If you recently got a new Canon Rebel DSLR or you have been using one for a while now and have not learned all the ins and outs of the system, that’s ok. There is a lot to learn and it can take years to master it all.
This rundown of the acronyms, symbols and designations appearing on your cameras and lenses will help you better understand what they mean and give you some insight in what to look for in your next lens. Additionally, we break down the different categories of compatible lenses and list the current offerings below. [Read more…]
The Canon Digital Rebel Series has been around since 2003 and has been the most popular DSLR over the past decade. Before the Digital Rebel, the Canon Rebel brand was already very strong with several film cameras a part of the product line. There are so many lenses in Canon’s product line. And then, when you consider all the lenses offered by third party manufacturers like Sigma, Tamron and Tokina, knowing which lens to purchase can get confusing.
My goal is to identify the lenses that meet your needs and wants, while keeping them in a budget range to match the camera that you use. [Read more…]
B&H just released a nice, short video covering four types of lens attachments available for smartphone cameras. In the video above, B&H Photo’s Allen Weitz covers the various features and attachment options of the following lenses:
Canon has crossed the 100 million unit mark on EF lens produced since it first launched the Canon EOS-series of SLR cameras in 1987. The milestone was reached with production on April 22, 2014 of the Company’s 100-millionth EF-series interchangeable lens for EOS cameras*-an EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4X.
This comes less than a year after Canon announced production totals of 90 million EF lenses in May 2013. The company has been producing lenses at a pace of a little more than 10 million lenses per year since 2008. [Read more…]