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By Richard Harrington |

Cheap Camera Lenses: Some Surprising Benefits

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The type of lens you use adds character to a shot. However, you don’t always need an expensive lens. Sometimes, a cheaper camera lens can give you the results you are looking for.

In this episode of Video Gear Weekly, Rich and Robbie show how a cheap lens can add interesting effects to your footage.

In this week’s episode, you’ll learn

• What lenses from Lomography, Fujian, Lensbaby, and SLR Magic are capable of

• Different ways to use these lenses

• How the footage from each lens compares, side by side, to the others

Check out the sample video and this week’s complete episode on lynda.com.

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