Know Your Numbers and Letters: Lens Explanations

lens numbers

For those of you who are new to the world of lenses, or have just recently started wearing them, it can be tough to know exactly what all the numbers and letters mean. There are so many different types of lenses that offer a variety of benefits depending on your needs. Whether you need glasses for reading, sport activities, or something in between- there’s a lens type for you! In this blog post, we’ll break down some common lens types and their meanings.

lens numbers

F Numbers Mean Aperture

Focal Length and F number both represent an Aperture setting. This is the amount of light that gets into your camera to expose on your sensor or film, respectively. The lower the F-stop (or f/number) will be more “light sensitive.” this means you can shoot in dimly lit areas like indoors without a flash with less graininess than if you were shooting … Read the rest

Understanding Lens Distortion

Have you ever taken a photo and noticed that the edges of the photo are curved? This is called lens distortion. Lens distortion occurs when an image passes through a camera lens, which has been magnified to fit onto your digital sensor or film. In order to take photos with as little lens distortion as possible, photographers should use lenses designed for their type of photography. The following article will help you understand more about this phenomenon so that you can take better pictures!

lens distortion

1. What is lens distortion and what does it look like

Lens distortion is a type of optical illusion that can affect photos shot with a camera. It appears as if the photo is either stretched out or compressed, and it’s often found in images with wide angles.

Lens distortion can be caused by many factors, but one of the most common ones is image sensor … Read the rest