So much glass, so little time.

Is it possible there is one photographer out there using a complete set of Canon lenses? I doubt it (although I have been wrong, on rare occasions). Lenses, to me, are like shirts, and while I have shirts for a wide range of social events, I don’t own every shirt available, just those that fit my lifestyle.

Canon makes so many different lenses that it’s possible for photographers of every skill level to purchase what’s necessary to get their jobs done well while keeping an eye on cost vs. benefits. A studio photographer specializing in portraiture may desire a 400 mm f2.8 telephoto, for example, but the lens ...

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