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Tips for using a telephoto lens for landscape photography
Why I LOVE telephoto lenses
Olympus gives details on 150-400mm f/4.5 lens, new E-M1X firmware
Tamron announces upcoming 70-300mm for Sony
Does the new Olympus 100-400mm hit the mark?
Olympus unveils OM-D E-M10 Mark IV, 100-400mm lens
Is the Tamron 28-200mm for Sony the latest and greatest all-purpose lens?
How to use long focal distances to improve landscape and cityscape compositions
Olympus unveils updated lens roadmap, upcoming firmware and webcam software
Sigma launches new mirrorless telephoto contemporary lens, L-mount primes
Portrait Tips: Save money, use a long lens for shallow depth
Weekly Wrap-Up: February 24-March 2, 2019

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Tamron announces upcoming 70-300mm for Sony

UPDATE, September 25, 2020: Tamron has announced pricing and availability of the 70-300mm lens for Sony E-mount. The lens is set to be released October 29, 2020 for $549. Preorders are now available. Tonight, Tamron announced the development of a

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Olympus unveils OM-D E-M10 Mark IV, 100-400mm lens

Early this morning, Olympus introduced the OM-D E-M10 Mark IV, a compact, lightweight, interchangeable micro four-thirds camera body designed for the beginner photographer. The company also introduced a brand-new lens — the 100-400mm f/5-6.3. Stay tuned for our first looks

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Photofocus weekly wrap-up February 24-March 2,2019.

Weekly Wrap-Up: February 24-March 2, 2019

The Weekly Wrap-up compiles interesting articles published during the week on Photofocus. This week we posted articles on making photographs in falling snow and from a moving train, a technical look at external graphics cards, thoughts on why landscape photographers

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Why are there so many lens choices?

Why are there so many lens choices for your camera? The simple answer is that every photographer sees the world differently requiring the use of different focal length lenses. Different photographers, different lens choice For example, landscape photographers typically use

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Fun with a fisheye: The Sigma 15mm f/2.8

“Fisheye lenses are gimmicks.” Lots of photographers think so. Most have never used one, but I don’t travel without one. The 15mm f/2.8 fisheye lens from Sigma is less than three inches in diameter and length. It weighs in at

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Free photoshoots: Why do I do them?

This image that you see right here — the cover one — is a photo I took with a triathlon athlete for her blog. Did I get money for that? No. Am I happy with that? Yes. Will I do

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Why are passion projects so important?

Why are passion projects so important? I really don’t think it matters what genre you photograph, or even what sort of creative you actually are. Photographer, videographer, musician, painter, sculpture, writer … if you are of the creative type, I am

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Birds and bridge cameras

A friend asked if it’s possible to make nice pictures of birds with her Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 bridge camera. I already knew the answer to that question but I wanted to illustrate my point. Spoiler alert: The answer is yes.

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