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The Advantages and Disadvantage of Extension Tube for Macro Photography

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On April - 12 - 2017
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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Understanding the Zoom Values of a Camera Lens

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On April - 8 - 2017
Understanding the Zoom Values

Understanding the Zoom Values

This may be one of the frequently asked questions among photography enthusiasts. A more specific question would be one such as: “With a 70-200 mm, what’s the maximum distance can an object be from the lens?” This is a common question, and it must be clarified that lenses doesn’t have a maximum limit of distance. The limit is infinity. A more accurate question to ask would be: “What’s the maximum magnification level a 70-200 lens can achieve?” or maybe “What’s the magnification level does a 200mm lens have compared to normal eye sight?Read the rest of this entry »

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Image Stabilizer, Is It Required or Not?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On April - 7 - 2017
Lens Stbilizer

Lens Stbilizer

One thing which we recently meet in a new generation digital camera is the image stabilizer feature. This one particular feature is becoming a trend which should be there in every new age camera. However, still there are so many cameras which remain untouched by this very feature. How important is this image stabilizer in the world of photography?

Panasonic calls it “the Mega OIS” and you will find this feature in all series of this camera brand. Meanwhile, canon completes some of their new launched cameras with this image stabilizer/IS, Pentax and Anti Shake/AS, Nikon with Vibration Reduction/VR and Sony with Super Steady Shot. Following behind, there are Olympus, Kodak and Fuji that also choose to take this stabilizer feature as well. Let’s us get to know this feature more. Read the rest of this entry »

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Best DSLR Lens : 50mm Lens Is The Must Have Lens In Your Camera Bag

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On March - 23 - 2017
Best DSLR Lens - 50mm Lens

Best DSLR Lens - 50mm Lens

Focal length of 50mm is popular because the field of view that’s in focus is approximately what you see in the real world. There is no distortion of space like in ultra wide angle lens, and it is not compressed like telephoto lens.Therefore, focal length of 50mm is also an honest lens. Because it does not distort the reality. Read the rest of this entry »

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FAQ and General Facts about DSLR Lens Hoods

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On March - 19 - 2017

FAQ and General Facts - DSLR Lens Hoods

FAQ and General Facts - DSLR Lens Hoods



FAQ and General Facts about DSLR Lens Hoods

1. What is the purpose of a lens hood and what the extent in difference of the outcomes between the use and non-use of it?

2. When and in what situations should the lens hood be used?

3. Is there a significant difference in results when using an original and a 3rd party lens hood? Of course when speaking in material there is a difference, what with the price of 3rd party prices being as low as a 3rd of the original’s price.

Answers: Read the rest of this entry »

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