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What is a prime lens?

What is a prime lens?: Prime Lenses for Photography and Video Production
What is a prime lens?: Prime Lenses for Photography and Video Production

There are two general types of lenses: prime lenses and zoom lenses. What does it mean for a lens to be a prime lens? What other types of lenses could be considered a prime lens? In this movie, authors Richard Harrington and Jim Ball discuss what it means for a lens to be a prime lens and showcase a few examples.

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Skill Level Intermediate
2h 46m
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