I'm still showing off my Christmas gifts. Next up is my new and shiny Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 Camera lens.
Guess who got to be the guinea pig for my new toy?
Poor Travis - I wonder if he even has eye sight anymore after all the pictures that I take of him. I'm sure he does.
Once I got bored of taking pictures of the dogs, I realized that I have all this fun baby stuff that I can take pictures of.
And pretty little girlie bows.
Isn't life exciting?
Perhaps I need to get a new life.
Let's talk about the lens.
It's so freakin' tiny! And cute! Now, I know this isn't the reason to go and buy a lens but it's just so darn cute! I love it.
Here's what I do like about it:
Pictures of objects up close come out super sharp and the settings allow you to choose how much you want to blur the images in the background. Check this out:
Pretty sweet! I'm still learning about the settings and choosing my focal points, but it's a start.
This lens is not super expensive, which is appealing. But it does allow you to take great pictures of objects up close (i.e. tiny little baby fingers and toes). It's also great for portraits or some sharp and creative weddings shots.
The down fall is that it's only good for one distance. This can be hard to face when you spend $$ on a lens, but after doing a bunch of research on what was right for me (portraits, weddings, baby toes), I decided this was a perfect fit.
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