Why the Kit Lens is One of the Most Important Bits of Gear in the Industry

The kit lens gets a lot of hate. With their noses up in the air, photographers see it as the poor person’s lens, only fit for throwing in the bin. “No serious photographer would make photos with a cheap lens. Only primes and expensive zooms are worthy of the serious photographer.”

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10 Great Amazon Renewed Camera Lenses You Know You Want
Nikon-Z-70-200mm-f2.8

The Phoblographer has reviewed the most camera lenses of any photography publication out there. In fact, we’ve reviewed every single Read more

Tamron announces its first lens for Fujifilm X-mount, the 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3, also available for E-mount
Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD lens

Tamron has announced the development of its first lens for Fujifilm X-mount. Tamron is co-developing 'the world's first 16.6x all-in-one Read more

Gorilla Glass with DX and DX+ will protect the camera lenses of your next flagship
Gorilla Glass

Corning announced a couple of new lens protective glass composites dubbed Gorilla Glass DX and DX+. These are technically not Read more

We’ve Updated Our Nikon 50mm F1.8 S Lens Review. The Lens Improved!
Nikon 50mm F1.8 S Lens

Nikon’s 50mm f1.8 S lens is probably the sharpest lens they’ve manufactured. Its optical quality far exceeds that of any Read more

There’s Something Very Special About This Leica 50mm F1.4 Lens
Leica 50mm f1.4 lens

For my fellow Leica lovers here, if you know, you know. But for the rest of us, you might not Read more

Natural Light Portrait Photography Is Easy with These 5 Lenses
Leica - 50mm f2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH

Natural light portrait photography is easy to do but difficult to master. But indeed, some of the most beautiful portraits Read more

Zeiss ZX1 review
Zeiss ZX1

Introduction The Zeiss ZX1 is the first-ever digital camera to come with Adobe Lightroom Mobile built-in, encouraging you to shoot, Read more

Pergear announces $229 60mm F2.8 2x macro lens for APS-C camera systems
Pergear

Pergear has announced the release of a new APS-C 60mm F2.8 Ultra-Macro lens for Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon Read more

The Best Lenses for Your Fujifilm X Series Mirrorless Camera
Fujifilm X-T4

Fujifilm's largely APS-C-based X Series of digital cameras first appeared on the scene back in 2011 with the Fuji X100 Read more

Tamron announces 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A2 VC VXD for Sony E mount and Fujifilm X mount
Tamron lens

Tamron has just announced the 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A2 VC VXD for APS-C. This superzoom lens will be available for Read more

Nikon Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S Nikkor Field Test: Does Nikon’s new 105mm macro lens deliver?
Nikon Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S

Nikon continues to expand its Z mirrorless system, regularly adding new lenses to the lineup. Last month, the Z system Read more

Why It’s Imperative That Olympus Makes Better Telephoto Lenses
Telephoto Lenses

The idea of an Olympus 200mm f1.8 PRO lens shouldn’t seem all that odd. I think it would be brilliant. Read more