John Knuhtsen

John Knuhtsen

Lives in Denmark Copenhagen (north), Denmark
Works as a engineer, software developer
Joined on Oct 20, 2004
About me:

Started shooting with my fathers Kodak Retinette 1B (45 mm F/2.8 Rodenstock lens, half automatic) in about 1966. Then I got my first camera in 1971, a Canon QL19. Went to SLR as a student with a Nikkormat with 55 mm Micro Nikkor, 28 and 135 mm in 1974. Darkroom experience with black & white and color positives. Then went digital in 2003 with a Sony V1 bought at B+H Photovideo in New York. After that 2 other point-and-shoot cameras (Panasonic and Nikon). Then got my Nex-6 in 2012. Of lenses I have the SEL1650, E16 F/2.8 plus VCLECU1 for 12 mm, Sigma 30 F/2.8 and then 25 selected legacy, manual lenses. I have about 10 selected russian lenses (m39 and m42) and also some Konica Hexagon. Focal reducers (Zhongyi) for EOS and Minolta MD/MC. Then use mechanical adapters for eos to Olympus, M42 and Nikon F.
I was a consultant within technical optics from 1977-1993, then I had to change to software.
My passions are people and travel, snapshots and landscapes.

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Portraits made with 6 lenses of Leica and Jupiter on M240 Leica Talk 1 day ago
Vintage tele lenses Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 days ago
Meyer-Optik Gorlitz Orestor 100mm f2.8 vs Canon FD 135mm f2.8 SCC Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 5 days ago
Nikon 1 J1 + Nikkor 50/1.2 Ai (some portrets) Nikon 1 System Talk 5 days ago
why are "some" people so insulting and rude on this forum? Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 weeks ago
28mm legacy lens for Sony NEX to replace OM Zuiko 28mm f3/5? Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 3 weeks ago
Olympus OM 85mm f2 or Samyang 85mm f1.4? Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 3 weeks ago
Which legacy, manual-focus, zoom lens (24-70) would you recommned for the A7? Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 3 weeks ago
leica t or not Leica Talk 3 weeks ago
NEX 6 tanzania safari lens Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 4 weeks ago
Focal Reducer Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 1 month ago
Russian New Wave Documentary and Street photography 1 month ago
Cheap and decent non-native lens for A7? Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 1 month ago
Sony Camera Deal vs. Wife Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 1 month ago
Adapting Industar 69 28 mm F/2.8 on Nex Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 1 month ago
Does Sony a7 have jpeg issues? Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 months ago
can some one make a bokeh comparison between? Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 months ago
Is the FE 28 to 70 the best value E Mount Lens for a NEX/A6000? Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 months ago
Wide angles for e-mount Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 months ago
New NEX 6 Owner With Lens Questions Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 months ago
Samples of the NEX6 and Canon FD 400mm f4.5 lens Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 months ago
NEX-7 or A6000? Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 months ago
Is the A6000's kit lens really wasted by putting a kit lens in front of it? Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 months ago
Full manual with non-Sony lenses? Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 months ago
Choosing some lenses to complete my NEX-6 kit Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 months ago
Any suggestions for wide angle sharp legacy lens for sony nex ? Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 months ago
Beginner's dilemma on expensive camera kit Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 months ago
Sony Nex 6 and manual OM Zuiko lenses? Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 months ago
85mm 1.4: zeiss, nikon or sony alpha? Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 months ago
Konica AR Hexanon 40mm f/1.8 pancake lens on E-mount. Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 months ago
Commlite EF-NEX AF Converter, Mini review Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 months ago
Have the Canon FD lenses fallen out of favor with the NEX crowd? Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 months ago
How Much is (Edge) Sharpness Worth? Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 months ago
Wide, fast legacy suggestions? Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 months ago
A7r: first camera I've loved for 30 years Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 months ago
2 trees & 2 portraits Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 months ago
A7 and canon lenses autofocus Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 2 months ago
The Sony A7, 4 months of usage - My thoughts, photos and not much of a review Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 3 months ago
Please help LAEA4 DOF on A7 Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 3 months ago
Dedicated Sony Focal reducer for A6K? Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 3 months ago
Why are the A7's lenses so big? Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 3 months ago
A7 with Voigtlander 21 mm f:4 lens Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 3 months ago
What's the most universal focal reducer? Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 3 months ago
Speed booster for Nikon 2.0 50mm AI lens, anyone? Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 3 months ago
Recommended inexpensive older Minolta or Sony Zooms for A6000? Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 3 months ago
Hey Sony! It's nice you are making all these ff cameras but... Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 3 months ago
Albania, with SEL1018 Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 3 months ago
Smart Adaptors with NEX6 Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 3 months ago
Sony A7 Legacy Lens Ideas Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 3 months ago
Why I love APS-C E-Mount Sony Alpha/NEX E-mount Talk 3 months ago