35mm, f/2.8: See Which Lens Stood Up Best
When you sit down with lenses that all offer the same focal length and aperture, you might think that they’ll all give almost the same outputs. But in reality their outputs vary in a variety of details. To see this difference “live,” check out our test of some Canon and Sigma lenses that—in theory—“meet” at the 35mm focal length.
Do You Really Need All That Gear for Landscape Photos?
There’s lots of tools out there for landscape photography, but not everyone wants to carry them all on a hike—or even buy them. If you’re not sure what equipment you’ll need for your nature photography, read on and learn what makes sense to take.
What Focal Length Is Best for Landscape Photography?
You’ve probably run into the title question in practice. The answer is: there’s not just one best length. Unlike in portrait photography, nearly every lens works for landscapes. It’s just that each one lets you present the landscape a bit differently. So let’s explore the differences among them via an example landscape.
Prime Lenses: One Focal Length, Many Benefits
The market today is flooded with ever-better zoom lenses built to cover practically every imaginable range. And yet there are still photographers who make do without any zoom at all. Is it really possible to stick to just one fixed lens and completely forget about all the other focal lengths?