Our Six Favorite 24-70mm f2.8 Lenses for Full Frame Cameras

If you’re in the market for an incredibly versatile lens, a 24-70mm could be for you

The 24-70mm f2.8 lens is a stalwart lens of wedding, portrait, and event photographers everywhere. Chances are if you like the convenience of zoom lenses you are going to be interested in adding a quality 24-70mm lens to your kit (if you don’t have one already). These lenses offer photographers decent light gathering potential with their f2.8 aperture, and enough versatility to shoot anything from wide environmental portraits or establishing shots, to tighter and more traditional portraits or detail shots. But with so many options out there and a ton of quality spread across both brand-name options and third-party options, how are you to know which 24-70mm is the right one for you? Continue reading…

10 Essential Zoom Lenses for Landscape Photography

In landscape photography, the phrase ‘zoom with your feet’ is more of a practical joke.

It’s not always the case, but often times when one is shooting landscape photography, they will find they are not in the exact spot to achieve their desired framing or composition. If this photographer was out and about with a prime lens they would be out of luck, or they would have to walk to another spot that better fits their vision. This is not ideal; it’s easy to miss the ideal light and moment in landscape photography and as you all know, once it’s gone, its gone – no getting it back. So it’s important to be able to adjust your position and framing at a moments notice.

In practical terms, this means shooting your landscapes with a zoom lens. This affords you the most flexibility in terms of composition and perspective without having to full-bore sprint from one spot to another in search of the best shot. So, while in many landscape posts we have talked about prime lenses, in this post we will be focusing exclusively on ideal zoom lenses for landscape photography. Continue reading…

The Best Bang For Your Buck Wide Angle Lenses For Sony’s E-Mount

As always, this roundup list for the best wide-angle lenses for Sony is in no particular order

Unlike their DSLR counterparts, mirrorless systems are all relatively new systems without decades of lens design and development under their belts. As such, options are more limited, and this is especially true on the wide end of the lens spectrum, where lots of lens development trickery is required. So what are the best wide-angle lenses available for the Sony E-Mount system?

You’re in luck because today we intend to share our favorite wide-angle options, both Sony and Third Party. So when you’re ready, let’s get started.

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