alberto_b

alberto_b

Lives in Italy Italy
Works as a journalist
Has a website at www.albertob.eu
Joined on Dec 28, 2005
About me:

95% journalist, 5% prof. photographer

Pentax user since about 1980, beginning wth 42x1 lenses on old Edixa body. Then MX and ME with adapter ring, Me Super, Super Program (Super A), LX, SFX-N, Z1 (PZ1), DS, K20D.

Cameras:
unused LX
unused Z1
DS
broken K20D
K-r
Primes:
20 F4 M,
28 FA AL,
50 FA 1.4
100 M f2.8
135 F 2.8
200 FA IF ED f2.8
300 FA f4.5
400 A f5.6
Zooms
18-55,
18-55 II
2x 70-210 F SMC 4-5.6
Others
Pentax 1.4XL & Kenko 2X MC7 teleconverters
50 f2.8 Rodagon (enlarger lens) with home made adapter/helicoid
Telescope Celestron C90, 1000 mm f11
Home made 'Dobson' wooden Newton telescope (f.l. 1200 mm f6)
Home made Newton telescope (f.l. 1200 mm f 4.8)
Various
280T flash
FTZ500 flash
adapter ring K/42x1
reversing ring 49/42x1
home made wooden tripod with Linhof ballhead
lots of extension tubes K and 42x1, some home made
home made cables for remote control

Canon A650IS
Panasonic LX-3 (+ 0.75x original wide converter)

alberto_b's recent activity

  • In US$, indicative price & timing Note: I had 10 legacy lenses 2004 Canon A80 (400) 2005 Pentax DS+ 18-55 (600) 2006 Canon IS640 (350) 2007 Canon IS650 (400) 2008 Pentax K20+ 18-55 (800) 2010 ...
  • I have 2 copies, both with same issue: after years of heavy use (so don't worry too much), they can't focus to infinity. Issue gets worse zooming from 70 to 210. One copy was discarded after a ...
  • 600 mm f6.3
    f = 586,5 mm T value = 7,5
    So you buy it like a 95,2 mm aperture lens - with a 95 mm filter thread! - and you get a 80 mm (approx value) aperture lens. Maybe it's an accepted standard...

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