Jani's Top 5 Camera Lenses for Beginners

Jani's Top 5 Camera Lenses for Beginners

Photographer and FilmmakerJani Ahonen

Jani is a professional photographer and filmmaker from Finland with over 15 years of experience in both fields. He has studied at some of the best schools and universities across the globe, leading him to become an expert in creative industries. Today he is the creative director and the owner of ...

'When a person decides to get started with photography, one of the first things they will often struggle with is choosing their first lens. This part isn't being made any easier by the lens manufacturers, who typically use different words to describe the same features. 

Canon, for example, uses the term "IS" when they refer to the image stabilisation feature, while Sigma uses "OS" instead. Are you confused yet? Don't worry. Jani from JP Harrow Portraits will tell us next what lenses are great for beginners in 2021 if you choose Canon DSLR as your first camera.'

Jani from JP Harrow Portraits has kindly written a comprehensive list of camera lenses for beginners. If you're wondering what you can do to enhance your photography through lenses, look no further. From Amazon and eBay, you can easily pick up 1, 2 or all 5 new lenses and get to work!

  • Last updated: 21-06-2021
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CanonEF-S 17-55 mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens


CanonEF-S10-18 mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM Lens


CanonEF 70-300 mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM Lens


CanonEF 24-105 mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens


Sigma18-300mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM

886101 | Lens for Canon


Jani Ahonen's mybest Summary

No matter what your budget or desires might be, there are many great lens options for you to choose from in 2021. These valuable tips and recommendations from JP will help you confidently determine what your first lens should be so that you can be on your way to creating your first masterpiece image.

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