Other Free Encyclopedias » Online Encyclopedia » Encyclopedia - Featured Articles » Featured Articles: Melissa And Doug Puzzle - What Are Melissa and Doug Puzzles? to Panasonic Mini Dv Camcorders - Panasonic Mini DV Camcorder Great Choice for Pro or Amateur

Nikon Digital Camera Lens - Tips for buying a Nikon digital camera lens

lenses purchase cameras mind

Nikon is one of the foremost manufacturers of digital cameras and lenses available for purchase today. Along with Canon, Nikon has established itself as a leader in digital camera technology, and most serious photographers who venture into digital photography eventually end up purchasing cameras and lenses made by either Canon or Nikon, although there are plenty of photographers who employ cameras and lenses by both companies, or by neither. While most photographers would agree that which manufacturer produces the better digital cameras and lenses is a matter of debate and ultimately an issue of personal preference, there are numerous digital photographers in various industries, from fashion to journalism to architecture to wildlife photography who will not venture out into the field without a Nikon digital camera lens. These lenses have gained a reputation in the field for being durable and producing extremely accurate photos when mated with a quality digital camera and placed in the hands of a capable photographer. However, while a Nikon digital camera lens is more affordable than ever, there are still some tips you can use to help you get the best deal when you purchase one of these lenses. This article will discuss some things to keep in mind the next time you are in the market for digital camera lenses by Nikon.

Perhaps the most important tip to keep in mind when you are in the market for a Nikon digital camera lens is to look into buying a used camera lens if at all possible. While Nikon manufacturers millions of new lenses each year, there are typically very few differences between the quality of a lens made this year and a lens made one or two or even five years in the past. However, if you purchase a brand new lens, you will pay an unnecessary premium from camera lens retailers, which are notorious for charging significant markups from the suggested retail prices published by Nikon.

Another important tip to keep in mind when you are in the market for a Nikon digital camera lens is to avoid any lens that has ever been dropped or visibly scuffed in any way. There is an old adage in photography, whether digital or film, that you can never truly trust or fix a broken lens. While the protection afforded today by the plastic casings that surround lenses is greater than ever before, a lens is still an incredibly fragile piece of glass that is surrounded by a thin tube of plastic, and even if a lens does not shatter during a fall, the chances are high that some part of the optics will fall out of alignment. A poorly aligned digital camera lens is not nearly as bad as a broken lens, as a poorly aligned lens can often be calibrated back into alignment, but the process is complex and can easily cost hundreds of dollars. It is best to avoid it.

A third important tip to keep in mind when you are in the market for a Nikon digital camera lens is to try the lens out with your specific Nikon digital camera if at all possible before handing over money for it. Another common saying in both digital and film photography is that no two lenses are alike, and while the saying may become more and more difficult to prove with improvements in lenses each year, there is still some accuracy to the statement. Each lens will contain a unique combination of glass and plastic that will yield ever so slightly different results in comparison to seemingly identical lenses of the same make and model. As a result, the only way to guarantee your shots are as close to each other as possible will be to shoot with the same lens paired with the same camera under the same conditions. Since conditions are hard to replicate, the least you can do is try out the Nikon digital camera lens you intend to purchase with the Nikon digital camera you intend to use it with. This way, if you discover discrepancies you do not want to deal with, you can return the lens without having first spent hundreds or thousands of dollars on it.

Nikon Telephoto Lens - Tips for buying a Nikon telephoto lens [next] [back] Nikon Digital Camera Accessories - Get the Most from Your Nikon Digital Camera by Selecting the Right Accessories

User Comments

Your email address will be altered so spam harvesting bots can't read it easily.
Hide my email completely instead?

Cancel or

Vote down Vote up

over 5 years ago

Dear Sir or Ma’am,
I am an international businessman of Changchun Richen Optronics Co., Ltd.. It is honor for me to have this opportunity to introduce our products and company.
NEW PRODUCE(OUR OWN FACTORY PRODUCED)
8 MM FOCAL LENGTH FISHEYE LENS FOR CANON NIKON AND SONY
F=3.5-5.6 7G-10E ASPHERICAL 167 DEGREE VIEW OF ANGLE

Other products:
Large-scale focal variation monitoring lens(650-1300mm focal length).
Turn-back lens(500mm focal length f/6.3 )
Fisheye lens.
Broadcast lens.
Connecting circle(ring)
Matte box
Viewfinder
All kind of wide angle lens and telephoto lens with different size.

Port: Dalian by ocean or Changchun by air
Packing detail: carton PVC gift box or white box
Delivery time: 20-40 days
Payment terms: TT or Weston Union
Brand Name: RICHARM or OEM

Changchun Richen Optronics Co., Ltd. is a professional enterprise, which located in Chinese optical base-Changchun City. It is mainly engaged in manufacturing and marketing of optical lens, since established in 2000, it has been a professional manufacturing with large scale producing ability.

Yours faithfully
Mike


Changchun Richen Optronics Co., Ltd.
No.1357A Jinhu Road, High-technology District, Changchun City, Jilin Province
Tel: +86-431-85113277
Fax: +86-431-85114877
M-phone: +86-13756098664
Web: www.richarm.com
Email: mike@richarm.com
linsongbin2011@gmail.com
MSN: lin.songbin@hotmail.com
Skype: mike.china.2011