This past weekend I rented a tilt-shift lens. These lenses are meant for perspective correction in architectural photography, but I was really curious to try one out just to play with focal plane a little. Using a lens like this allows you to have a tiny little slice of a photo in focus: You can […]

The High Price of Photo Gear

Here are two items I recently came across that blew my mind. The first one is clip from a Canadian TV program showing how camera lenses are made. I had no idea what an involved and painstaking process is required to make fine optics. I guess that explains why nice lenses cost so much. And […]