Eclipse

hearth-shaped eclipse

I suppose that everyone and their cat has eclipse shots this days… but I think this is a bit different:

I was shooting the March 20, 2015 eclipse (in Madrid) through a tree, and as a test I tried to focus on the tree silhouette instead — and that was the result. The normal, […]

The perfect lens kit…

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…does not exist, of course. But I think I have found mine; at least for my balance (as an amateur) among portability, flexibility and quality.

I am an amateur photographer; I do not sell photos (apart from some wet dream), and my needs are to produce photos for my family in the form of a […]

Macro lenses are expensive… all of them?

matite

I have recently bought a new lens, on ebay, for around 100€, the famous Vivitar 100F3.5 Macro

They are quite right when they say it’s plasticky, noisy, and light; but I have to say that it autofocuses quite well on my Sony Alpha A55. And the performance… look for yourself. Click for bigger size.

With […]