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Joined on Dec 2, 2008

Elandreth's current gear

Sony Alpha NEX-5N
Leica Elmar-M 24mm f/3.8 ASPH
Sony E 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSS
Voigtlander 15mm F4.5 Super Wide Heliar
Voigtlander 35mm F1.2 Nokton
Phase One Capture One Pro
Nokia Lumia 925
Other gear:
  • Micro-Nikkor 55mm/3.5 Ai, c. 1977, minimum aperture 32
  • Nikkor 300mm/4.5 Ai, c. 1978-80, minimum aperture 22
  • Nikkor 85mm/1.8 Non-Ai, c. 1975-77, minimum aperture 22
  • Nikkor Zoom 80-200mm/4.5 Ai, c. 1978-80, 12 elements in 9 groups, rectangular rear opening, minimum aperture 32
  • Nikkor-H Auto 28mm/3.5 Non-Ai, c. 1968-71, minimum aperture 16
  • Nikkor-H Auto 50mm/2.0 Non-Ai, pre-1972, minimum aperture 16
  • Nikkor-Q Auto 135mm/3.5 Non-Ai, c. 1968-69, minimum aperture 32
  • Zeiss Contax G 45mm f/2.0
  • Zeiss Contax G 90mm f/2.8

Elandreth's wish list

Sorted by most recently added.

Carl Zeiss Makro-Planar T* 2/100
Leica Tri-Elmar-M 16-18-21mm f/4 ASPH
Carl Zeiss C Biogon T* 2,8/35 ZM
Voigtlander 40mm F1.4 Nokton Classic
Leica APO-Telyt-M 135mm f/3.4 ASPH
Carl Zeiss Planar T* 2/50 ZM
Voigtlander 12mm F5.6 Ultra Wide Heliar
Leica Summilux-M 50mm f/1.4 ASPH
Voigtlander 21mm F1.8 Ultron
Other gear:
  • Nikon Nikkor 28mm f/2.0 Ai-S Discontinued - buy used
  • Contax G 28mm/2.8 Converted to M Mount
  • Helios 44-2 Get MMZ+KMZ version, serial number 00x/000
  • M Rokkor 40mm f/2 CLE (serial number on barrel near mount, not on front) Discontinued - buy used
  • Meyer Görlitz Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 Get in M42 Mount. $700-800.
  • Minolta AF 70-210/4 "Beercan" Needs additional research
  • Minolta MC Rokkor-PG 58mm f/1.2 Don't get a serial number from 200xxxx to 257xxxx. Go for 257xxxx and above. (Or below 200xxxx, if they exist?).
  • Minolta MD 35-70/3.5 Macro Needs additional research
  • MS Optical Sonnetar 50/1.1 Buy from Japan Exposures
  • Tokina 90mm f/2.5 AT-X Macro "Bokina" Discontinued, buy used Nikon Ai-S version. Get the dedicated clip-on Tokina AT-X 90/2.5 lens hood, and the dedicated Tokina AT-X Macro Extender with three glass elements for 1:1 magnification.
  • Voigtlander APO-Lanthar 180mm f/4 SL Discontinued, probably need to buy used.
  • Voigtlander Color-Heliar 75mm/2.5 LTM Discontinued, but still available new for $600 in black and $500 in silver on Amazon.
  • Zeiss Contax G 21mm f/2.8 Converted to M Mount

Elandreth's previous gear

Leica D-LUX 4