Type of lens

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by beingme, Dec 7, 2007.

  1. beingme macrumors member

    Nov 21, 2006
    Hi, I'm trying to shoot some tennis racquets for sale. What type of lens would I need? I was thinking along the lines of a 50mm wide angle lens or something like that. What do you think?
  2. ab2650 macrumors 6502a

    Jun 21, 2007
    I would think nearly any lens would work. It's probably more about lighting here to get decent results. In the past I've used a home made lightbox to take these photos. Most were shot on a D70 (back in the day) with a 35-70 f/2.8.

    If you're in the market for a new lens for product photography, a wide aperture will give you nice DOF that always looks swank for sales.
  3. SLC Flyfishing Suspended

    SLC Flyfishing

    Nov 19, 2007
    Portland, OR
    If you are only looking to shoot pics of a tennis racket for sale, you could just use a P&S digital. You should think of some other use for an SLR lens besides taking a picture for a classified ad before buying one. You do realize just how expensive they are don't you?

    But as was said before, any lens will do for this application.


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