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This is not really a full blown blog but here are some articles on technique, cameras, lenses, assignment chatter & more.

  • 58mm Rokkor

    Meet the legendary Minolta 58mm/1.2 Rokkor: this once near forgotten lens is now one of the darlings in the "alt lens" movement and DSLR video arena.

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  • Pentax Super Takumar 50/1.4

    Pentax Super Takumar 50/1.4 teaser imageA fast affordable 50mm with silky smooth focus. In short, don't let this "radio active" darling escape your attention.

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  • Vest Pocket Kodak

    A classic WWI era Kodak Vest Pocket camera gets the Canon conversion treatment. Featuring a single meniscus lens the KVP delivers wonderfully soft images with wonderful "character".

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  • Why Tilt-Shift lenses?

    Tilt-Shift lenses gives you similar perspective control that traditional 4x5 view film cameras allow. Canon's new TSE lenses are some of the finest lenses ever made.

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