Use a new lens for a change …

Just occasionally I need to be reminded of aspects of the 21st century that I generally ignore. For a change yesterday I used the auto focus zoom lens that is the native kit lens on my Micro Four Thirds camera. It’s light, the auto focus is a novelty, it makes quite presentable images.  It alsoContinue reading “Use a new lens for a change …”

PS: The logo

That most excellent logo which currently graces my page is shamelessly looted from the now defunct Valdai Optical-Mechanical Factory in Russia. It along with various others produced many of the Zeiss lens clones that now have cult status amongst photographers like me who adapt them to modern mirrorless digital cameras. If you’re a fan of theContinue reading “PS: The logo”

Why am I here?

I’ve been making photographs for about 45 years now. I learnt my craft on old Pentax and Olympus 35mm film cameras. Ran a darkroom and scientific photography studio for a while. Took lots of travel and nature photos until about the year 2000. From there a bit of a non-photography period, taking family shots withContinue reading “Why am I here?”