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Sigma I-Series Lenses vs Sony G Compact Primes: No Losers Here

After my testing of the new Sony compact primes, I was able to spend some time with the competing set of primes from Sigma that were arguably the reason Sony created its lenses in the first place. Both sets are fun, compact, and extremely portable optics... but which should you buy?

Nikon Unveils the 50mm f/1.2 and 14-24mm f/2.8 S Lenses for the Z-Mount

Nikon has just announced two of the most anticipated lenses for its full-frame mirrorless Z-series: the NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.2 S and the NIKKOR Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S. The former is the fastest AF lens Nikon has ever produced, while the latter is "the world’s shortest and lightest full-frame f/2.8 zoom lens with a 14mm field of view."

5 Pieces of Street Photography Advice You Should Ignore

Street photographers are not known for their reserve. We are happy to give advice on gear, framing and technique. But I believe the best photographers are those who also seek advice and look to learn from others. That said, not all advice is equal, and some ideas are outdated, narrow minded, or just plan wrong.

Samyang Launches Ultra-Compact 18mm f/2.8 Lens for Sony E-Mount

Samyang/Rokinon has announced a new ultra-compact, ultra-wide-angle prime for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras. At just 145g light, 2-inches long, and $500, the new Samyang AF 18mm f/2.8 lens is "the most compact, lightweight, and affordable super-wide angle full frame lens for Sony E mount."

In Defense of Zoom Lenses: A Wedding Photographer’s View

I’ll begin by saying that I don’t only shoot with zoom lenses. I should also add that what I’m about to say is perhaps most relevant to other wedding photographers, particularly those shooting in a documentary style like myself.