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Canon 50mm f/1.8 vs. Canon 40mm f/2.8STM Which One is Better?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On February - 15 - 2017
Canon 50mm f1.8 vs. Canon 40mm f2.8STM

Canon 50mm f1.8 vs. Canon 40mm f2.8STM

Since the rising of Canon 40mm f/2.8 STM, there are so many DSLR Canon camera users who get slightly confused to choose fix lens in small size and affordable price. For the size, Canon 40mm f/2.8 STM is the smallest lens of canon today. The length is just about 2.28 cm and its filter diameter is 52 mm. it is very thin which can save space and at a glance it looks like a camera without a lens. And for the 50mm f/1.8 one, the length is 4.1 cm. regarding the weight, these two lenses are the same. It is about 130 g.

The question is, with similar price and specification, which lens will be better for purchase and which one gets the better quality?

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What is Vignette in The World of Photography?

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On February - 14 - 2017
Vignette

Vignette

Vignette in photography is loved and is also hated by photographers. By its existence, vignette can beautify the view of a photo and sometimes can also make it look indecent. Vignette appears because we purposefully add it using special filter or digital imaging software. Apart from that, usually lens camera makers try to create ones with minimum amount of vignette effects using high quality optic that can be very expensive. So then, what is vignette actually?

What is vignette?

Vignette is an effect appearing on the outskirts of a photo that looks darker than the middle part. It can be like a thick shadow or degradation of color that comes thin at the center and gets darker to the edge of an image depending on the type of the vignette. Read the rest of this entry »

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Easy ways to use manual lenses on DSLRs

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On February - 6 - 2017

An easy way to use manual lenses on DSLRs

An easy way to use manual lenses on DSLRs


Since the digital age introduced itself to cameras, photography has become more intriguing and definitely more enjoy, for both hobbyists/enthusiasts and professionals. With the increasing number of people pursuing this hobby, one of the most joyous effects is that cameras have become progressively cheaper. But these cheap price tags of camera did not include the decreasing price of camera lenses. On the contrary, it has since become relatively more expensive. One solution to cut your spending on lenses is to use older-issued manual focused lenses on your DSLR body. You may wonder if this is at all possible, and the answer is a definite “yes.” Using a rather cheap lens adapter, you can mount your lenses onto your DSLRs. Better yet, for those using Nikon DSLR models, these older manual focused lenses has the same exact mount, so no adapters necessary.

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Meaning of Codes on Sigma Lenses

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On February - 3 - 2017

Sigma Lens Codes

Sigma Lens Codes



Each lens are made in accordance with the features and functions that it has. And the following are codes on Sigma lenses and the meaning to each one.

EX – EX Lenses are premium lenses in the Sigma lens product line, like the L Series of Canon lenses. It’s no surprise that EX coded lenses are usually relatively expensive.

DC – DC Lenses are lenses designed specifically for cameras with a (APSC). If your camera is a camera with a full-frame sensor, this lens is not for you.

DG – DG lenses are Sigma lenses designed for both the full-frame and cropped sensors.

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Understanding the Codes on Canon Lens

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On January - 26 - 2017
Canon Lens Code

Canon Lens Code

As a rookie photographer who just learn about photography those codes written on the lens of your camera can be very confusing. There are some explanations on those written codes on canon lens here.

EF-S
EF here stands for “Electro focus”, while the S stands for “Small Image Circle”. It is called so because this lens has its own motor electronic to find focus automatically while the small image circle is there because the image which is transferred to the sensor is smaller than the image size on the EF lens. EF-S lens is specially designed for a non full-frame canon camera (the sensor size is smaller) and cannot be used for full frame camera. Apart from that, EF-S lens is usually used for low-end class lenses.

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