12 most innovative lenses this year, and beyond ...

JOSH TAYLOR, EXPLORA:

Interchangeable-lens cameras are the hot ticket among serious photographers, ranging from emerging enthusiasts to seasoned pros. As a direct result, the world’s leading camera and lens makers have unleashed a raft of ingenious new lenses targeted at serious shooters, aimed at expanding their picture-taking possibilities. The innovative optics listed below, all prioritized to deliver high performance, also have distinctive imaging properties. They run the gamut, from long-range, mid-range, wide-angle, and fisheye zooms to fascinating high-spec primes. All of them are “keepers” that retain their value and usefulness as savvy shooters migrate to the next, more advanced camera bodies to take advantage of the latest technology.

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