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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR: The Little Zoom That’s Big on Performance

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The Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR is a telephoto zoom that covers a decent focal range. It will appeal to all kinds of photographers from portrait shooters through to landscape and sports, but the slow f/4 maximum aperture may limit its usefulness for some photographers. When you’re looking for a good, solid general-purpose

5 Best Point-and-Shoot Cameras with Zoom

Point-and-Shoot Cameras with Zoom Image

Point-and-shoot cameras with zoom are an excellent choice for beginners. You can find a great selection of powerful point-and-shoot cameras that have simple functionality but still benefit from a powerful zoom lens. This means you can easily create detailed photos of far-off subjects, without needing advanced photography skills. Generally, point-and-shoot cameras feature fixed lenses rather

Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports: Super Telephoto Workings

Sigma 120-300mm f2.8 DG OS HSM Sports Image

Huge telephoto lenses seem to always make other photographers envious. Before you start getting all Freudian about this point, large telephoto lenses do usually imply high quality, which is no different a point with the Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8. For those times in life when you need to capture far-off wildlife, action shots, or fast-moving events,

6 Best Nikon Zoom Lenses Under $500

Best Nikon Zoom Lenses Under $500 Image

Nikon has a good selection of affordable lenses. In this guide, we specifically look at Nikon zoom lenses under $500. Yes – it is possible to purchase a high-quality zoom lens for under $500. There is a good choice available and a decent selection of lenses that cover various photography types. Zoom lenses offer excellent

3 Best Sony Zoom Lenses Under $500

Sony Zoom Lenses Under $500 Image

Sony has certainly been shaking up the mirrorless camera world since their early offerings. The company crams in tons of professional-level features into a very compact camera design, which has quite frankly been making other camera makers jealous. To show off the ultimate resolving power of these cameras, equally high-end optics were needed. This essentially

5 Best Nikon Zoom Lenses Under $250

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A zoom lens offers versatility and allows you to cover a wider range of photography types. Whilst prime lenses have a set focal distance, zoom lenses can shift between focal distances. With a 70-300mm, for example, you could cover anything from portraits through to wildlife photography. Nikon has a good range of affordable zoom lenses.

5 Best Canon Zoom Lenses Under $1000

5 Best Canon Zoom Lenses Under $1000 Image

A versatile zoom lens is an important item to have in your photography kit. In this guide, we specifically look at Canon zoom lenses under $1000. There are different types of budget zoom lenses available. Some have a smaller focal distance for wide-angle photography such as 16-35mm. Others cover a wider range and could be

5 Best Canon Zoom Lenses Under $250

Canon Zoom Lenses Under $250 Image

The best Canon zoom lenses under $250 can still provide plenty of scope for creativity. Features that allow you to play with the focal lengths and depth of field are entirely possible, with affordable options also having niceties such as image stabilization. The main point of zoom lenses in this price bracket is that they

5 Best Canon Zoom Lenses Under $500

Best Canon Zoom Lenses Under $500 Image

Zoom lenses provide versatility, so instead of purchasing a handful of expensive prime lenses for various purposes, you can purchase a single zoom lens that can do it all. For example, a lens with a focal distance of 24-70mm can cover many photography types including wide-angle, portraits, street photography, and events photography. These lenses are

5 Best Third-Party Zoom Lenses for Canon

Best Third-Party Zoom Lenses for Canon Image

Contrary to popular belief, if you own a Canon camera, you are not stuck buying expensive official Canon lenses. Fortunately, there is a range of quality third-party zoom lenses for Canon cameras too. Manufacturers like Tamron and Sigma produce high quality, affordable lenses for Canon DSLRs. Instead of limiting yourself to official Canon lenses, why