The Best Lenses for the Canon EOS R7

Truly, we don’t believe that the Canon RF-S lineup of lenses will do the Canon EOS R7 any justice. They’re still newer and at this point are more kit lenses than anything else. Instead, the best lenses for the Canon EOS R7 lie with the company’s higher-end products. Want to get wildlife photos you’ll adore? These lenses can do it. Need to shoot sports? Well, the Canon EOS R7 can do things we haven’t seen APS-C cameras do before. So we dove into our Reviews Index to find the best lenses for the Canon EOS R7. Take a look!

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3 of the Best Zoom Lenses for Sony FE Cameras

The best zoom lenses for Sony FE cameras don’t have to cost tons of money. For a professional photographer, that means a lot! What’s more, you often don’t want something that’s going to weigh you down if you’re shooting for an entire day. That’s why we dove into our Reviews Index to find some of the best zoom lenses for Sony camera users just like you. If you’re a passionate photographer who does this as a hobby, you’ll be amazed at how great and affordable these lenses are. Check this out!

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3 Lightweight Lenses for Bird Photography That Photographers Will Love

If given the opportunity, we think everyone would love photographing birds. But not everyone wants to carry that much weight on them. Luckily, there are some fantastic lightweight lenses for bird photography out there. With the right settings, they’ll stand out from loads of other lenses on the market. And we’d know, since we tested them! So, in this roundup, we’re diving into the best lightweight lenses for bird photography. Check it out!

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3 Metal Lenses With Beautiful Image Quality

Very few things make us swoon like metal lenses. If it’s not the way that they feel in the hand, it’s the experience of turning a focusing ring to get something in focus. What’s more, they’re typically built incredibly well. So we’re sharing our love of metal lenses with you folks and recommending a few that we think you’ll truly appreciate.

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The Best Cameras for Shooting JPEG Photos You’ll Love

Oh man! Very few things excite me like not needing to edit photos I just shot. It keeps me in the moment and ensures I’m not shooting for the edit. I’m instead shooting for the moment and getting the photo the best possible in-camera. In fact, certain cameras are just so good that I don’t need to edit the photos. We’ve tested a bunch here at The Phoblographer over the past 13 years. So here are the best cameras for shooting JPEG photos.

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3 Beautiful Zeiss Lenses to Adapt to Canon RF Cameras

If you’re a fan of the classic look, then you’ll probably adore what Zeiss lenses can do. And if you’re a Canon RF camera shooter, then you’re in luck. We’ve reviewed tons of Zeiss lenses on Canon bodies over the years and have always been in awe of what they can do. If you’re looking for something slower with a more unique look, we think you’ll love these. Dive into this roundup with us!

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The Best Instax Cameras for Your Next Party

Is there anything as fun as Instax cameras? Probably not. They give you the instant gratification of digital and the analog fun of film. They also come in a variety of sizes and shapes. We think Instax cameras are wonderful, and we think you’ll love these at your next party. Take a look at this roundup!

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The Best Portrait Lenses for Sony E Mount Cameras We Love

Of course, some photographers would rather reach for zoom lenses than prime lenses. We get that! So, if you’re a professional photographer using Sony cameras, you’re in the right place. Looking for the best portrait lenses for Sony E Mount? We’ve tested these lenses and found them to be exceptional in a variety of tests. But more importantly, they’re also innovative in many ways. Take a look!

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Pick One! The Best 28mm Lens for Vintage Lovers!

The 28mm lens isn’t the most popular focal length. And in our eyes this is a shame. For some of us, it resembles how we see the world. To that point, a lot of them can look the same. But there are a few key gems that have put some extra twinkle in our eyes. Here’s our list of the best 28mm lenses for vintage lovers. And yes, we’re going for the vintage renders.

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Love the 50mm F1.2? We’re in Love with These Four

There’s surely a love affair that lots of photographers have with the 50mm f1.2 lens. Since its earlier days in the film world, photographers adored it for weddings and portraits. And these days, with such great high ISOs on cameras, photographers love the 50mm f1.2 for its beautiful bokeh. A lot of them only cropped up in the past few years. And we’ve tried them all. So let’s take a look at which ones are the best.

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Our Favorite High ISO Film Emulsions That Create Photos You’ll Love

High ISO film emulsions aren’t all that common. In fact, they’re almost as rare as slide film. But when you need to shoot film in very low light, they’re your best bet. With the film renaissance still underway, we’re happy some emulsions are still around for us to use. There’s not much better than loading it into a camera and shooting a party with some analog goodness. So we’re rounding up a few of our favorite high ISO film emulsions. Dive in with us!

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The Photojournalist Bag: Our Selection of the Best for Photographers

The photojournalist is one that constantly needs to be on the move. Sometimes you’re bringing an entire mobile studio with you. At other times, you may be at a location for a long time. So we dove into our Reviews Index to find the perfect photojournalist bag. Let it be known, we’ve probably reviewed the most camera bags of any brand out there. So take a look at some of our favorites.

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The Sony 24-70mm f2.8 GM II Works Great With These Cameras

If you’re excited about the new Sony 24-70mm f2.8 GM II, then gear up! It will work best on these cameras. We asked Sony during our briefing about this. During our review, we also tested it on the older Sony a7r III. It still worked just great. But we’ll discuss that more in-depth in this roundup. Here are the best cameras to be used with the new Sony 24-70mm f2.8 GM II.

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The Best Affordable 85mm Lens for Your Camera System

There arent many lenses that can satiate an itch like an 85mm lens. You can shoot a portrait that will get tons of upvotes and likes on social media one minute, and capture a decisive moment on the streets the next. If you don’t have an 85mm lens yet, we’re here to help. Here’s our guide to the best affordable 85mm lens for your full-frame camera system. And of course, we’ve reviewed each of these.

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Three Fashionable Camera Bags for the Stylish Photographer (And One Strap You’ll Love)

Our staff loves fashionable camera bags. We’re pretty discerning about balancing functionality with fashion. Thankfully, the two have started to merge in the past few years. No, we’re not talking about the typical photographer who sticks to only Patagonia gear. We’re focusing on well-made products that last for years while aging like fine wine. We’ve tested a bunch of fashionable camera bags over the years, and these ones really stand out.

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The Best L Mount Lenses for Photographers Who Love Primes

The Leica L Mount is the second oldest full-frame mirrorless autofocus camera mount on the market. It’s the home to a bunch of beautiful, unique lenses that are also quite durable. And if you like shooting video on the side, you’ll find something here you like. What’s more, if you like photography and want character from your lenses, you’ll love these! Here’s our round-up of the best L mount lenses. Always remember: we’ve tested all of these!

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The Best Nikon Z Lenses for Prime Shooters

There are lots of photographers who love what Nikon does. And if you’re a fan of their cameras, then you’ll also be a fan of their Z lens lineup. Take what the F-mount has, make it smaller, faster, and more weather-resistant. Then you’ll have what you see in this buying guide. Check out the best Nikon Z lenses for prime shooters right here. And always remember: we’ve tested all of these!

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The Best Fujifilm Lenses for Those Who Love Primes

We think it’s universally accepted that if you shoot Fujifilm, you know the best Fujifilm lenses are their primes. Fujifilm is used by anyone who desires a unique look that stands out from the rest. With that said, the lenses will still produce image quality dictated to them by the cameras. But their lenses and the overall image quality is still really beautiful. Check out the best Fujifilm lenses, and know that we’ve tested all of them.

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The Best Sony E Mount Lenses For Folk Who Love Prime Lenses

The Sony E Mount is home to tons of great lenses not just from Sony, but from other manufacturers. They’ve got the most third-party support of any manufacturer for their mirrorless gear. But more than that, they also have a ton of their own products. We’ve reviewed a bunch of the best Sony E Mount lenses and we think that the best offerings are their prime lenses. So we’re rounding up the best ones right here for you.

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