Must-Have Lenses for Canon Rebel T6i

In Photography by Jerad Hill1 Comment

Congrats on getting your first DSLR or upgrading to a great professional-level camera body! The Canon Rebel T6i is a versatile shooter that will produce great photos and videos…providing you match it with the right equipment. Since you probably landed on this article intentionally, you are likely in one of three categories: considering the purchase of a Canon T6i, already ordered one and now furiously researching your incoming new toy, or are currently in possession of one. In this article, I will outline a small range of lenses that will get you started in creating great photos and videos both. The article is written with the idea that dear reader is a novice when it comes to DSLR shooting and lens selection, but –since the Canon T6i is not usually an impulse purchase– you know the basics of photography. A selection of three lenses is an effective way to cover the widest range of focal lengths while still maintaining quality photos. The wider a single lens goes, the more lens elements (pieces of glass) the lens needs, which means more layers between your shot and your camera’s sensor, and higher potential for distortion and lens aberrations. Since the Canon T6i uses the Canon EF lens mount and an APS-C size sensor, we will look at three lenses compatible with this mount and sensor size. Let’s have a look: The “Nifty Fifty” Fixed 50mm A mainstay of the photography world, the fixed-zoom 50mm lens is both a useful learning tool and a great lens for portraits and …