Last year we put together a 6 part series called Everything You Need to Know about Camera Lenses. Seriously, there is so much useful information in this series I felt the need to give it it’s own post that you have one place to find all the posts. Whether you are buying your first lens or adding to your collection, there is something in this series for you.
Understanding the writing on the lens
Reading the writing on your lens can seem like a foreign language. Don’t be intimated any longer and really understand what you are purchasing. You no longer need to rely on the sales person to explain what a certain lens has to offer.
What lens should I buy?
This is such a tough question as everyone’s photography journey is different. In this post, one photographer breaks it down in the order she bought certain lenses as well as recommendations for different lenses you may want to consider.
Our favorite lenses
Picking a favorite lens is like picking a favorite child. But we narrowed it down to our 5 favorite lenses.
Lenses on crop vs. full frame sensors
Depending on whether you have a crop camera or a full frame camera, one lens will show more or less depending on your sensor. In this post, we do a direct comparison of certain lenses on both camera bodies so you can see what you are getting.
Comparing different lenses
Ever wonder what a the range of a 24-70mm looks like? Or maybe a 50mm vs an 85mm. This is the post for you. It compares several different lenses to help you figure out what lens is a good fit for you and your style.
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50mm 1.8 vs 50mm 1.4
Besides, which lens should I buy first, this is one of the most popular questions I get asked. Is there a big enough difference between the 50mm 1.8 and 50mm 1.4 to justify the price difference? You decide.
As if that isn’t enough information for you, we have written a few more posts about camera lenses.
Read more about camera lenses
– What lens should I buy first?
– Comparing a 20mm, 35mm, and 50mm on a crop sensor camera
– Camera lens rental: Your questions answered
– Wedding Photography Lenses: What you need to know
– Canon lens comparison
– How to Decide if 35mm vs 50mm is Right for You
– Ultimate Lens Comparison for Finding your Perfect Lens