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BenQ PD3420Q Monitor Review: Ultrawide, Ultra-Accurate

One of the most important items a photographer can have is a top-notch display on which to edit their images (or video). The BenQ PD3420Q is the company's latest ultra-wide, and it promises a huge amount of screen real-estate for an affordable price: a multitasker's dream.

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 require a different approach than your kit lens to get the most out of them.

Sony Unveils 2 New Zoom Lenses: 12-24mm f/4 G and 16-35mm f/2.8 GM

Sony just debuted two new full-frame E-mount zoom lenses—one ultra lightweight, one premium. The 12-24mm f/4 G ultra-wide angle zoom falls into the former category, while the fast 16-35mm f/2.8 GM joins Sony's line of high-end G-Master lenses for pixel peeping sharpness fiends.

Venus Optics Unveils World’s Fastest 15mm and World’s Widest MFT Lenses

Venus Optics, creators of the Laowa 12mm f/2.8 with 'close to zero distortion,' are unveiling two new extreme lenses at Photokina. The Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D, the world's fastest 15mm rectilinear lens for full-frame cameras, and the Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT, the world’s widest f/2 Lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras.

Canon 11-24mm f/4L is a New Ultra-Wide Zoom Lens for Full Frame DSLRs

Canon today announced a new ultra-wide zoom lens for its EF lineup: the 11-24mm f/4L USM. Canon claims the lens offers the widest angle of view ever achieved for a rectilinear full frame DSLR lens.

It boasts an angle of view of 126° 5'. By comparison, the popular 16-35mm offers an angle of view of 108° 10'.