Questions tagged [lenses]

A camera lens (also known as photographic lens or photographic objective) is an optical lens or assembly of lenses used in conjunction with a camera body and mechanism to make images of objects either on photographic film or on other media capable of storing an image chemically or electronically.

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Advice for using FD lenses?

I’m interested in using old FD lenses for filming. Has anyone got any experience with this? What camera did you use? What adapter? Did it work? Were there any issues with focal length, cropping, or ...
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Smooth aperture transition on Canon lenses, are they an advertised feature?

When shooting in video mode using Canon lenses on Canon bodies, when the aperture changes the blades may or may not make a sound. Newer lenses have gradual, silent aperture transitions. Older lenses ...
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Should I expect worse video quality with GoPro using lens protectors?

Will the video quality be noticeable worse with tempered glass lens protectors on GoPro ? if so, is it better to use housing for protecting the lens and display? Thank you
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How to extend my hot/cold shoe mount?

I have a Canon XA-10 camcorder that I am trying to fit a 58mm Opteka Fisheye to. The lens and all fits fine, except for the fact that the built-in handle on my XA-10 stops me from actually mounting ...