Joined on Oct 4, 2012

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  • Replied in K70 picked up
    Added sample bird shot, had a bit of trouble uploading originally. made an error switching lens by not changing manual focal length for metadata.
  • At least they did not need a full frame mockup!
  • Replied in K70 picked up
    Dug out my Frankenlens which is a combination of a Schneider C-Claron Xerox 4.5 280mm on an old Sigma zoom body. Frankenlens The result is a 240mm macro lens with fast manual focusing with the zoom ...
  • Created discussion thread K70 picked up
    Busy day testing the glass inventory on the new toy replacing the K200D. Picked it up yesterday from the grandson of the importer I got my first Pentax SPF from. The sleeper was an $8 135 2.8 ...
  • Manual focus, smooth heliciod, no jiggly optics, multicoating. It has more in common with the SMC than Nikon or Canon build quality. The "best"and" benchmark" are marketing terms. Nikon made ...
  • Used summicron and micro nikkors professionally. This lens easily matched them for resolution. Nikon lacks the ultimate central resolution and the Summicron slightly more even in the corners but ...
  • Moved on to the Porche blog to complain that he can't get his Porche into seventh gear in the car park .
  • Get the best of both worlds. Get an M3 used, which is the best built M that even Leica reps admit to. If it comes with a lens you can use it on the Xpro-2 and still have that classic Leica look ...
  • Mike sorry for the delay but I had to wait for publication to show an example. http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2016-02/09/darpa-bio-brain-implant Cheers Pierre
  • 85mm Nikon tilt shift macro. Work 35mm f:1.4 Summilux R which arrived with rattling element. Work 50mm Summicron M f:2 traded for first Pentax Digital. 15mm f:3.5 Pentax K for $300 new. traded in ...
  • Fantastic astrophotography gallery. the info on dark frame options is discussed in this thread http://www.getdpi.com/forum/medium-format-systems-and-digital-backs/52559-645z-firmware-update-includi ...
  • If the optics are clean the 50mm Macro is the pick of the bunch. I have the 50mm A and yes the paint came off after using gaffer tape to hold a magnification setting but only at the depth odf scale ...
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