For some time already I’m struggling to get a really good 20mm lens for my Sony A7. “OK, and so you buy an old Vivitar 20mm? What are you thinking?” Yeah, I know, just took a gamble with this one. It appeared on eBay, I set a maximum bid of some 50 euros on Auctionsniper and forgot about it. Lo and behold, I won it for 25 euros!
Yesterday I struck a deal for a black Minolta SR-T 303b.
That’s the question. Do I use a shift lens or a conventional lens and apply transforms later in Lightroom?Read more
For years and years I’ve been a fan of shift lenses. You know, those lenses that allow you to get a building in the picture from bottom to top without falling verticals and without an empty foreground filling up half the frame.
But their geometric distortion started to bother me.Read more