The Best Canon EF Lenses for Shooting Film

The Canon EF system has been largely discontinued by Canon. But there are still lots of film shooters out there that want to use old film lenses. Luckily for them, we’ve reviewed loads of lenses for the Canon EF mount. So we dove into our reviews index to find some of the best Canon EF lenses for shooting film. Load your camera up with Kodak Portra, CineStill or something else, and get ready to enjoy the photos and tests we’ve done.

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3 Fantastic Lenses to Adapt To Canon RF Cameras You’ll Love

If you’re one of those photographers that owns a Canon DSLR but is afraid to move to mirrorless, you’ve come to the right place. What we’re doing today is something just for you. Got an old Canon EF lens? Well, we’re feeding your intentions a bit more. If you’re wanting to adapt a lens to a Canon RF camera body, check this out. Similarly, if you’re bored and looking for another lens for Canon RF cameras, you’ll love this. Here are some of our favorite lenses to adapt to Canon RF cameras.

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Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals On Tamron Lenses Start Now!

These deals will disappear on November 30th, so now’s the time to snap up some new Tamron Lenses.

Wow! There are some fantastic deals on Tamron lenses now, thanks to an early Black Friday sale. Sony fans get most of the deals here, but there are some bargains for Canon EF and Nikon F shooters. The Tamron 70-180mm f2.8 has dropped to just $999, the impressive 28-200mm f2.8-5.6 is only $649, and the 17-28mm f2.8 is just $799! In terms of DSLR deals, the Tamron SP 35mm f1.4 is just $699 for Canon EF and Nikon F. The excellent Tamron SP 45mm f1.8 is only $399 for Canon EF and Nikon F, and the Tamron 70-210 f4 is $599 for Canon EF and Nikon F. There are plenty more deals on Tamron lenses after the break, Snap up these deals while you can.

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Our Buyers Guide for Tamron Prime Lenses Just Received a Big Update

If you’re in the market for Tamron prime lenses, take a look at our buyer’s guide.

Tamron has gone from strength to strength over the last few years. The quality of the lenses they’re putting out has shot through the roof. Photographers who use Tamron lenses can expect outstanding image quality and excellent build quality. One thing that hasn’t gone through the roof though is their prices. In fact, they’re still some of the most affordable prime lenses available. We’ve reviewed most of the Tamron prime lenses on the market, and we have now updated our Tamron prime lens guide so that you can find all the reviews (and any future Tamron prime lens reviews) in one location. For more information about our guide for Tamron prime lenses, head past the break.

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Cheap Photo: Canon, Nikon, Olympus, and Panasonic Have Huge Lens Sales

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If you’re looking for cheap glass, check out these lens deals from some of the biggest names around.

Roll up, roll up and be prepared to be amazed at the awesome lens deals we have found. There are fantastic deals on Canon lenses like the 50mm f1.4, which is $349, and the excellent 85, f1.8, which has dropped down to $349. Nikon has a lot of their new Z lenses on sale like the NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f4, which is just $899, and the NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f4, which has dropped to $1,246.95. If you shoot with Micro Four Thirds cameras, you’ll love the deals from Olympus and Panasonic. The genuinely excellent Olympus 75mm f1.8 can be yours for just $849, the Olympus 25mm f1.8 is a steal at $299, and the workhorse Panasonic 12-60mm f2.8-4 can be yours for only $897.95!

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Tamron’s Sale Sees Their New f2.8 E Mount Primes Drop to $299 Each!

If you’re looking for some bargain, check out the deals on these Tamron lenses!

Tamron has just updated the current sale prices and right now you can get some fantastic Tamron lenses (including some G2 models), and the brand new Sony E mount Di III OSD M1:2 lenses on the cheap. Need some new fast primes? The excellent Tamron SP 45mm f1.8 Di VC USD has dropped to just $399 for both Canon and Nikon DSLRs! That’s an absolute steal, and the sharp Tamron SP 35mm f1.4 has been added to the list too! It is just $699 for both Canon EF and Nikon F mount version. The Tamron SP 15-30mm f2.8 Di VC USD G2 is now only $1,199 (Canon and Nikon), which is a steal too! The biggest surprise, though, are the new Tamron Di III OSD M1:2 lenses for Sony E Mount cameras (the 20mm f2.8, the 24mm f2.8, and the 35mm f2.8), which have all fallen to only $299 each! Check out all of the other deals on Tamron lenses after the break.

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Cheap Photo: Take Advantage of Huge Discounts on These Canon Lenses

If you’re ready to expand your collection of Canon lenses, now is the time as these prices are excellent.

There are some excellent deals on M Mount, EF-EF-S, and RF mount Canon lenses right now. The Canon 17-55mm f2.78 EF-S mount lens has a discount of $330, which brings it down to just $549. The Canon 85mm f1.8 is just $289, the 40mm f2.8 is $129, the 17-40mm f4L is only $499, and the 70-200mm f4L is now just $899! There are deals on M mount lenses too, like the 22mm f2 which is only $199, and the 32mm f1.4 which can be yours for $429. Don’t forget about RF mount glass. The RF 24-105 is down to $899, the RF 35mm f1.8 is only $449, and the outstanding RF 50mm f1.2 is now only $2,099. Check out all of the Canon lenses on sale after the break. Continue reading…

Unfortunately, The New Rokinon SP 35mm f1.2 Only Comes in Canon EF Mount

With the Rokinon SP 35mm f1.2, we’re sure that photographers will be able to shoot gorgeous photos. 

That lead is honestly quite true, but the Rokinon SP 35mm f1.2 is limited to only Canon EF mount–and that means you’re going to need to use an adapter of some sort if you’re a Sony FE camera user or similar. We’re really confused why this lens is only available in Canon EF mount options. Sure, I don’t really mind using a Metabones Adapter for a Sony camera or a Canon EF-RF adapter, but considering how fantastic Rokinon’s 50mm f1.4 AF FE is for Sony, we’re scratching our heads on this one.

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The Tamron 17-35mm f2.8-4 Di OSD Lets You Shoot in the Rain with a $599 Price Tag

Yes, the Tamron 17-35mm f2.8-4 Di OSD is real and it’s coming for Nikon F mount with Canon EF to follow.

Tamron continues to make lenses that promise to be really nice, and Tamron also gives them a super affordable price point. The new Tamron 17-35mm f2.8-4 Di OSD seems to be adhering to that philosophy. With their token silver ring around the mounting, this lens will go for $599 and will feature moisture resistance–which means that you’ll be able to shoot with it in the rain when the opportunity comes around. In addition to that, it has seven aperture blades for creamy bokeh, or at least as creamy as you’re possibly going to get for a variable aperture, wide angle, zoom lens. Perhaps most disappointing though is the lack of mount availability. The Tamron 17-35mm f2.8-4 Di OSD will only be for Nikon F mount initially (the Canon EF mount will be coming later).

So why is this such a curious move?

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Review: Sigma 50-150mm F2.8 APO EX DC OS (Canon EF)


We’ve had a good time with the Sigma 50-150mm f/2.8 lens for well over a month now and it’s time for us to get to the point and give you the full on review of this third-party lens maker’s new and updated version of their 50-150mm zoom lens. The lens will fit right into many photographer’s bags as it acts as a good portrait lens at 50mm and a great sports lens with its long 150mm reach. Let’s see if it can stand up against the big names in photography after the break.


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