Cameras and Lenses Category Archive - Page 16

What Are Anamorphic Lenses, and Should You Get One?

Anamorphic lenses can offer a unique look both for photos and videos, but they’re unusual to work with and require special post-processing care. Some recent anamorphic lenses have made them less expensive than ever before. So, is now the time to look at adding an anamorphic lens to your bag?

Nikon Z 28-75mm f/2.8 Review

At first glance, the Nikon Z 28-75mm f/2.8 lens seems a bit out of place. Nikon already has a 24-70mm f/2.8 S for their mirrorless system, and it’s one of the best lenses we’ve ever tested. Why would Nikon release another f/2.8 zoom with such a similar focal length range?

Photographing Landscapes… With the Nikon 800mm f/6.3?

I just returned from Bosque Del Apache, a beautiful wildlife refuge in New Mexico, where I spent a week testing the Nikon Z 800mm f/6.3 VR S. Yes, our copy of Nikon’s longest Z lens finally arrived! Of course, as a landscape photographer, I mainly used it for landscapes, not wildlife.

Nikon Z 28mm f/2.8 Review

Sometimes, a lens that’s enjoyable to use will find a permanent place in your bag, even if it has some optical flaws. That’s how I feel about the Nikon Z 28mm f/2.8, which is one of Nikon’s smallest and lightest lenses ever. I carried the Nikon Z 28mm f/2.8 around the world to Iceland, Zion National…

Maximum and Minimum Aperture in Photography, Explained

Understanding aperture in photography is key to creating great photos. One of the most important considerations is the difference between "maximum aperture" and "minimum aperture." You'll constantly hear photographers use these terms, but they can sound like gibberish if you don't have the right background knowledge. So, today, I’ll explain...

Nikon Z 40mm f/2 Review

For years, one of the biggest reasons to choose a mirrorless camera over a DSLR was to save weight. Not all of today's mirrorless cameras follow that pattern - just look at the Canon EOS R3 and Nikon Z9 - but saving weight is still a high priority for many...

Nikon Z9 Review

We’ve done a major update to our Nikon Z9 review – the entire review has been revamped and is now current for Firmware Version 3.0. New sample photos and other updates have been added along the way, too. Check it out!

Nikon Z 600mm f/4 TC VR S Announcement

It was a popular day for photography announcements! Alongside Fuji's X-T5 and Canon's EOS R6 Mark II, Nikon officially announced a lens that's been on their roadmap for a while: the Nikon Z 600mm f/4 TC VR S. As many photographers expected, it's an f/4 lens and has a built-in...