lenses

How to Choose the Best Lenses for Infrared Photography

Not all lenses perform well with infrared. A fantastic lens for normal visible light photography may be terrible for infrared (aka “IR”) photography. Choosing the right lens can be tricky.

A DIY Way to Fix Loose Rubber Rings on Camera Lenses

After purchasing Takumar 55mm f/1.8 lens years ago, I started building my collection of vintage lenses, and because I don’t like spending a lot of money on them, I became a frequent visitor of thrift stores, flea markets, and online auction sites.

Choosing Your Next Camera: Full Frame, M43, APS-C, or Medium Format?

It’s a wonderful time to be considering a new camera. There are so many options for camera type, features, prices, and sensor sizes that the choices can seem overwhelming. For this conversation, we’re going to focus (pardon the pun) on the sensor sizes you might consider for your next camera.

Lenses Don’t Cause Perspective Distortion and ‘Lens Compression’

The focal length of lenses doesn't cause perspective distortion, which is often explained as "lens compression." Period. Now before you call me crazy and dismiss whatever I have to say, I’d like to invite you to take a dive into how lenses work and what actually causes perspective distortion.

Which M43 System Has Held Its Value Better, Olympus or Panasonic?

Previously, we looked at which line of Sony's full-frame mirrorless cameras is most popular. Before that, we checked out which DSLR system held its value better over time. This time, we explore data from two Micro Four Thirds companies -- Olympus and Panasonic -- and see which system has held up better over time.

The Best Mirrorless Lenses in 2022

Much of the imaging industry has transitioned from DSLRs over to mirrorless during the last few years. For most manufacturers, this shift in technology has resulted in the introduction of new lens mounts along with an ever-growing number of newly designed lenses. With so many options available, finding the right lenses to suit your needs can be a daunting task.