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The photographic angle promotes education of the public in the art and science of photography by staging exhibitions and by working with professional, student and amateur photographers

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The Case For Tripods

Posted by Adrian Stone on: 1st May 2014

The Case for Tripods Why buy a tripod when lenses have mechanisms for reducing camera shake, and cameras with high ISO ratings are reasonably priced? Are tripods really necessary these days? A tripod's sole purpose, other than fending off aggressive wildlife, is to keep your camera and lens completely……

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PRIME LENSES

Posted by Adrian Stone on: 2nd Dec 2013

Sony PL Mount Prime Lenses Prime lenses differ from zoom lenses - they have a fixed focal length. To make your subject larger in the frame with a prime you need to walk forwards. Prime lenses are definitely worth consideration. They are relatively simple to build which makes some very affordable,……

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Normal Lenses

Posted by Adrian Stone on: 1st Nov 2013

Normal lenses are so called because they offer a similar field of view to how we see the world, it looks natural. Normal lenses have a focal length ranging from 50mm-70mm. Above this range are telephotos, below are wide angle lenses. Photographers often find a 35 -85mm zoom lens very useful. Normal……

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WIDE ANGLE LENSES

Posted by Adrian Stone on: 1st Oct 2013

Whereas telephoto lenses are used to capture small subjects at a distance, wide angle lenses let the photographer include all the detail of a large scene. This makes these lenses particularly suitable to landscape photography and for taking a photo where there is limited space, e.g. a family group……

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TELEPHOTO LENSES

Posted by Adrian Stone on: 2nd Sep 2013

Telephoto lenses make distant objects appear closer. They are the wildlife photographer's favourite because they can take strong images without disturbing their subject. Your telephoto lens will probably be a zoom lens for quick photo composition. You will want to make your wildlife subject stand……

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