All posts by Eric L. Woods

Baritone, Industrial Engineer, IT person and I like to snap pics.

Camera Random Neural Firings: Something old and Canon and new and Nikon

Just some thoughts regarding recent purchases (also returns) and recent news. As background, I consider myself brand agnostic and think there is space for many brands to accommodate many preferences. Debates regarding one brand versus another will send me backing away slowly. Pointless. These are just some observations regarding recent personal and news feed revelations. Continue reading Camera Random Neural Firings: Something old and Canon and new and Nikon

This Old Lens: Contax Carl Zeiss Planar 50mm f/1.7

I love a good deal.

3 of 3 C/Y mount posts.

Recently picked up one heck of a deal in a camera. Seems appropriate to find deals when it comes to lenses for it. I typically get three primes when I purchase a film system. A normal. A portrait. A wide. This is the normal. The Contax Carl Zeiss Planar 50mm f/1.7.

Why did I buy it?

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This Old Lens: Yashica 135mm f/2.8

I love a good deal.

2 of 3 C/Y mount posts.

Recently picked up one heck of a deal in a camera. Seems appropriate to find deals when it comes to lenses for it. I typically get three primes when I purchase a film system. A normal. A portrait. A wide. This is the portrait. The Yashica 135mm f/2.8.

Why did I buy it? Continue reading This Old Lens: Yashica 135mm f/2.8

This Old Lens: Soligor 28mm f/2.5 (C/Y Mount)

I love a good deal.

1 of 3 C/Y mount posts.

Recently picked up one heck of a deal in a camera. Seems appropriate to find deals when it comes to lenses for it. I typically get three primes when I purchase a film system. A normal. A portrait. A wide. This is the wide. The Soligor 28mm f/2.5.

Why did I buy it?

Continue reading This Old Lens: Soligor 28mm f/2.5 (C/Y Mount)