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Canon TS-E 17mm f/4L

Tilt/shift photography (the real kind, not the kind you fake with a computer) can be quite fascinating and is a key component of high quality architectual photography. I have often wondered why Canon’s tilt/shift lenses didn’t come in wider focal lengths than 24mm. Tuesday, Canon announced the TS-E 17mm f/4L lens. This lens promises to [...]

It’s the lens that matters most

I have been thinking a lot lately about lenses and I thought I’d share some of my thoughts. I’m planning on doing a more specific lens comparison but I will save that for a later date. For now I just want to talk about my general thoughts about lenses and their applications. Why is this [...]

The world through my eyes

Following my experiment with shooting the Christmas tree lights reflecting in the front lens element of my 50mm f/1.7 I had the thought that it might be interesting to turn the lens around and see what things looked like through the lens. Again, this was in the interest of trying to find new ways to [...]

Klein flatbar conversion update

Now that I have a little down time I’m getting caught up on a number of projects. First off, I spent some time yesterday wrenching on my Marin Hamilton 29er commuter bike. The rear hub was a little loose and a quick adjustment turned into a full-on front and rear hub overhaul. Seems Marin’s idea [...]

DSLR Bokeh Tutorial

Step-by-step how to create a bokeh effect with a DSLR camera.