Not really a fair fight, but we are comparing the old Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM lens with the new Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens. The test is done in harsh sun light on the Canon 6D as well as on the Sony A7II camera bodies. Sigma’s MC-11 adapter is used to mount the […]
In photography, the term Medium Format has traditionally been applied to film and digital cameras that record images on media larger than 24 by 36mm (full-frame), but smaller than 4 by 5 inches (which is considered to be large-format photography). Most reasonably priced mirrorless and DSLR cameras come with sensors much smaller than full frame […]
Maybe you have an old film camera with some lenses, which you would like to be using again, or maybe you are missing, how you used to take photos. Either way, you can use vintage lenses on DSLR cameras. nos·tal·gia – a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy […]
When photographing an impressive landscape, you often want to have almost everything in focus, the tree that in just a few feet away, as well as the mountain range in the distance – so you dial-in a very small aperture like f/22.
“Wide Open Spaces” She needs wide open spaces Room to make her big mistakes She needs new faces She knows the high stakes Dixie Chicks – Wide Open Spaces (1998) Usually, I don’t rely on small and light action-cameras to capture high quality aerial images. Instead, I use a smaller, relatively light mirrorless photo camera, […]
Sunday afternoon, ‘golden hour’ at the San Diego Country Estates, let’s launch Icarus and take some aerial photos. The weather is nice and clear, there is little to no wind this afternoon, and two batteries are charged, so that should be a good opportunity to take some nice shots. Here is one of the more […]