8 Shooting with Interchangeable Lenses

John Devcic and the Videomaker Editors

Wouldn’t it be great if you could get one lens that did everything? One lens that can zoom into a subject from far away, one lens to take those great wide-angle shots, one lens that would make shooting so much easier?

Although there are all-in-one lenses that cover zoom-to-wide angle, unfortunately there’s no single lens that covers the whole range well, from wide-angle to telephoto. Thanks to HDSLRs, you can now have the ability to swap out that ordinary lens for a wide-angle or telephoto lens. However, shooting with interchangeable lenses can be daunting and the variety of lenses available can be overwhelming. This feature looks at shooting with the different types ...

Get The Videomaker Guide to Video Production, 5th Edition now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience books, live events, courses curated by job role, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 top publishers.