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What Does Fast SLR Camera Lenses Mean?

What Does Fast SLR Camera Lenses Mean? What does fast SLR camera lenses mean, and how do you know if you have one? What types of situations require a fast lens? Are you considering a new lens, but you’re not sure what to buy? Whether a lens is fast or not relates to how much light a lens can admit through the opening or closing of the overlapping lens blades, called a diaphragm. What is the advantage? What does this mean for you? Understanding the numbers on a lens is the first part. The second part is learning how to adjust the camera to take advantage of the light. In other words,...

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