Which is more important camera or lens?

Camera lenses are more important than the camera they're attached to, at least in most situations. An entry level DSLR with a great lens will take great photos while a $10,000 professional camera with a terrible lens will take terrible pictures.
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Is it better to have a good camera or lens?

A lens is generally the better investment

Lenses are more durable than camera bodies, especially because cameras have a limited number of actuations before the shutter fails. Lens technology changes more slowly.
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How important is the camera lens?

A camera without a lens is useless to a photographer. The lens is what focuses light from what you see through the viewfinder into a tiny, (typically) 35mm spot on the back of your film, DSLR, or mirrorless camera. If you remove the lens from your camera, the only kind of image you can produce is white light.
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Does lens really matter photography?

No lens is perfect. No matter how good the quality, there will be lens aberrations of one kind or another. It's just that on a good quality lens there are less of them. One of the benefits of digital photography is that it is easy to correct some types of lens aberration using software.
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Should I invest in body or lens?

Easy and timeless answer: always put your money into your lenses. This is because lenses have far more to do with picture quality and ease of use, and because lenses retain their monetary and photographic value indefinitely while camera bodies become worth little in a few years.
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Lens or Camera? - Which is more important? // Teo Crawford

Is it worth investing in a camera?

The advantage of buying a camera comes in better image quality, more creative possibilities, lens choices, and camera settings that aren't possible on a smartphone. For those who love to take pictures with their phones, buying a camera opens new doors in creativity that are well worth the extra cost.
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Do more expensive cameras take better pictures?

It's true that expensive gear won't make you a better photographer. However, it's no secret that a $4000 camera is better than a $400 camera and a $2000 lens is better than a $200 lens. The main advantage of professional camera equipment is that you're able to create higher-quality image files.
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Is a lens necessary?

Without a lens, all you'll be able to do is take selfies like this: I'm so sexy. It's the different lenses you have that enable you to shoot different situations and subjects. If you want to shoot at night, you'll need something with a nice wide aperture.
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Are mirrorless cameras better than Dslrs?

The DSLR offers a wider selection of interchangeable lenses, longer battery life, and better low-light shooting thanks to the optical viewfinder. On the other hand, mirrorless cameras are lighter, more portable, offer better video quality even in lower-end models, and can shoot more images at faster shutter speeds.
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What do you use a 50mm lens for?

It's one of the most popular lenses on the market, and it can be used for anything from portraits and car photography to landscapes and nighttime shots. The only time you can't use a 50mm lens is when you're so far away from your subject that capturing it requires a telephoto lens.
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What is more important megapixels or lens?

Generally speaking, a better lens will always produce better images regardless of the megapixel count. However, the reverse is not true. Using a mediocre lens on a higher MP camera will still produce mediocre results.
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What is most important in part of a camera?

Lens. The single most important attachable part of any camera is its lens. This is what captures light from external scenes and directs it into the camera's sensor where it interacts with all of the internal camera parts we've described above.
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How long do camera lenses last?

Your lens is still in production and there is no indication that it will be discontinued anytime soon. Even when it is discontinued at some point, Canon normally services it for a few more years (often 5 or 6 years, although that can vary - private repair shops may be able to fix it after that).
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Do professionals use DSLR or mirrorless?

Pros Don't Use Mirrorless Cameras: The Quality Myth

Professional photographers are still using DSLR. That's not true. There are many world-renowned photographers who have switched to mirrorless. One of the first to do so was travel photographer Trey Ratcliff.
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Is DSLR still worth buying?

For 95% of photographers (both amateurs and professionals), a DSLR camera is worth a buy but only if they have a profitable photography business. While for people that just enjoy photography as a hobby it is not worth it at all.
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Why is mirrorless so popular?

A mirrorless camera can shoot completely silently. This means that if you're shooting wildlife, you don't have to worry about the sound of the mirror flicking up and scaring your subject; and if you like to shoot street images, you can do so without drawing attention to yourself.
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Why is the camera important?

Cameras have the ability to see everything. They can see down into the depths of the ocean, and also up, millions of miles into space. Furthermore, they capture moments of time and freeze them for later enjoyment. These devices revolutionized the way people perceived the world.
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Do you need a good camera to be a photographer?

First of all, we have to say the obvious thing: a better camera won't make anyone a better photographer. You may achieve better technical quality or be able to take pictures in conditions where you couldn't before, but these are the only differences. What you shoot and how you shoot it, that's down to you.
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How many cameras should a photographer have?

For most of us, we need at least two cameras. If you shoot events, it's very practical in order to avoid constant lens changes. If you work in a studio, it's nice to have a backup camera in case something goes wrong.
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Why DSLR is expensive?

DSLR cameras, in particular, are expensive because they have large sensors much larger than P&S or smartphone cameras. Regular sensors can capture a few hundred thousand pixels in an average image. Still, DSLR cameras are specialized to such a degree that they can capture millions of pixels in the same image.
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Are lenses a good investment?

Lenses are an investment. If you buy the right ones, they're a much more sensible purchase than a new camera, which you more than likely don't need. Purely from an investment point of view, lenses do three main things for you. They keep their value long after you've bought them.
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Do cameras lose value?

Depreciation can range from 4% to 31% annually, depending on camera and brand. Camera depreciation rates are higher with low-cost cameras, and more expensive cameras depreciate much slower, and depreciation depends on the brand of camera.
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Should I buy an expensive camera lens?

An expensive lens is actually good value

Even worse, cameras lose value fast! If you want to sell your camera body to help buy a new one, the value of it will have dropped dramatically in two years. An expensive lens will serve you faithfully (if cared for properly) for many years, so it's actually good value.
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Is it OK to keep lens on DSLR?

Yes. Keeping your default lens on the camera will reduce the amount of dust getting into the works and is more convenient.
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How long will a Canon lens last?

Canon's "L" series lenses are their highest quality lenses ... the build quality is superb and those lenses generally last a lifetime. (L series lenses are fairly pricey... most of them are more than $1000).
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