Photographic Techniques

How to Get Sharp Telephoto Images

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You want to know what the most common cause of photographer disappointment is? Absolutely, positively the most common? It’s the photographer who just came back from a special trip—a safari, a wildlife adventure, birding, maybe even whale watching—with 762 blurry telephoto pictures. We talk to someone at least once every week with just this scenario. […]

Lenses and Optics

Fast Lenses: A Primer

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by Stephen Michael Garey What is a Fast Lens? A fast lens is any lens of any type and focal length that has an aperture design capable of opening to f/2.8 or wider. There are fast lenses currently available that open as wide as f/1.2, and there are any number of popular lenses that open […]

Roger's Ramblings

Thoughts on Micro 4/3

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Over the last month I’ve spent a lot of time with the new Micro 4/3s cameras: I took a Panasonic G-1 on vacation a few weeks ago, spent a week shooting the Olympus E-P1 with various lenses and adapters, and then this last weekend took the new Panasonic GH-1 out with the 14-140mm kit lens. […]

Photographic Techniques

Getting Sharp Telephoto Images

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You want to know what the most common cause of photographer disappointment is? Absolutely, positively the most common? Its the photographer who just came back from a special trip — a safari, a wildlife adventure, birding, maybe even whale watching — with 762 blurry telephoto pictures. We talk to someone at least once every week […]

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