Mastering Lenses: A Photographer’s Guide to Creating Beautiful Photos With Any Lens is written for everybody who wants to learn how to use their lenses to create better photos.
Buying a new lens can be one of the most difficult choices you make as a photographer. How do you know which lenses are a good buy if you can’t try them out beforehand? Why do some lenses cost so much and others so little? Should you buy a zoom lens or a prime? Is that superzoom a good a deal as it seems?
Lens choice is one of the most important aesthetic decisions that we make as photographers. We all need to learn to how to get the best out of the lenses that we already own. As you get to know your lenses, and understand the effect of focal length and aperture on the aesthetics of the photo, you will learn how to use them to create dramatic, eye-catching images. Mastering Lenses shows you how even a humble kit lens can create beautiful landscapes, portraits, close-up and travel photos.
Then there is the decision about which lens (or lenses) to buy next. Whether your budget is $100 or $10,000 there is a lens for you – this book helps you make wise buying decisions. Most importantly, it shows you how to build a good lens collection without spending lots of money.
Mastering Lenses is written for you.
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Title: Mastering Lenses: A Photographer’s Guide to Creating Beautiful Photos With Any Lens
Length: 151 double page spreads
Words: approx 38,000
Format: PDF. You can view Mastering Lenses using free Adobe reader software on any PC or tablet. You can also read Mastering Composition on the iPad using iBooks – it has been optimised for iPad viewing.
Why your kit lens is better than you think
Kit lens image gallery
Angle-of-view and crop factor
Getting creative with wide-angle lenses
Jasmine the weaver
Aperture and prime lenses
Where aperture comes from
Short telephoto lenses
Todd the flute maker
The best lens for travel photography
Teleconverters and extenders
Image Stabilizers and camera shake
How to focus accurately
Autofocus in SLR cameras
Autofocus in mirrorless cameras
Landscape photography and hyperfocal distance
Lens corrections in software
Lens buying guide
The six types of lens you can buy
How to buy a lens
Which three lenses do you need for photography?
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