35mm gear

35mm fixed focal length Lenses and cameras with 35mm equivalent lenses, gears and accessories

Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD- the “Workhorse”

With the expansion of the full frame DSLR and Digital mirrorless cameras, Tamron sensed it shouldn’t be left out in product coverage.  In late February 2019, Tamron announced two new full-frame DSLR lenses (the 35-150mm F/2.8-4 Di VC OSD and SP 35mm F/1.4 Di USD, and a new full-frame mirrorless lens (the 17-28mm F/2.8 Di […]

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Sigma 35mm f/1.4 ART Lens Sale

Merry Christmas and happy New Year everyone. I thought I’d share this sale from Adorama as it seems to be a pretty decent deal for these popular Sigma Art lenses. If you are in the market for them, this is the time to pull the trigger. Remember to pick the right mount for your camera. […]

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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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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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Ricoh GR III

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 K1 and FA 31mm

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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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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35mm vs 50mm lens: which one should I buy first?

This moment I am about to describe seems inevitable in every DSLR photographer’s journey: you look at all the photos taken with the standard zoom lens you bought with the camera kit and suddenly have doubts about yourself: honestly, they look like typical ‘tourist photos’ that are just short of expectation from a ‘proper camera’. […]

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