• An Ode to Vintage Lenses and How I Stopped Giving a Damn About Sharpness

    2 monthes ago - By Peta Pixel

    As with a majority of newbies to photography, the obsession with gear and chasing the newest toys proved to be irresistible to me. I spent far more time reading reviews, comparing charts, watching youtube videos, and looking for deals than actually going out and shooting.
    I took hundreds of test shots to make sure the AF was properly focusing, and I near memorized the MTF curves for each of my lenses to know at exactly how far I should stop them down to get the sharpest possible shots. Instead of concentrating on composition, I pored over my images at 300% magnification in Capture One to...
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