When would you use a 300mm lens?

Most lenses with a focal length of more than 200mm are commonly used for shooting sports and wildlife. A long telephoto lens -- in conjunction with a large aperture -- also ha (MORE)
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What lens can you use on the Canon AE-1 camera?

The Canon AE-1 camera uses FD mount lenses. Canon made FD mount cameras and lenses from 1971 through 1987. FD lenses are manually focused.. FD lenses are no longer being manu (MORE)
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Will any Canon lens fit any Canon camera?

No. The three primary types of Canon lens, and some commentary on compatibility, are below. . Canon FD and FL lenses: These are all manual-focus lenses for manual-focus ca (MORE)
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What is the best canon zoom camera lens?

The Canon EF 70-300mm DO IS USM Lens is (arguably) the best Canon EF lens available. It has a focal length of 70-300mm which is excellent for sports and wildlife photography. (MORE)
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What is the best Canon camera lens?

Really broad question... What are you shooting? Portraits? Wildlife? Sports? Each question has a different answer. Having said that, my favorite canon lens is the 70-200mm (MORE)
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How do you know if a Canon lens is an EF lens?

An EF (Electro-Focus) lens will have a marking on the barrel that designates its brand, lens type, focal length, aperture and miscellaneous features. An example: Canon Lens (MORE)
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Can you buy a Canon camera lens by itself?

Yes you can. They actually sell them separately at any local store where they sell cameras. They come in a variety depending on what kind of lens you want. From far distance s (MORE)