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To get the most out of our content and also being able to choose the right lens for your purposes, it is good to have read through the following articles.

Different type of lenses

Wide Angle Lenses
Wide Angle Lenses with Fisheye-character
Normal Lens
Macro Lens
Superzoom Lens
Telephoto Lenses
Tilt Shift Lenses

Construction

A lens is born
The anatomy of a camera lens

The aperture

The aperture (general information)
Aperture value and shutter speed
Aperture value and depth of field

Focal Length

The image looks different at different focal length
Focal length and field of view
Camera selection can affect the focal length

Autofocus

Autofocus motor in either camera or lens is important

Image Stabilizer

See article

Compatibility

See if a camera and a lens can be combined

Filter

See article

Lens Hood

See article

Weight

See article

Tripod Mount

See article

Taking care of the lens

Cleaning your lens

General buying advice

Should I consider buying a pre-owned lens?

Dictionary

See our dictionary

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