If your fairly new to using a DSLR then the numbers on the front and sides of the camera lens can be a bit confusing. It doesn’t have to be. we will explain to you what each set of numbers does or represents,and how this is important to you the amateur photographer, both for buying and using the lens.
As a photographer and a NASCAR fan, I found it interesting that there were dozens of articles telling you what gear you must have to shoot a NASCAR race. But all of them had one thing in common, they expected you to spend a ton of cash for an extremely fast lens. This isn’t in my budget, and I venture to say not in most of my readers budgets. So I set out to see what more affordable and kit lenses would do at a NASCAR event.
I hear a lot of talk about the woes of buying used lenses for your Digital SLR Camera. Discussion concerning wear, fungus, scratches and more. While this is a risk when you buy a used lens, there are some things you can do to minimize the risk of getting the bad lens, and maybe picking up a gem for a fraction of the cost of new. So lets explore some things you can do to get a used lens you will love.