Canon Lens

Canon FD 200mm F/2.8 Lens Review – A Case for Legacy Telephoto Primes

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It’s no surprise that every world-class camera company has each produced at least a few brilliant prime lenses that legacy shooters claw over one another to buy; Minolta has their 55mm f/1.2, Canon the 50mm…

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Why Everyone Should Shoot a Wide Angle Lens

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One of the simplest ways to increase the dynamism and visual interest of our images is by using a wide-angle lens. By widening our angle of view, we’re able to capture shots of the world around us…

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Exploded Views – Canon AF35M

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It seems we’ve been on something of a Canon binge lately. We’ve reviewed the classic A-1, put a wide FD lens through its paces, and just wrapped up our AE-1 springtime giveaway! Yes, the past few…

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Canon FD 28mm F/2.8 – Lens Review

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For a lens to be remarkable it doesn’t always have to be exceptionally gorgeous, have the highest specification, or cost as much as a small, used car. Sometimes the best lenses are modestly specced and…

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Spring Photo Contest Begins! Win a Canon AE-1 and Prints

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It’s finally springtime, and in our never-ending quest to spread the joy of photography and vintage cameras, we’re giving away another fine Canon AE-1. But this time we’re not stopping there. We’ve got gifts for honorable…

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Win a Film Camera! Photo Contest Feb 2015

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Want to win a free camera? Well you’re in luck, because we’re giving one away. It’s a pretty damn great camera too, the Canon AE-1. We reviewed this vintage masterpiece back in the sadly departed warmth…

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Canon FD 50mm F/1.8 Lens Review – The Original Nifty Fifty

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In previous weeks we’ve talked about some noteworthy lenses, including a Minolta fish-eye and a Nikkor ultra-wide. Today, we’ll talk about a more standard focal length, a focal length that many consider to be the standard,…

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