Lenses

0

Unleash the full potential of your camera with the right lens.

Continue

Focal length determines the angle of view. Lenses are divided into two groups based on focal length – fixed focus and zoom.

 

Fixed focus lenses are suitable for specific areas of photography, and possess better lens speed and picture quality.

Zoom lenses are more versatile and flexible in their use.

 

Focal length is important in determining the use of various lens types.

 

  • 8 – 14 mm lenses (fisheye) produce wide-angle pictures. Their main characteristic is perspective distortion.
  • 15 – 24 mm lenses (ultra wide-angle) are suitable for landscape, interior, and architecture shots. Perspective distortion is mostly eliminated compared to fisheye lenses.
  • 25 – 34 mm lenses (wide-angle) are suitable for photojournalism, as well as interior and landscape photography.
  • 50 mm lenses (human eye perspective) are comparable to the human eye in angle of view. These lenses are considered "the base". They are suitable for photojournalism and portraits.
  • 35 – 100 mm lenses (medium) are similar to the human eye in perspective. They are used for everyday situations and portraits.
  • 100 – 300 mm lenses (telephoto) are suitable for portraits, photojournalism, and landscapes. With quick focus, they work well in sports photography.
  • over 300 mm lenses (super telephoto) are used mainly to shoot sports and wild animals.

Lens speed

Determines how much light the lens lets through.

  • The higher the lens speed, the more light the lens is able to let through at any given moment. This greatly influences shutter speed. Reasonably low shutter speeds are desirable.
  • Insufficient lens speed can lead to longer exposure time, which results in shaking (the photographer cannot hold the camera in the same position during exposure) and movement blur (the photographed object can move during exposure).
  • Lens speed is also important for depth of field (the ability of the lens to blur the background behind the photographed object).

Lens speed is a key factor in determining the purpose of a lens.

  • F/1.8 and lower is suitable for potraits, where low depth of field is required. Low speeds are attainable mainly with fixed focus lenses.
  • Speeds around f/2.8 are attainable with zoom lenses. It is suitable for photojournalism and sports photography.
  • High f-numbers (like f/16) find their use in landscape and architecture photography. The entire picture should be sharp, unlike a portrait.

Other

  • Stabilisation – certain lenses provide image stabilisation, limiting bluriness caused by shaking hands. Stabilisation is important in photojournalism and portrait photography.
  • Focusing – fast and accurate focus is important, especially in sports photography. While focusing, the lens is relying either on a motor inside the DSLR, or on its own ultrasonic motor, which is usually faster.
  • Minimum focus distance – a key factor, especially for capturing details (macro photography).
  • It is important to differentiate between APS and Full frame cameras.
Was this information useful?
This form is for collecting Feedback Only. If you have any other inquiries, please our Customer Care team here.
Is something missing or displayed incorrectly? Let us know your suggestions so we can improve the website and customer experience.

Best Deals

1.
Lens - Digital SLR (not for full frame 5D models, 1DS) Filter diameter 67 mm (+ Lens Hood EW-73C, lens cloth)
€258.85

2.
Lens Digital SLR
€536.67

3.
Lens F3.5-6.3, ekv.24-100mm, 212 g, filter diameter 52mm, for Olympus PEN + FREE Gift worth €9.22
-61%
€380.76
€147.78

More Bestsellers
123 ...
523 Results
Classic Range
TAMRON SP AF 70-300 mm f/4-5.6 Di for Nikon
Lens filter diameter: 62 mm, stable version
TAMRON SP AF 70-300 mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD telephoto one of quality using modern technologies LD (Low Dispersion) and XLD (Extra Low Dispersion) that...

€370.33 excl.VAT €306.06
Buy
Special Offer
In stock > 5 pcs
Order Code: OT320t2
Deluxe Range
Canon Macro Lens EF 100mm F2.8 L USM Macro
Lens -powerful macro lens for Canon Digital SLR, 67 mm diameter filter

Uniquely powerful macro lens L series professional digital SLR Canon. It has čtyřkrokovým hybrid stabilizer and so captures beautiful images in...

€955.19 excl.VAT €789.41
Buy
In stock > 5 pcs
Order Code: OC221c
Premium Range
Canon EF 70-300 mm F4.0-5.6 L IS USM
Lens Digital cameras, gray, 67 mm diameter filter
Lens Canon EF 70-300 mm f4-5.6 IS USM boasts advanced technology three-step image stabilizer. This is an ideal telephoto lens for shooting in low...

€1,473.71 excl.VAT €1,217.94
Buy
In stock 4 pcs
Order Code: OC215d1
Canon Precision Lens with variable focal length EF 24-105mm F4 USM LIS
Lens -Precision Lens with variable focal length for Canon Digital SLR cameras, 77 mm diameter filter

Precision lens with a variable focal length, designed for a broad range of Canon digital SLR cameras.The lens is equipped with optical image...

€1,070 excl.VAT €884.30
Buy
In stock 2 pcs
Order Code: OC306
SIGMA 35mm F1.4 DG HSM pro Canon
Lens filter diameter: 62 mm
Basic lens Sigma-known Japanese company is using its universal and suitable for portrait and reportage photography and photographing landscapes...

€814.44 excl.VAT €673.09
Buy
In stock 1 pcs
Order Code: OT359o
Canon EF 50mm F1.8 STM
Lens for digital SLR cameras, 49 mm diameter filters
This lightweight and compact lens is also a great introduction to the world pictures. Its main advantage is undoubtedly the price / performance...

€129.23 excl.VAT €106.80
Buy
In stock > 5 pcs
Order Code: OC215a
Canon EF-S 10-18 mm F4.5 - 5.6 IS STM-EW-73C
Lens - Digital SLR (not for full frame 5D models, 1DS) Filter diameter 67 mm (+ Lens Hood EW-73C, lens cloth)
Branded Canon lens suitable for all photographers seeking an affordable ultra wide lens and expect high quality photos taken. This model will...

€258.85 excl.VAT €213.93
Buy
In stock > 5 pcs
Order Code: OC32m2
Canon EF-S 24 mm f2.8 STM
Lens DSLR Canon
Lens Canon EF-S 24mm lens is the first of the "pancake" Canon. Its compact and lightweight design is ideal for documenting urban...

€166.25 excl.VAT €137.40
Buy
In stock 5 pcs
Order Code: OC321d
TAMRON AF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di for Nikon LD Macro 1:2
Lens filter diameter: 62 mm
Wide-zoom lens for Nikon SLR, which is characterized by a long focal and 300 mm auto focus . Innovative design and materials used bring a very...

TAMRON AF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di for Nikon LD Macro 1:2
-9%
-9% €142.44
€129.26 excl.VAT €106.83
Buy
In stock 5 pcs
Order Code: OT320n1
SIGMA 18-35 mm F1.8 DC HSM for Canon ART
Lens filter diameter: 72 mm
Lens SIGMA falling into a new product line ART is designed for digital cameras by Canon. The main emphasis is on optical performance and provides...

€721.85 excl.VAT €596.57
Buy
In stock 4 pcs
Order Code: OT375c
Canon EF-S 10-18 mm F4.5 - 5.6 IS STM
Lens Digital SLR (not for full frame 5D, 1DS), filter diameter 67 mm
Quality branded Canon lens, suitable for all photographers seeking an affordable ultra wide lens for general purposes and expect high quality...

€258.85 excl.VAT €213.93
Buy
In stock 4 pcs
Order Code: OC32m
Canon EF 85 mm F1.8 USM
Lens Digital cameras, 58 mm diameter filter
Excellent telephoto lens with a focal length of 85 mm designed for Canon digital SLR cameras. Using computer simulations, the lens is designed to...

€399.63 excl.VAT €330.27
Buy
In stock 4 pcs
Order Code: OC218
TAMRON AF 70-300 mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro for Canon 1:2
Lens filter diameter: 62 mm
Širokorozsahový ultra zoom lens with high focal lengths up to 300 mm autofocus lens designed for Canon digital SLR cameras.It is designed for SLR...

TAMRON AF 70-300 mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro for Canon 1:2
-7%
-7% €142.44
€132.97 excl.VAT €109.89
Buy
In stock > 5 pcs
Order Code: OT320c
Canon Digital Camera Lens EF 50 mm F1.4 USM
Lens - Canon Digital SLR camera lens, 58 mm diameter filter

The standard Canon lens with a focal length 50 mm excels in quality and accuracy. It is intended for users with a Canon digital SLR camera. The...

 Canon Digital Camera Lens EF 50 mm F1.4 USM
-9%
-9% €427.40
€388.52 excl.VAT €321.09
Buy
In stock > 5 pcs
Order Code: OC213
TAMRON AF 18-200 mm F / 3.5 to 6.3 Di II VC for Canon
Lens filter diameter: 62 mm
Universal lens with extra-wide range and focal length of 18-200 mm designed for digital SLR cameras from Canon. Innovative design and materials...

€258.85 excl.VAT €213.93
Buy
In stock > 5 pcs
Order Code: OT306a
50 mm F1.8G NIKKOR AF-S
Lens Nikon Digital SLR
Lightweight and compact 50 mm standard lens. The lens has a fast maximum aperture of f/1.8, which is ideal for low light or in case you need small...

€240.33 excl.VAT €198.62
Buy
In stock 1 pcs
Order Code: OI363g2
TAMRON SP AF 70-300 mm f/4-5.6 Di for Canon
Lens filter diameter: 62 mm, stable version
TAMRON SP AF 70-300 mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD telephoto one of quality using modern technologies LD (Low Dispersion) and XLD (Extra Low Dispersion) that...

€407.03 excl.VAT €336.39
Buy
In stock > 5 pcs
Order Code: OT320t
TAMRON AF 18-270 mm F / 3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD-for Nikon
Lens filter diameter: 62 mm
The lens is a wide range of digital SLR cameras equipped with highly effective optical image stabilizer VC (Vibration Compensation) that...

TAMRON AF 18-270 mm F / 3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD-for Nikon
-6%
-6% €391.77
€369.96 excl.VAT €305.75
Buy
Special Offer
In stock 1 pcs
Order Code: OT327c2
Canon EF-S 18-135 mm F3.5 - 5.6 IS STM-EW-73B
Lens Digital SLR (not for full frame 5D models, 1DS) Filter diameter 67 mm (+ Lens Hood EW-73B lens cloth)
Quality branded Canon lens, suitable for photographers who need an affordable and versatile lens for general purposes to expect a high quality of...

€462.59 excl.VAT €382.31
Buy
In stock > 5 pcs
Order Code: OC325c4
M. ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-50 mm black
Lens F3.5-6.3, ekv.24-100mm, 212 g, filter diameter 52mm, for Olympus PEN

M.ZUIKO Digital ED 12-50 mm is a good zoom lens Camera Olympus PEN series that will surely be appreciated by every photographer, whether amateur...

+ FREE Lens Brush hama

 M. ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-50 mm black
-61%
-61% €380.76
€147.78 excl.VAT €122.13
Buy
Special Offer
In stock > 5 pcs
Order Code: OL410c4
Sigma 85 mm F1.4 DG HSM for Nikon Art
Lens
Bright lens medium appreciate the focus when shooting portraits in various...

€1,147.78 excl.VAT €948.58
Buy
In stock 1 pcs
Order Code: OT359s4
21 More... Top
123 ...
 

Lenses

New Arrivals

Lenses

The lens is perhaps the most important component of any digital camera. Lenses consist of a lens unit, which uses a the light sensor to focus on objects. Unlike compact cameras, digital SLRs allow you to use interchangeable lenses. They can select the lens according to the specific conditions during shooting.

Choosing a new lens can be complicated, especially when selecting the right aperture and focal length, which determines angle, image stabilisation and focus speed. Lenses are divided into categories, including zoom lenses, fixed focus lenses and specialised lenses. You can also increase lens performance by using special UV filters and other accessories.

Was this information useful?
This form is for collecting Feedback Only. If you have any other inquiries, please our Customer Care team here.
Is something missing or displayed incorrectly? Let us know your suggestions so we can improve the website and customer experience.

Enter product name

Note (link, Part number etc.):


My Alza Log In Shipping & Payment About Us
Ship/Lang:
Europe
WEB12