Category Archives for "How-To"

Mar 15

#336. And the best lens is …

By pascaljappy | How-To

How many lenses to use was the question central to my previous post. One reader, Ken, rightly scolded me in the comments for rehashing an overworked subject. I guess I should have asked for more context and not just for a number of lenses. So let’s see if I can make this one a little […]

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Mar 12

#335. How many lenses should you use ?

By pascaljappy | How-To

Now here’s problem without a solution, right ? But the question isn’t rhetorical. I’d like to know what you guys think. If you want to make the best possible travel photographs, how many lenses should you own? What’s the best compromise? One big zoom? One prime? Many primes? A combination? Is it better to sacrifice […]

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Aurora over Lapland
Dec 19

#303. Preparing for 3 Days of Darkness

By pascaljappy | How-To

This morning, on the school run, my daughter baffled me with the most astonishing news. It was hard for me – a veteran amateur astronomer and student of physics – to accept that a 15 year-old had learned (via Facebook, ugh) what I had failed to unearth in spite of subscriptions to numerous scientific magazines. […]

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