What are the components that make up a camera lens?

Answer In general terms, glass/plastic elements, a focus helix to move some elements in relation to others to permit focus, a similar mechanism to change focal length (zoom), an iris diaphragm to control ... Read More »

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What part of the eye is similar to that of the lens in a camera?

What is the attachment that goes at the end of a camera lens?

What is the best digital camera on the market for under $500 that squirts water through the lens?

Hoselblad, Sony Watershot, Fujifilm Finespray, Pentax Optio W (W for water), Kodak Easywet.

You recently purchased a quantaray lens 28-200mm D aspherical lens for your nikon D80 camera The lens will not focus on a subject unless you are at least 3 feet away Why is that's?

No. Architectural photography requires control over converging vertical lines. Anytime you shoot a building and don't hold the camera perfectly perpendicular to the building's surface, the vertical... Read More »