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Fuji vs Sony: a buyers’ guide
The usual buyer’s dilemma that once was “Nikon or Canon” nowadays is rapidly becoming “Fuji or Sony”, at least if you’re looking into a mirrorless, and not necessarily starting from scratch either.
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My all time favorite legacy lenses
Some may value sharpness above all things, others will search for the best possible bokeh. But there are lenses that are just plain special.
Cheap tilt lenses for full format cameras
If you’re a savvy landscape shooter you know that in many situations only stopping down isn’t gonna cut it. No matter what, you will not manage to have a scene perfectly sharp front to back, and this even before starting considering the nasty effects of diffraction.
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35mm legacy lenses: sizes and specs
Every time I was out shopping for a legacy (or just plain old) lens I had to dig through piles of old magazines and bookmarks to find the info I wanted. Especially dimensions and optical scheme of an old lens are often two difficult data to track down.
So I started collecting all these specs into this handy table, that I’m now sharing with you. Continue reading “35mm legacy lenses: sizes and specs”