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Tag Archives: Prime lenses
“Why should I buy a prime lens”, I am asked often. The answer is always the same: sharp, small, fast, and consistent. Oh – and fun. Look at this photo: A typical prime shot: 50mm lens on a crop camera … Continue reading
I teach “Lenses” this afternoon (Saturday) at Vistek in Mississauga before leaving for the Sunday workshop in Timmins, Ont. So while I am on it, let me see if I can give you some input as to why you might want a … Continue reading
Legally speaking, a Dictum is “a statement of opinion or belief considered authoritative though not binding, because of the authority of the person making it”. More generally, it is “a noteworthy statement: as (a) : a formal pronouncement of a … Continue reading
You cannot shoot a portrait handheld at 1/15th second. And you cannot shoot a portrait at f/1.4. Right? So that was shot as follows: Canon 1D Mk4 35mm prime lens (equivalent, therefore, to around 45mm) TTL Flash (580EX) bounced 45 … Continue reading