Understanding Lens Contrast And the Basics of MTF By Mike Johnston Originally Published, March 12, 2012 Many photographers — even some experienced and knowledgeable ones
Understanding MTF Charts Original article posted on January 13, 2009 by Michael Reichmann Do I Really Need to Know This Stuff? Actually, yes, you do. Pay attention.
by Mark Dubovoy Mount Whitney SunriseLeica M 240, 50 mm. APO Summicron ASPHWhat if..... I believe that many of us have periodically wondered what would
I know that calling the newZeiss 135mm f/2 APO Sonnarthe world's finest lens might be fighting words. But, there is so much photographic goodness wrapped
Article by Rubén Osuna Introduction Several splendid articles have been written about the Leica M8.Michael Reichmann published his comments here, atThe Luminous Landscape, with a complimentary article about infrared
Introduction Several splendid articles have been written about the Leica M8. Michael Reichmann published his initial comments here, atThe Luminous Landscape, with a complimentary article about infrared sensitivity, as
By Mike Johnston Many photographers and even some experienced and knowledgeable ones, seem permanently confused about contrast, especially when the word is used to describe
Do Sensors “Outresolve” Lenses? by Rubén Osuna and Efraín García We read everywhere that new high resolution sensors put pressure on actual lenses. These comments
In mid-June, and as luck (and some planning) would have it, I was able to obtain production samples of Panasonic's newDMC G3camera and also a
"The Leaf". Leica S2 with 120 mm Macro lens wide open.Foreword This article is a compilation of a number of personal thoughts about photographic tools.
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IntroductionIn mid-August, 2009, I was invited to join a small group of journalist on a visit with Leica at their headquarters in Solms, Germany. The
Paris Zigzag. Sept. 2004 Canon 20D with 70-300mm DO IS Lens ISO 200. "As a young guy I'm just getting started in the world of
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Do I Really Need to Know This Stuff? Actually, yes, you do. Pay attention. It's important :-) You especially do if you're one of those
___________________________________________________________________________________ December 30, 2005 Being a photographer these days means not only shooting, but also transferring files from memory cards to hard disk, reviewing, sorting,
by Miles Hecker All images and text unless otherwise indicated‚© 2000-2002 WyoFOTO LLC Written by photographic educatorMiles Hecker, with contribution byNorman Koren, this important essay
This article is published coincident with this site's May, 2008 report on the new Nikon 24mm PC-E lens. It is intended to provide a more in-depth explanation
The Perils of Lens ReviewingReviewing lenses is a perilous task. Unless one is using a full optical evaluation system and has the expertise to interpret
By Pete Myers Photo courtesy of Carl Zeiss AGPreambleAfter decades of photography, most photographers have a “dream lens,” which they cherish for their work. It
BigmaWidemaSigma lenses have a mixed reputation – neither uniformly good not unformly bad. There are a few lenses in that company's line though which have
Canon makes a number of very fine lenses, but to be frank – wide angles have not typically been that company's forte. But with the
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