The Complete Roundup of Lens Guides Written by the Phoblographer Staff

Here on The Phoblographer, we’ve published lots of stories on lenses. There are all the lenses we have reviewed in our Reviews Index, but then there are other specific guides that we’ve put together. For those of you that are content with your camera, here’s a complete round up of all our lens guides published so far.

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The Best Budget Lenses: This one is so popular it made Gizmodo and has been one of our most popular postings of all time.

Battle of the Street Photography Focal Lengths: Though this post is highly subjective, I do go in and talk about the pros and cons of various prime lenses that are popular with the Street Photography crowd.


The Canon Photographer’s Guide to Upgrading Your Equipment (Lenses): For the Canon photographer looking to upgrade their lenses, here’s where to look.

Canon 85mm f1.2 L II vs Sigma 85mm f1.4 EX: Take a look at who won this battle.

Is the “L” Worth it? Series: In this series of posts, Mike Pouliot compares the Canon 100mm f2.8 L and it’s much more affordable older brother to see whether or not the red ring really makes a difference.

The Phoblographer’s Guide to the Right Canon Lens for You: I’ve held more Canon lenses then I can even remember. But these are the most memorable.

The Dream Team (The Right Nikon Lens For You): We’ve developed an entire guide for the site’s audience on getting the right Nikon lens for themselves and ensure that they’re going to be happy with their purchase.

Canon 50mm f1.4 or Canon 85mm f1.8 for portraits: This post is fairly self-explanatory.

Sigma 85mm f1.4 vs Canon 85mm f1.8 for portraits: The results may shock you in this one.

Micro Four Thirds

Recommended CCTV Primes for Micro Four Thirds Cameras: Digg small, fast aperture lenses? Well, you’re in luck.

Ugrading Your Micro Four Thirds Camera System: I spend quite a bit of time talking about getting the right glass in this post.


The Best Lenses for Sony Alpha DSLRs under $300: I’d be a fool to leave out the Sony crowd. Indeed, you have a wonderful camera system.


Lens Therapy: Nikon DX Lenses for under $300: We can’t leave Nikon out either.

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