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How Manual Focus and Vintage Lenses Made Me a Better Photographer

7 days ago   |   By Peta Pixel

I have been a commercial and wedding photographer for over 13 years. And from the beginning, I have been using Canon DSLR cameras and a variety of auto-focus lenses for the Canon EF system.
Switching to another camera system/brand didn't cross my mind because I made a substantial investment into lenses for the Canon system - I had gathered over 15 EF and EF-S lenses.
But in 2016, I decided to try a mirrorless camera and bought a Sony a7R II .
Because lens adapters exist that allow me to use my existing Canon glass on a Sony mirrorless camera, I neither planned nor anticipated that I would...
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