Category: Camera

What’s in my bag (First posted on JCH 12th Dec 2016)

I use digital as if it were manual analogue, so my setup is perhaps a little strange considering many people at JCH seem to be very into film. I use the Nikon D5200, together with Nikkor AIS lenses. I started this round of camera with the D5200 and the 18-105mm kit lens. The images were

Opinion: Canon 5D Classic

My father recently purchased a Canon 5D Classic.  Looking at Youtube videos to investigate which lens might be most appropriate it became apparent that pictures from the “Canon 5D mark I” all exhibit a rather special and pleasant look.  This got me thinking…  how can that be? and why did it stop?

KIT: New Bits…

Since starting down the Nikon DSLR path we have acquired new bits.  As a result of commercial photography for events we now use the Sigma 17-50 f2.8 for DX cameras on the Nikon D3300 and though the company we also have a Nikon D610 and a 35mm AFS f1.8.  Why… The main reason is that

KIT: Our Basic Setup

I use a Nikon D5200 together with Nikon’s older AIS lenses in manual mode. I originally bought the camera as a kit with the 18-105mm kit lens. The kit lens is absolutely useless; the results with auto-focusing are poor, the manual focusing is impossible, the lens does nothing to contribute to good crisp images. I