New answers tagged

5 votes

How to digitize film on a budget?

There are many methods to digitize film. Which is best or most economical depends on your specific needs. There's usually a trade-off between image quality and time. Equipment capable of higher bit ...
user avatar
  • 26.2k
0 votes

Are most (if not all) lenses' focal length described as the 35mm equivalent?

In general: Interchangeable lenses are marked/designated/marketed with their actual focal length. Thus, a 50mm APS-C lens and a 50mm FF lens will both give the same angle of view on an APS-C camera. ...
user avatar
  • 167k
1 vote

Are most (if not all) lenses' focal length described as the 35mm equivalent?

The short answer is: "No" For Example the Zeiss Distagon 40mm for Hasselblad medium format (6x6) is a wide-angle lens (it would correspond to 20mm when compared to "classic" lenses)...
user avatar
  • 319
8 votes

Are most (if not all) lenses' focal length described as the 35mm equivalent?

Because the 35mm film camera has been around for about 100 years and because it has been popular for 2/3 of that time, many photographers are highly familiar with how it performs. Thus, it has become ...
user avatar
8 votes
Accepted

Are most (if not all) lenses' focal length described as the 35mm equivalent?

The focal length is a physical attribute of the lens, regardless of sensor size. The focal length coupled with the sensor dimensions gives you the angle of view, also called field of view, or FOV. ...
user avatar
  • 2,434
1 vote

Can I trick the Pentax K1000's meter to "turn off"?

Unscrewing the battery cover and remove the battery is an option of course, but then you’ll have to keep track of the battery. Opening the cover and covering the top of the battery with gaffers tape ...
user avatar

Top 50 recent answers are included