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Putting things into perspective

If you have an SLR or dSLR camera then chances are, you are wondering which lens to buy, which working focal length to invest in. Well in case you haven’t figured it out yet, the answer is simple (in the sense of choosing your focal length), get what you need for the things you like shooting the most. And please don’t ask about “how X zoom” the lens has, as that is just a marketing trick and means nothing about the lens really. A 70-200mm zoom lens is less useful than a 24mm fixed length if... continue reading

Keywording

For a while I have considered having some images re-keyworded. Today I decided I would choose an image I thought had good potential and experiment so I clicked re-keyword. Quickly my account was decremented the 60 cents - fair enough. But then I get a message - Pending line for keymasters is extremely busy, please try again later or use the regular upload for submitting this image. - There is no option for me to - try again later - and so get my money back until I do try again,and this now begs the... continue reading

A New Sold of a Full-Length Shot

Several days ago, a photo taken in a heavy industry park about the topic of air pollution was sold again. This was its 5th sold.The photo was shot in winter around 3 years ago. I used a full-length lens which with 70-200 mm range then.Generally, someone describing this kind of topic usually aimed the block of the smoke or the dirty chimney. The effect would be shocked. I shot some photos in this way also.That time, I tried to make some exchanges in composition. I moved along the factory... continue reading

Why primes rock! (Part 1)

For a while now I've been using my zoom lens a lot, but after getting a Panasonic GF1 with 20mm f/1.7 lens I realized how much I miss using prime lenses.After getting and using a 28mm for my SLR I'm reminded how versatile prime lenses can be.Here are my top reasons for liking to pull out a prime lens over my zoom:1. Rejoice - no choice!There is something freeing about having only one focal length.If you have some room to move about you can accomplish a lot of selection on the background... continue reading

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