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Nikkor 105mm f/1.8Ais on EOS 1000D

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On May - 12 - 2020

Nikkor 105mm f1.8 on EOS 1000D

Nikkor 105mm f1.8 on EOS 1000D


This is a great chubby lens. The 105mm f/1.8 has a 9-bladed diaphragm, has a built-in telescoping hood, and takes 62mm filters.
It has five elements in five groups.
Close focus is 3 feet or 1m.
It is 3.1″ (78mm) around by 3.5″ (88mm) long and weighs 20 oz (580g).

The beauty of a great lens is that there isn’t much to write about here. If you want it, buy it. There aren’t any flaws to discuss.And finally, here’re some sample shots taken with the Nikkor 105mm f/1.8mm AIs, mounted in EOS 1000D DSLR. Read the rest of this entry »

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Beware of Condensation on your Camera or Lens

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On May - 11 - 2020

Condensation on your Camera Lens

Condensation on your Camera Lens



Have you ever find your camera lens fogged after being in a cold area? Like when you’re taking a trip to the mountains or when you get out of an air conditioned vehicle? This won’t be a problem for you if the fogging only occurs on the outside of the lens. But if the fogging occurs in the inside of the lens that’s difficult to access for a quick clean up, this is when it becomes problematic. The fog that’s covering the lens glass will make your photographs less sharp, and if left for too long it can cause molding.

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Fixed Lens vs Zoom Lens, Which One is Better?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On May - 9 - 2020

Fixed Lens vs Zoom Lens, Which One is Better

DSLR Lens


A question most lens buyers face – Should I buy a zoom lens or one or more fixed focal length (prime) lenses?. Experienced photographers who have been around for a while, often prefer prime (fixed focal length) camera lenses over zoom models. Photography magazines always suggest the sharpness of fixed focal length lenses far outway the flexibility of zoom lenses.

Before looking at the advantages and disadvantages of both, we first need to know ‘what is a zoom lens or prime lens’. Read the rest of this entry »

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6 Guides to Choose the Best DSLR Lens

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On May - 8 - 2020
6 Guides to Choose Best DSLR Lens

DSLR Lens

If you think that finding a good SLR camera is tough, try to find the best digital SLR lens to go with it. If you felt there were plenty of cameras to choose from, the number of available lenses is going to be overwhelming. Digital SLR lenses come in all manner of shapes and sizes, and vary massively in price.By simply changing a lens, the scope of a potential image changes, too. Understanding the difference between lenses will help you get the best shot. Some are built for the demanding needs of professionals and others are just right for the everyday snapshot photographer. Faced with all these alternatives, what’s a newcomer to the world of SLR photography to do?

Just follow the 6 steps that I outline below and you’ll find your way to the best digital SLR lens for your camera. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Advantages and Disadvantage of Extension Tube for Macro Photography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On April - 23 - 2020
Extension Tube or Macro Photography

Extension Tube or Macro Photography

When we want to immortalize the close ups of very small and tiny subjects such as insects, flowers, coins and etc. commonly we need to use macro lens to perform it. This type of photography is called macro photography which is very interesting to be explored since there are so many beautiful yet tiny subjects around us. But this hobby is not cheap because you are required to purchase a macro lens with variety of focal length options. However, there is a cheaper alternative for you who got only limited budget. You may use some camera accessories such as close up lens, reversal lens, and extension tube. For this very opportunity, we would like to discuss about the advantages and disadvantages of using extension tube.

The advantages of extension tube
The name of extension tube itself is based on the use and the benefit of using this item. It is pretty clear that the function of this accessory is to increase the distance between the camera and the lens. The tube creates further forward gap between the lens and the camera. It gets the lens and the subject closer so that the lens is able to focus in a closer distance with the subject so we can get a greater magnification effect. Closer focus and also magnification is the mainstay feature of macro lens which we do not see in any other lenses. Extension tubes lack optical lenses or glass materials inside them, so they will not change the quality of the camera lens we use. Today, extension tube is offered in variety of focal length such as 12 mm, 25 mm, and 36 mm. Read the rest of this entry »

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