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Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM Review

The Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 is a tiny lens - almost a pancake - that can be thrown in your bag or jacket pocket while still covering full-frame! At $300, it's a very exciting option that seems tailor-made to pair with a midrange zoom. But how does the Canon RF...

The Biggest Endeavor We’ve Tried at Photography Life

If you’ve browsed Photography Life in the last week or so, have you noticed something interesting? I don’t blame you if you missed it – it’s not something we’ve added, but something we’ve taken away. Here’s a hint: Our pages load much faster now, and perhaps you even feel less stressed when you look at the site.

Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Review

The Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM is a high-end, ultra-wide zoom with a large, constant maximum aperture of f/2.8 throughout the zoom range. While it features many of Sony's most advanced features, the lens I'm reviewing today is only the first generation of the lens, and Sony also has a...

Graduated Neutral Density Filters Explained

At a time when photography software can do almost anything, is there any reason to use physical glass filters in front of your lens? Absolutely! Some problems are still best solved with filters. Today, I’ll introduce one of my favorite types: the graduated neutral density (GND) filter.

Photography News: Expiring Deals, New Canon Rumors

Our team at Photography Life wants to wish you a wonderful holiday season, Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year! I hope you're able to spend time with family and friends this week. These last few days, I've been editing landscape photos from a hike that I did earlier this month,...

Canon RF 15-35mm f/2.8 L IS USM Review

Fast, ultra-wide zoom lenses have long been staples for advanced and professional photographers. The Canon RF 15-35mm f/2.8 L is a recent example, building upon Canon's legacy of 16-35mm f/2.8 glass for their DSLR system. Our in-depth review will tell you everything you need to know about the Canon RF...

Viltrox AF 35mm f/1.8 Review

The Viltrox AF 35mm f/1.8 is a full-frame autofocus lens available both for the Nikon Z system and for Sony E mount. At just $380, it undercuts lenses such as the Nikon Z 35mm f/1.8 ($850) and Sony FE 35mm f/1.8 ($750). But how does it perform? This review will...