Shallow depth of field can be beautiful. But the problem with such a focus is that the real focus can be hard to find in the view finder. Magic … Continue reading Shallow depth of field
Autumn power, a photo by stst31415 on Flickr. I always wanted to try the “indian summer” Color filter. Obviously one has to wait for autumn. Here it is. I played … Continue reading Autumn power
Crossing in 3D, a photo by stst31415 on Flickr. I love shallow depth of field and I love putting my nifty fifty on my camera to run through Vienna. I … Continue reading The side effects of DOF
Focus on people!, a photo by stst31415 on Flickr. A lot of people know how tiltshift works. Even more think, that they can do good tiltshift. Mostly the tiltshift is … Continue reading Focus on people! – a tiltshift which is none.
I recently bought a manual lens on ebay. I saw some pictures taken with a manual lens on flickr and got curious. Some minutes and EUR 88,- later (USD 125,-) … Continue reading Lessons learned with my first manual lens on DSLR
DOF dice Test with Revuenon 55mm 1:1.4, a photo by stst31415 on Flickr. Still trying to master the 1.4 with manual focusing on my 60D. It seems bad to focus … Continue reading DOF dice Test with Revuenon 55mm 1:1.4
People who look at my flickr stream mostly ask what these acronyms are because they are seen often in photography: DOF: meaning “depth of field” and providing you either with sharpness … Continue reading Two acronyms in Photography you should know
It is said that it is a good thing for a photographer to use prime lenses. The funny thing is that I was planning on doing something absolute different, which … Continue reading A walk in 50mm (1)