Tag: optics

Jumping portrait created with a vintage lens

Jupiterian Jump

I wanted to see if I can like the “look” of the vintage Soviet-era manual lenses. The answer is still firm nope. They are dreamy, soft and everything,…

Demystifying Diffractive Optics

Thirty three years ago, back when I was ten, I had a rather peculiar hobby: holography. Long time, but I still remember the difference between Leith-Upatnieks and Denisyuk…

Sunny One So True, I Love You!

At the beginning of the century, I formulated a “strafe blur” technique. In short, this is the way to intentionally create a dynamically blurred background while shooting with…