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Why use polarization filter (do’s & don’ts)

When should you use a polarizing filter, and when not? Tips and examples.

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Where can I have analog cameras repaired?

Addresses in the Netherlands, Europe and worldwide for the repair of analogue cameras.

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Why is an aspheric lens better than a regular one?

A normal lens, also called ‘sphere’, has an even convex shape. A downside to this is that it can cause a distortion of the image called spherical aberration: the parallel rays of…

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What is an extension tube and how are they used?

An extension tube is often much cheaper than buying a whole new macro lens. But is it worth it?

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Is a teleconverter as good as a telephoto lens?

A teleconverter ring is often much cheaper than buying a whole new telephoto lens. But does it work?

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Using a lens hood, is that really necessary or not?

Each lens has its own type of lens hood. Why is that, and what happens if you don’t use a lens hood?

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Color filters in black and white photography: how?

Which filter should you use for what? An overview of the effects of color on your black and white photos.

News and events:

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Doesburg 2023 Photo Fair: when and info!

The 26th edition of the International Open Air Photography Fair 2023 Doesburg is coming up.

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Fotografica photo fair 2023: Sunday march 12, Hilversum

Fotografica fair – Hilversum, Sunday 12 March 2023. Score your analog camera, lens or accessory at the Dutch photo fair.

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Fotografica Fair 2022 Dudok Arena March 13!

Where and when will the next photo fair take place? Dutch photography fair tips.

Leica news: A big hit on the auction yet again

Leica news: A big hit on the auction yet again

Once in a while a gem appears at auction. And then the price can just become bizarrely high…

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Dutch photography fair: Fotografica Hilversum

Where and when will the next photo fair take place? Dutch photography fair tips.

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