Changing lenses


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Changing lenses

One of the great advantages of an SLR is that you can change the lens. This affords you a tremendous level of creative and technical flexibility. You can choose lenses that offer different fields of view, more or less magnification, better image quality, the ability to shoot at lower light, and on and on and on. Changing lens is fairly simple but there are a couple of things that you should keep in mind. First, you don't want to drop anything and so I am going to show you some techniques to try and help you keep from doing that. Second, you want to move kind of quickly, because once you take the lens off, the image sensor in your camera is exposed and you don't want dust and stuff getting on there.

So, here's a Canon SLR. All SLRs are going to have a lens release button on them of some kind. You can press and hold that while you twist the lens off. Before I do that though, I want to put my lens cap on, because as I take the lens off, I am going to be handling it. Odds are I am...

Changing lenses
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Changing lenses provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Lenses

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