Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm F2.8E FL ED VR
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The Best 70-200mm Zoom Lenses

September 28, 2017 | The Editors
Top models of this versatile “workhorse” lens for nature photographers
irix 15mm f/2.4 blackstone
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Irix 15mm f/2.4 Blackstone Hands-On Review

August 11, 2017 | By Staff
If you’re looking for an ultra-wide angle rectilinear prime, the Irix 15mm f/2.4 Blackstone is an excellent value
Zoom lenses for travel photography
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Zoom Lenses For Travel Photography

June 29, 2017 | By Staff
Standard, tele and all-in-one zoom lenses that are lightweight, compact and ideal for keeping your gear to a minimum
Wildflowers with the Tamron SP 70-200
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Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 G2 Review

June 16, 2017 | Text & Photography By Wes Pitts
Tamron's upgraded 70-200mm zoom is an excellent value for Canon and Nikon systems
macro lens guide
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Macro Lens Guide

May 23, 2017 | By Staff
A proper macro lens is designed to eliminate aberrations, focus colors and attain maximum sharpness on close-up subjects
EF-M 28mm f/3.5 Macro
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Canon’s EF-M 28mm Macro For Mirrorless

May 1, 2017 | Text & Photography By Wes Pitts
With its built-in Macro Lite, the EF-M 28mm f/3.5 Macro IS STM for EOS M cameras is a unique option for exploring close-up photography
Landscape photography lenses
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Landscape Photography Lenses

March 30, 2017 | Staff
Our guide to wide-angle lenses, the most popular and useful optics for landscape photography
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
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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
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

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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
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
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
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