Category Archives: Cameras and lenses

Meike 12mm lens

Some of you may know that among the cameras I use there is a Fuji XT-1 and a Protech Photographic Infra red converted Fuji XE-1. Ever eager to make them even more usable I have obtained a 3rd party wide … Continue reading

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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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