Understanding the differences with third party lenses


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Understanding the differences with third party lenses

Choosing a new lens is always a complicated decision because there's just so many different factors to weigh. Obviously most important there's price. But then you have to pick a focal length range you want. You've gotta worry about image quality. You've gotta think about other features that you might want like image stabilization. If all this sounds like gobbly goo to you, take a look at my Foundations of Photography Lenses course where in we talk about all of the specifics and give you kind of a workflow for how to choose a new lens. One question that comes up though, is third party lenses.

So I'm a Canon shooter, does that mean I should only by Canon lenses? I'm a Nikon shooter, does that mean I should stick with Nikon lenses? Certainly both Canon and Nikon make exceptional lenses, but there are third party lenses out there, Tamron, Sigma, Tokina. There are also just lenses made for other cameras. You might want to use a Nikon lens on your Cannon camera, or maybe you see a nice...

Understanding the differences with third party lenses
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