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Review of the Mitakon 35mm f/0.95 FX

By Etienne / September 11, 2019 / 4 Comments

September 2019 updates: After now over two years of shooting with this lens, I do have a few things to add. I still ove this lens very much, and I mostly use it for portraits, or when the light is very flat. Shooting with a really wide aperture helps to bring back depth in the…

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Man in Vietnam working in a green peanut field at sunset

The 50mm photographer

By Etienne / January 9, 2016 / 7 Comments

As you may know now I am a 50mm photographer. Most of what I have been shooting in the last 3 years has been done with a 50mm. 2 years ago I bought myself a Carl Zeiss 50mm lens, with manual focus. That would be a good opportunity for me to practice with manual focus…

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black and white photo of Kmu women in Laos

Getting close or staying far from your subject? A discussion

By Etienne / March 11, 2014 / 5 Comments

A while ago, I met Tad during a photo tour in Hoi An. Following this tour we have had an email discussion about 2 different ways of shooting people while traveling: getting close or staying far from your subject? This discussion dates from a while back but I did lost track. Finally I am posting…

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