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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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.
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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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Camera, Lenses, Landscapes!
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Camera, Lenses, Landscapes!

April 10, 2012 | The Editors
Get the right gear to cover all of your landscape shooting opportunities
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Wide-Angle Zooms
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Wide-Angle Zooms

February 28, 2012 | Staff
The ins and outs of a landscape photographer’s most used lens
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Ultra Wide Angle Zoom Lenses
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Ultra Wide Angle Zoom Lenses

October 25, 2011 | By Staff
Create dramatic and dynamic landscape images when you explore the ultrawide end of the spectrum
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The Promise Of Stabilization
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The Promise Of Stabilization

May 24, 2011 | Michael J. McNamara
Between image-stabilized lenses, in-camera stabilization and high-ISO technology, the game has changed for photographers seeking the freedom to shoot handheld
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Find Your Wildlife Action Lens
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Find Your Wildlife Action Lens

April 26, 2011 | Mike Stensvold
How to pick the right lens to match your photo needs and your budget
Landscape Lens Tech
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Landscape Lens Tech

April 5, 2011 | The Editors
What makes a good landscape lens?
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Essential Lenses Of The Pros
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Essential Lenses Of The Pros

February 22, 2011 | Staff
What the top professionals have to say about the optics they need the most
Get The Most Out Of Variable Aperture Lenses
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Get The Most Out Of Variable Aperture Lenses

December 7, 2010 | Mike Stensvold
Often dismissed by “serious” photographers, these lenses offer some significant advantages