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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)
Canon EF TS-E 17mm f/4 L Canon EF TS-E 17mm f/4 L
Tamron AF 28-300mm f/3,5-6,3 XR Di VC Tamron AF 28-300mm f/3,5-6,3 XR Di VC
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM
Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3,5-5,6 IS II Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3,5-5,6 IS II
School
Our articles will educate you (see all)
A lens is born
Protect your lens with a filter
See pictures taken with a certain aperture value
See pictures taken with a certain focal length

Lenses for Nikon
Here are a few popular alternatives (see all)
Tokina AT-X Pro 16-50mm f/2,8 DX Tokina AT-X Pro 16-50mm f/2,8 DX
Nikon AF-S 300mm f/2,8 G IF-ED VR II Nikon AF-S 300mm f/2,8 G IF-ED VR II
Tokina AT-X M 100mm f/2,8 AF PRO D Macro Tokina AT-X M 100mm f/2,8 AF PRO D Macro
Tokina AT-X Pro 12-24mm f/4 DX II Tokina AT-X Pro 12-24mm f/4 DX II
See lenses for your camera
Below you will find some models (see all)
Nikon D2Xs
Canon EOS 7D
Nikon Df
Nikon D3s

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
Nikon AF-S DX 18-300mm f/3,5-5,6 G ED VR

Nikon AF-S DX 18-300mm f/3,5-5,6 G ED VR
Sigma EX 200-500mm f/2,8 APO HSM DG

Sigma EX 200-500mm f/2,8 APO HSM DG
Sigma EX 50-500mm f/4-6,3 DG APO OS HSM

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

Recently visited lenses
Sigma EX 135-400mm f/4,5-5,6 DG APO

Sigma EX 135-400mm f/4,5-5,6 DG APO
Nikon AF 14mm f/2,8 D ED

Nikon AF 14mm f/2,8 D ED
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3,5-5,6 IS STM

Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3,5-5,6 IS STM

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Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100
Canon EOS 1000D

Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D