Tag: DOF

Sigma 105mm f/1.4 for Nikon on tripod. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Sigma 105mm f/1.4 – First Impressions

Sigma 105mm f/1.4 for Nikon – First Impressions My very first prime lens was a Nikon 50mm f/1.8 lens, but, as a portrait photographer I’ve always wanted a prime f/1.4 lens. And so this past year, I spent months researching, considering and reconsidering my options. While there’re several prime f/1.4 lenses ideal for portrait photography, ...

Christmas in NYC. Photo by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

Merry Christmas!

A Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! It’s Christmas Day, and so I wish you all who celebrate a very Merry Christmas, and Happy Holidays, too. Frohe Weihnachten! Joyeux Noël Feliz natal! and Feliz Navidad! Craciun Fericit! Buon Natale! Mele Kalikimaka!

Lensbaby Velvet Photography

Photographing with a Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6 Macro Lens   In a previous Lensbaby Photography I talked about my experience photographing with a Lensbaby Composer. I’ve had the Lensbaby Composer for several years. Recently, I had the chance to test out a newer Lensbaby model. That is, the Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6. First impressions: This ...