What does max. magnification mean in lenses?

The canvas those numbers are referring to of course is not your display, but rather your camera's sensor The maximum magnification describes how large can an image on your sensor be relative to the object you are photographing. If maximum magnification of your lens is 1:1 (or 1x), this means that if your object is 1cm long, it can 'burn' a 1cm long image on your sensor

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Berlin by night

My 'Berlin by night' collection. Click on images to get to Album.      

Fujinon XF 18-55 F2.8-4 OIS

Hello everyone and welcome to my next review. This time I'm tackling the better side of the Fujifilm kit lenses - Fujinon XF 18-55. You can really see the differences between this lens and its XC counterpart (16-50) right at a first glance - it is much sturdier, build out of metal and probably most important of all, it has an aperture ring . Overall, to be honest, there istn't really that much to say about the performance of the lens other than it is really great.

Sony 70-200 F4 review from a perspective of a walking photographer (SEL70200G)

Hello and welcome to the review. Today I will be talking a litte about one of the lenses in Sony's affordable array that I have most ambivalent feelings about - the mighty 70-200 F4 zoom. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dNNhKZTAIM Let's start with built quality - it is superb. The lens is all metal with a metal detatchable tripod …