Monthly Archives: August 2011

Digital Retro-Photography

Above is one of the earliest photos in history and was taken in 1838. It took more than 10 minutes to properly expose the image because the sensitivity of the plate (not film! not yet invented) was so low. This … Continue reading

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Praktica L

The Praktica L is the basic of the basics. It is a M42 mount fully manual and mechanical 35mm SLR with no light meter. The L is the first camera released in the BIG Praktica L-series family, manufactured by VEB Pentacon in the … Continue reading

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Canon FDn 50mm f1.8

This is the last manual focus 50mm f1.8 produced by Canon. According to what I have digged out from the Internet, Canon had made a total of 10 different manual focus 50mm f1.8 lenses, spanning across 4 generations of Canon lens mount!  They … Continue reading

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