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Wheres me damn 35mm!

Discussion in 'photo' started by garyi, Mar 28, 2006.

  1. Joe P

    Joe P certified Buffologist / mod

    Vuk,

    Nice, though I'm curious just how well aligned the finder is with the 21mm lens. It needs to be bang on to avoid converging verticals, unless that's what you're after.

    About the other lens... I've never tried a super onion so I don't know.

    Joe
     
  2. Artioneer

    Artioneer tripath walker

    Joe,

    Please explain . . . exactly what are converging verticals ? TBH they have always baffled me.

    Would this knowledge be handy if I was photographing SS's in NYC ?
     
  3. vuk

    vuk \o/ choose anarchy

    i love converging verticals. same goes for converging horizontals. that's mainly why i bought the bloody lens!

    vuk.
     
  4. Joe P

    Joe P certified Buffologist / mod

    Artioneer,
    Excuse the terrible images -- I used a crap flatbed to scan my slides back then -- but below are a few examples of converging verticals, something that's more correctly called keystoning. (See http://photonotes.org/cgi-bin/entry.pl?id=Convergingverticals for a definition.)

    http://www.photo.net/photodb/photo?photo_id=905286
    http://www.photo.net/photodb/photo?photo_id=235868
    http://www.photo.net/photodb/photo?photo_id=297390



    Well, ultrawides and panoramic cameras seem to be the tools of choice for photographing skyscrapers in NYC...

    Joe
     

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