I still believe that street photography is a near perfect training ground for event photography, with one significant exception. For street we tend to choose a single focal length; but for paid work, based on last years experience, one needs a zoom. Event Gollum Time… Well it was that time of year again. The annual
I now have 4 older Nikkor manual metal lenses and each is an engineering masterpiece. The glass, the metal milling and the smooth operation feel just right, as lenses should. Solid, well made, compact and quality sum them up rather well.
Nikkor-Q 135mm f 3.5 (Converted) – The following are sample pictures from the lens in various conditions. This, in my opinion, is the best lens I have and it cost only €49 second-hand. As usual the images are direct from camera, no crop, adjustment etc., Only exception is the blur for a surfer’s face… Alex.,
Older lenses actually give more information about their properties than modern lenses. This can give a photographer more control and increase photographic opportunities… In this video I show some of the differences and the advantages. Enjoy Alex.,