Best Lenses for the Canon Rebel T3i, T4i, SL1 and T5i

Canon Rebel SL1 with 40mm f/2.8 Lens next to the  Rebel T5i and 18-135mm IS Lens

The Canon Digital Rebel Series has been around since 2003 and has been the most popular DSLR over the past decade. Before the Digital Rebel, the Canon Rebel brand was already very strong with several film cameras a part of the product line. There are so many lenses in Canon’s product line. And then, when you consider all the lenses offered by third party manufacturers like Sigma, Tamron and Tokina, knowing which lens to purchase can get confusing.

My goal is to identify the lenses that meet your needs and wants, while keeping them in a budget range to match the camera┬áthat you use. [Read more…]

Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX Lens Priced at $599

Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f2.8 PRO DX Lens

The upcoming Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX lens went up for pre-order today at a $599 retail price. It should start shipping on March 2, 2015 for both Canon and Nikon mounts.

This is an APS-C format lens, which results in about a 17.5-32mm full frame equivalent field of view. It has a nine-blade diaphragm and internal focusing. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

Canon DSLR and Lens Rebates End This Week

Canon Lens Deals January 2015

Big rebate deals on Canon DSLRs and lenses are set to end Saturday, January 31, 2015. The deals include rebates up to $550 off Canon DSLR bundles, including deals on the new 7D Mark II. You can find all of them here at B&H Photo.

Canon lens rebates include mail-in and instant rebates available on dozens of Canon EF standard and L lenses up to $200 off. Check the all out here at B&H Photo.