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The Best of The Digital Photography Book Series: The step-by-step secrets for how to make your photos look like the pros’! by Scott Kelby

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Chapter Two. The Truth About Lenses

Which Lens to Use, When, and Why

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SHUTTER SPEED: 2.5SEC F-STOP: F/8 ISO: 100 FOCAL LENGTH: 31MM | PHOTOGRAPHER: SCOTT KELBY

One of the questions I get asked most is, “Which lens should I buy next?” Of course, I have to ask a question of my own before I can answer that question, and that is, “How stable is your marriage?” I ask that because if you have a really stable marriage—one that’s based on trust, caring, compassion, and a healthy fear of handguns—it’s entirely possible that it can endure having one of you become a serious photographer. Otherwise, I refuse to answer the lens question, because having a ...

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