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DAVID BUSCH’S NIKON® D800/D800E GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY by David D. Busch

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7Working with Lenses

In most of my previous Nikon books, I included discussions of the essentials of choosing lenses in the same chapter as more advanced topics and specific recommendations. For this Nikon D800 book, however, I’ve moved most of the basics, such as discussions of the kinds of effects you can expect from various focal lengths and zoom ranges, to my Part VI “bonus” section. If you need some background on lenses and their use, jump there. This chapter is aimed at those with more experience with optics, and Nikon lenses in particular.

In June, 2012, Nikon announced the production of its 70 millionth Nikkor lens. However, as a D800/D800E owner, you probably will be happy owning just a dozen or two of the available optics. With the ...

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