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Lens Choice
by Jo Brown - Thursday, 15 January 2015, 8:35 PM

Hi, I'm currently working on Photo Projects 2 and 3. I recently got a new lens for my camera (Nikkor 35mm 1:1.8G) and I was wondering if it's okay for me to use that for the projects?


(I know an aperture is suggested for project 3, and project 2 requests a wide angle but I'm not that good with all the terminology yet!)

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Re: Lens Choice
by David Eales - Friday, 16 January 2015, 8:58 AM

Hi Jo,

Great to see you have a new lens and like all new lenses the more you use it the more you will understand its capabilities.

Certainly for project 2 it will be an excellent choice of lens. You could use it on project 3 if your DSLR camera is not a "full frame" camera, however don't get weighed down with technical stuff in the early projects. If you are unsure if your camera is a "full frame" camera or not, then if you have a 50mm lens that would be a good choice.

Let me know if you need anymore advice, good luck.