Venus Optics’ Laowa 9mm f/2.8 is the Widest Lens for DJI Cameras/Drones

Venus Optics has just unveiled the Laowa 9mm f/2.8 DL Zero-D. It’s the widest lens ever made for DJI cameras and drones. The Laowa 9mm f/2.8 was previously released for the Fuji X, Sony E, and Canon EF-M mounts in 2018, and this new version of the lens features the same specs and optical design/performance […]

Nikon Unveils 3 New Lenses: A 28mm f/1.4, 10-20mm, and 8-15mm

Nikon has just unveiled 3 new wide-angle lenses: the AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.4E ED, AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G VR, and AF-S Fisheye NIKKOR 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED. The 10-20mm is a budget-friendly wide-angle zoom for DX-format cameras, and the 8-15mm is Nikon’s first ever fisheye zoom lens. AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.4E ED The new Nikkor […]


How to Shoot Epic Wide-Angle Photos of Trees

Trees invoke a sense of timelessness, of grandeur. Most species grow many centuries older than humans ever will, so let’s make trees look the part with these tips on capturing them with a wide-angle lens.

Lomo’Instant Automat Glass: The First Instant Camera with a Wide-Angle Glass Lens

Lomography has announced a new camera called the Lomo’Instant Automat Glass. It’s the world’s first instant camera with a wide-angle glass lens. The 38mm lens (21mm equivalent in 35mm terms) on the front of the camera features 6 elements in 4 groups and a multi-coated front element. The lens has two apertures (f/4.5 and f/22) […]


Samyang’s New 14mm f/2.8 is Its First AF Lens for Nikon F-Mount Cameras

Samyang today announced the Samyang 14mm f/2.8 (also sold as the Rokinon 14mm f/2.8), the company’s 8th autofocus lens and its first AF lens designed for Nikon F-mount cameras. The virtually-identical Canon EF version of this lens was announced back in January, and it was the company’s first AF lens for Canon EF-mount cameras. The […]

10 Tips On Using Extreme Wide Angle Lenses for Landscape Photography

As a landscape photographer, I love extreme wide angle lenses. I use my 16-35mm for 90% of my photos and I mostly use it at 16mm. When I give lectures about photography, I often hear people saying they have trouble with using extreme wide angle uses just because they are “so wide”. But these lenses […]