Tag: Sigma 35mm f1.4 A

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Standard Prime, a Photographer’s Best Friend

Even though I take photos with a longer or shorter focal length from time to time, as I did only recently with the DP3M, I soon return to my long-known normal focal length.Somehow, taking photos with this focal length feels most natural to me. You don’t have to imagine things or think about proportions and ...

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No High-ISO this time ;)

…at least I didn’t accidentally use high sensitivities where ISO100 is sufficient. 😉 Some photos were shot at ISO800, but those were light conditions where f/1.4 and High-ISO was absolutely necessary. Paranoid as the lapse during my last photo tour made me, I double-checked the camera settings before I took a single photo. Just in case. ...

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Silly Mistake: High-ISO by Day!

I was so happy on my last photo tour: the light was great, it was warm and I wasn’t short of good subjects. “Couldn’t have been any better”, I thought when I came home. But soon after I had a look at the photos on my PC and discovered that I shot all of them ...

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Another New Toy: Sigma 35mm f1.4 Art

Recently, after a bad attack of G.A.S., I was itching so badly I had no choice but to order the 35/1.4 Art. As Gear Acquisition Syndrome is notoriously not curable, you can’t do anything but learn to live with it. Well, since the lens has arrived, the itching is gone and the pleasure is great. ...