Lenses

Hundreds of lenses are reviewed each year by our expert photographer reviewers. Find out about the different models being offered by the biggest brands and the best lenses for specific types of photography and focal distance needs.

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4: Top-Notch Quality Comes at a Steep Price

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 Image

It’s been a year since Nikon has expanded with the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4. This huge zoom is the first telephoto lens in the Nikkor collection with a built-in 1.4x teleconverter. Some might even consider it to be a dream lens. As one of the largest lenses perfect for outdoor and wildlife, expectations

Irix 15mm f/2.4: Surprisingly Good Optics

Irix 15mm f/2.4 Image

Irix may not be the most obvious make of camera lens, but they are designed by Switzerland-based TH Swiss and put together in Korea to keep costs down. Boasting great optics, the lens comes in two varieties of the ‘Firefly’ and ‘Blackstone’ with basically different outer shells at different price points. Design To start with,