In Depth Canon Lens Reviews

Canon Telephoto Lens

What is a Canon Telephoto Lens? A Canon Telephoto lens is one that the photographer can mount on a Canon digital SLR camera, and it has a focal length that will render an image at a larger magnification than what is normally viewed by the human eye. Think of it as you would a looking [...]

Canon Fast Glass

Canon Fast Glass – Wide Aperture Canon Lenses Make A Difference Photographers are a weird bunch, somewhat like golfers or any other hobbyist you can think of. Gear is IMPORTANT! And Canon Fast Glass is right up there with that new camera you have on your list. Let’s face it, you can take a great [...]

Sigma 120-400mm f/4.5-5.6 DG OS HSM – Canon Super Telephoto Zoom Lens

Sigma 120-400mm f/4.5-5.6 DG OS HSM There are quite a few super telephoto zoom lenses to choose from, but the Sigma 120-400mm has some characteristics that make it very attractive for Canon shooters. What Makes The Sigma 120-400mm Lens Special Telephoto length – 400mm on the long end gets you right in close to even [...]

Understanding Focal Length

What is Focal Length Focal Length measures the amount of magnification of a camera lens. Different lenses have different uses. Sometimes you want to zoom in, or get closer to the subject. Other times you want to take in lots of “real estate”. Focal lengths are separated into three different categories. Wide-angle focal lengths – [...]

Canon 100-400mm Lens

The Canon EF 100-400mm Lens is a favorite of many photographers. It is quite versatile because of the zoom range between 100mm and 400mm. It is a super Canon zoom lens for wildlife and sports action, but it is also a great portrait lens. When attached to a Canon digital SLR with an APS-C sensor, [...]

Sigma 85mm f1.4 – New Medium Telephoto Lens For Canon EOS Cameras

Sigma 85mm f1.4 Medium Telephoto Lens for Canon The Sigma 85mm f1.4 EX DG HSM Lens, is exciting for two reasons: Wide Aperture for a reasonable price Bokeh And now, after a long wait, the alternative to the Canon EOS 85mm f/1.2 actually became available in November. The Sigma 85 turns out to be a [...]

Canon EOS Lens Features (Vocabulary)

Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens Features for Canon Lenses When you look at the names of lenses, you find weird combinations of letters and numbers that are not normally part of the English language unless you are part of the photographic community. Here are the letters you may come across and the meanings [...]

Canon 85mm f/1.8 USM Portrait Lens

The Canon 85mm f/1.8 lens is a very practical portrait lens. It is a medium telephoto lens with excellent build, not so massive as to make it cumbersome after long periods of shooting and carrying. The Canon EF 85mm lens produces sharp and clear images at all apertures. It has been designed to give very [...]

Canon 50mm Lens

Canon 50mm Lens Choices – Canon Lovers “Love” These Lenses There are four (4) lenses that fall into the “50mm Lens for Canon” group that are actually made by Canon, and then there are the third party 50mm lenses as well. The Canon 50mm lens has had a long history, as it was at one [...]

Canon 135mm f/2 L USM Prime Lens for Canon EOS Cameras

Description: The Canon 135mm f/2 L USM Prime Lens is the fastest 135mm telephoto lens in its class. Ideal for indoor sports and portraits with background blur. Two UD-glass elements correct secondary spectrum for outstanding sharpness and color. Compatible with Extender EF 1.4x II and 2x II. Many argue that this is one of Canon’s [...]

The 18-200mm Canon Lens – Superzoom Review

The 18-200mm Canon Lens Does it All By Wayne Rasku If you own a Canon Digital Rebel or one of the Canon xxD digital SLR Cameras, the 18-200mm Canon Lens deserves a look from you. Its official name is Canon EF-S 18-200mm F3.5-5.6 IS telephoto lens. Quite a moniker, huh? The EF-S designation means that [...]

Sigma 105mm Macro for Canon | Macro Canon Lens

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG Medium Telephoto Macro Lens for Canon SLR Cameras Optimized for Canon digital SLR cameras but also compatible with film SLR cameras, the Sigma 105mm f/2.8 medium telephoto lens allows a greater working distance between the lens and the subject, helping it excel in all shooting ranges. The increased working distance [...]

Tamron for Canon EOS Cameras – Tamron 90mm Macro Review

This lens is for real! For those who are looking at third party lenses, this Tamron 90mm Macro Review is for you. Tamron makes some very highly rated lenses for Canon EOS cameras, and you will not find more user satisfaction with ANY Tamron lens. (For more Macro Canon EOS Lenses, look here) Just take [...]

Canon Macro 60mm | Canon 60mm Macro Review

Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM Digital SLR Lens Canon Macro Lenses come in a wide variety of sizes and focal lengths. The Canon Macro 60mm lens is one of those sleeper lenses that some do not consider “good enough” for professional shots. None the less, it gives wonderful image quality in both macro work [...]

Canon Macro 100mm Review

Canon 100mm Macro – The Canon Macro Lens Of Choice Prospective Canon Macro lens buyers have a number of really great lenses to choose from. If you are one of those buyers, this special Canon 100mm Macro Lens Review is just for you. If you have ever taken a really great macro photograph, you know [...]

Tamron 28-75 Review – Digital SLR Lens for Canon

For starters, a Tamron 28-75mm Lens Review is a natural because this little gem has been my main g0-to lens for years. I had no clue that pro photographers felt the same about it as I do. But here is a little story to illustrate that they truly do. Not Your Typical Fish Story A [...]

The 18-200mm Canon Lens – Super Zoom All Purpose Lens

Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Super Zoom Lens As the holder of a Canon digital Rebel or a Canon 50D (or one of its predecessors) you truly need to hear about the benefits of the 18-200mm Canon lens as an all-in-one lens choice. The NAME is Canon Its official name is Canon EF-S 18-200mm F3.5-5.6 [...]

A Canon Surprise – The 70-300 Canon Lens

Canon 70-300mm Looking for a “less expensive” zoom lens? Canon has a couple that you may have considered. Actually, the most popular Canon mid-range zoom lens at Amazon is the Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4.0-5.6 IS Telephoto Zoom Lens. It sells for about $230, depending on the day you order. But, there is a kind of [...]

Sigma Macro Lenses For Canon EOS Digital SLR Cameras

Many photographers love to shoot tiny objects such as insects or mushrooms. Others do product photography of small objects like jewelry. And still others are medical photographers who need to get in close to record images of human tissue. These types of photography require a special lens called a macro lens. A macro lens is [...]