• Lens Articles

    Fotofying with a 50mm lens

    Recently I had a post about the 24mm focal length. Now it’s time for a different, less wide, focal length, namely the classical 50mm focal length. What makes the 50mm a great focal length? First off, it’s just between the wide angle and the short telephoto lenses. This means that it has a great cover of subjects in the frame, and that things are not distorted drastically, while the background is not compressed due to the long length of other longer telephoto lenses. In fact, the 50mm is considered to represent what it sees as close to how we ourselves see the world. The sizes of things, relative to each…

  • Lens Articles

    Fotofying with a 24mm lens

    I want to try to present different kind of lenses to you, and how they work in different kinds of photography. It will mostly be focused on the focal lengths of the lenses, but with a little luck I might be able to also present different kinds of lenses for specific purposes or effects. The first part will be a presentation of the 24mm focal length. Since I’m mostly doing street photography, the examples will of course mostly be in this context. First, a little about the 24mm lens. The particular one I’m using is the Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8. What that means, broken down, is that it’s a Canon…