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Lens manufacturer Voigtlander has announced a pair of new lenses in what it calls its Vintage Line. The Color-Skopar 21mm F3.5 and Ultron 35mm F2 Aspherical are both designed for M mount cameras, including Voigtlander’s Bessa models as well as Leica’s M rangefinders.The lenses are styled to conjure up the feel of the 1950s, according to the manufacturer. While the exteriors are retro, the optical
When shooting with a wide-angle lens, what you gain in field of view, you often lose in background blur. However, photographer Ryan Brenizer popularized a panoramic stitching technique which allowed you to produce a final image with a wide field of view and a shallow depth of field, a very distinct look. You can read more about the technique, its history and usage by clicking here. Tony Northru
We've already had a sneak peek at some of the LG V40 ThinQ's triple-camera specifications but now the device has been officially announced and comes with a total of five cameras.Three of those can be found on the phone's back. The 12MP "standard" camera features an equivalent focal length of 27mm, a fast F1.5 aperture and a 1.4μm pixel size. Next to it you'll find a 16MP super-wide-angle with 16m
Photographer Adam Gibbs recently visited Needle Peak and Flatiron Mountain in the British Columbian alpines. These picturesque places provide ample opportunity for shooting with ultra wide angle lenses. Ultra wide lenses do an awesome job at capturing wide, expansive environments. However, it's very easy to capture too much of a scene and not have a strong enough subject. Wide angle photogr
When looking for a full-frame ultra wide angle zoom lens, there are more options than ever before, thanks to recent offerings from Sigma and Sony. Over at Lensrentals, the team compared and contrasted four ultra wide zoom lenses: the stalwarts, the Canon 11-24mm f/4 and Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8, plus newer Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 Art and Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 zooms. Before getting into comparison shots, L
The Hong Kong-based MiNT Camera has just unveiled the InstantKon RF70, a manual large format rangefinder instant camera for Fuji Instax Wide film — the first with full manual controls.The leather-wrapped RF70 is compact thanks to its 0.44x rangefinder system and collapsible bellow, folding up into a neat little box when it’s not being used. On the front of the camera is a 93mm aspheri
Many of us have heard of the term "portrait prime" to describe a fast lens. Photographers often reach for f/1.4, f/1.8 and f/2 lenses when shooting portraits to capture images with shallow depth of field and dreamy backgrounds. Sony Artisan Miguel Quiles often opts for a stopped down aperture instead, which is an unusual choice. Let's learn more about why this is in Quiles' latest video f
$(document).ready(function() { SampleGalleryV2({"containerId":"embeddedSampleGallery_2767758436","galleryId":"2767758436","isEmbeddedWidget":true,"selectedImageIndex":0,"isMobile":false}) });When it was announced in 2016, the Rokinon AF 14mm F2.8 FE was among the first full-frame autofocus lenses for Sony's a7-series mirrorless cameras. We wanted to see how this affordable wideangle prime perform
While exploring the picturesque Cathedral Grove on Vancouver Island, photographer Adam Gibbs discusses the differences and how best to utilize wide angle versus short telephoto lenses for landscape photography. People often think about wide lenses as being "landscape lenses" and to a large extent it's true that a wider lens is often better-suited for capturing beautiful natural scenes. Howeve
Waterfalls are a very popular subject for photographers and with great reason, they're dynamic and every waterfall is different. With different lighting conditions and depending on recent weather, even the same waterfall can vary dramatically over time. Photographer Adam Gibbs recently headed to Englishman River Falls on Vancouver Island to try out a variety of compositions. Gibbs was equippe


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