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Getting the whole scene - and the some.
What I learned in week 47
My Sigma 20mm is not sharp - I shoot very little these days
What I learned in week 37
Mail from Ukraine - No rest for Vivian Maier - The 20mm f/1.8 lives
The honest 35mm
For some reason some photographers seem to think that a 35mm lens is about as boring and bland as a lens can get. I beg to differ.
Ultra wideangle samples
Simple samples shot to demonstrate the differences between the Sigma 10-20mm, the Sigma 8-16mm and the Nikon 10.5mm fisheye. You can click on samples to see larger copies of the images.
The Sigma ultra wideangle zoom is a fantastic lens, but not easy to use and not perfect for all situations where a wideangle is useful
Minolta 24mm f/2.8
The first wideangle I owned, and a real gem: wide, sharp, good colors and built to last. The mechanics were world class and the optical quality followed close troop. It started my still lasting love for wideangle lenses.
Minolta 35mm f/2.8 MD
I had this manual lens as one of the first ones for my Minolta bodies and remember its very good mechanical construction and oh so smooth focusing.
Vivitar 19-35mm f/3.5-4.5
A nice windangle zoom that could satisfy my longing for some perspective. It was quite wide even on the crop factor Minolta 7D
Sigma 15mm f/2.8 fisheye
My first ever fisheye lens, and a great performer. Both the mechanics and the optical quality is good, and the lens produces a stunning 180 degree vista on a full frame body
Sigma 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6
A really wide zoom (like REALLY!) even on a DX-body, which it's made for. Rectilinear in spite of its very wide angle of view and definitely a lens I'm going to love.
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