Tour de force in optical design. Canon‘s new ultra wide angle 11-24mm zoom lens is big and heavy.
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The Canon TS-E 17mm lens, introduced in 2009, has proven itself to be a magnificent wide-angle optic, with stellar corner-to-corner performance. However, from the perspective of a landscape photographer, it has one shortcoming: a protruding bulbous front element that does not admit filters. A German photographer recently came up with a solution that uses the […]
With its fields, hills, and a lovely beach, the historic village of Candolim in Goa was once a picture of serenity and beauty. The beach has now vanished through erosion and encroachment, and the fields & hills scarred by ugly concrete. The Church of Our Lady of Hope (Nossa Senhora da Esperança) was built in […]
Centrum is a new hotel (2005) in the heart of Reykjavík, located on Aðalstræti, the oldest street in town. Its buildings are modeled after a style prevalent here around 1900. Viking ruins discovered during its construction are now featured in a museum housed in the basement. A very short stroll brings us to Borg, the […]
I am a recent convert to the religion of Zeiss, and my initial experience suggests that I will be keeping the faith for a long time to come. The two Zeiss lenses currently in my bag are the ZE 50mm f/2 Makro Planar and the ZE 100mm f/2 Makro Planar, both manual focus lenses designed […]