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Lens guideYou need to keep in mind below things while buying the Camera lens.
BrandNot all lenses can fit your camera. So make sure that you buy the lens that is compatible with your Camera.
Focal lengthCamera lens can be divided in 3 main types based on focal length.
- Wide angle lens – Short Focal length (less than 35mm) Fish eye lens is a kind of wide angle lens Wide angle lens – Short Focal length (less than 35mm) Fish eye lens is a kind of wide angle lens.
- Standard lens – Focal length between 35mm -70mm
- Telephoto lens – large Focal lenght (more than 70mm – wild life and sports)
ApertureAperture is another important factor. It is measured in f numbers. It is the opening through which light comes in the camera. Wider aperture (lower f-number) lenses allow you to take photos in low light conditions. But they are very costly.
FocusingWe should look if auto-focus or manual focus is provided in lens.
Image stabilizationWhen the camera shakes while shooting the video, image quality may degrade. So you may want to see lens provides the image stabilization feature.
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