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Saturday
Dec112010

Your First New Lens

Updated on Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 9:26AM by Registered CommenterTom S.

With so many new photographers in the club and Christimas so near I thought that a basic primer on lens would be in order. What is beyond your kit lens? Well..... many, many options.

If you are like most of us your first new DSLR camera came as a kit. By that I mean it was a body that came along with one or two good basic lens. Most of these kits lens do a great job but they are not the best lens in your manufacturer's stable. Your kit lens cover the bases cheaply but if you are going to go into photography more deeply, you'll want better glass.

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Saturday
Dec042010

How are Lenses Made?

This is one film broken into three parts. Hit the "Click to Read More" to see them all. Very interesting film. You can see why some of these lens are so expensive. You might get the feeling you are in the 3rd grade again! You'll understand... Ha.... :-)

 

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