Ledesma Photography

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Posts from the “Ministract” Category

Canon 50mm 1.8 MK1

Posted on August 21, 2012

Abstract ― Into the Light Having once owned the Canon 50mm 1.8 II(MK2) a few months I still remember how its build quality left a lot to be desired. Grant it, its a cheap lens at an average price of $115 or so but what’s undeniable is its sharpness. So after researching a bit, I soon discovered there was a Canon 50mm 1.8 MK1 version which dates back 20 years or so. I got to looking around and for a little less than $200 I found a wonderful copy from a photographer who had a few copies. Immediately you notice quite a few differences from the MK2 version which doesn’t have any following: metal mount distance scale nice manual focus ring Autofocus speed versus…

Smokes

Posted on March 16, 2012

Just a brief update. Hope everyone is having a great week, its Friday and I just wanted to say the Week 11 | 2012 is done and will be published tomorrow. I think I’m going for a Saturday deadline as I’d like to rest on Sunday’s and not really focus on the blog at all. Big changes coming soon.