I've read a lot around this site that an ideal quality of the lens is achieved when using f-stop roughly 2 stops slower than the fastest value of the lens. Firstly, I'm not exactly sure what "2 ...
In some of the questions I have asked here, some of the terms frequently used to describe the difference in image quality between the cheaper lenses and the premium ones have been increased contrast, ...
I was reading this answer where it mentions, "..it's a lens that can lose sharpness as it ages.." and was wondering if this is true and if yes, true for all lenses. Reasons as to why this happens and ...
When looking at various lenses you will see the camera manufacturer lenses made by the camera manufacturer. Then you will see other 3rd party lenses (Tamron, Sigma, etc). Does it pay to get the ...
Today, I ended up in a site showing famous people faces in a very first plane. I just got impressed by the quality those photos had. What do you think are the factors you have to tweak to reach that ...
I've read that you can examine a lens for scratches and defects by holding the aperture ring at its lowest setting and shining a flashlight through the lens. When I do this, however, a lot of stuff ...
Everyone hears something about chromatic aberration but are there any other types? What causes them?
I have seen these 2 lenses being suggested by many people across the site as general purpose zooms and an upgrade to the typical 18-55mm kit lenses. The price difference seems to be around $200 (~INR ...