Archive for the ‘lenses’ Category

The Leica in the Landscape

November 10, 2011

Banks of fog under a clear sky

Banks of fog under a clear sky


Ok, sort of a reprise on the previous post. In coming to know the Leica M9 better, (more…)

Old Lenses, Good Enough?

October 25, 2011

Old scooters are certainly good enough, and stylish, too!

Old scooters are certainly good enough, and stylish, too!


Ok, second post about my experiences with the Leica M9. As seems to be the case with all high-resolution digital cameras (and the Leica M9 can surely be counted among them, if not for it’s 18 MPix then of course for the lack of an anti-aliasing filter in front of the sensor), it is very demanding of the lenses you use. For example, (more…)

From NAS To DRF

October 21, 2011

A celebratory drink, unsharpened (left) and sharpened, no shadow noise at 360 ISO

A celebratory drink, unsharpened (left) and sharpened, no shadow noise at 360 ISO


Updates have been few and far apart on this site, but this is going to change. The day before yesterday, I traded in all my Nikon gear for a Leica M9 body. (more…)

The Flow on the Street

January 16, 2011

Ok, it's not a street photograph, but a photograph of a street reflected in a Beemer.

Ok, it's not a street photograph, but a photograph of a street reflected in a Beemer.


I’ve been taking street photographs the last few days with odd equipment, but it worked. (more…)

One Month with the Nikon D7000 (Review Part 3)

December 10, 2010

Snowy Street, Morning Light

Snowy Street, Morning Light


After a month with the new Nikon D7000 DSLR one thing stands out. It is demanding of the lens you use to throw an image on it’s sensor. (more…)

Handbag Spleen, Photographer Variant (Review of Think Tank Shape Shifter Photo Backpack)

November 24, 2010

Pocketzezz for all my Precioussss!

Pocketzezz for all my Precioussss!


My name is Christoph, and I’m a bag-o-holic. (more…)

The Monster of Loch NAS ( Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED AF-S VR II on Nikon D7000 )

November 21, 2010

The Camera as Lens Attachment: D7000 on Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED AF-S VR II, tripod foot removed, Sun Sniper Strap attached to tripod socket

The Camera as Lens Attachment: D7000 on Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED AF-S VR II, tripod foot removed, Sun Sniper Strap attached to tripod socket


26th November 2010: Updated: Added resolution at f/4.0 shots.
NAS* is a terrible disease. One visit to the Nikon demo booth on a photo fair, and you just have to own Nikon’s Pro Tele Zoom, the Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED AF-S VR II. I’ll have to auction off my Ebony SV45U2 large format camera in order to be able to afford it, but whatever. (more…)

A Wide Subject

November 20, 2010

At the Photo Fair (Nikon D7000, Walimex f/3,5 8mm, f/16, 1/60 sec., ISO 6400, diverse Nik Software filters)

At the Photo Fair (Nikon D7000, Walimex f/3,5 8mm, f/16, 1/60 sec., ISO 6400, diverse Nik Software filters)


There is no affordable super wide-angle lens for Nikon DX but this one: (more…)