Tag: Lens

M.Zuiko 45mm F/1.8 Lens for Day 27 – Gear Friday

This weeks feature gear is my incredible M.Zuiko 45mm F/1.8. ManufacturerOLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.Model NameE-PL7Exposure ProgramNormal ProgramExposure Time1/30F Number5.5ISO1600Focal Length67mmMetering ModePattern

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Panasonic Lumix 14mm F/2.5 Ver 1 for Day 20 Gear Friday

Last week I used my Panasonic Lumix 30mm F/2.8 macro, this week I used the the Panasonic Lumix 14mm F/2.5 Ver 1 This lens the oldest lens in my micro four thirds system. Before getting this,  I was uing FD lenses, which was ok and fun to shoot, but after seeing the capabilities of the Micro Four […]

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Olympus Lenses Black Friday Deals

$100 off Olympus M.Zuiko 17mm F/1.8 Lens. Get the M.Zuiko 17mm f1.8 Lens for our lowest price ever! Brilliantly capture your holiday stories. This full-metal, wide-angle lens is ideal for shooting high-quality, dramatic landscapes and portraits – even in low light!

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Tamron SP 70-200 f/2.8 VC USD lens Hands on Photos

  The people at ePHOTOzine were lucky  to get their hands on a pre production version of Tamron's upcoming SP 70-200mm F/2.8 VC USD.  

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Canon EF40mm f/2.8 STM Interchangeable Pancake Lens Product Advisory

To Users of the EF40mm f/2.8 STM Interchangeable Lens for Canon Digital SLR Cameras Thank you for using Canon products. It has been confirmed that the autofocusing function of the EF40mm f/2.8 STM lens, which was released in June 2012, may not operate correctly. The details of this phenomenon are described below. Affected Product  EF40mm […]

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Canon FD 35-70mm F/3.5-4.5 Zoom Lens Review

Here’s another lens I picked up dirt cheap. The Canon FD 35-70mm F/3.5-4.5. Unlike my other FD lenses, this one is made entirely of plastic and feels cheap. Since it’s all platic, it’s light and nice to carry around. Image quality??? I’m not sure yet, I have shoot more with it. Check back soon, I […]

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FD Mount Asanuma 80-250mm F/4.5 Telephoto Lens Review.

  This is my Asanuma 80-250mm F/4.5 Telephoto Lens for Canon FD Mount. Pretty good looking for a lens this old. Oh and this is what you can call Full Metal Jacket, it’s all metal and it's really darn heavy, I feel like I need to start working out so I can use it handheld. […]

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Hang Tight Little Beetle

This beautiful shiny dog bane beetle is trying to climb the leaf when I found him. Shot with the Olympus PEN E-PL1 and  Canon FD 50mm F/1.8 I also use my Raynox DCR-250 for greater magnification, this allowed me to cut the minimum focus distance of the FD 50mm F/1.8 so I can move in […]

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Canon FD 50mm F/1.8 Lens Review

After I saw the photo taken with the Canon FD 50mm F/1.8, I was surprised. It’s actually great for a lens this old, and for $25.00 this is a great buy. I got mine used of course from Adorama. The FD 50mm F/1.8 was the kit lens of the highly regarded Canon AE-1 Program camera. […]

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Photos of the Rumored Canon T4i/650D with EF-S 18-135mm F/3.5-5.6 IS STM and The New Canon Pancake Lens

CanonPriceWatch.Com has posted these image of the new Canon T4i/650d that is schedule to be announced tomorrow June 8, 2012

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Which Lens Should I Buy?

Canon EF 28-135mm F/3.5-5.6 IS USM You have a Dslr and the Kit Lens for sometime now, the next question most new comers has is which lens should I buy next. To the more experience photographer this is quite easy to answer, because they already know what they want, they already know what type of […]

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Photos Taken With The Tamron AF 60mm F/2 SP Macro Lens

Here some sample photos I shot with the Tamron AF 60mm F/2 SP Macro Lens. I’ve only had the lens for 5 days and based on my initial test, it is indeed a great lens like other reviewers said. The overall image quality is just great. To read the mini review please click here.   […]

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What Is Fast Glass?

One of my fast lens the Tamron SP 28-75mm F/2.8 Not to be too technical here, fast glass also known as fast lens are lenses that have a larger maximum aperture or lower f-stops, like F/2.8, F/1.8 and F/1.4. It does not refer to the auto focus system of the lens, so even if the lens […]

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Review Update on My Tamron SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II VC

This is a follow up on the mini review a wrote for my Tamron 17-50mm VC back in March of 2010. You can read the post here. For the past 1 year and 19 days at the time of posting, the  Tamron SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II VC  has been my primary lens. It’s […]

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Available for Pre-Order now! Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Telephoto Lens at B&H Photo

Available for Pre-Order now! Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Telephoto Lens at B&H Photo Product Highlights – L-Series Optics – Optical Image Stabilization System – 2 Ultra Low Dispersion Lens Elements – Fast Ultra-Sonic Motor (USM) Autofocus

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Photog News : Samyang 35 mm f/1.4 AS UMC – Availability

“Samyang 35mm F/1.4 Manual Focus – Available Feb. 2011 I love this one. I think I’m going to get one, can’t wait!!! The New Samyang 35 mm f/1.4 AS UMC lens for Canon, Four-thirds, Nikon, Pentax, Samsung NX, KM/Sony will be available for sale by February 2011. Manufacturer’s Description: Sophisticated optics of Samyang 35 mm […]

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Street Photography – Be Involve, Be a Part of the Story

Street photography is my passion, I love walking around crowded places looking for that right moment to freeze. As I always say, the streets is alive and there is always something happening which I am a part of. Through photography a second can last a lifetime. Photograph with a Canon Rebel XS and Tamron AF […]

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Lens Hoods : Third Party VS. Manufacturer Made Lens Hoods

I’ve encountered this question many times, Third party made lens hoods(including those sold on ebay) vs manufacturer made. In my strongest opinion it is ok to get a third party made lens hood, in fact they work as well as the original. All of my lens hoods are from third party chinese manufacturers and were […]

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For Sale Used Nikon 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED IF AF-S DX VR Lens in Excellent Like New Condition

This item was sold May 21, 2010. I’m selling this for a friend. This lens is a year old and is in excellent like new condition. He’s selling it for $150 only. The item is currently located in GreenVille, SC. This lens comes complete with Front and Rear Cups Original Box Users Manual He can […]

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For Sale Canon EF 100mm F/2.8 Macro USM Lens

style=”text-align: center;”> Great News to macro enthusiast! For those interested, I’m selling my less than three month old Canon EF 100mm F/2.8 Macro USM Lens for $440 including shipping. This lens is Like New and still under warranty from CANON USA. I bought it from Amazon last Feb. 23, 2010 and have only taken a […]

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