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Sony's New G Master Lenses Are Made For Pros, But The a6300 Camera Is For Everyone

Canon has its red-ringed L lenses for professional (read: cashed-up) photographers, and Nikon has its own gold-ringed competitors. Sony’s the newest entrant into the ring (ha, get it) with its G Master professional lenses; the first three pieces of likely-very-expensive glass for its full-frame E-mount cameras fill two of the three most-demanded focal length ranges for serious snappers.


Watch A Crystal Clear Video Shot With A Lens From 1880

Back in 1880, James Garfield was elected president of the United States and Thomas Edison was alive and tinkering in his Menlo Park lab. That’s also the year also when this camera lens was made.


Zeiss Is Finally Making High-quality Lenses For Your iPhone

They say the best camera is the one you have with you, but sometimes the fixed lens on your smartphone can limit your creativity. So Zeiss, makers of some of the finest camera glass out there, is finally making high-quality external lenses for the iPhone 6s including a telephoto, a wide-angle and a zoomable macro option.


Shooting Creatively With Your Camera: Special Effects Lenses And In-Camera Features

Feeling constrained by your camera’s kit lens? Want to get up close to the action, to capture a time-lapse video, to capture a beautiful Brenizer method photograph? There are a few things you can do in your camera’s settings, and a few different lenses you can try out, that can supercharge your photography and expand your skills.


Clear Ceramic Makes This Filter 10x Tougher Than Your Usual Lens Protector

This protective lens filter might look like any other, but it’s got an invisible secret. Making use of a new kind of clear ceramic, it’s ten times tougher than most conventional protective filters, so is virtually guaranteed to keep yours lens perfectly safe.


Snapchat's New Lenses Feature Is Utterly Horrifying

In tandem with a novel way to waste money, Snapchat now offers a new way to scare the shit out of your friends. It’s called “Lenses” and I never want to use it again.


Here's How Fast Canon Lenses Focus On The New Sony A7r Mark II

I’m in the midst of reviewing the new Sony A7r II camera. One of the most pleasant surprises so far? Just how fast autofocus can be with Canon lenses and a Metabones adaptor. Watch this video, and see what an amazing improvement this is from anything that came before.


Sigma's New 24-35mm: The Three-In-One Prime Lens

Sigma hasn’t made headlines recently, but the company’s new 24-35mm F2 lens will certainly get your attention. Why? According to the company, it’s the first full-frame lens to offer “constant aperture of F2 throughout the zoom range”.


$60,000 Broadcast Lens On Compact Camera Makes For Great Zoom Porn

Ever see those giant rectangular cameras on TV sets and wonder why they’re so damn big? It’s because they house giant-arse lenses that can zoom from here to the moon while maintaining large, bright apertures. One internet mastermind decided to pair his $US60,000 Fujinon XA55 lens with a Panasonic GH4, and it’s great.


Just How Good Is The 65x Optical Zoom On Canon's SX60?

The easiest and arguably cheapest way to improve the zoom on your camera is to move yourself closer to the object you wish to embiggen. Alternatively, you could shell out for Canon’s SX60, which features a 21-1365mm lens that offers 65x optical zoom. Yes, sixty-five times. How good is that exactly? Well, these videos should demonstrate the camera’s abilities pretty well.


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