Category Archives: Cameras and lenses

Nikon F90x

Mark and I were having a chat the other day, we were discussing cameras (no surprise there!). ‘ So what is your favourite film camera’ asked Mark. That got me thinking for about 2 seconds. ‘The Nikon F90x coupled with … Continue reading

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DIY Shift Lens

I have always liked the idea of owning a shift lens and a recent webinar reignited my interest. Several considerations came to mind: price, availability, camera fitting and could I justify it? Firstly the price, they were expensive, second, not … Continue reading

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Andoer 25mm lens – Further notes

This post is a follow on from our previous review of two different 25mm lenses. In this article I am concentrating on the Andoer 25mm f1.8 lens. I will not bore you with all the technical specifications again. I purchased … Continue reading

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A look at two 25mm lenses

It seems quite a while since we last posted (ok, it has been a while!) During this time of lockdown, Mark and I have had long distance conversations about 25mm lenses for our Micro four thirds and APSC cameras. Subsequently … Continue reading

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The best lens for me

The best lens for Me, maybe you: or it could be depending upon your intended use Many photographers like to have a wide selection of kit that covers a range of situations. Others prefer to only carry two or three … Continue reading

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Using alternative lenses with an adapter

There are occasions when you possess a favourite lens but for one reason or another you have another camera system with a different lens mount and would like to use the lens on that camera. The solution is to use … Continue reading

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Kodak Hawk Eye

As many readers will know, I enjoy using film cameras. Much to my delight whilst I was rummaging through one of my many boxes of bits and pieces I came across a camera I had inherited from a great great … Continue reading

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Infra red converted Fuji X-E1

A new piece of equipment has landed upon my desk. It is a Fuji X-E1, but no ordinary X-E1. It has been converted to Infra Red by Protech Repairs. The camera has had the hot filter removed and replaced with … Continue reading

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Photography on the cheap.

I must confess, I like the idea of a bargain, with this in mind whilst I was looking on eBay the other evening I spotted a lens that as a young person I had always wanted to try. Even better, … Continue reading

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Intrepid Adventure

Having used a large format camera during my early career in addition to printing exhibition and advertising images from large format film, it come as no surprise that despite the advent of digital photography I still love large format photography. … Continue reading

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