Need advice choosing what is the best lens to buy for your needs? Our range of lens round ups suggests a range of lenses, categorised by focal length or camera type. If you’re having trouble deciding what lens to buy, read our range of round ups to help you decide.

Nikon 85mm lens

Best macro lenses

If you want to get really close to smaller subject, as well as deliver 1:1 magnification, it's worth investing in a specialist macro lens. Here's a selection of some of…


Best entry level lenses

A kit lens is a great starting point, but what should you be looking to buy next? We list some of the options for entry level lenses.


Best lenses for landscape photography

If you want to achieve those striking vistas that allow you to get plenty in the frame, what lenses will help you fulfil those ambitions?


Guide to Canon EOS M-series lenses

The release of the EOS M3 suggests Canon’s compact system has a long-term future. We take a look at the lenses created for use with EOS M-series cameras


Guide to Leica T lenses

The Leica M system offers users a wide selection of primes and zooms, but how do things stand in the much newer Leica T system?


Guide to Nikon 1-series lenses

Nikon has expanded its range of 1-series lenses. With 13 optics available, the manufacturer is getting closer to ensuring there’s a lens for everyone


Guide to Sony E-mount lenses

As one of the oldest compact system camera ranges, the Sony E-mount lens line-up has a range of lenses that will cover the needs of many photographers


Guide to Sony FE mount lenses

With 11 lenses and two converters, the Sony FE system has some high-quality optics. We look at the best in our guide to Sony FE mount lenses.


Guide to CSC lenses for Olympus and Panasonic cameras

Micro Four Thirds is the longest-established mirrorless system, having been jointly announced by Olympus and Panasonic in August 2008. Because of this head start over the competition, along with the…


The Finest Zoom Lenses

If you’re in the market for new zoom lenses then it pays to understand what the differences are and what your money buys. Read our guide to find out more…

Canon 50mm f1.4 EF USM

Best Canon Prime Lenses

Best Canon Prime Lenses - It's widely accepted that to get the very best in image quality it's best to choose a prime lens to accompany your DSLR. We've rounded…

Zeiss Otus 55mm f1.4 vs Sigma 50mm f1.4

Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 vs Sigma 50mm f/1.4

It may be heralded as one of the best lenses ever made, but is the Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 really worth almost £2,500 more than the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art…