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This video covers:-


  • About extenders
  • Extender versions
  • New series lenses
  • Lenses that are compatible with extenders
  • Does everything still work
  • Extenders and light loss
  • The light needed for focusing
  • Focusing performance with extenders
  • About f8 focusing
  • What about lens quality with extenders

Video length: 6min 50sec

This video covers:-

  • About extenders
  • Extender versions
  • New series lenses
  • Lenses that are compatible with extenders
  • Does everything still work
  • Extenders and light loss
  • The light needed for focusing
  • Focusing performance with extenders
  • f8 focusing on the EOS 80D
  • About f8 focusing - 27 AF points
  • About f8 focusing - 1 AF point
  • What about lens quality with extenders

Video length: 8min 22sec

This video covers:-

  • About extenders
  • Extender versions
  • New series lenses
  • Lenses that are compatible with extenders
  • Does everything still work
  • Extenders and light loss
  • The light needed for focusing
  • Focusing performance with extenders
  • About f8 focusing
  • What about the lens quality with extenders

Video length: 9min 6sec

This video covers:-

  • About polarising filters
  • Fitting polarising filters
  • Using a polarising filter
  • Non rotation front element lenses are the easiest to use
  • The benefits of a polarising filter
  • Drawbacks to polarising filters
  • Removing reflections
  • Darkening skies
  • Reducing haze
  • Quality issues
  • Have one for each lens

Video length: 11min 25sec

This video covers:-

  • About ND filters
  • Variable ND filters
  • When are they used
  • Why we cannot get the settings we need
  • Lower light levels
  • Other ND filter options
  • Which ND filters to buy
  • ND graduated filters

Video length: 8min 3sec

This video covers:-

  • About extension tubes
  • What do they do
  • When are they used
  • Using them on zoom lenses
  • Which tube?
  • Canon or independent
  • Using tubes
  • Are they worth using with a macro lens
  • Other uses

Video length: 9min 51sec

This video covers:-

  • What is a fisheye lens
  • EF 8-15mm f4 fisheye lens
  • Fisheye lenses add distortion
  • Why the zoom
  • Why does the sensor size matter
  • What are fisheye lenses used for
  • Using a fisheye lens effectively
  • Fisheye lenses and shadows
  • Get up close and personal
  • Do you need one?

Video length: 8min 56sec

This video covers:-

  • What do macro lenses do
  • Reproduction ratios for close up images
  • Macro and micro reproduction ratios
  • Which lens is best for macro
  • Macro lenses and focusing
  • What we see vs. what we get
  • Macro lenses and depth of field
  • Do not forget about handholding
  • Macroflash - can be essential
  • Getting closer
  • MPE 65mm f3.5 Macro (Micro) lens
  • Working with the MPE lens

Video length: 20min 56sec

This video covers:-

  • The lens groups
  • Wide angle lenses
  • Standard lenses
  • Short telephoto lenses
  • Long telephoto lenses
  • Ultra telephoto lenses
  • Specialist lenses

Video length: 9min 55sec

This video covers:-

  • Why include a lens with the camera?
  • What can the lens be used for?
  • What other features do the lenses have?

Video length: 5min 28sec

This video covers:-

  • What does an ultra wide angle lens do
  • Benefits of using an ultra wide angle lens
  • Problems with ultra wide angle lenses

Video length: 7min 27sec

This video covers:-

  • What do they do?
  • The drawbacks to telephoto lenses
  • Short telephoto lenses
  • Medium telephoto lenses
  • Ultra long telephoto lenses

Video length: 8min 28sec

This video covers:-

  • What are the benefits of the fixed focal length lenses
  • What are the drawbacks to fixed focal length lenses

Video length: 7min 55sec

This video covers:-

  • The benefits of an extender
  • The drawbacks to an extender
  • Extender compatibility

Video length: 7min 50sec

This video covers:-

  • About EOS lens jargon
  • Mount types
  • About lens mounts
  • What is different about an EF-S lens
  • Understanding focal lengths
  • Focal lengths for full frame cameras
  • Focal lengths for APS-C or 1.6x models
  • IS - image stabilisation
  • The effects if image stabilisation
  • How image stabilisation works
  • What this means for the shutter speed you can use
  • IS modes found on lenses
  • Motor types
  • USM
  • Ring type USM motors
  • Micro USM motors
  • STM motors
  • Other motors
  • Nano USM technology
  • Which motors are best
  • Optical technologies
  • DO - Diffractive Optics
  • How they work
  • L series lenses
  • TSE Lenses
  • Tilt and shift use
  • Macro lenses
  • About close up photography
  • About macro images
  • MPE 65mm f2.8
  • About high magnifications
  • Fisheye

Video length: 21min 47sec