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 and 19 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. 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.