The Secret Life of Lenses

written by: Roger Cicala

We all use lenses every day. But most of us don’t really know much about them. In fact, most of us don’t even know what it is we don’t know. Here are a few facts that you may find interesting, useful, or amusing. They probably won’t make you a better photographer, but may help you avoid some bad shots or other frustrations. Wide-Aperture Lenses May Have Focus Shift A lot of you already know this one, but if you don’t, read on! Wide-aperture lenses, particularly prime lenses of f/1.4 or f/1.8 may focus very accurately wide open, but if you Read more »