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5 Best Cheap Telephoto Lenses for DSLR Cameras

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Telephoto lenses are extremely popular with wildlife photographers, street photographers, and landscape photographers due to their versatility and reliability. If you’re new to telephoto lenses, you’ve probably seen them ranging in the thousands of dollars. While there are high-quality telephoto lenses that can cost that much, you don’t need to spend thousands on a reliable

5 Best Sony 35mm Lenses

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When us photographers are talking about standard focal length lenses, we are usually describing either a 50mm or 35mm version. A 50mm prime (no association with Optimus Prime from the Transformers movies) is the most common, with the 35mm providing a slightly wider angle. Many prefer the 35mm focal length as it’s not just a

5 Best Camera Cases

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Photographers on the go should seriously consider a durable camera case. One of these is recommended for outdoor photoshoots as well as transporting extra camera bodies and lenses. You don’t need to be a professional photographer to use a camera case on a regular basis. Paired with a high-quality camera bag for your primary camera

5 Best ZEISS Lenses Under $1000

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ZEISS lenses have always commanded a certain level of respect in the optics world. The company seems to have been around since quality optics became a thing, first making microscopes, then putting all that scientific knowledge into camera optics. Fast forward roughly a century and a half and the company is still producing world-renowned glass.

6 Best Nikon Medium Telephoto Lenses

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If your primary interests are capturing action, wildlife, events or need a bit of extra focal reach, a Nikon medium telephoto lens is the first consideration. Telephoto lenses are generally those over 60mm in focal length, with the medium telephoto zoom variety generally falling into the camp of 70-200mm. The very common and highly useful

5 Best Macro Filters

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If you fancy the idea of capturing the smallest of subjects but can’t quite stretch to the cost of a dedicated macro lens, then macro filters are a good option. Also referred to as close-up filters, these inexpensive accessories are more lenses than anything else, turning any regular zoom or prime lens into a macro

5 Best Octo Lights for Photography

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Octo lights, or octagonal softboxes, are a type of light diffuser commonly used in studio photography, or wherever the quality of light needs to be controlled. Softboxes come in a range of shapes and sizes, ranging from the rectangular, square, strip, and obviously the octagonal-shaped varieties. So, why use octo lights for photography in the

5 Best Wide-Angle Prime Lenses for Canon

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Wide-angle prime lenses for Canon cameras have literally loads of scope for potential, with the ability to capture the widest of viewpoints. This is why this type of lens has been a favorite of landscape shooters since day one. A wide-angle lens can produce very creative images where the perspective can be exaggerated for both

5 Best Monolights

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There comes a time in every photographer’s lighting journey when they need to progress from regular flashguns/Speedlights to a monolight. The issues with a flashgun may be about needing more light output or features, which a monolight can provide in droves. Monolights can then be used both in the studio and on-location work, fulfilling all

5 Best Nikon 24-70mm Lenses

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Speaking in general terms, if you want a zoom lens that covers the most useful focal lengths, you cannot do better than a 24-70mm. This type of zoom is a common choice for photojournalists but can be equally applied to anything from landscapes, street photography or portraits. Basically, these lenses are in the Goldilocks zone