There are lenses that are specialized and lenses that do it all - and both have their place. In this presentation, we look at great "everyday" lenses that offer versatility by adjusting to a dizzying array of focal lengths. Find yours!
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The Best “Everyday” Lens for Your DSLR
Most lenses are pretty specialized. You have your fixed
focal length lenses, your macro lenses and your zoom
Then you have your standard, everyday workhorses. These
are lenses that give huge bang for your buck by offering
a range of focal lengths in a high-quality package.
Which lenses set the standard for your camera?
Nikon’s Everyday Lenses
Nikon’s 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G Nikkor Zoom Lens offers
incredible flexibility at an affordable
price. Shoot from 18 mm to 140 mm
with stunning clarity.
Looking for a pro-level lens? Check
out Nikon’s 24-70mm f/2.8 Nikkor Zoom Lens.
Canon’s Everyday Lenses
Canon’s consumer standard doesn’t have quite the range
of the Nikkor lens, but the Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6
Zoom is still a nice piece of glass.
For pros, we suggest the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8 Zoom,
a durable – and beautiful – high-performance lens.
Sony’s Everyday Lenses
While more expensive than Nikon’s and Canon’s standard
consumer lenses, the Sony Alpha 16-50mm f/2.8 Zoom
Lens has a wider aperture than most consumer
standards – a bonus if you’re doing a lot of shooting in
Pros should go with the Sony Alpha 24-70mm f/2.8 Zoom
with Carl Zeiss glass.
Tamron’s Everyday Lens
We’d be remiss if we didn’t also mention Tamron’s allseeing 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Macro Zoom lens. Available for
Nikon, Sony and Canon DSLRs, this lens does it all – and
in a dizzying array of focal lengths.
Buying one? Make sure you get the
right lens for your camera.
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