Lens Changing no longer has to be scary and painful. Here’s how you can swap like a pro!
How many times have you thought to yourself, “Aw, I’d love to take this shot, but I don’t have the right lens on.”? Now how many shots have you lost, simply because you didn’t want to change your lens?
Whether it is due to the fear of getting dirt in the camera body, or struggling through a juggling act more awkward than the first day of High School, lens changes can be a crippling thing. What an oddity that changing lenses, the strong point of SLR photography, can also be the most frustrating aspect!
However, with a few simple tips, a consistent technique, and a little bit of practice, you can effortlessly change your lenses in 7 seconds or less! Much like learning how to drive a car, lens changing becomes second nature with practice and some technique! Follow these steps and you’ll be on the way to speed-lens-changing in no time!
See the technique in action!
Step 1 – Prepare
A common mistake photographers make when changing lenses is that they remove the lens from the camera before they are actually ready! You don’t skydive before putting on your parachute, so don’t take the lens off before you’re all set up! Continue reading