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Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Ultra Macro from Venus Optics is now shipping

Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Ultra Macro from Venus Optics is now shipping

The Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Ultra Macro APO lens looks like any other 100mm Macro lens in terms of size, but its optical construction gives you much…

Venus Optics shows four new Laowa Cine lenses at Photokina 2018

Venus Optics shows four new Laowa Cine lenses at Photokina 2018

The Laowa OOOM 25-100 T/2.9 Professional Cine Lens is one of the highlights of Venus Optic’s booth at Photokina. It’s a truly parfocal lightweight zoom…

Canon Macro lenses get Tilt and Shift

Canon Macro lenses get Tilt and Shift

The new Canon EF lenses support a variety of photography applications including architecture, portrait, food and landscape, while the new flash will seduce macro shooters after more complex lighting solutions…

Canon EF-S 35mm F/2.8 MACRO IS STM, a macro with lights

Canon EF-S 35mm F/2.8 MACRO IS STM, a macro with lights

Compact, lightweight and with built-in LED lights, the new EF-S 35mm F/2.8 MACRO IS STM, is a good choice for videomakers looking for a lens to…

New Sony 50mm Macro for E-mount

New Sony 50mm Macro for E-mount

Although the usual Macro lenses focal length many look at is around the 100mm mark, there are times when a smaller, portable, 50mm does wonders for a photographer’s or…

A macro lens with light, for video and photography

A macro lens with light, for video and photography

The new Canon EF-M 28MM f/3.5 MACRO IS STM is not just the first macro lens for  their EF-M lens system, it is also the first…

Do You Know the MFD of Your Lens?

Do You Know the MFD of Your Lens?

I do a lot of flower photography – looking for ways to do video, but it is a slow process -, and I use to say my lens for flowers…

Review: The New Canon EF 100-400mm for Flowers and Bees

Review: The New Canon EF 100-400mm for Flowers and Bees

For 16 years Canon kept people waiting for their new 100-400mm lens. There is an explanation for the long period of waiting: the “old” Canon EF 100-400mm f…