After portrait photography, landscape photography is probably one of the most popular pastimes among photographers. Choosing the right lens for your landscape photography can significantly improve your shooting experience while also making a significant difference in the quality of your image. While there’s no single “right lens” for landscape photography, there are a few ways to choose the best one based on your shooting style and preference. Time to find out more about these lenses… let’s begin.Read More »Choosing the Best Lenses for Landscape Photography
We’ve discussed camera maintenance and fungus prevention many, many times. It’s a topic that comes up annually, especially when the weather is hot and humid, and we are worried about our expensive lenses. While modern lenses are seemingly less susceptible to fungus, they’re not immune to lens fungus growth, which is why we take care of them.
But what happens when we come across a beautiful vintage lens that you can buy second-hand, but that’s full of fungus? Well, you try to clean off the fungus from the lens, and get it working as good as new, of course! That’s what we are going to see in this camera lens fungus cleaning video.Read More »How To Clean Camera Lens Fungus Off A Vintage Lens: Video
If you’re interested in still-life photography, you’ll need to choose the right lenses for the job. There are a few factors to consider, such as the size of your subject, the level of detail you want to capture, and the amount of space you have to work with.
The most popular lenses for still-life photography are macro lenses and telephoto lenses, but once you master these, you may also want to explore the use of tilt-shift lenses in still-life photography. Macro lenses are great for close-up shots of small subjects, while telephoto lenses allow you to capture more detailed shots from a distance.Read More »Choosing The Best Lenses for Still-life Photography
Every camera starts to degrade after years of use. Among the many things that happen when cameras are stored away for a long time, is that the camera’s rubber parts start to degrade. Rubber degradation is inevitable. However, there are some concrete steps that you can take to preserve the rubber parts of your camera and other equipment around the house.
There isn’t a way to fully restore rubber that has already started to degrade, but there are ways to prevent the rubber from degrading too quickly in the first place. This is especially important if you are in hot and humid climates. Let’s get started on understanding how and why rubber degrades, and how we can slow down that process.Read More »How To Prevent Rubber From Becoming Sticky & Remove Sticky Rubber
I woke up a couple of days ago to a strange-looking lens being featured by Canon USA on Instagram. This was a surprise announcement and launch of Canon’s rather peculiar-looking RF 5.2mm f/2.8 L Dual Fisheye Lens that is tailor-made for the Canon R5 camera. There aren’t many sample images out in the wild as yet, so let’s see what information we can find out about it, shall we?Read More »Canon Launches RF 5.2mm F2.8 L Dual Fisheye Lens for VR & Stereographic Visuals
In this article, we’re looking at choosing the Best Walk Around lens for your camera. Whether it’s a Nikon, Canon, Sony, or FujiFilm camera, having a good walk-around lens allows you to have fun while taking photographs.
If you’re buying your first serious camera, you are probably considering the purchase of a single lens that allows you to do ‘everything’ as you go about your daily life. This kind of lens is called a “walk around lens” or “walk around lens”. In this article, I’ll use those terms interchangeably… Now, let me help you understand what your first multi-purpose lens should be able to do for you, and why.Read More »Choose The Best Walk Around Lens
There’s a technical aspect to using a polarizing filer, but there’s a visual aspect that you really have to experience if you are a photographer. Have you experienced a Polarizing filter yet? If you have not, I seriously recommend trying one today. Do not delay.Read More »Polarizing Filters Make Magic Moments
Photojournalism calls for a wide range of skills, and a selection of lenses to match. Selecting the right lens at the right time is at the core of this discussion simply because of the range of events that they may be called upon to cover – a conference one day, a riot the next, and a Nobel prize winner on yet another occasion.
However, photojournalists need certain common qualities in all their lenses, and these are a constant. Let’s discuss the features that the best lenses have, and list a few of the most popular and useful lenses for journalism.Read More »The Best Lenses for Photojournalism
Increasing Depth Of Field (DOF) beyond a certain point can actually make your photographs slightly blurry. Isn’t that strange? This is because of diffraction. If you want to get as much of a scene in sharp focus, you often must use a small aperture to get more depth of field. Unfortunately physics interferes and makes your photos softer after a certain aperture setting. We’ll look into this phenomenon, called “diffraction” in this article, and learn how to reduce the effects of diffraction to get sharp photos.Read More »How to Get The Sharpest Photos With Your Lens – Encountering Diffraction