Not sure how to start this write up. There is some hesitancy on my part, but not for the usual reasons.
Not for fear of Leica adherent backlash. I am a casual member of the same. Having very much enjoyed a brief Leica film dalliance I fully understand the Leica allure.
Continue reading “The Leica Q 4 years on: An amazing camera still.”
My most recent collaboration. News to share.
The Lorien Academy of the Arts is a wonderful after-school art program that holds classes so that young people are introduced to art in varying forms. As put on the website:
EMPOWERS YOUTH TO ENVISION A BETTER FUTURE
EQUIPS THEM WITH THE LIFE SKILLS TO MAKE IT REALITY!
Continue reading “An evening of art, philanthropy, and a 7Artisans lens.”
- I LOVE 50mm lenses.
- I LOVE (ok really, really like) Sony mirrorless cameras.
- Finding a proper 50mm lens for Sony mirrorless has been a struggle up to this point.
But “What about lens XYZ?” you may be saying. My criteria may be considered odd by some. My expectations for 50mm lenses are informed by my early experiences with 35mm film. Namely:
Continue reading “Solving My Sony 50mm Conundrum, aka Cony, aka Frankenmacro Part II”
Right off the bat this is a top 5 lens for me. Perhaps top 3.
I had Pentax DSLRs a couple of times before and this lens was on my radar both times. With my recent return to Pentax, I bought a used copy. Immediately became very attached to it, but then to my great disappointment, it broke. Returned it. Hurt to do so. Tried to let it go. Then it went on sale… new… and very silver… for about what I paid for the used one.
Why did I want this lens? So many reasons. Continue reading “Pentax FA 77mm f/1.8 Limited Review”
I stood no chance with this lens. Fought it as I did this purchase was inevitable. Why? Continue reading “Light and bright: 7artisans 50mm f/1.1”