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Causes and Solutions for Vignettes on Photos

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On November - 23 - 2016

Lens Vignetting Problem

Lens Vignetting Problem



Have you ever had dark areas appearing on the edges of your photograph? If so, that’s what is called a lens vignette. Here are some causes and solutions for any vignetting that may occur in your photograph:

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Should you Upgrade Your Camera First or your Lens?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On November - 14 - 2016

Camera or lens first for upgrade

Camera or lens first for upgrade



As a photographer progressing in your craft, there must come a time when you’re faced with a dilemma; which should be a priority, a camera or a lens upgrade? Neither has a specific standard which is more of a priority; what you need to find out is which of the two do you really need at the moment. To help weigh your priorities, here are some important points you need to consider before your upgrade your camera body or your lens. Read the rest of this entry »

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What is normal lens/standard lens?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On November - 13 - 2016
Sigma 50mm on Fujifilm APSC

Sigma 50mm on Fujifilm APSC

Sometimes, we may have heard of notions like normal lens and standard lens. What is the actual meaning of these notions? Normal lens is actually a lens that has a focal length (focus distance) all along the diagonal size of image sensor camera. For a camera with full frame sensor (36 x 24mm), the normal sensor is 43mm. on the other hand, on a camera with APS-C sensor size (23x35mm), the normal lens is around 28mm. and for four thirds sensor, the normal lens is about 21.5mm. Read the rest of this entry »

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Chromatic Aberration on a Lens and How to Avoid Them

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On November - 8 - 2016

Chromatic Aberration on a DSLR Lens

Chromatic Aberration on a DSLR Lens



Lenses ideally project the color spectrum right on the sensor, creating a sharp image. But in reality, there are several colors in the spectrum that aren’t precisely projected, especially in low quality lenses. In cases like these, the focus falls outside the intended focus point, sometimes in front and sometimes behind the sensor. This means that it spreads or disperses (not focused on one point). Because it doesn’t fall on one exact point, chromatic aberration is resulted in the photographs produced. Characteristics of a chromatic aberration is the visibility of odd colors on the edges of the objects in the photo, usually in the color of purple, blue, green, or red.

Chromatic abberation explanation

Chromatic abberation explanation



High quality lenses (like Canon’s L Series or Nikon’s ED Lenses) uses optic materials that have super low dispersion, minimizing the spreading of colors.
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