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  • Is That Big Old Lens Worth It?

    by Charlesoutcalt | 25th of January, 2008

    Where to spend limited photo equipment dollars? Here's the dilemma: I will be heading to Africa on a safari with family this summer. Fourteen days of once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunities. Right now, my biggest lens is the Canon 70-200 f/2.8 L with IS. I... More
  • First images with the new lens

    by Mheuver | 7th of October, 2007

    I went on a trip with my girlfriend a few weeks ago, which was the perfect time to try out my new Canon 70-200 F4. I really loved the sharpness of the lens and different perspective the 70-200 range gave me. Shooting landscape with this focal range needs some practice though.... More
  • What lens are you using

    by Redsun81 | 26th of September, 2007

    Do the lenses you're using equate to the quality of your pictures?or in the same context,does the camera you're using matter? Personally i use a 30D and the Canon kit lens,a lens which some people won't even consider as their 1st lens.Before using the 30D i had a 20D and... More
  • Classification of lenses according to .......

    by Northman | 23rd of September, 2007

    Classification of lenses according to Focal Length, Image Format, Characteristics, Utilizations to see the table with all the useful content Click here Hope you guys found it useful :) source website: digital-cameras-help.com More
  • Tamron Di-II 18-250 - finally have it!

    by Sebcz | 18th of September, 2007

    The new Tamron 18-250 has just arrived, I'll be testing it for some time. As for now, only my 'how it feels in hand' impressions: solid build, very nice manual focusing, quite pleasant AF sound, and that range ! But of course its optical performance is the most important,... More
  • Choosing a new lens

    by Sebcz | 9th of September, 2007

    Very often, in the forums, you can read a beginner's question: "What lens should I buy next? I already have a kit lens" Well, the answer is one - if you don't know what to buy, don't buy anything. When you start to shoot more, when you are a more experienced photographer,... More
  • Selling kit lens.

    by Sebcz | 4th of September, 2007

    Let me tell you, I am kinda upset - I was going to sell my Pentax kit lens (18-55) for a decent price (less than the half of retail price), still no-one wanted it (auction site). I tried to set the price at the 1/3, added a UV filter, one offer has appeared. What'... More
  • Bought a new lens

    by Mheuver | 1st of September, 2007

    After being slightly disappointed with the performance of the Sigma 70-300 APO, I decided to buy a new mid-range to short tele zoom. I especially didn't like the background blur (bokeh) of Sigma. Although I started to appreciate the range of the 70-300, the image in the top... More
  • Rain Protection

    by Thefinalmiracle | 30th of August, 2007

    I recently faced a lot of problems shooting in the rains. A plastic bag doesn't solve the problem as it is the lens that gets wet and if you want to shoot children crossing in the rain or just some rainy scene, its very hard to do that without having some drops right on the... More
  • Fickle minded or seeking improvements?

    by Fertographer | 27th of August, 2007

    All along in the span of almost a year, I have changed quite a few lens..buying and selling definitely at a loss. My main issue is the inability to spend or simply put it, low purchasing power..I just don't have enough money. Getting my kit lens, I moved on to get a 50mm... More
  • Which Lens?

    by Kenneystudios | 25th of August, 2007

    Whenever we head out to a family function or just a day out somewhere, I always debate on which camera lens to take with me, or how many. After several hours of mentally debating it with myself, I had the decision narrowed down to two lenses: my 70m-300mm zoom, and 17mm-... More
  • New Norway collection.

    by Sebcz | 24th of August, 2007

    OK, so most of the Norway photos are now online. The amount is quite big, I decided to make a special collection of them, for now it can only be found via looking at my profile page, in INFO links, when it's finally ready (when all the files are reviewed), I will make it... More
  • Renting a lens is wise, its not a waste of money

    by Denisebeverly | 22nd of August, 2007

    Have you ever considered renting a lens before you buy one? At first the thought of doing so seemed like a waste of money. But this past month I decided I just HAD to have a macro lens. I found a very good place to rent in my home state, not too far away, and had them... More
  • Halo Effect

    by Kenneystudios | 11th of August, 2007

    I took this picture back in the 1990s with a very simple, very cheap 35mm film camera. Adoring my mother's purple irises, I was taking pictures of them before their season was over. The sun was setting, so I was trying to hurry. I did not pay attention to the position of... More
  • Over the shoulder technique to reduce camera shake without tripod

    by Doctor_bass | 31st of July, 2007

    Forgot to bring your tripod and desperately want to use your non-image stabilized tele without camera-shake? Use the "over-the-shoulder" technique! Support the long lens on your left shoulder (this is easier for lefties (left eye dominant)) and aim it backwards. Yes,... More
  • Accessories for your DSLR camera.

    by Jrtmedia | 26th of July, 2007

    If you have an interest in photography, you are probably going to buy a DSLR(digital single lens reflex) camera at some point. But what other types of equipment will you need for this type of camera? In this article, I will give some examples of the type of equipment you... More

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