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If you have a fast and expensive lens, it may feel like a waste to shoot portraits stopped down to f/8, f/11, or f/16. But in this 20-minute video, photographer Miguel Quiles explains why he often opts to shoot stopped down instead of wide open for increased depth of field and finer details and textures.After introducing the basic concepts of aperture and depth of field, Quiles shoots some exampl
Lensbaby has released Edge 35mm Optic, a new wide angle tilt lens for its Optic Swap system.The lens, which works in conjunction with the Lensbaby composer Pro or Composer Pro II, can be mounted to Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony E, Fuji X and Micro Four-Third systems. It is the third selective focus lens in Lensbaby's Optic Swap lineup, rounding out the existing 50mm and 80mm options.The lens features a
Lens manufacturer Tokina has officially released details, price and on-sale dates for the Opera 16-28mm F2.8 lens it first showcased at Photokina last September. Expected to ship mid-March the full-frame wide angle zoom will cost $699 and will be available in two versions for Canon EF and Nikon F DSLR mounts.The lens joins the previously-released 50mm F1.4 in the Opera series. Tokina says it used
In the 150th episode of David Bergman's video series for Adorama, Two Minute Tips, he is tackling the topic of wide angle portraiture. It's conventional wisdom that you shouldn't use wide angle lenses for portraiture. However, Bergman says that you certainly can shoot portraiture with wide lenses, but there are things to watch out for. Focal length alone doesn't change the look
Lens manufacturer Voigtlander has announced a pair of new lenses in what it calls its Vintage Line. The Color-Skopar 21mm F3.5 and Ultron 35mm F2 Aspherical are both designed for M mount cameras, including Voigtlander’s Bessa models as well as Leica’s M rangefinders.The lenses are styled to conjure up the feel of the 1950s, according to the manufacturer. While the exteriors are retro, the optical
When shooting with a wide-angle lens, what you gain in field of view, you often lose in background blur. However, photographer Ryan Brenizer popularized a panoramic stitching technique which allowed you to produce a final image with a wide field of view and a shallow depth of field, a very distinct look. You can read more about the technique, its history and usage by clicking here. Tony Northru
We've already had a sneak peek at some of the LG V40 ThinQ's triple-camera specifications but now the device has been officially announced and comes with a total of five cameras.Three of those can be found on the phone's back. The 12MP "standard" camera features an equivalent focal length of 27mm, a fast F1.5 aperture and a 1.4μm pixel size. Next to it you'll find a 16MP super-wide-angle with 16m
Photographer Adam Gibbs recently visited Needle Peak and Flatiron Mountain in the British Columbian alpines. These picturesque places provide ample opportunity for shooting with ultra wide angle lenses. Ultra wide lenses do an awesome job at capturing wide, expansive environments. However, it's very easy to capture too much of a scene and not have a strong enough subject. Wide angle photogr
When looking for a full-frame ultra wide angle zoom lens, there are more options than ever before, thanks to recent offerings from Sigma and Sony. Over at Lensrentals, the team compared and contrasted four ultra wide zoom lenses: the stalwarts, the Canon 11-24mm f/4 and Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8, plus newer Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 Art and Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 zooms. Before getting into comparison shots, L
The Hong Kong-based MiNT Camera has just unveiled the InstantKon RF70, a manual large format rangefinder instant camera for Fuji Instax Wide film — the first with full manual controls.The leather-wrapped RF70 is compact thanks to its 0.44x rangefinder system and collapsible bellow, folding up into a neat little box when it’s not being used. On the front of the camera is a 93mm aspheri


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