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Tamron brings 17-70mm f/2.8 to Sony APS-C cameras
Looking at different focal lengths for portraits, part two
Looking at different focal lengths for portraits, part one
Tamron announces upcoming 70-300mm for Sony
Battle of the 35mm: Sigma, Sony and Tamron
Is the Tamron 28-200mm for Sony the latest and greatest all-purpose lens?
InFocus Interview Show: Choosing the right lens with Rick Friedman
The top three lenses you should have in your bag
Portrait Tips: Don’t waste your cash on fast lenses
Tamron announces mirrorless lenses for Sony E-Mount
Get creative, change it up with a 35mm lens
Weekly Wrap-Up: November 4-10, 2018

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The top three lenses you should have in your bag

While attending WPPI, I had a chance to talk with fellow photographer and technical representative at Tamron, Jeff Allen. I asked him what the top three lenses photographers should have in their bag. Jeff also discusses how Tamron’s vibration reduction

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Tamron announces mirrorless lenses for Sony E-Mount

This morning at PhotoPlus, Tamron announced its commitment to mirrorless systems, with three prime lenses announced for Sony full-frame E-Mount cameras. The 20mm, 24mm and 35mm f/2.8 were announced, all with half macro capabilities with a short minimum object distance

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Get creative, change it up with a 35mm lens

Most photographers reach for an 85mm or a 70-200mm lens when shooting portraits. These lens are great for compressing the image to help make a heavier subject look slimmer. Since this is the norm, why not try something different? Here’s

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Weekly Wrap-Up: November 4-10, 2018

Welcome to a brand new feature — the Weekly Wrap-Up — a compendium of some of the articles published this week on Photofocus. Controlling the “feel” of an image with the Illuminati meter After years of shooting, I also tend to

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Should I get a prime or zoom lens?

When I first started photography, I didn’t take my buddy’s advice — invest in a better quality lens before upgrading your camera. It was a mistake I never made again. So when it came time to decide if I need

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Are Your Photos Getting the “Blurts”?

One of the ultimate compliments for a photo is when it makes someone just blurt out a one syllable word or sound. “Wow”, “ooh”, “awww”, “damn”, “whoa”, “spoon”… you get the idea.  The measure of a photo’s success isn’t if it

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Everything You Need To Know About Micro 4/3 Lenses

Mirrorless cameras are wonderful tools, and I’m going to be writing regularly about their attributes. Quick intro to Micro Four Thirds, a.k.a. MFT, M43, Micro 4/3. The key characteristics are that they have interchangeable lenses, they are almost always smaller

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Long exposure tricks: Use a low camera angle

While there has yet to be a true “dump” of snow in West Michigan, I went back and looked at some older photos recently, pulling up this photograph from Fallasburg Bridge in Lowell, MI. Utilizing a NiSi 10-stop neutral density

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11 tips to take better portraits, part one

Portrait photography is getting more and more popular professionally, with photographers using high-tech gear such as DSLR and mirrorless cameras to achieve stunning results. But even the ordinary person can use their smartphone or an entry-level camera to create portraits

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The Photographer Show: Meet Martika Gartman

Martika Gartman will be our guest this week on The Photographer Show. She is a recent winner of our Photofocus Celebrates 21 Years contest. Meet Martika Gartman This month’s guest had the honor of winning an Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark

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Behind the scenes: How Kodak film is made

Many decades after the decline of film photography, Kodak remains one of the most enduring photography companies and brands. This is largely due to the continuing resurgence of film photography among the younger generation, kept alive by communities and media

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On Photography: Anne Geddes, 1956-present

The best images are the ones that retain their strength and impact over the years, regardless of the number of times they are viewed. -Anne Geddes Anne Geddes is known for her creative, sensitive and evocative photographs of babies. Her

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Let it snow: Winter photography tips for snowy scenes

Gearing up to shoot gorgeous snowy scenes this frosty season? Winter photography comes with its own set of challenges, but many photographers simply can’t resist the charm of winter scenes. Whether you’re still looking for inspiration or some new ideas

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