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Not Shooting Wide Open

I tend to shoot any lens wide open – at its widest available aperture – whenever I can. When I can’t because it’s too sunny, I’ll sometimes use a neutral density filter to cut the light down so I can.…

New Lens: Leica Tele-Elmarit 90mm

This was posted a month or so ago, on Patreon, but now I’ve closed that, it can go here… This isn’t my first Leica lens, but it’s the first that looks like a modern Leica. The first black one I’ve…

Industar-50 Lens

My Industar-50 lens, sitting on a wall, just outside our front door. Small, light, collapsible, and surprisingly good. I don’t often use this lens, but I always enjoy it when I do. Taken with my Leica Elmar 90mm.See Flickr for…

Leica Elmar 90mm

My first Leica lens – a 90mm Elmar – sitting on a ledge outside out front door. Taken with an old Soviet Industar-50 lens.See Flickr for bigger version.

Leica Elmar 90mm

My first Leica lens – a 90mm Elmar – sitting on a ledge outside out front door. The grip has crumbled away, near the mount, so I’ve just wrapped a bit of tape around it. It’s a lens for using,…

Canon FL 58mm f/1.2

Just a lens sitting on a ledge outside our front door.See Flickr for bigger version.

Blue Nails

We were watching the Squibb Freestyle stunt show. I had to stop to get a photo of her nails, though.

Salt, Pepper, Lens

Salt and pepper shakers at the Eden Project, and a Sony SEL70210 lens.

Rainbow Flare

I’d planned to take a photo of some interesting moss around the roof of the bus shelter. But the old Industar-50 lens had other ideas. Better ideas. It made a rainbow for me. I had to push the colour to…