In our recent review of the Nikkor Z 180-600 mm f/5.6-6.3 VR lens, we took a closer look and explored its pros and cons from various angles. I promised to compare this long glass with the slightly shorter, but still very good, Nikkor Z 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 VR S lens, which we previously reviewed.
We put this Nikkor little gem through our own real-world stress test at the Masaryk Circuit in Brno. We focus on its sharpness, focusing speed, and processing. These factors are of most interest to photographers who specialize in sport, wildlife, or aircraft photography.
The sun is shining brightly again, and the time has come when most of us are furiously looking forward to vacation. Before heading out, don’t forget to thoroughly think through what camera and gear you’ll take with you to preserve your memories forever.
I recently tested a telephoto lens on a Nikon Z bayonet at a football game and wrote an article about it. I promised to also take a look at the Nikon Z 400mm f/4.5 VR S prime telephoto lens. Let’s compare the prime lens with the Nikon Z 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 VR S.
A 50mm lens is one of the most basic pieces of portrait photography equipment. In this article, we’ll take a look at the special, ultra-fast Nikon Z 50mm f/1.2 lens. We’ll also compare it to its older competitors. We’ve tested the lens in the field, so don’t expect dry theory. We are bringing you firsthand experience and a bunch of photos so you can come to your own conclusions. Let’s have at it!
Old manual lenses are popular because they capture interesting details, beautiful bokeh, and for the retro look they imprint on their images. But which retro lens should you choose for your digital camera? It’s easy to get lost in the sheer number of offerings. Save yourself some time – we’ve gathered some tips for you for some tried and true retro lenses suitable for various genres. Whether you’re into portrait, landscape, macro, or street photography, we’ll help find the right lens for you.
A high-quality lens is an investment. If you are looking for cheaper, yet unique optics, a solution for you may be an older, manual lens. While you’ll have to give up the luxury of autofocus and flawless detail, you’ll get photographs with a lovely, vintage feel. Read about the advantages of older lenses and how to mount them on modern digital cameras.
Looking for a universal zoom lens for your Sony A7 or A7R system compact? The Sony FE 70-200 f/4 G OSS may be the answer. It’s the first premium telezoom for Sony Alpha full-frame system compacts. We’ll be taking a in-depth look here at this must-have lens. Read and see how it held up for us in practice.
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.