Zoom vs. Prime Lenses

Overview A standard Canon 18-55mm Zoom lens     A standard Canon 50mm Prime Lens   So what’s the difference? Zoom lenses are lenses that have a variable focal length and have a movable barrel that can allow you to achieve these different lengths. However, prime lenses are strictly the…

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DSLR vs. Mirrorless Camera

Overview The biggest difference between the two cameras is one has an optical viewfinder and one doesn’t. What does that mean? Ok, so let’s start with some definitions and pictures Here’s your standard Canon T5i DSLR Here’s a standard Sony a6500 Mirrorless Here’s them next to eachother   DSLR stands…

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What is a UV Filter?

Overview Well, its not REALLY a UV filter, and I hate to say it… First, here’s what it looks like. This is a Canon UV filter photo borrowed from B&H Photo. What we know today as a UV Filter is a translucent or partly translucent glass circle that was used…

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