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  1. I use a Canon SL3 (with Canon Macro EFS 35mm lens) for nature stock photography including insects (always moving) and plants (blowing in the wind). I have trouble getting it to focus enough for my photos to be accepted. I have tried different aperture settings to focus more of the picture but I wonder if a lot of it has to do with the camera itself being cheaper? How much does the camera play a role versus the lens? I always have to edit out a lot of noise and take like 100 photos of each thing in the hopes I get one that is focused enough. Would I have better luck with a different camera? For
  2. Which lens is most suitable for photographing texture? I have a Sony A7III camera with 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS kit lens. Not sure if my kit lens is good enough for texture photography. I’m a 3D artist and I need textures for my 3D projects. Any advice on texture photography would help a lot. I'm new to photography.
  3. I'm currently using Nikon d5300 dslr camera with 18-55 mm lens. But it is not enough zooming for wildlife photography. I need to get community comments for good low budget zooming lens suggestions ....like Nikon 70-300 mm lens or other suitable lens for nikon
  4. I'm thinking about getting a 35mm (works out to be about 50mm full frame equivalent) prime lens for my camera. I like this focal length as it's what I naturally gravitate towards on my kit lens. Why get a prime? I like the idea of fixed focal length as my style seems to be developing towards moving my feet rather than moving my zoom. I am also getting frustrated by not being able to open the lens up as wide as I want for depth of field effects. Two options: A fully manual or a fully automatic. The manual is about a quarter of the price and has a greater aperture range. But the
  5. I have found myself wanting a wider frame quite a few times now, so I think its time for a wide angle lens. Its proving harder to choose one then I thought, theres a-lot more choice and subtleties it seems with these. So some input would be most helpful My budget is around £200 and my existing lens’s are a 70-300mm telephoto and 35mm F1.8 Nikon prime. The camera is a Nikon D7100. I’d ideally like something similar to the nikon prime lens I have but with a much wider frame (not found anything within my budget that quite fits with this).
  6. I want to play with artistic bookeh and sun flares so I ordered Helios 44m. I also found the adapter which is described as compatible with many canon models including 5d ii and apparently allows for infinity focus. But...I am a bit nervous, should I trust that description? I came across some people saying that combining that lens with that camera may cause some issues and damage the mirrors or something like that... I hope the are talking about different kind of adapters..? Does anyone have any experience with this?
  7. Hi Everyone, I'm new to Shutterstock and have uploaded my first few images. I currently shoot on a Canon 100D/ SL1 and Tamron Lens. I want to lean on your experience and ask if I should upgrade Lens, I'm looking at Canon L series Lens 70-200mm f4 as I mainly shoot landscapes, would using this lens on a 100D be wasted? Or do I need to upgrade to Full Frame first? Thanks to Everyone in Advanced
  8. https://www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/peanuts-background-seed-vignette-texture-brown-546767401 lens: Tamron 90mm f/2.8
  9. I have a toddler and a baby. I was out shooting a waterfall. I had hiked out, wearing the baby and my camera, carrying a tripod, diapers in each pocket, juice box stuffed in my bra, to a local waterfall. I set up the tripod, set the bag behind me where it wouldn't blow away, and started taking some test shots. I see the toddler running with the bag toward the fenced off cliff edge (waterfall was across the valley). I retrieve the bag from where it had gotten stuck on the fence and turn around in time to see the toddler topple the tripod with camera and my favorite lens attached. Now I have a b
  10. I have decided to purchase a Canon EOS xsi. I found a good used one for $119. Only 9000 clicks. I have been debating for days on what lens to get. I want to be able to shoot my kids (with the camera, lol) and also landscapes and wildlife. So. I was thinking of either doing a 50mm and an 80-200 or an 18-55 "kit" lens and the 80. The problem with the 18 and 80 is I won't be able to fstop under 4. I worry that I won't be able to get the kids easily with just a 50, as well as getting medium distance shots. I am pretty set on getting a longer zoom as I live in the mountains and am moving to Alaska
  11. I recently bought one of these lens cleaning pens: Carson C6 Lens Cleaner Pen Can anyone advise how to know when it is "used up" ? That is, does not all the stuff it removes from one's lenses just build up on it? Thanks.
  12. Does anyone here have a Nikon 400mm F2.8 lens? If so do you like it? Because I heard that it's a really good lens for sports and wildlife.
  13. Hello As well as introducing myself, I would like to ask a couple of questions. I am a newbie at SS and photography, despite the fact that my dad is a 91 year-old photographer, and I spent childhood in Brazil looking through his Hasselblad and putting up with my sister making a dark room in our bathroom. But I was the writer, like my mom. Yet I recently fell in love with photography too. It started with my business, but now it totally crossed to a much broader spectrum of passion. Got myself what my budget allowed (Canon EOS 1300D). Yes, reading the manual to learn more and venture into m
  14. I currently have a D5200 with the following Nikon Lenses: 35mm Prime, 18-55 Kit, 55-200 Kit and 200-500 FX. I mostly use the 18-55 and the 200-500 and am shooting mostly nature, flowers and wildlife. I am looking at street and landscape in the future and am pining for a new camera, D7200, D810 or D500. Still very unsure about that part. Ok, with that background, I would like to upgrade my 18-55 kit to a higher quality lens either DX or FX. I like that general focal length but I'm not married to it. What would you recommend (under 2k please , under 1k better), for high quality street, land
  15. I'm looking to buy a lens for some macro projects I'm planning to do but don't have millions of pounds to spend. Was looking into the Sigma 105mm f2.8 for Canon and see that it has mixed reviews ranging from "best ever" to "don't waste your money". Just wondered if anyone else uses/has used this lens for macro work and care to share your thoughts? Maybe there is a better lens suggestion that I haven't considered? Cheers guys, Jennie ☺
  16. Has anyone shot with the new Sigma 50-100mm lens? I'd like to hear some feedback about it's portrait capabilities, but I would also use it for nature shots as well. I currently use the Sigma 18-35mm Art Lens and love it. Might be the sharpest lens I've ever shot with. If the 50-100mm is anything close, it will be a future purchase.
  17. Hello everyone. I currently have the canon 18-55 mm lens. Which lens would be a suitable upgrade as far as having little or no chromatic aberration and distortion?
  18. Anybody had the chance to test the new Tamron SP 90mm F2.8 Di VC USD ( F017)? Last month, when I finally decided to buy a Tamron SP 90mm F2.8 Di VC USD (F004, second version) for Nikon, it vanished overnight from the only, trustworthy, online lens distributor in my area. Now the new version is out but its price is double ($850 in my country), even higher as for the Nikon AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED. Please help me decide which one should I buy? I want to use it on DX body for food photography, bugs, flowers. Unfortunately I can only buy it online, without the chance to try it be
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  20. Well, I had some cash in Paypal, so I finally sprang for a 90mm f-2.8 Tamron macro. I got the one with image stabilization. Haven't used it yet, but the focus is amazingly fast, and from all the reports from you guys it should be very sharp. If necessary, I can put a 1.4x extender and use it as a 125mm f-4. It came with a lenshood and a free download of Silkipix for RAW stuff (and an instruction sheet in 12 languages).
  21. Hi, friends! Someone has got this equipment? I would like to hear feedback. Thanks
  22. I moved to Las Vegas a few years ago and got dust in my lens. Took it to a local camera shop (which was recommended) and not only was the guy grumpy, he left spots in my lens. I moved to Tucson shortly thereafter and did a couple of shoots and had to edit out the spots. I HATE editing. So I haven't done any shoots, and I don't know anyone who can recommend a local Tucson shop that does in-house lens cleaning. I would really like to get back to uploading here, but not the extra editing. Anyone in Tucson that can point me in the right direction? Please and thank you R
  23. Hi All, I have a fixed 35mm 1.8 lens AF-S on my Nikon - should I upgrade to a 50mm. Would I see any avantage to having 50mm or should I save towards a Maco lens or Longer?? Cheers John
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