Here comes the time when I am going to talk about wide-angle lens. This lens is my favorite. I cannot say exactly why, but I can give you a few points that I like most in the lens. And those points are: stretching the perspective, making the object that closer to the lens look much bigger (in relation to all other objects), the lens allow you to fit a lot of things into the image and there is certain dynamics added by the lens to the image (it could be because of the distortions, which such lens inevitably bring to the photograph). Wide angle photography can be fun and challenging at the same time. On one hand, it’s great to pull in so much of a scene with a single shot. On the other hand, it can be difficult to produce a well composed photo at such a wide perspective. There is one more thing, when you photograph a certain subject, the lens require to get close, real close, to the subject and it makes the subject kind of very personal for you, you feel it better, if you see what I mean. Well, better we start talking about all those things in details: Read the rest of this entry ».
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The term, fisheye, first mentioned in 1906 by a physician and inventor called Robert W. Wood based on the point of view of a fish inside the water. The practical use started in 1920 in the field of meteorology to study the formation of cloud which was called “whole-sky” lens. The angle from fisheye lens is commonly around 100 to 180 degree while the focal length depends of the film format or camera sensor being used.
The first fisheye lens for photographer produced widely in the early 1960. And commonly they were used because of their unique distortion view. For the 35mm format, the focal length is commonly around 8 to 10mm in circular fisheye and it is around 15 to 16mm for diagonal fisheye or full frame fisheye. Read the rest of this entry »
Myth: Anti-Shake means the photos will always be sharp.
Image stabilizer, Vibration Reduction, SteadyShot and other less known titles are just different tags manufacturers use for one similar system: Vibration reducer. This system reduces vibration caused by shaky hands, providing you with sharp images. This feature can be deemed a must-have if you’re planning to use a telephoto lens with your camera, because any little vibration to a telephoto lens has a multiple shake effect. And all vibration reducer systems in cameras of different manufacturers work equally well.
However, you need to note that this feature doesn’t reduce movement of an object. Therefore, even with the advanced technology of an anti-shake system, it still won’t guarantee a sharp result if the object being photographed is constantly moving. You will still have to learn how to maximize the use of this feature to get maximum results. Buying a more expensive lens or camera body doesn’t guarantee more success. Read the rest of this entry » .
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 » .
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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