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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
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
Nikon AF-S DX 35mm f/1,8 G Nikon AF-S DX 35mm f/1,8 G
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Lenses for Canon
Here are a few popular alternatives (see all)
Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3,5-5,6 IS STM Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3,5-5,6 IS STM
Tamron AF 70-200/2,8 LD IF Di Macro Tamron AF 70-200/2,8 LD IF Di Macro
Canon EF 24mm f/2,8 IS USM Canon EF 24mm f/2,8 IS USM
Sigma 18-250mm f/3,5-6,3 DC OS HSM Sigma 18-250mm f/3,5-6,3 DC OS HSM
School
Our articles will educate you (see all)
Importance of auto focus engine
Buy a new or a used lens?
Protect your lens with a filter
Tripod Mounts

Lenses for Nikon
Here are a few popular alternatives (see all)
Nikon PC-E 85mm f/2,8 D ED Nikon PC-E 85mm f/2,8 D ED
Nikon AF-S 80-400mm f/4,5-5,6 G ED VR Nikon AF-S 80-400mm f/4,5-5,6 G ED VR
Sigma EX 800mm f/5,6 HSM APO DG Sigma EX 800mm f/5,6 HSM APO DG
Sigma 18-200mm f/3,5-6,3 DC OS HSM Sigma 18-200mm f/3,5-6,3 DC OS HSM
See lenses for your camera
Below you will find some models (see all)
Nikon D5
Canon EOS 20D
Canon EOS 600D
Nikon D1H

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
Sigma EX 50-500mm f/4-6,3 DG APO OS HSM

Sigma EX 50-500mm f/4-6,3 DG APO OS HSM
Nikon AF-S DX 85mm f/3,5 G ED Micro VR

Nikon AF-S DX 85mm f/3,5 G ED Micro VR
Canon EF 400mm f/5,6 L USM

Canon EF 400mm f/5,6 L USM

Recently visited lenses
Canon EF 28mm f/2,8 IS USM

Canon EF 28mm f/2,8 IS USM
Sigma EX 50-150mm f/2,8 II DC APO HSM

Sigma EX 50-150mm f/2,8 II DC APO HSM
Nikon AF 85mm f/1,8 D

Nikon AF 85mm f/1,8 D

Recently visited cameras
Canon EOS 1100D

Canon EOS 1100D
Canon EOS 400D

Canon EOS 400D
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100
Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000





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