Category: Canon Lens Lineup

Canon’s Macro lens lineup

Canon’s Macro lens lineup

Macro lenses vary according to focal length and for the magnification level they can reach; for example, my favorite is the Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro Photo, a dedicated macro lens that can shoot up to five times life-size (1:1) (see 6-24). This means if you adjust it to its maximum macro magnification level [...]

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Canon’s Wide-angle lens lineup

Canon’s Wide-angle lens lineup

Not all 14mm or 15mm lenses are considered fisheye; this term refers more specifically to the angle of view (which is 180 degrees on the Canon 15mm fisheye, for example). Fisheye lenses are distinctive in that the lens looks like a bubble, and they tend to distort the image far more visibly (technically known as [...]

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Canon’s Normal lens lineup

Canon’s Normal lens lineup

Canon offers a very diverse set of normal lenses that you can get in prime and zoom models. Many zoom lenses that extend well into the telephoto range also have normal focal lengths, such as the EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM. However, many photographers feel that the wider the focal range of a zoom, the [...]

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Canon’s Telephoto lens lineup

Canon’s Telephoto lens lineup

Including medium telephoto, telephoto, tele-photo zoom, and super-telephoto, Canon offers telephoto lenses for virtually any photographic application where you need to get closer to your subject without moving. Figure 6-22, taken at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games, was shot with a telephoto lens; the athlete, USA’s Mariel Zagunis, had no idea I was taking the [...]

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