Wide angle lenses for cropped sensor (Nikon DX, Canon EF-S) DSLRs

  22.03.2016   Gyuri   Easy reading, Lenses, Tests   No comments

Which wide angle lens should I get?Well, probably not this beautiful Nikon 6mm fisheye lens. Apart from being quite bulky, it's astronomically expensive. But first things first: What are wide

Metering Light 104 – Testing your camera

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ND filters (part 2)

  26.03.2015   Gyuri   Advanced, Filters, Gear, Tests, Video   No comments

ND Filters (Part 2)In the first part of this article I discussed the use of Neutral Density filters as a tool that enables photographers to create images with long shutters

ND filters (part 1)

ND Filters (Part 1)Neutral Density (ND) filters absorb light evenly throughout the entire visible spectrum. In other words, they appear grey (sometimes almost black) to our eyes. When do we

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Depth-of-field Depth-of-field (DOF) depends on several variables, primarily on aperture and on your distance from your subject (physically and/or optically). Aperture Your lens is your camera's eye, the aperture is

Exposure Compensation and Nighttime Photography

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ISO and Noise ISO (often called 'sensitivity') is very different from every other variable in photography. The best way to think about it is that it is merely a technical