One lens that most photographers seek out, whether they shoot real estate or landscapes, is a wide angle lens. In this small book, part of the Little Books on Lenses series, you will learn about lens distortion, perspective distortion, framing subjects at wide angles, how sensor size affects angle of view, and much more. For photographers looking to expand beyond their first two kit lenses, this book offers an introduction.
To achieve the up-close images that photographers strive for in macro imagery, they need macro lenses. But what are they, what are their characteristics, and how do they operate? In this small book, part of the Little Books on Lenses series, you will learn about the macro ratio, minimum focusing distance, focus limiters, and shooting techniques to improve your workflow when photographing the very small and the very close. Getting the most out of your macro lens is easy with this short and simple guide.
The most common second lens that photographers own is the telephoto lens. In this small book, part of the Little Books on Lenses series, you will learn about how to think of focal length, how to blur background with them, what features they might have, techniques for shooting subjects at distance with them, and more. For photographers just learning about about how lenses operate, this book will help you get the most out of your telephoto lens.
In recent years prime lenses have gained in popularity, especially as photographers learn that this variety of lens offers improved image quality and light gathering. But what makes them so special? In this small book, part of the Little Books on Lenses series, you will learn about why prime lenses provide such good image quality, why they do so at smaller weight and cost and with greater longevity, and how to think about focal length and angle of view. For anyone looking to expand his or her understanding of lenses and optics, this is a great introduction.