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Using Large Format Lenses on DSLR camera

For a begin try to answer the question and actually what is it all about?

After all, now full of lenses for standard 36mm, the quality is much better. I agree, lenses designed for this format have better sharpness, size, weight and ergonomics. Using a large format lenses on digitall cameras interesting primarily out of curiosity.

Author: Ivan 07.09.2015 14:33:37

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Lens Aberrations in Photography: Good or Bad?

Anyway, let’s get back to trying to answer the main question here: when are aberrations welcome, and when should they be avoided?

Author: Sergei Borodin 24.05.2011 09:20:47

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What are Lens Aberrations?

Introduction to Aberration Theory and typical lens aberrations.

Author: Sergei Borodin 20.05.2011 20:56:20

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What is a Portrait Lens?

This article covers the main characteristics and features of portrait lenses for 35mm SLR cameras.

Author: Sergei Borodin 21.12.2012 09:43:42

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Canon Lenses

Nowadays Canon lenses and SLR cameras are absolute leaders on the photographic market! Why?

Author: Sergei Borodin 30.12.2012 23:57:14

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Quick guide for purchasing and testing of used lenses

This guide is primarily intended to reduce the number of mistakes by people who do not devote much time for that or those who are new in this fascinating business.

Author: YuriS 20.10.2012 18:16:11

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Japan Carl Zeiss Planar 85/1.4 C/Y Lens VS Germany Lens: Find the Difference

I have bought the lens Carl Zeiss Planar 85/1.4 C/Y «made in West Germany» to compare with my Carl Zeiss Planar 85/1.4 C/Y «made in Japan».

Author: kenjiz 24.07.2012 17:29:09

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How to Use Old Lenses on Digital Camera

This article explains how to use old lenses (m42, m39, Olympus Om, Contax / Yashisa, Leica R, Leica M, Pentacon 6 and others mounts) on modern digital SLR and mirrorless cameras.

Author: Sergei Borodin 07.12.2010 13:50:51

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Flange Focal Distance of Photographic Lenses and Cameras

Often we need to use lenses from one system to another system. For this to happen, check flange focal distance FFD.

Author: Sergei Borodin 07.12.2010 10:05:20

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A List of Useful Websites About Lenses

This is a list of websites where you can find and verify necessary information when adding lenses to the database. This list is regularly updated.

Author: Sergei Borodin 17.09.2010 10:09:53

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