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Aperture Tests with Asahi Takumar 50mm f/1.4

Just a few test shots I took from outside our front door. The garden in the background is four floors below the railings in the foreground. Starting wide open, and f/1.4, the background is completely blurred out, but the camera…

Vintage Lenses – Asahi Takumar vs Carl Zeiss Tessar

The Sony NEX-6 makes it easy to use vintage (or ‘legacy’) lenses. I had a couple of different old lenses with me out on a bit of moorland near home. Neither of these are expensive lenses, though the Takumar came…

Unexpected Effects of Sony NEX

Having a Sony NEX camera (see my post about getting the NEX-6) has done for me what I hoped it would. I have a camera that I can fit in my coat pocket, that can take photos that are as…