I thought I’d throw together a post with some examples of the ‘rigid’ Summicron lens on a film body (M2 or M3). I’ve not tried this lens on a digital Leica body, as I don’t own one, but this post … Continue reading
I wanted to test focusing a manual focus lens on the Nikon F4 and, with it’s extremely narrow depth-of-field, there was no better lens to use than the 50mm F/1.2 Nikkor. Focus was on Rachel’s left eye (which happens to … Continue reading
About a year ago I was driving around looking for locations to photograph and I took a wrong turning and got temporarily disoriented (AKA lost). I carried on driving for fifteen minutes or so and was about to turn around … Continue reading
With local labs that process film getting harder to find by the day, many of us who still like to use the medium are taking to processing our own at home. If you’ve never done it before, it may seem … Continue reading
After years of being oddly terrified of home color processing, I recently decided to give it a try. I used the Tetenal kit and am very pleased with the results from my first attempt!
Last summer I picked up an old Mamiya 1000 DTL camera which came with this 55mm F/1.4 lens attached. I shot one roll with it and, although I was definitely impressed with the photographs, I pretty much forgot about it … Continue reading