A few weeks ago I mentioned that the New York Times had chosen a picture I took at the beginning of November during a weekend away in Petersfield, Hampshire to promote their “A world at 7 billion” project on their Facebook page. The paper wanted to create a time capsule for those who were born around the time when we broke the 7 billion people barrier and looked for submissions from all over the world. That picture, even though not my typical urban shot, was the only relative
How many times have you asked yourself this question (assuming that you own a Canon camera)? We all want to spend our money wisely and read endless reviews and comparisons, search for the best prices and pray that the next Lotto ticket solves all our photography kit problems. Actually, the last one might be just me, but never mind.
I don’t have sufficient knowledge of all Canon lenses, but filmmaker Michael Gebben found someone who does. On his website has posted a video in
Every now and then I step out of my comfort zone and leave my lovely 24-104mm zoom lens at home. I take with me a random lens I normally don’t use (I don’t have zillions of them to choose from, sadly) and try to spend a whole day taking pictures just with this one lens – and nothing more.
Last weekend I did that with the Canon 50mm f1.8. And the past couple of days made me realise that in fact this is my favourite Canon lens so far. At (then) just under £60, the lens offered