I’ve been using the LensAlign MkII for a year now. In this time I’ve used it on about 20 lens-camera combinations, and on some combinations more than once. Here are my thoughts.
Anyone who has tried AF tuning will know that the paper at 45 degrees doesn’t really work, and that the staggered blocks method is very imprecise. LensAlign MkII fixes these problems by providing a method for perfect alignment and easy evaluation of results. Put simply, it works. But with all the images on their webpage […]
Weird stuff they don’t tell you at the camera shop.
Hotshoe flash. They’re all the same right? Well not really. There are so many weird quirks with each brand, and sometimes it’s not obvious that your brand doesn’t work the same way as another brand. Physical differences are easy enough to spot if you know to look, but technical anomalies – they’re the fun part.
Here is a brief how-to on setting up your camera for controlled and repeatable indoor flash shots at night – a common occurrence strangely not covered in camera manuals (you have read it cover-to-cover right?) This is merely meant to be a quick reference, and not an in-depth discussion. While intended for a camera mounted […]
If you have owned a DSLR for any amount of time, chances are there is some dust on the sensor. Most of the time the dust will be tiny, and won’t affect your photos, won’t even be noticable. The built-in dust cleaning systems of modern DSLRs also effectively clean most of the particles. But one […]