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19 May 2015 | No Comment | 9,305 views
Lomography Petzval Review

A wide-aperture portrait lens encased in a 19th century brass body, the Lomography Petzval lens stands out in more way than one. See what we think of it in our Lomography Petzval review.

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7 Apr 2015 | 2 Comments | 5,605 views
Lensbaby Velvet 56 Review

The new Lensbaby Velvet 56 arms portrait and macro photographers with something a little different from the norm. We take it for a spin in our review.

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22 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 5,744 views
Photography Lens Guide: Lens Types Explained

Don’t know your macro lens from your mirror lens? Wondering at what point a wide-angle lens becomes a standard lens? Read on for our guide to different lens types.

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5 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 1,323 views
How to Take Your Best Macro Photographs Yet [video]

Want to learn how to take pin-sharp macro images? In this video we take you through the process step by step, from using the right equipment and technique through to the finished result.

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11 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 2,080 views
What is … inner focus?

Inner focus, or internal focus, may sound like a gimmick but it presents the photographer with a wealth of advantages over more conventional optics. Matt Golowczynski explains why.

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22 Aug 2014 | 2 Comments | 4,246 views
Camera Lens Buying Guide

There are plenty of lenses to choose from but which is the best lens for you? Giles Babbidge sheds some light on picking the right glass for your needs.

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2 Jul 2014 | 3 Comments | 9,143 views
Sigma 35mm f1.4 DG HSM review

One of the first lenses in Sigma’s Art series, the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM appears to suit a range of applications. Portrait photographer Mark Stephenson takes a closer look in his review.

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7 May 2014 | One Comment | 9,256 views
Tokina 12-28mm f4 AF AT-X PRO DX review

Third-party manufacturer Tokina offers some tempting alternatives to well-known optics. Tom Mason takes a closer look at one of these, the Tokina 12-28mm f4 AF AT-X PRO, in his full review.

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1 May 2013 | One Comment | 7,658 views
Panasonic 12-35mm f2.8 & 35-100mm f2.8 Lens Review

Now you can have a second camera which can match an SLR and fit in a pocket, so what about those days when you want something serious that doesn’t give you back ache? Why not have a good lens for your mirrorless for those occasions?

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11 Feb 2013 | 2 Comments | 14,253 views
Canon 40mm f2.8 Pancake Lens Review

As a Canon shooter who uses prime lenses primarily I was excited by the announcement from Canon last year that they were releasing a 40mm 2.8 prime lens. Typically I shoot weddings with a 35mm and 85mm lens combination so the focal length wasn’t too far off one of my standard camera combinations.