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Canon EOS 6D: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Colby Brown

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Lenses and Focal Lengths

When it comes to camera equipment, most photographers will tell you that the most important thing they own is their lens, or “glass,” in photographer-speak. While your camera plays a large role in capturing images, it is through the lens that light travels onto a sensor in your camera. Most photographers even go so far as to spend most of their money on high-quality lenses before they think about upgrading their camera. After all, one can usually use a lens on a variety of camera bodies, and lenses play a huge factor in the overall quality of an image.

The 6D is a digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) camera. It uses lenses for a variety of tasks, from focusing on a subject to metering a scene to delivering and focusing the ...

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