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Do Wide Angle Lens Converters Work?

The first thing any photographer wants to know about a piece of gear is how well it works. Camera equipment is expensive, which is why photographers spend so much time sifting through reviews before making purchasing decisions.  For some of the more specialty lenses,  photographers test the waters with accessories like wide-angle lens converters. These are much cheaper than buying the lens itself.

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But do wide angle lens converters work?

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10 of the Best Wide Angle Lens for Landscape Photography

There’s a reason that wide-angles are the go-to lens of choice for most landscape photographers.

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With their ability to get the bigger picture –wide-angles are perfect for capturing sweeping landscapes, adding depth and dimension to an image, and drawing the viewer into the scene. Wide-angles certainly offer a number of benefits for landscape photographers –compositions that include plenty of interesting foreground and beautiful, open vistas are areas where wide-angles really have a chance to shine.

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How To Choose Gear For Travel Photography

Changing and missing flights, running to catch buses or hiking mountains is part of any beautiful trip story. But what can we do when we have at least 5 kilos in our backpack and we need all of it? You might already know what I am talking about. This is our HOLY photography gear. We can’t make compromises. We need to take it all with us. Every time I was traveling, I ended up with a sore back and arms (and probably I was not alone), until the day I decided to make some changes.

I needed to optimize my gear bag and say goodbye to painful trips.

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Tokina AT-X 11-16 Pro DX II Review: Best Value from Wide Angle

Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 is an ultra wide angle lens for crop sensor camera bodies (DX) with a moderately fast constant aperture of f2.8. It is Tokina’s top of the line lens (AT-X) with an internal focusing (IF) and Super-low Dispersion glass (SD). It is available in Canon, Nikon and Sony A mounts.

Tokina AT-X 11-16 Pro DX II Review With Sample Images

Due to its focal length and fast aperture, it’s an ideal choice for landscape photographers and a must have for street and indoor photography. Among its competitors, it’s the most cost effective and value for money solution for ultra wide shooting needs. Read more…

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