Was very, very wrong about the Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM

Tried the Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM once in-store and was not impressed initially. In retrospect, I was not giving it a fair shake. Was so smitten with the EF 50mm f/1.8 I already owned that worked so well with the adapter on the EOS RP that I was not willing to give the RF prime a fair shake. It also sounded too good to be true. I mean:

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Canon EOS RP Review: More To It Than Price and Spec Sheet Would Suggest 

Have seen quite a few blog posts, previews, reviews, and videos talking about what this camera does not have… or what it has that has been compromised (not using the word that has been batted about). None of what they say is wrong (more on that below) but they seem to approach this camera as if they were hoping for an entry level do all alternative like the stellar A7III.

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KEH Blog Post Preview: TECHART PRO II LM-EA7 plus a Helios 44-2

Next blog post for KEH will be about the TECHART PRO II LM-EA7. More details to come there, but the surprise AF performer has been the old school M42 mount Helios 44-2 58mm f/2 fresh off it’s usual Zenit E home. Very light so it balances well, and focuses in quite a bit so a decent macro look can be had. And with AF this lens really shines. Some samples below. Continue reading “KEH Blog Post Preview: TECHART PRO II LM-EA7 plus a Helios 44-2”

An evening of art, philanthropy, and a 7Artisans lens.

My most recent collaboration. News to share.

The Lorien Academy of the Arts is a wonderful after-school art program that holds classes so that young people are introduced to art in varying forms. As put on the website:

EMPOWERS YOUTH TO ENVISION A BETTER FUTURE
&
EQUIPS THEM WITH THE LIFE SKILLS TO MAKE IT REALITY!

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