Lens Stabilization vs Camera Stabilization: The Everlasting Debate!

Lens Stabilization vs Camera Stabilization

Photography is an ever-progressing art. New ways are getting developed every day for doing the same old things. Maybe a day will come when the most advanced camera will just be a paper-thin device. Who can tell? That’s a discussion for another day. Today, let’s talk about something else. There’s an ongoing debate: lens stabilization vs … Read more

Can You Use DSLR Lenses on a Mirrorless Camera?

Can You Use a DSLR Lenses on a Mirrorless Camera

Mirrorless cameras have indeed captured the attention of the photography world. People are slowly switching to this new variant. Why wouldn’t they? After all, these cameras have opened a never-before-seen horizon which every one of us wants to reach. I’m not here to praise mirrorless cameras. I’m just telling you what I’ve been noticing around me. … Read more

Introduction to Sigma Lens Abbreviations

Sigma Lens Abbreviations

In the world of photography, it is important to be familiarized and/or well-acquainted with different lens abbreviations to find the one best fit for your taste and budget. Lenses, which are produced by Sigma, have become increasingly more well-known on account of some high-certified optics.  This article illustrates the most significant lens abbreviations that we might … Read more

Everything you need to know about Canon Lens Abbreviations!

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Before I get into the nitty-gritty of why Lens Abbreviations are all different, let’s look at the commonalities. You have to mainly look at three common terms that describe SLR lenses. These three terms are easy to understand, and they mainly relate to creative and performance functions. These three terms are Focal Length, Maximum Aperture, … Read more

Sony Lens Acronyms You Should Know

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Going through camera peripherals (such as lenses) in specialized stores that typically have technical product names can be intimidating.  For example, you have a 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 G SSM lens – say what?  It may sound esoteric, but it will help if you familiarize yourself with at least some of the basic lens acronyms that any shutterbug … Read more

Buying A New Camera Lens

Things to do after buying lens

You have finally bought the lens to support your budding photography hobby, now what?  Do you just mount it and off you go?  Before you get too giddy and reckless with your latest auxiliary purchase, there are things you need to do in order to get the most out of your brand new lenses.  In the … Read more

Prime vs. Zoom Lens – A Guide for Beginners

Prime vs. Zoom Lens

When looking at some professional photographers’ fantastic work, beginners often wonder how they achieved those spectacular shots. More often than not, the answer lies in the lens used. But what lens should you pick? There are endless debates in the photography community on Canon vs. Nikon, film vs. digital, RAW vs. JPEG, to name a few. That’s … Read more