The advantages (and disadvantages) of using prime lenses.

I’ve talked about prime lenses a lot in this blog, from the idea that people think you miss shots with a prime lens, how to improve your photography with a prime lens and how 35mm is the perfect length prime if it’s the only other lens you own, plus I’ve mentioned them a lot more.Continue reading “The advantages (and disadvantages) of using prime lenses.”

Do you really miss shots with a prime lens?

Those who know me, know that the majority of the time I will go out with just the one camera and the one lens. A lot of the time, that one lens is the Viltrox 23mm F/1.4, although I have also just been out with the TTArtisan 40mm F/2.8 macro and used it as aContinue reading “Do you really miss shots with a prime lens?”

Resolven Canal With A TTArtisan 40mm Macro Lens

I wanted to do a couple of things on this Tuesday’s meet at Resolven Canal in Neath, South Wales. First I wanted to really use my new TTArtisan 40mm macro lens for both close-up photography and as a 40mm prime, secondly, as this is a manual focus lens, go fully manual with everything from focusingContinue reading “Resolven Canal With A TTArtisan 40mm Macro Lens”

Improve your photography with a prime lens

A lot of people fail to understand how using a prime lens can make you a better photographer than you are at the moment. There’s a mindset that believes that you are constrained by using a single focal length, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. In this article I’ll explain why using aContinue reading “Improve your photography with a prime lens”