The Best Budget Lenses For Documentary and Photojournalists

While photojournalists (at least those with full-time paid gigs) are a dying breed, the idea of documentary photography and photojournalism, in general, is stronger than ever. More and more people are taking to the streets to document protests and atrocities happening across the world on a daily basis.

In general, documentary photographers and photojournalists can be pretty hard on their gear. They are out in the elements, with gear getting snow, rain, and even blood on them. Gear hits the ground hard or bangs off walls as the photographer needs to get out of the way of danger. So what are some good budget lenses for photojournalists that are still versatile but can also take a decent beating? Have a look at our picks below for some recommendations.

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First Impressions: Tamron 10-24mm F3.5-4.5 Lens

In addition to their new Tamron 70-200mm F2.8 G2 lens, the company also announced a brand new 10-24mm F/3.5-4.5, an ultrawide lens designed specifically for crop sensor cameras. It has a ton of major improvements over the old version of this lens, and it looks to be a great addition to the Tamron lineup.

We had a chance to take a look at the Tamron 10-24mm F/3.5-4.5 on the show floor at WPPI 2017, so here we are with some initial impressions! Continue reading…

Tamron 70-200mm F2.8 Product Images Leak Ahead of CP+

Japanese camera and lens manufacturers are getting geared up for their annual CP+ show in Japan later in February; and apparently we’re getting a new Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 lens. This is always a big time of year for announcements and by extension, leaks of upcoming products. New image leaks reported over on Nikon Rumors, seem to indicate the existence of a new 70-200mm on the way from Tamron. Continue reading…

7 Lenses That Really Changed the Photography Game this Year

Lens innovation over the past few years has mostly focused on pure image quality. But it’s obvious that we’re at a point where both cameras and lenses these days are so good it doesn’t matter. So lens manufacturers have needed to do something else to make them all much better. With that said, new innovations have produced better lenses, and allowed photographers to have even more creative freedom when working with them.

We went through our reviews and found a bunch that have come up this year.

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The Best Photography and Cameras Deals for Cyber Monday 2016

If you click any link today on the search for Cyber Monday Deals, this is only one that should truly matter.

We all known that Cyber Monday is the better shopping day because you can take care of it all in your pajamas! Many deals from Black Friday have been extended, and you can find those below, but we also have some new savings for you to enjoy so make sure and check out today’s listing.  Continue reading…

The Best 35mm Camera Lenses Under $1000

The 35mm focal length is one of the most popular prime lens options out there, and with such popularity, there comes with it plenty of options for the budding photographer to choose from when looking for a 35mm lens to join their kit.

Today we are here to take a look at our picks for the best 35mm lenses under $1000.  Continue reading…