Q:What kind of lenses do you use?

A: Good question! Ultimately, the quality of an image is limited by the optical quality of the lens, and not the camera body. So the lens is actually a more critical choice. Most of my lenses are Canon “L” series lenses (a professional grade lens with the highest quality optical glass -- and, of course, the most expensive). The 3 lenses I use the most these days is a Canon 28-70mm f/2.8L zoom, Canon 70-200mm f/4.5-5.6L IS zoom, and a Canon 17-35mm f/2.8L zoom. It amazes me when I meet people who have spent a lot of money on a camera, tripod, bags of accessories, and go on an expensive photo excursion, but use cheap lenses. Poor optics can spoil everything else. The two manufacturers who produce the best optics for day-to-day practical use are Canon and Nikon. I wouldn’t consider using anything else.

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