Nikon Launches the 500mm f/5.6 PF VR, a Tiny Super-Telephoto Lens

Nikon just released the new Nikkor 500mm f/5.6 PF ED VR, a new super-telephoto prime lens that’s ultra small and lightweight for its class. The development of this lens was announced back in June with minimal details, and now Nikon is providing a full picture of what this lens is. The Phase Fresnel (PF) lens […]

Here’s What You Get When You Shoot Portraits With a 500mm Lens

Portrait photographers generally pick focal lengths somewhere between 80mm and 135mm, which produces a flattened perspective distortion when the subject fills up the frame. Photographer Keydrin Franklin of 924photography recently decided to try his hand with shooting portraits with a 500mm super-telephoto lens.

The Canon 300mm f/1.8, a Lens We Didn’t Know Existed

PetaPixel has posted a nice piece about a Canon PE 300mm f/1.8 with an EF mount. We have to admit that we had no idea such a lens existed and it may be even rarer than the EF 1200mm f/5.6L. Apparently there are only 4 known copies of the Canon 300mm f/1.8 and the lens Read more...