Vacation in the Netherlands. Photography without pressure.

Amsterdam, Canon 800D, 10-18mm STM, 10mm f5 ISO800 1/20

In the October 2017, I visited the Netherlands with my wife. It was a short vacation and I planned to visit a couple of places. This wasn’t photography journey of any kind. But I was able to do some photography without pressure. It happens to have two nice bodies waiting for me in The Netherlands,… Continue reading Vacation in the Netherlands. Photography without pressure.

Sigma 24mm f1.4 ART vs Canon 24mm f1.4 II

24mm f1.4 lens is a very attractive combination of focal length and aperture. It can be very useful on a crop sensor and it makes magic on full frame. This is not going to be a classic sharpness comparison of two lenses at 200% zoom. Rather I’ll share with you my real life experience with… Continue reading Sigma 24mm f1.4 ART vs Canon 24mm f1.4 II

Canon 85mm f1.8 is a beautiful lens

Canon 85mm f1.8 is the lens that I never heard a bad word about it. It offers more than it costs, but it is not just about good value. It is simplicity what makes this lens great. We have more demands for lenses today, but Canon 85mm f1.8 stays the best choice for many photographers. Canon… Continue reading Canon 85mm f1.8 is a beautiful lens

Crop factor math, aperture, focal length and sensor size

Let’s see how crop factor math works. If you are using APS-C or Micro Four Thirds camera or even some camera with smaller sensor, you can easily calculate your real focal length and depth of field. Bear in mind that most versatility you will have with full frame sensor and large aperture lens. This is… Continue reading Crop factor math, aperture, focal length and sensor size