Well based on what everyone is saying, I feel okay about not worrying about it. Thanks for the feedback
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I think you'll find it's simple physics. You been used to mounting some heavy lenses on your camera. When you lift that amount of size and weight you have to make a certain effort. By contrast the 35 f2 IS is relatively small and light so you use much less effort to handle it. Because you're mounting less mass it feels much tighter. This is also why people report the 40 pancake to be tight compared with other lenses. If the EF mount was so tight that a large lens like the 70-200/2.8 felt tight the 40 pancake would be an enormous effort !
(I assume your 50 f1.8 has a plastic bayonet mount which is why it will feel soft).
Try freezing your lens before mounting it, that will shrink the metal and give it more tolerance. Of course the mount may seize up when the metals of the lens and the camera mount reach the same temperature
There's a cine version with geared rings.
What's the difference in geared and normal then? Is it worth that bit more?
I noticed the same thing with the 40mm STM on the 5Dm3, a much tighter fit than all my other lenses. Neither camera nor lens has taken any damage yet
I'd say to send her to a local store offering classes (free or otherwise). I lecture a lot and do teach advanced studio photography, but I don't teach beginners. It'll keep your neighborly friendship, your own headaches down, and she'll be amongst her "peers" at the same level of knowledge so that they can bounce ideas off each other freely with the guidance of a structured method to learn.
As she gets more "advanced" and familiar with the craft, then you could always step in and give advice, critiques, etc. Once she has the basics down, then if you were to take her out on a shoot to work on something specific, i.e fill flash, composition, etc. it would be much easier.
Excellent advice, take it.
Remember always, "No good turn goes unpunished", you have a good relationship with your neighbour, getting in boots and all has the disadvantage of changing that relationship, that may not be what you want in the long run.
If you decide to go Boots and all, do it without charging, money will almost surely soar the relationship, almost always does.
More faulty logic: you are still assuming that video costs extra,
You got it wrong. I don't care in at all, how much it costs a camera maker to add video capability to a DSLR (it does cost something). ALL I am saying is, that camera makers should CHARGE more for dual purpose gear compared to single purpose gear.
They should sell all cameras in a video-enabled version and a video disabled version. Video disabled version at significantly lower price. Video-enabled version at much higher price, but still much lower than combined cost of a stills and a video camera. That would be fair. That way, those who clamour for additional usage and functionality in a camera that is NOT required by many (stills photographers) would be made to pay for their part of the ride.
It's like going on a cruise ... passage in cabin with sea view does not cause (significantly) higher cost to the cruise company than passengers in a "inner" cabin. But the price charged is hugely different. Simply, because users of the outward cabin get extra functionality/pleasure.
The site homepage was put back to the original and should be simpler. I will further tweak it tonight. Please remember I have only been working on it for 6 days periodically. I also think people should comment truthfully but put your money were your mouth is and show a link to your well put together site if you want to truly put your point across.
I say this with the best of intentions.
I've been learning my way around photoshop.
I see how you can create a logo and store it as a brush, and easily "stamp" your logo on images.
I'm curious....that process is ok if you're only doing a few images at a time.
But what if you have 100+ images you need to get out with a logo or watermark on them? Do ya'll program a PS action for this or what?
I've not gotten to 'actions' yet....but have heard about them.
Thanks in advance,
If you create a logo in photoshop and then save it as a PNG you can then use it in Lightroom. In LR go to edit > edit watermarks > and then click on the "choose" button in the Image options tab in the top right hand corner (you can also click on the "Graphic" option too which does the same thing). Find the PNG file and boom you're done. Now you can select multiple images and export with your watermark.
don't get too bogged down on it, as most people won't care....