Archive — Lenses

Nikon 85 mm f/1.8 Here at Pictureline, we asked around about some of the most frequently asked questions coming at the employees, and one of the most common questions is, "I bought a DSLR and it came with a lens. After six months, now I think I want a lens to do different things and that has better quality. What...
Earlier this month, Canon introduced its new STM lenses, including the EF 40mm f/2.8 STM lens. STM lenses include Canon's new Stepping Motor technology, which allows the lenses to smoothly and silently focus, and when used in combination with the new Movie Servo AF feature (found in Canon's Rebel T4i), achieve continuous AF while recording video. The new stepping motor...
The Nikon F-Mount was first introduced in 1959, and has since become the mount used on all Nikon SLR cameras.  Over that time, Nikon has amassed one of the largest collection of lenses available.  However, as new technology is introduced and new features are incorporated, sometimes differentiating between one lens and another becomes tricky.  Nikon has developed a series of...