"The Sony 85mm f2.8 SAM Lens is a light, compact full-frame prime lens that is ideal for portraits on full-frame cameras and great for general...... more
"The Sony 85mm f2.8 SAM Lens is a light, compact full-frame prime lens that is ideal for portraits on full-frame cameras and great for general purpose mid-telephoto applications on cameras with APS-C sized sensors where it provides an angle of view equivalent to a 127.5mm focal length lens. It provides clear, sharp corner-to-corner imaging, even at maximum aperture, where the circular aperture design creates beautiful defocus effects. The Sony 85mm f2.8 SAM Lens features a Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM) for smooth AF operation and a focus mode switch for greater creative control of focusing. "
Advantages: Excellent image sharpness, fast to focus, image stabilizer. Disadvantages: Slight vignetting at times.
...the advantage of an image stabilizer which allows you to hand hold the camera at slower shutter speeds (up to 3 steps). This allows you to retain sharper images in low light without them being affected by camera shake. Although the 17-85mm has a tripod sensor, the image stabilizer should be turned off if using on bulb setting.
The lens can focus as close as 0.35m/1.2ft for macro photography and this is...
Advantages: Good price, dries clothes quickly, easy to load. Disadvantages: Not that energy efficient.
...As we live in a small one bedroom flat, I never really saw the need for a tumble dryer as we don?t have the room and it?s just another thing which uses electricity. In October last year though my partner?s Mum bought us the Indesit IDC85 out of the blue from a wholesalers in Liverpool for £199. The tumble dryer is available at a few different places online for the same price, including Ve...
Advantages: easy to use, great depth of field and image quality, reasonably priced Disadvantages: none
...I received this Canon 50mm prime lens for my camera last Christmas.
~ Prime lenses ~
A prime len is a fixed lens and this lens is fixed at 50mm so instead of using the optical zoom to zoom in and out, a prime lens means that you, as the photographer, have to move forwards and backwards to shoot your subject at the right distance.
The benefits of using a prime lens are that it usually offers...