Why is the diaphragm to control the amount of light entering the camera typically in the lens and not the camera body itself?
I upgraded from my XTI with the 28-105 USM lens to the 7d with the 28-135 (130 maybe) USM IS lens. I'm just getting it unboxed and getting familiar with some of the buttons, etc - but i've noticed ...
I own a Canon 550d and wanted to buy telephoto zoom lens is it essential to buy high end body like 7d or 5d mark iii?
Possible Duplicate: When buying entry level cameras, are lenses really more important than the body? Is lenses which make your photographs, not camera bodies? I am planning to get a DSLR, ...
What are some online simulators for equipments like camera, lens, etc? I have been asking this question a few times and searched about it and found a few things. I present it in Q&A format so that ...
Possible Duplicate: What are the most notably differences between Canon and Nikon lenses? Is there any significant difference between Nikon and Canon? My original thought behind this ...
I have dilemma what camera is better Nikon D5100 or D90. The first one is newer but the second one has lens servo ("screwdriver") motor. My question is: can I save some money overall with the more ...
I'm a photography enthusiast, my current equipment are the following: Canon EOS 1000D EF-S 18-55mm (the kit lens) Sigma 55-200mm Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 (the one i enjoy the most) Now so you can ...
I read somewhere on this site itself that you should spend more on your lenses and less on your camera bodies. Is it a myth or a fact that mostly it is the lenses which make your photographs not the ...
Two years ago I bought my first DSLR. Since then I have bought and inherited some lenses. What should I buy next, a better body or more lenses? I enjoy photography but I do it fewer than I'd like (not ...
So mirrors make you look so big, and some mirrors don't. And they only thing that actually tells you your volume of you body, is the human eye! So, If i took a picture Would it show me, what other ...
If both a camera body and lens have motorized autofocus, would one be used over the other or would both work in tandem to speed the focus process along?
What is the difference between using a motor on the camera body and the motor built into lenses? Aside from how both compare in terms of speed, what differences would I notice if I use a body with a ...
Is there a difference in the sensor technology in entry level cameras vs. that in pro or semi-pro DSLRs?
Obviously there are differences in everything, both optics-wise and mechanism-wise, but I would like to know: Are the materials used to construct sensors (disregarding sensor size) different at any ...
Most lenses tend to be expensive because the lens needs to be very complicated in order to correct for various optical effects (aberration, etc). Is it possible to build a sensor and processor ...
Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between in-lens image stabilizing and in-sensor image stabilizing? Some DSLR manufacturers have image stabilization (IS) in the body of their ...