autofocus

This Adapter Lets You Autofocus Leica M Lenses on Fujifilm Cameras

Leica M mount lenses are all manual focus, but that doesn't mean you can't "add" autofocus... with the right adapter. That's what Fotodiox has created with their latest gambit: a specialized adapter that lets you focus M-mount lenses on Fujifilm cameras by moving the lens back and forth as you focus.

Nikon D6 Wildlife Photography Review

Wildlife photographer Steve Perry of Backcountry Gallery has just completed a massive review of the Nikon D6. And after using the camera in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Badlands National Park, Custer State Park, and Yellowstone National Park, he has some thoughts on whether or not wildlife photographers should consider buying Nikon's flagship DSLR.

Testing Canon’s Animal Eye AF on the New EOS R5

One of the features that Canon mentioned in passing when it revealed the EOS R5 and R6 was the addition of Animal Eye AF. Combined with the new and improved Dual Pixel CMOS AF II, the feature should work pretty well, but now we have our first real-world tests that actually show it in action.

Samyang Unveils New 85mm f/1.4 Autofocus Lens for Canon RF Mount

Following last year's release of the AF 85mm f/1.4 FE for the Sony E Mount, Samyang/Rokinon today unveiled a version of the lens for Canon's full-frame mirrorless RF Mount. According to Rokinon, the new AF 85mm f/1.4 RF is "arguably the best value, high performance and affordable autofocusing portrait prime available."

A Beginner’s Guide to Focus for Landscape Photography

Landscape photographer and educator Mads Peter Iversen has put together a helpful focus 'primer' for the aspiring landscape photographers out there. In the video, he goes over auto and manual focus technique, his personal workflow, and a few basic tips and tricks that work well for him.

Samyang Unveils AF 75mm f/1.8 FE Lens for Sony with Custom Lens Ring

Samyang/Rokinon has unveiled a new "tiny but absolute" autofocus portrait lens for Sony E-Mount cameras. The full-frame AF 75mm f/1.8 FE lens offers Sony shooters a lightweight, high-performance portrait lens with an interesting feature not typically seen in third-party glass: a customizable lens ring.

Is Back-Button Focus Becoming an Outdated Photography Technique?

As camera technology continues to progress, the way in which we operate them is changing as well. Photographers should always use the most familiar and effective technique to get the shot, and to that end I want to be clear about the purpose of this article: I’m not trying to convince anyone to blindly stop using back-button focus.