With all the restrictions associated with coronavirus, our trips out have definitely been curtailed over the last few months. While I don’t particularly like wearing a mask for long periods of time, we decided to visit the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge. I took along the Sony A7R IV camera with the Sony 24mm f1.4 GM lens. This is a very special lens, combining surprising-attractive bokeh for a wide-angle lens and small size. Although I have been before, I was impressed […] . Click here to read the full article.
Back in the days that I used a Canon full-frame DSLR camera, many fellow photography enthusiasts who used prime lenses had (or wanted) the so-called ‘Holy Trinity’ of lenses. These were much-sought-after prime lenses that, between them, covered the vast majority of typical photography assignments, including weddings. Most considered that a combination of fast 35mm, 85mm and 135mm lenses provided huge flexibility, superb image quality and outstanding bokeh. I still fondly remember my Canon 85mm f1.2 II L lens (photo above) […] . Click here to read the full article.
I always try to capture images is as high as resolution as possible – not really to display on mobile phones and today’s display technology but for posterity. In many years, display technology will have advanced rapidly and those images that look fine today on a small screen will look distinctly blurry, noisy and lacking in detail on much larger displays in the future. I can tell this as I often display images from Facebook on my iMac Pro’s 5k […] . Click here to read the full article.
Images are incredibly important on any website as they can potentially provide more information about a product or service than any words can. Images also play a critical role in projecting a brand. Subconsciously, we all make judgements about a company when we see images online, for example, in terms of how professional, big or successful a particular company is. If we didn’t see beautifully-lit products on Apple’s website, for example, would it really support Apple’s market-leading brand? Apple is […] . Click here to read the full article.