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Standard / Skopar 21 - White Bicycle, Camberwell

Musings on my Wideys and a Cure for Headaches.

Heliar 15mm For my Birthday my girlfriend treated me to a beautiful Voigtlander Super Wide Heliar Aspherical 15mm f/4.5 Lens.  I love the possibilities this lens offers but in practice I’m really suffering trying to tame it. You have to get in close – the lenses near focus is just .3m and …

Leigh Cafe

Canon Demi EE28

I have always been fond of the Half Frame camera. Except for the Olympus Pen F series, Half Frames were never aimed at the professional market yet they are very capable pocket sized point and shoots. As a consumer level camera, the cameras were designed to be fully auto everything …

My colourful and beautiful Leicas
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Unfortunately Leica vulcanite covers do become brittle and are easily chipped. Once a tiny piece has chipped off it really is a matter of weeks before you find chunks of the stuff in the bottom of your camera bag. Of course the Leica will still work perfectly with a tatty …

'Sheepdogging' - Summaron 35 3.5 / Standard

Nifty fifty or wide thirty five ?

Yesterday, a friend of mine had a few hours to spare in the big smoke. So Tony (@coldkennels) called me for a spot of street shooting and a quick beer. As always, our conversations mainly consisted of saying ‘Leica’ over a hundred times and playing with each others prize possessions. …