New Lens!!

So I got my new lens in the mail today, and so of course I had to play with it. Who else to take photos of other than my adorable little model monsters?

Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 Filter: Hoya UV(0)


(for some reason I took this photo with my old lens instead of taking the new one out of the box.. oh well).

Initial reaction: I read a lot of reviews that said that this lens was somewhat flimsy in make.. but mine seems to be pretty stable. I was happy with how light the lens actually is though, which is maybe what they were referring to.

So, I put the f-stop all the way to 1.8, I wanted to see what this puppy could do (and this was the main reason why I chose this lens).
These two photos of Dante were taken inside, with no lights on and only a small amount of ambient window light (on an overcast day):

Ah look at the lovely blurred background! Loves.

I definitely notice the difference in the speed of the lens compared to my old one (I guess I should point out that I was using the kit lens before).

I decided to add a little bit of light for photographing Edi. He has always been difficult to photograph because he is all black, and does not like to sit still like Dante does.

So, I love this lens. I can not wait to make my Bokeh lens to put over it. My only complaint is that the auto focus seems a little iffy, it does not like to lock onto things, but I am still very happy with these results. I can not wait to do some photo shoots with this baby.

All of these photos are unedited, with the exception of my watermark.

Advertisements

express yourself and comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s