Tag: lens

June 25, 2016 / Photography

When buying enlarger lenses, it is important not only to choose a lens of the right focal length to give the required magnification, but also sufficient coverage to cover the…

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April 12, 2016 / Photography

Recently I’ve had an inkling to dabble in large format portraiture rather than medium format. In particular I’ve wanted to try using older lenses with their various flaws. So far my…

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September 24, 2015 / Photography
August 17, 2015 / Photography

Digital camera lenses are expensive, so it’s no wonder people are turning to much cheaper second-hand manual focus lenses. However these older, mechanical lenses behave quite differently from the electronic ones…

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October 2, 2014 / Photography
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December 23, 2013 / Photography

Since I embarked upon my Somerset Towers project, I’ve visited over a dozen churches across the country to photograph them with my Horseman 980 view camera. It’s barely made a…

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September 12, 2013 / Photography
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