The Complete Sigma Lens Abbreviations

I have done a lens abbreviation guide and sort of history for Nikon and Canon. So now, I figured to do a similar guide for the third party lens. This guide is all about Sigma, which has so far produced lens for Nikon, Canon, Sony and Pentax mounts. Please don’t be confused, Sigma is a Japanese company founded in 1961… and not a western based company. With over 50 years of history, Sigma is definitely not some cheap company producing crappy lens. In fact, they have some excellent lens, priced at a fraction of…

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The Complete Canon Lens Abbreviations Glossary

WHAT THE CANON? Welcome to the world of photography, where geeky scientists make great lens… and use all their secret codes to confuse consumers. Fret not, this guide will explain those EF-S, STM Canon lens acronyms and abbreviations to you, and a small history lesson to help you better understand. MOUNTS Unlike Nikon which has stuck to their “F-mount” for a long time, Canon has a history of changing their mount systems. 1959 : R Mount 1964 : FL Mount 1971 : FD Mount. FL lens can be used on FD cameras.…

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The Complete Nikon Lens Abbreviations Glossary

DECODING THE NIKON-NIKKOR CODE I bet you have seen these “strange markings” all over Nikon lens… but what the heck do they mean? This Nikon lens abbreviations and acronyms glossary will help you to decode the Nikon code, and a short history lesson so you can better understand these lens. Also for those who are a little newer to Nikon, their lens are branded “Nikkor”. No need to be confused, it’s just part of history. Nikon originally only wanted their best lens to carry the “Nikkor” name. But now, all their lens are “Nikkor” nonetheless.…

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Basic Photography Terms : The Ultimate Cheat Sheet

  DECODING THE BASIC PHOTOGRAPHY TERMS Welcome to my long list of photography related terms. So people these days pick up a new camera, and goes “everything is auto these days”. Piece of cake. Then, they start messing around the camera… only to see alien language and technology. Hory shet. What are all these photography terms, and what is this “AV”, “M”, “ISO”, “EV”? Read the manual? Nobody ain’t got time for that. Fear not, I have compiled a list of common photography terms. In simple layman terms as possible, minus the long tutorials… Since many…

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Websites To Download Free Stock Photos That Don’t Suck

FREE STOCK PHOTOS FOR DOWNLOAD, NOT REALLY FREE FOR EVERYTHING Digital artist, blogger, publisher or whichever, you probably need stock photos for your works. But as this world works, not every photo you find on the Internet is free. You might have heard of “copyright”, where you cannot publish the works without permission. Then, there’s “copyleft” or creative commons. Which, allows you to use the works with some strings attached. But take note, you might still land in trouble even if it is a copyleft photo. You see, not all copyleft photos are “totally…

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Singapore Cosplay, Anime and Game Events 2017

  11 FEB Harajuku Fashion Walk Singapore Note : This is a fashion walk, please do not attend in cosplay! Time : 1600 Venue : Merlion Park Admission : Free Website : https://www.facebook.com/HarajukuFW.SG 17 FEB TO 20 FEB Cosfest Sea : Beyond the Great Horizons Time : To be on board the Mariner of the Sears from 11am to 3pm, set sail at 5pm Venue : Mariner of the Seas (Cruise from Singapore to Penang, then back to Singapore) Admission : $495 per pax for interior stateroom, $567 for ocean view room Website : http://www.sgcosplayclub.org/ 5 MAR Kurate Gakuen Cosplay Gathering Time…

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