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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.
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Canon EF 24-105mm F/3.5-5.6 IS STM
Lens - for digital SLR cameras, full-frame, APS-C, Canon EF-mount, 77mm filter diameter, stabilisation, STM motor

€450.56

excl.VAT €372.36

In stock 1 pcs
Order Code: OC306c
Deluxe Range
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L IS USM Macro
Lens - for digital SLR, Fullframe, Canon EF lens mount, Filter Diameter 67mm, stabilizer, USM motor

€1,011.29

excl.VAT €835.78

In stock 1 pcs
Order Code: OC221c
Premium Range
Canon EF 70-300mm F4.0-5.6l IS USM
Lens - for digital SLR cameras, full-frame, APS-C, Canon EF-mount, 67mm filter diameter, USM motor, image stabilisation

€1,458.32

excl.VAT €1,205.22

In stock 1 pcs
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AF Fisheye-Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D
Lens - fisheye lens for Nikon Digital SLR Cameras

€862.28
excl.VAT €712.63

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NIKKOR 35mm F1.8 AF-S DX
Lens - for digital SLR, APS-C, Nikon F mount, 52mm filter diameter, AF-S motor, equivalent to a focal length of 53mm in full frame format

€227

excl.VAT €187.60

In stock > 5 pcs
Order Code: OI363d
85 mm F1.4G NIKKOR AF-S
Lens - Nikon Digital SLR

€1,772.02
excl.VAT €1,464.48

In stock 1 pcs
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NIKKOR 24-85mm F/3.5-4.5G ED VR AF-S
Lens - for digital SLR cameras, full-frame and APS-C, Nikon F-mount, filter diameter 72mm, image stabilisation, AF-S motor

€568.19

excl.VAT €469.58

In stock 2 pcs
Order Code: OI378d3
NIKKOR 24-120mm F4G AF-S VR ED
Lens - Digital SLR cameras

€1,234.81

excl.VAT €1,020.50

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NIKKOR 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 G AF-DX P
Lens - for digital SLR cameras, APS-C, Nikon F-mount, filter diameter 55mm, AF-P motor, 27-83mm equivalent to full-frame

€183.87

excl.VAT €151.96

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NIKKOR 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR
Lens - for Nikon digital SLR cameras, filter diameter 72mm, APS-C, Nikon F-mount, image stabilisation, 24-120mm equivalent to fullframe (35mm film)

€1,136.77

excl.VAT €939.48

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SIGMA 35mm F1.4 DG HSM ART for Canon
Lens - filter diameter: 67mm

€862.28

excl.VAT €712.63

In stock 2 pcs
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SIGMA 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM for Canon ART
Lens - for DSLRs, APS-C, Canon EF mount, filter diameter 72mm, HSM motor, equivalent to 29-56mm on a full-frame camera

€842.68

excl.VAT €696.43

In stock 4 pcs
Order Code: OT375c
€1,756.33

excl.VAT €1,451.51

In stock 1 pcs
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Canon EF-M 55-200mm F4.5 - 6.3 IS STM
Lens - for Digital EOS-M, 52mm filter

€313.31

excl.VAT €258.93

In stock 1 pcs
Order Code: OC39
Kenko 1.4x MC5 PRO 300 DGX Nikon AF
Teleconverter - Nikon F bayonet

Kenko 1.4x MC5 PRO 300 DGX Nikon AF - Teleconverter
-42%
€126.73
-42% €217.28
excl.VAT €104.74

Special Offer
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Canon EF 14mm F2.8 L II USM
Lens - for digital SLR cameras, 94 mm diameter filter

€2,277.86

excl.VAT €1,882.53

Special Offer
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Order Code: OC201
Canon EF 24mm F1.4 L II USM
Lens - for DSLR cameras, 77mm filter

Canon EF 24mm F1.4 L II USM - Lens
-1%
€1,513.21
-1% €1,531.26
excl.VAT €1,250.59

In stock 2 pcs
Order Code: OC204
Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM
Lens - for digital cameras, full-frame, APS-C, Canon EF and EF-S-mount, 58mm filter diameter, image stabilisation, USM motor

€548.59
excl.VAT €453.38

In stock 1 pcs
Order Code: OC205b
Canon EF 28mm F2.8 IS USM
Lens - for digital SLR cameras, both Fullframe and APS-C, a Canon EF and EF-S mount, filter diameter 58mm, stabilisation, a USM motor

€517.21

excl.VAT €427.45

In stock 1 pcs
Order Code: OC207b
Canon EF 35mm F1.4 L II USM
Lens - for digital SLRs, Full frame i APS-C, bajonet Canon EF, an EF-S, 72mm filter diameter

Canon EF 35mm F1.4 L II USM - Lens
-4%
€1,964.16

-4% €2,054.86
excl.VAT €1,623.27

In stock 1 pcs
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Canon EF 40 mm F2.8 STM
Lens - For digital cameras, 52mm diameter filter

Canon EF 40 mm F2.8 STM - Lens
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€196.02

-5% €206.23
excl.VAT €162

Special Offer
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Canon EF 50mm F1.2 USM
Camera Lens - Digital cameras, 72 mm diameter filter

€1,568.11

excl.VAT €1,295.96

In stock 3 pcs
Order Code: OC212
Canon EF 50mm F1.4 USM
Lens - for Canon Digital SLR camera lens, Fullframe, Canon EF bayonet, 58 mm diameter filter, USM motor

€391.69

excl.VAT €323.71

In stock 3 pcs
Order Code: OC213
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM + Polaroid UV Filter
Lens - for Digital SLRs, Fullframe, Canon EF bayonet, 49mm filter diameter , STM motor + Polaroid UV filter

€133.28
excl.VAT €110.15

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Order Code: OC215ab1
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Lenses

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.

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