Size and weight


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Size and weight

In addition to the technical considerations we've been talking about, there are a number of practical concerns that you need to weigh when you're considering a new lens. First of all what does it cost? Second, how big is it? Will it fit in your bag? Is it going to break your neck if you carry it around on your shoulder all day long? But, maybe one of the most important decisions is how does this lens you're considering fit into the collection that you already have? Is it redundant? Does it add something new? What kind of assortment of lenses do you need for the type of shooting that you do everyday? Lens selection gets easier as you become more experienced and learn more about what types of images that you like to shoot.

Typically though, you're going to want a walk-around lens. That is, a lens that offers a good focal length or range of focal lengths for everyday shooting. I keep a 24-105 millimeter on my camera for everyday use. That gives me a range from a nice wide angle ...

Size and weight
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