Posts Tagged ‘poormans’

Fotodiox Wooden Grip Turns Your Sony RX100 III into a Poor Man’s Hasselblad Stellar

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Want a Hasselblad Stellar but don’t want to shell out the hefty sum it takes to buy one? Luckily for you, the camera is just a pricey rebrand of the Sony RX100 line, and now Fotodiox has a product just for you. The camera accessory maker has just launched a new wooden hand grip for the RX100 III that looks virtually identical to the handgrip found on the Stellar.
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A Photographer’s Guide to Freelensing, The Poor Man’s Tilt-Shift Lens

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Freelensing is a relatively inexpensive way of getting the similarly unique effect of an expensive tilt-shift lens, where the focus plane is thrown out of whack with the added bonus of natural light leaks. No, this isnt anything new, and the look that an expensive tilt-shift lens gives has been around for a while, but I wanted to share with you my experience with it and how I did it.
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Freelensing: Make a DIY “Poor Man’s Tilt-Shift” by Breaking a Cheap Prime Lens

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Freelensing. It’s been around for a while. It’s essentially the “poor man’s tilt shift.” All the technique requires is disconnecting a lens from the camera body and floating it around in front of your sensor to shift the focal plane in weird directions. It takes practice to get accurate with it, but overall the technique is pretty straightforward.

I wanted to take it a bit further.
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