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Camera Lens Fundamentals

by Phill Monson

Photography is an exciting hobby and profession, though it can be frustrating trying to figure out the best lens for the job. This course will help you better understand camera lenses and their use cases.

What you'll learn

Have you ever been frustrated with your photography not getting the right look, or wondered what lens you should be using? If so, Camera Lense Fundamentals is the perfect course for you because you will learn what lens to use for different situations allowing you to take your photos to the next level. First, you will break down the basics of lens functionality and components. Next, you will explore specific examples of how a lens effects an image from wide angle to specialty lenses. Finally, you will get an in-depth review of specific lenses so you can make the best choice for your needs. When you're finished with this camera lens course, you will not only understand how different lenses effect an image, but also how to dramatically improve your photographic vision in the future.

About the author

Having started a love of photography shortly after graduating college in 2007 with an entry-level camera and a three-week trip to Europe, Phill discovered the incredible Desert Southwest, and has dedicated the last decade to capturing this diverse landscape. He regularly presents to small and large groups discussing landscape and astro-landscape photography techniques, and is well known in the landscape photography arena of the new digital age. Phill lives near Salt Lake City, UT with his wife a... more

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