Buying new lenses: 7 questions to ask yourself and key features explained

Buying new lenses: 7 questions to ask yourself and key features explained

Your lens markings explained

Our second cheat sheet aims to break through some of the jargon that comes with buying new lenses.

If you’re new to photography and buying lenses for the first time, you may have noticed many strange acronyms and markings across the optics you’ve been considering.

Our infographic below explains what some of the common lens markings mean, and which apply to specific brands.

As always with our cheat sheets, click on the infographic to expand the file.

Your lens markings explained

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