30 Mar JOHANN VAN DER WALT – A Technical look at my photography

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Last year (2016), in preparation for my trip in May to China, I decided to analyse the photos I took on previous trips so that I can consolidate and optimise my lenses for this trip.

This was quite an eye opener for me and it helped me to lighting my camera bag tremendously.

The analysis was focused on Shenzhen only as I have visited Shenzhen several times over the past couple of years already and although it is one of the 4 most advanced cities in China, there is also enough opportunities to take some landscape photos (Which I am slowly busy investigating…).

I also need to remind you that I am using the Fujifilm X system which has a crop factor of 1.5.  Thus, when I mention 35mm, the effective focal length on a 35mm full-frame body will be 53mm.

Looking at the distribution of lenses used, the first shocking observation I made is that I own too many lenses!  The next, and I think the most important observation is that I used the 35mm (Fujinon XF35mmF1.4 R) almost 50% of the time….

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