Posts Tagged ‘wide-angle’

Distortion

Distortion

There are two types of lens distortions. One is called barrel distortion, and the other is called pincushion distortion. Barrel distortion is typical with wide-angle lenses (<35mm). Notice the picture below. This type of distortion presents itself as a bulge. Notice how the center of the frame is somewhat bulging out. This, usually unwanted, can […]


Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM

Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM

The Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM is one of my most used lenses and I absolutely love it. Let me start by dissecting the name. EF stands for electro-focus; This is in reference to the innovation of electronic focusing without the use of any mechanical lenses (unlike Nikon’s AF-D lenses). All EF lenses work on […]