In Photography world we know the value of a low aperture lens because it can capture images in low light and great bokeh also. That’s why we need great glass. But this is tough to get a lowlight versatile cheap budget lense. Always it is hard to find under 400$ or 20k INR.
So, today we are going to discussing some low budget great lenses that usually you may use as one lense to all day purpose. You can also use those lenses for travel photography, street photography, portrait, some useful macro, and low light photography.
Before you buy ant lens
We know the value of every penny. That’s why before buying anything we need to know the exact use, so we can use that particular thing properly. In-Camera lense segment there are many things to know.
- What is your camera body?
There are two different segments like DSLR and Mirrorless. So here is the main problem with mount. Canon DSLR has EF mount and EF-S mount, the Same Nikon has F-Mount and DX-format. and so on.
So, at first, check your manual to confirm which mount to attach your camera body.
- What sencor on your camera?
There are 2 major sensors generally use in DSLR. One is a crop sensor and the other one is full frame. so for full-frame users avoid EF-S lenses and for a crop sensor, the user may use both EF and EF-S but it also may depend on the camera body and model.
- What is your porpose?
This is the more important question to ask before buying a lens, think about the purpose. what kind of photography do you want to do? Let’s jump into it and check some hands-on experience by hiring a lens from the near shop. Do full day use of this lens. Now you can understand the actual usability. If it is good for you then you must purchase the lens.
- Must follow about the lens details
Before buying any lense you must take care of some basic functions about the lense, like digital image stabilization ie. IS, VR, OS. It depends on the lens brand.
Secondly, you must check the focusing technology and aperture value. Always remember the lowest aperture may give you always the best output and lowlight photography.
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Now talking about some great budget lenses
There are so many lenses on market but in this article we are going to discuss about 50mm 1.8 and 24mm 2.8 (Canon).
Canon 50mm 1.8 STM
Build Quality: It’s completly new design from previous one, now the back of the lens it’s metalic so it’s hugly increase the longibity of the lens and in the front it has 49 mm filter thraid and the auto focus manual focus bottom is really good.
Focusing: The focus ring is absulatly fantastic. It’s esear, smooth and also it has now full time manual focus ring. If you on auto focus till you can adjust focus manually. The STM motor now very smooth, speedy and noise free.
Pricing: This is the best lens at 150$ or 8k INR.
Best in: Best potrait, smooth bokeh, first focusing, Very good low light performance.
Canon 24mm 2.8 STM
This is the most versatile lens ever, made by canon.
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