Author Archives: larsrc

About larsrc

Using this blog merely to transfer over to Blogger

When normal isn’t normal

One of the first things one learns when starting to look at lenses is the concept of a "normal" lens; in 35mm terms, this is usually taken to be the 50mm lens. The reasoning behind this is that at that … Continue reading

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More ISO testing

or, what a photographer does when stuck in a hotel room on a rainy Sunday. I should really have done this test many years ago, but now at least I have Lightroom 3 with its better noise reduction, and it … Continue reading

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An experiment with ISO and pushing

A long time ago, somebody introduced me to the concept of "pushing", from the film days where you couldn’t just change ISO at the press of a button. Pushing means to deliberately under-expose the shot and then over-develop to compensate, … Continue reading

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Old lenses

Took a trip into a local second-hand electronics store for a new CD player today (got a nice Denon, almost exactly the same as we broke after 20 years of service), and looked at a couple old lenses he had … Continue reading

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Printing: the beginning

A while back, I had promised my DW prints of my 5 best landscape photos so that she could do some fiber magic with them. For one reason or another, I didn’t get around to it until today, where I … Continue reading

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POTD 16/5 2010

An old one, but a good one. This was the one that really opened my eyes to how much better my macro lens is. No more POTD for at least a week, as we’re going off to Samsø. I hope … Continue reading

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Focal length statistics

A nice little plug-in called data plot from Jeffrey Friedl confirmed what I suspected: My primes have a much larger percentage of keepers than my zooms.

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