So I bought a Pentax

So I bought a Pentax. A 6×7. A beast of a camera. The mirror slap alone can knock over a semi-large cow if the wind is right. The quality of the images from this camera is beyond belief. It’s film and glas. It’s marvellous. I will write an in depth about it at some point,…

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Different Results – A look at/through the X-Pan

From my last post, it’s no secret that I bought a Hasselblad X-Pan camera. They’re as expensive as they are unique, but I got a great deal from oneofmanycameras.com. I have been shooting n increasing amount of analogue content in 2017, and I’m still debating with myself whether or not I should do a dedicated…

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Minolta X Fujifilm

It was almost like a revelation. Like something that I really didn’t think could ever be possible. I first got a whiff of what was coming on a facebook forum committed to all things Fujifilm GFX. There were a lot of first movers from Hong Kong that had access to fast luxury glass, and prototype…

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Life and the lens

It’s the same thing every year. Around this time I take a look at the blog and go – “Why have I not written any posts lately!?” – And the answer is just about the same as always. I. Have. Been. Insanely. Busy. With. Life. As is getting customary on this plain little writing-field of…

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X-Pro2 – Vintage’d

Since joining the Fujifilm mirrorless eco-system, one of the things I’ve enjoyed most is using vintage manual focus lenses on the system. The amount of affordable, yet good performing, lenses out there is staggering. Not only are most of these old lenses cheap, but they also add a ton of character to the images that…

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The Canon 50mm f/1.4 LTM review

Ever since investing some of my hard earned money in some Leica gear, I of course started researching good lenses for the system. Knowing that native Leica lenses are sublime, they are also wickedly expensive, so I tried to widen my horizon and look beyond the german wonders. One name kept popping up when researching fast…

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Helios Turborized! – The Helios 44m-4 w/ Mitakon Lens Turbo Review

So this should be a fun one! I recently picked up a cheap M42 to MD mount ring adapter. I didn’t know that this was possible, so image my pleasant surprise when I found out that I could use my Mitakon Lens Turbo MD mount with my Takumars in M42 mount! I did a small…

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Helios 44m-4 58mm f/2 review

UPDATE: Be sure to check out the new post on using the Helios with the Mitakon Lens HERE Review time! Todays blogpost is a review of the Helios 44m-4 58mm f/2 lens. The lens was produced in the old Soviet Union by Jupiter among others from 1958 till 1992 and is one of most mass produced lenses in…

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