Sunday, 23 September 2012

Choosing Lenses: When to Use Which Lens and Why

Do you ever wonder which lenses you need to add to your collection? If you find the plethora of lenses available for your DSLR confusing then this article by Rick Berk on Digital Photo School should prove of interest.

All DSLR systems offer a dizzying selection of lenses for their cameras. These range from fisheyes that give a 180° field of view, to telephoto lenses up to 800mm or more. You’ve got zooms, primes, macro, super telephoto, and of course, tilt-shift lenses as well.

In my time as a photographer I’ve often had friends, students, or casual acquaintances ask me “What lens should I get?” There is no one right answer to this question, and it can lead to more confusion unless I ask a few questions myself.

Follow the link to read the rest of the article: Choosing Lenses: When to Use Which Lens and Why

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