Lens Buying Guide

CrunchGear has the article “So you want to buy a lens.”  They walk through some items to consider when buying a lens.  Such as:

  • What kind of photography are you planning to use the lens for? Such as birds, flowers, landscapes.
  • Does the lens need to be compact?
  • They also offer the sage advice that one lens will not do everything you need it do.

Hit the link to find out more.

Source: CrunchGear

Olympus E-PL1 Review

New review of the Olympus E-PL1 over at Digital Photography Review.

Offers 12 megapixel four thirds sized sensor (it is a four thirds camera), in body stabilization, 720p HD movie recording, ISO 100-3200.


Can a camera compete with a cell phone?

These cameras give it a try, Panasonic’s DMC-ZS7 and Samsung’s HZ35W.  Most notable features are zoom lense with wide-angle and telephoto, geotagging via GPS, HD movie recording and choice of automated or manual modes.  Check the Washington Post review here.