Sturdy Pixels

June 13, 2019
Eye-AF?

Eye-AF?

Tested a Nikon Z6 mirrorless camera yesterday. First thing I did was upgrade it to version 2.0 firmware. The one that introduced eye-autofocus. Read the rest of this entry »

Delayed Gratification Machine

May 30, 2019


These cameras will make you wait.
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A Designer Rocker, a Guided Tour and a Practical Anachronism

May 26, 2019
The Rocker

The Rocker

The tour.

The tour.

And …
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Nobody Expects Backfocus

May 10, 2019
Bad printing on your test chart, in focus, that's what you want to see!

Bad printing on your test chart, in focus, that’s what you want to see!

Took up bird photography lately. Using the 200 – 500 mm f/5.6 supertelezoom on my Nikon D850, I was getting good results, I thought. But when I reached for more reach,
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What It Is

April 22, 2019

Unconvertible

Unconvertible


To black & white, that is.
How’s the Leica M10-D as a black & white camera? Well, let’s see:
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FOFER

March 24, 2019
A lightmeter, a camera, a rangefinder, some film. All you need.

A lightmeter, a camera, a rangefinder, some film. All you need.

The 0-series replica is a simple camera. It doesn’t even have a rangefinder. Mine now does.

FOFER, an external rangefinder from 1930.

FOFER, an external rangefinder from 1930.


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Camel Spotting

March 13, 2019
A spotting scope

A spotting scope

Sorry, for the title of this post, I couldn‘t resist the Monty Python reference!
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The Pharmingoes

March 12, 2019

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Think Pink at the 2019 AAD Ophthalmology meet.

BWWSW

March 12, 2019
Boat

Boat

On my way to Düsseldorf’s congress center this morning.

Wait

Wait

Registering for CME at the ophthalmology meet.
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New Old Pictures

March 8, 2019
Ku'damm shadows

Ku’damm shadows

The first film from out of the 0-series replica Leica has been developed and I’m pleasantly surprised by the results. So, here are some shots I took with it in Berlin, on and around the Ku’damm. All on Kodak Portra 800.

In a hurry. So was I, not properly focussed, camera shake. Like it for it's errors.

In a hurry. So was I, not properly focussed, camera shake. Like it for it’s errors.


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