Attaching a lens to your camera


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Attaching a lens to your camera

One of the great advantages of an SLR is that you can change the lens on the camera. This affords you a tremendous amount of flexibility and power, because you can select a focal length or a focal length range that's ideally suited to your subject matter. You can also attach specialized lenses, such as fisheye's, and tilt/shift lenses, or macros. Changing the lens is very easy on the Rebel. Your camera should have come with the body cap on it. If you don't have a lens on the camera, you want to keep this on here. This protects the sensor. Sensor is just right inside there, so that just screws off.

Similarly, my lens on the camera end has a cap, in addition to the lens cap on the other side. I want to take that off and that just unscrews. Now the thing with these caps is I'm going to put them back on the lens at some point, so I don't want to just take this and stick it in my pocket, because it's going to get covered with lint and all sorts of other stuff. Whenever I ...

Attaching a lens to your camera
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Attaching a lens to your camera provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Shooting with the Canon Rebel T3i (600D and Kiss X5)

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