Outgrowing your kit lens? Consider Canon's 50mm f/1.8

Most kit lenses open from f/3.5 to f/5.6, and in low light that's just not wide enough to freeze the action without bumping up the ISO too much. This is where the nifty-fifty, the plastic fantastic, the ever so popular Canon's 50mm f/1.8 lens comes in - surely one of the first lens every photographer purchases after the kit lens.

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Why every (serious) photographer needs a 70-200 lens

If you have ever heard the term holy trinity of lenses, which is a way of saying you need 3 lenses to cover as much range as possible - a wide angle, a standard zoom, and medium telephoto lens, the 70-200mm focal range is definitely one of them. Even in sports photography, while you might drop of one those in order to have a 400/500/600mm prime, the 70-200 will still be in that line-up 99% of time.

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