Archive for the 'Wide-angle lens' Category

How Does The Canon 10-18mm Compare To The Sigma 10-20mm?

February 14th, 2016

James recently asked the following question: I’m going into real estate photography I have a Canon 1200D. I’m just wondering if there is a difference between the Canon 10-18 lens and the Sigma 10-20. I see the Canon lens is slightly cheaper will I be OK with the Canon lens? For years, Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 […]

The New Tamron 15-30mm f/2.8 May Be As Good A The Nikon 14-24mm For Less

October 19th, 2015

For years the Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8 has been considered one of the best wide angle lenses you can get your hands on. But recently Ron in Los Angeles pointed out that: My main lens has been the 14-24mm Nikon for years, but I think I am about to switch over to the new Tamron 15-30mm […]

What’s It Worth To Get 3 more mm Wider Effective Focal Length?

September 1st, 2015

Dwayne ask the following question about wide-angle lenses: I use a Nikon 7100 with a 12-24 mm lens. I only shoot horizontal for continuity. Small bathrooms are a problem. Would it be worth spending the money for a 10-20 mm lens even if it were say a Sigma. Does the 10-20 mm really make that […]

Canon’s New EF 11-24mm f/4L Lens Gives New Meaning To UFWA

March 8th, 2015

I can remember when I first got my Canon 16-35mm wide angle and used it to shoot a listing for my wife. She scolded me severely and sent me back to reshoot several of the rooms where I had racked the lens out to 16mm. She said at 16mm effective the small intimate living room […]

Canon 16-35mm II vs Tokina 16-28mm Lens Review – By Dave Dugdale

September 9th, 2013

Several readers recommended Dave Dugdale’s video lens comparison review of the Canon 16-35mm II vs the Tokina 16-28mm. Keep in mind that even though Dave is making this comparison to try to decide which wide angle lens to use on his full frame Canon DSLR the Tokina 16-28mm lens is also available for use with full […]

The State of Lightroom 3 and ACR Lens Profile Support

September 8th, 2010

While having a lens profile for Adobe Camera RAW (ACR) isn’t that big of a deal, having one for your wide angle lens makes life easier and you can to lens correction for a whole shoot essentially automatically. I was interested to find a chart that summarizes the current state of all the lenses that […]

What is The Best Lens For Real Estate Photography

May 6th, 2008

I get asked this question all the time and there are an amazing number of Google searches this site catches with these question as the search term. Of coarse there is no simple answer. The answer depends on your budget and what kind of DSLR body you have.  I’ve built a list of DSLRs and […]

Which Wide-Angle Lens for a Canon 30D: Canon 10-22 or Canon 14mm

October 15th, 2007

Cherie Irwin is purchasing a new wide-angle lens for her Canon 30D and wants some advice. Cherie says: “I’m thinking about purchasing a new wide angle lens, since I am experiencing some major distortions and focusing issues with mine after I dropped it on the ground. I took into my local camera shop, and they […]

When Does Wide Angle Become Too Wide?

June 18th, 2007

I got a e-mail from Dom, a German photographer that wanted to raise the issue of “over doing it” with ultra-wide angle lenses. He says: “But there´s one point I´m straightly opposite to yours and that´s the lens. I would recommend just a 28-35mm lens on 35mm/fullframe (d)SLRs or for digital DX nothing less then […] Lens Tests

March 9th, 2007

I want to highlight another contribution by Marc Lacoste, of Nantes, FR. Marc has pointed out a number of very significant items of interest to readers of this blog. His comment on the last post that referrers to the wide-angle lens tests on . These tests are a real gem! Very detailed and complete. […]

Sigma 10-20 Flickr Group & Lens Review Site

January 16th, 2007

I wanted to highlight some links that Marc Lacoste, our French contributor, passed along. A flickr group for Sigma 10-20mm users. A site that has some very interesting reviews of wide-angle lenses. Remercie beaucoup Marc .