The Truth of Free Online Photography Resources

Why pay for online photography courses while there are free resources? This article helps you understand the truth.

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Leica Summicron 35mm f/2 ASPH: a Lens to Have for a Lifetime

The most well received focal lengths among Leica lenses are the 35mm and the 50mm. While the crown of the classic 35mm lenses is held by the Summicron 35mm f/2. The Summicron series started back in the year 1958, when Leica’s M mount was a bright rising star. Since then the Summicron was updated 5 times until now.

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5 Dirt Cheap Photography Accessories to Put a Smile on Your Face

Happy Halloween For all the photographers out there, I’ve prepared 5 dirt cheap photography accessories that will be fun an engaging

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How To Improve Your Photography Skills Fast

Improvement of photography skills can happen naturally over time. As you take more photos, read more about photography, attend more exhibitions, beneficial experiences accumulate. If you are reading this article, I believe you desire more than that. You are determined and driven to improve your photography skills so your pursuit in photography reaches a new […]

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Ricoh GR III vs Fujifilm XF10 – What You Must Know before Buying

Ricoh and Fujifilm both released their APS-C large sensor compact camera in the second half of 2018. Ricoh being slightly more expensive at recommended retail price of $599 while Fujifilm XF10 at $499, same price as their predecessors. Does the Ricoh GR III still have it? Is it still the king of street photography? Or […]

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The Fastest Way to Learn Photography Storytelling

Introducing all the types, elements and artistic value of photography storytelling. Comprehensive tips to start your own photography storytelling project.

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Why Every Street Photographer Needs a Ricoh GR III

Ricoh presented the one-of-a-kind, street-wise GR III at Photokina on 26 September 2018. It is a textbook case of innovation without losing a product’s identity and a deep understanding of the target users: street photographers. If this is something you are interested in, it may be safe to assume you have heard of the legendary […]

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Pentax Lens Review: SMC FA 31mm f/1.8 Limited

As a ‘Pentaxian’, being the quiet underdog amongst photographers is what I have got used to. When Canon, Nikon, Sony and Fujifilm users pull out their latest and greatest gear, all I can do is to keep accumulating shutter counts with my Pentax K-1. (By the way, even the K-1 was what I have waited […]

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Environmental Portrait Photography: How to Approach Anyone for Photos

The hurdle for many photographers to shoot environment portrait is approaching strangers asking for photos. Follow the below step by step guide that helped me over the years to guarantee you can overcome fear and start building an environment portrait portfolio.

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35mm Lens Landscape Photography: an Aesthetic Choice

35mm lenses are not the widest among wide angle lenses that are capable of capturing stunning panoramas. But they have something else on offer 14mm lenses do not. It is not the physical weight or size differential I wish to discuss here, but something more fundamental to the visual art photographers use them to create: […]

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5 Top Accessories for Lightweight Photography in 2018

Photography is about the experience as much as the end result, so I am all for a lightweight, minimalist approach. Leave at home the big photography backpack with full-frame DSLRs, heavy lenses and bulky tripods, replace them with your casual outfit, a slick camera bag and a digital rangefinder with a 35mm lens (Fujifilm XE3 […]

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35mm lens vs 50mm lens: An In-depth Comparison of 5 Optical Differences

When comparing 35mm lenses with 50mm prime lenses, what are the differences apart from focal length? Let’s dig a little deeper and discuss 5 optical characters that set them apart, so you will know for sure which lens to use in every situation. Are you deciding between a 35mm and a 50mm lens to add […]

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Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 Lens for the EOS R Mirrorless Camera: An Initial Review

In September 2018 Canon announced its first full-frame digital mirrorless camera, the EOS R. The initial lens line up of this camera includes an RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM lens. If you are curious about how good this 35mm lens is and my (most certainly biased) opinion, please read on. Overview of the Canon RF […]

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Knowing Your Digital Camera: Tips for Experienced Users

Are you using your digital camera to its full extent? Did you pay for the latest and greatest gear but only use the features available 5 years ago? I will help experienced photographers find out what you are missing out. #1 Knowing the ‘Expanded Limits’ Forget about the thrill of reading all the marketing material […]

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How do I manage to keep this website profitable?

  You may be wondering as an enthusiast photographer (nowhere near a professional, nor do I plan to become one), how do I keep 35mmlens.com profitable? I only use top-of-the-line services Before I start to address this question, let me tell you that when I decided to invest a large amount of my time and […]

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