Tricolored heron © Lewis Kemper
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Hands-on with Tamron’s Updated 150-600mm

January 11, 2017 | Text & Photography By Lewis Kemper
Wildlife photography with the SP 150-600mm Di VC USD G2
All-In-One Zooms
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All-In-One Zooms

July 12, 2016 | By The Editors
These compact, affordable lenses cover wide to telephoto focal lengths when you want to travel light
with Nikon D750. Exposure:  1/4000 sec., f/1.8, ISO 640.
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Tamron’s New SP 90mm & 85mm Primes

June 27, 2016 | Text & Photography By Wes Pitts
The latest models in the upgraded SP line offer sharp details and beautiful bokeh
Landscape Photography Lenses
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Landscape Photography Lenses

May 15, 2016 | By The Editors
How to choose wide-angle zooms and primes, plus a selection of the latest models
Lenses For Wildlife Photography
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Lenses For Wildlife Photography

April 20, 2016 | William Sawalich
The OP guide to telephoto optics for DSLRs and mirrorless cameras
Tamron’s Fast New Primes
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Tamron’s Fast New Primes

December 9, 2015 | Text & Photography By Wes Pitts
The first two lenses in an upgraded SP series feature close-focusing capability and premium construction
Ultrawide Zooms For Landscapes
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Ultrawide Zooms For Landscapes

October 26, 2015 | Text & Photography By Adam Woodworth
Get close and go wide for dramatic landscape compositions
What’s In A “Pro” Lens
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What’s In A “Pro” Lens

August 28, 2015 | The Editors
We look at the pros and cons of pro and non-pro lenses to help you make your decision on substance rather than a badge
Landscape Photography Lenses
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Landscape Photography Lenses

September 23, 2014 | Staff
Our guide to wide-angle zooms—the most popular and useful lens for scenic shooters
Get Ready For Prime Time
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Get Ready For Prime Time

July 29, 2014 | The Editors
You can get improved speed, sharpness and a compact size in prime lenses, but what do you give up? We look at the pros and cons of single-focal-length lenses.
The Medium Mainstay
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The Medium Mainstay

April 29, 2014 | Staff
Big telezooms get the glory and wide-angle models get the headlines, but the underappreciated middle child in a typical three-zoom kit may be your most useful lens. Learn how to choose the right one for you.
Super Telephoto Zooms
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Super Telephoto Zooms

February 25, 2014 | Staff
We decipher the technobabble behind these nature photography mainstays

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Multitasking With Macro
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Multitasking With Macro

October 1, 2013 | The Editors
Consider the talents of a 90mm macro lens at both ends of the composition spectrum
Classic Glass
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Classic Glass

October 1, 2013 | Jon Sienkiewicz
Your favorite optics live again—in digital reincarnation
Choosing A Lens Set For Nature Photography
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Choosing A Lens Set For Nature Photography

April 23, 2013 | The Editors
How to save money and find the best lenses to match up with your shooting style
Telephotos For Landscapes
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Telephotos For Landscapes

February 26, 2013 | Staff
Think Differently…
Solutions: Mirror Lens Scenics
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Solutions: Mirror Lens Scenics

February 26, 2013 | Steve Werner
For the occasional extreme telephoto shooter, an inexpensive mirror lens gives you a lot of reach for a low cost
Teleconverters
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Teleconverters

July 24, 2012 | The Editors
These simple devices give you more reach with your telephotos for high-impact wildlife, macro and even landscape photography
The Big Glass
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The Big Glass

May 22, 2012 | The Editors
Long-focal-length super-telephotos are obviously well suited to wildlife work. They also can give you a new perspective on your landscape photography.
Extreme Zoom Lenses: Pros & Cons Of All-In-One
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Extreme Zoom Lenses: Pros & Cons Of All-In-One

May 8, 2012 | By Staff
Having a single lens to cover everything from ultrawide to strong telephoto is incredibly appealing, but how well do these extreme zooms perform in a variety of situations? We’ll show you where the trade-offs are.
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