Category A Tilted Element Demonstration | Lensrentals Blog

How To's

A Tilted Element Demonstration

By

One thing we preach here a lot is that just because a dropped lens looks fine on the outside doesn’t mean it is fine.┬áThe other thing we preach a lot is that a tiny difference in the centering, tilt or placement of a single element can have a dramatic effect on image quality. Aaron made […]

Equipment

The Care and Feeding of Your Tripod

By

Being a good photographer, you have a tripod. Maybe two tripods. Maybe even a big, heavy duty one for your big lenses, a standard one for everyday use, and one of those small, cool ones that folds up like a road map and you can carry it in your back pocket. Wait, I just realized […]

How To's

Testing for a Decentered Lens: an Old Technique Gets a Makeover

By

What is Decentering and What Does it Do? Strictly speaking, decentering would involve one or more of the lens elements being off of the central axis of the lens. This would prevent the curved surfaces of the lens from bending the light properly. In severe cases it could result in halos or ghosting. In most […]

How To's

How to Change your Camera’s LCD Cover

By

Inevitably, over time the plastic LCD cover on the back of your camera gets scratched, scuffed and generally ends up looking older than the camera really is. Most of the time it doesn’t matter much, you can see the images and menus just fine. But given enough scratches light glare may interfere with seeing the […]

Follow on Feedly