Articles tagged "vintage"

Cosina announces new 28mm F2 Ultron ‘Vintage Line’ lenses

Cosina adds to its Voigtlander Vintage Line series with its new 28mm F2 Ultron lenses, which come in two models — Type I and Type II — with different focus ring styles.

Video: Five reasons you still need vintage lenses in 2020

Photographer and filmmaker Mark Holtze shares his top five reasons why vintage lenses are still relevant in 2020.

Voigtlander's 75mm F1.5 Vintage Line Nokton lens is now available for $999

The lens was teased earlier this year and effectively replaces the 75mm F1.8 Heliar Classic lens Voigtlander previously offered.

Voigtlander Vintage Line lenses for Leica M mount get prices for US, UK markets

Prices have been released in the USA and UK for a pair of new Voigtlander lenses designed for M mount rangefinder cameras.

Lomography releases gold-plated Daguerreotype Achromat 64mm F2.9 lens

The limited edition lens joins the original black and brass versions, as well as the chrome-plated version released last year. You just have to be willing to pony up an extra $150.

Ultra-rare Konica Rokuoh-Sha Type 89 'Machine Gun' camera pops up on eBay

This rare camera was used to train Japanese airplane machine gunners during World War II. Instead of bullets, the camera would shoot pictures, which would be developed and analyzed to improve the gunner's accuracy.

Video: Photographer shoots one model with three different vintage lenses

Photographer Mathieu Stern has put together another interesting vintage lens shootout. One model, three lenses, three locations.

Vintage lens shootout: three lenses, one model

Vintage lens enthusiast Mathieu Stern takes three of his favorite old lenses out for a shootout: 1 model, 3 lenses, 4 locations.

Humor: The 'horrifying' truth about radioactive lenses

A lot of vintage lenses contain a Thorium coating, which is radioactive. So you should probably stay far away from these lenses, right? No... not really.

Photographer duo reinvents Emil Busch’s 1910 Glaukar portrait lens on Kickstarter

A portrait lens from 1910 might be coming back to life if two photographers from Germany succeed in a new Kickstarter project—the latest development in the craze to remake vintage optics.