Do you own a prime lens? Every DSLR owner should have at least one fast, fixed focal length lens in their camera bag. Zoom lenses are great; they can reduce weight and expense. When the situation calls for it, however, a good prime lens can be a photographer’s best friend. In the following article, you […]
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The first dSLRs created a dilemma for camera-makers. It was difficult to build a sensor the size of a 35mm film frame. Availability of larger sensors was limited, and the quality of some early 35mm size frame sensors was questionable. DSLR cameras are typically equipped with either an APS-C size sensor or a larger, full-frame sensor. Full-frame cameras are generally bulkier, more expensive and require larger, full-frame lenses. If you’ve been wondering what advantages a full-frame dSLR offers and whether the benefits justify the bulk and expense, this article will explore the strong points of full-frame sensors.
To capture clear images, high-quality cameras generally use lenses that require manual or automatic focusing. Unless the lens is focused correctly, the subject will appear soft and blurry. In contrast, the majority of simple cameras, including cell-phones, disposable and inexpensive snap-shot cameras use a fixed-focus lens that does not need to be focused. Fixed-focus lenses, […]