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To get the most out of our content and also being able to choose the right lens for your purposes, it is good to have read through the following articles.
 
Different type of lenses
Wide Angle Lenses
Wide Angle Lenses with Fisheye-character
Normal Lens
Macro Lens
Superzoom Lens
Telephoto Lenses
Tilt Shift Lenses
 
Construction
A lens is born
The anatomy of a camera lens
 
The aperture
The aperture (general information)
Bländarens påverkan på slutartiden
How the aperture value can effect the depth of field
Varierande bländartal vid zoom
Pictures taken with aperture value f/
  f/1,2
f/1,4
f/1,8
f/2
f/2,8
f/3,2
f/3,5
f/4
f/4,5
f/5
f/5,6
f/6,3
f/7,1
f/8
f/9
f/10
f/11
f/13
f/16
f/20
f/22
 
Focal Length
Brännviddens påverkan på avbildat motiv
Focal length and field of view
Val av kamera kan påverka brännvidden
See pictures taken with a certain focal length
10 mm
12 mm
14 mm
15 mm
16 mm
17 mm
18 mm
20 mm
24 mm
28 mm
35 mm
45 mm
50 mm
60 mm
70 mm
80 mm
90 mm
100 mm
105 mm
120 mm
135 mm
150 mm
180 mm
200 mm
250 mm
300 mm
400 mm
500 mm
600 mm
800 mm
 
Auto focus
The importance of having an autofocus motor in either camera or lens
 
Image Stabilizer
See article
 
Compability
See if a camera and a lens can be combined
 
Filter
See article
 
Lens Hood
See article
 
Weight
See article
 
Tripod Mount
See article
 
Taking care of the lens
Cleaning your lens
 
General buying advice
Köpa nytt eller begagnat?
Where should you buy your lens?
 
Dictionary
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Top list
Our four most popular lenses (see all)
Tamron AF SP 70-300mm f/4-5,6 Di VC USD Tamron AF SP 70-300mm f/4-5,6 Di VC USD
Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5,6 IS II Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5,6 IS II
Nikon AF-S DX 35mm f/1,8 G Nikon AF-S DX 35mm f/1,8 G
Tamron AF 18-270mm f/3,5-6,3 Di II VC PZD Tamron AF 18-270mm f/3,5-6,3 Di II VC PZD
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Lenses for Canon
Here are a few popular alternatives (see all)
Tamron SP AF 28-75mm f/2,8 XR Di  Tamron SP AF 28-75mm f/2,8 XR Di
Canon EF 50mm f/1,2 L USM Canon EF 50mm f/1,2 L USM
Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5,6 DG APO Macro Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5,6 DG APO Macro
Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5,6 IS USM Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5,6 IS USM
School
Our articles will educate you (see all)
Buy a new or a used lens?
See pictures taken with a certain focal length
See pictures taken with a certain aperture value
Cleaning a lens

Lenses for Nikon
Here are a few popular alternatives (see all)
Tokina AT-X 16-28mm f/2,8 PRO FX Tokina AT-X 16-28mm f/2,8 PRO FX
Nikon AF-S 400mm f/2,8 D IF-ED II Nikon AF-S 400mm f/2,8 D IF-ED II
Tokina AT-X Pro 12-24mm f/4 AF DX Tokina AT-X Pro 12-24mm f/4 AF DX
Nikon AF 80-400mm f/4,5-5,6 D VR Nikon AF 80-400mm f/4,5-5,6 D VR
See lenses for your camera
Below you will find some models (see all)
Nikon D7000
Canon EOS 300D
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
Nikon D800

Newly added lenses
Nikon AF-S 400mm f/2,8 E FL ED VR

Nikon AF-S 400mm f/2,8 E FL ED VR
Nikon AF-S DX 18-55mm f/3,5-5,6 G VR II

Nikon AF-S DX 18-55mm f/3,5-5,6 G VR II
Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1,8 G SE (Special Edition)

Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1,8 G SE (Special Edition)

Three popular lenses to look at
Canon EF 16-35mm f/2,8 L USM

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2,8 L USM
Nikon AF-S 400mm f/2,8 D IF-ED II

Nikon AF-S 400mm f/2,8 D IF-ED II
Canon EF 400mm f/5,6 L USM

Canon EF 400mm f/5,6 L USM

Recently visited lenses
Nikon AF-S 400mm f/2,8 G ED VR

Nikon AF-S 400mm f/2,8 G ED VR
Sigma EX 30mm f/1,4 DC HSM

Sigma EX 30mm f/1,4 DC HSM
Canon EF 40mm f/2,8 STM

Canon EF 40mm f/2,8 STM

Recently visited cameras
Nikon D100

Nikon D100
Canon EOS 350D

Canon EOS 350D
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200





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