Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Where to buy, part of Photography Foundations: Lenses.
Eventually after comparing and contrasting, weighing this against that, reading…gobs of online reviews and figuring out what you can sell off on eBay, you might…finally be ready to buy a lens. So where should you buy?…Of course looking online is probably your first instinct and there are a lot of…good reputable sources for lenses and cameras online.…So your first task will simply be to compare prices.…Amazon usually stocks everything we covered here and they're almost always…competitive on price.…Right now most of Amazon's camera sales are handled by Adorama in New York.…
B&H Photo also in New York has a comprehensive selection and is also very…competitive on price, and if you happen to be in Manhattan, stop by. B&H is…always fun and it's a great chance to see stuff in person.…Calumet Photo is also a very good source for camera gear.…In addition to their online presence they had stores in many major cities around…the country. buydig.com is another good option, or you may already have an online…
- Understanding field of view and camera position
- Depth of field and lens choice
- How to choose a lens
- Examining lens features
- Using specialized lenses such as fisheye and tilt/shift lenses
- Focusing techniques
- Using filters
- Camera maintenance
Skill Level Beginner
Photography Foundations: Compositionwith Ben Long5h 29m Intermediate
Douglas Kirkland on Photography: A Photographer's Eyewith Douglas Kirkland41m 55s Appropriate for all
2. What Is a Lens?
3. Focal Length, Camera Position, and Composition
4. Depth of Field
5. Choosing a Lens
6. Advanced Autofocus
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