Debates in the photography community are quite common, ranging from those on photographic gear to brands and much more. One such never-ending debate is the prime lens vs. zoom lens debate. Photographers often argue about how prime lenses are better than zoom lenses and vice versa. It is obvious that both lens types have pros and cons, but in my opinion, when it comes to primes, pros outweigh the cons.
Vintage camera photography and vintage lenses are going through a resurgence nowadays thanks to popular Instagram hashtags such as #filmisnotdead and #believeinfilm. In a way, this is similar to the rising popularity of vinyl – young people seem to be really interested in the analog treasures of the past. When it comes to vintage lenses, […]
If you’re interested in shooting sports and action photography, you should definitely purchase a lens that will allow you to capture amazing action scenes. There are many lenses that can be used for sports photography – from low-cost to pretty expensive ones. If you’re just a hobbyist, a lower-cost lens may be adequate for you, […]
There is a pretty good chance that your first introduction to lens filters was an ultraviolet or UV filter. There is also a pretty good chance that you were sold it, not for any image enhancing capability but as protection for your lens. The merits of that have been discussed wide and afar including here […]
When you hear someone talking about a fisheye lens, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Perhaps you think they’re useless to your style of shooting. Maybe you perceive them as being gimmicky or you can’t help but think of the severe distortion. If you have any kind of dubious feelings about fisheye […]
Simply put, telephoto lenses are lenses with a long focal length. Here are some scenarios when telephoto lenses come into their own