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Camera Lenses: Articles & Videos

Playing with the Nikon 55-200mm lens

Playing with the Nikon 55-200mm lens

by Julie Govan

One of our in-house photo enthusiasts, Zak, passed out lenses to a few of us camera geeks the other day, so that we could try them out and report back on what they do best and what it was like...

 
Yum: My Week with Nikon's AF-S VR 105mm Lens

Yum: My Week with Nikon's AF-S VR 105mm Lens

by Julie Govan

One nice thing about working at Crutchfield is that I occasionally get to try out cool stuff. Over the last several days, I've been playing with Nikon's AF-S VR 105mm f/2.8 micro lens . Now,...

 
Lens Filters

Lens Filters

by Woody Sherman

The lens filter. No camera bag should be without at least one. You've finally pulled the trigger and ordered that sweet DSLR kit you've had your eye on...

 
Crutchfield Labs: open for business

Crutchfield Labs: open for business

by Steve Kindig

Our new in-house Labs will help us dig even deeper into the equipment we sell. From acoustically optimized listening rooms to advanced test benches, we'll bring you meaningful measurements along with real-world impressions from our savvy experts.

 
Video: Introducing the Crutchfield Labs

Video: Introducing the Crutchfield Labs

by Steve Kindig

Steve, Crutchfield A/V Editor, gives us a tour of the Crutchfield Labs. He talks about why we built the Labs and how they can help us find you the right gear.

 
Video: Olympus 75mm f/1.8 Lens

Video: Olympus 75mm f/1.8 Lens

by Zak Billmeier

The Olympus 75mm f/1.8 is a powerful telephoto lens for Micro 4/3 cameras. The lens acts like a 150mm lens would on a "full frame" camera, but at a much smaller size and weight. Its large, f/1.8 maximum aperture takes in a lot of light and lets you blur backgrounds for creative effect.

 
Video: Olympus 45mm f/1.8 Lens

Video: Olympus 45mm f/1.8 Lens

by Zak Billmeier

The Olympus 45mm f/1.8 lens features a light-gathering, dimension-enhancing f/1.8 aperture and a perfect length for portrait photography that's equivalent to 90mm on a 35mm camera.

 
Video: Olympus 12mm f/2.0 Lens

Video: Olympus 12mm f/2.0 Lens

by Zak Billmeier

The Olympus 12mm f/2.0 lens features a generous, expansive wide angle that's perfect for sweeping landscapes, city panoramas, or your group of friends posing together in your cozy living room. Plus, the wide f/2.0 aperture lets you work with the light that's available.