Monthly Archives: August 2011

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 dig out from the Internet, Canon had made a total of 10 different manual focus 50mm f1.8 lenses, spanning across 4 generations of Canon … Continue reading

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Canon T70

Canon T70 is a 35mm manual focus FD mount SLR introduced in 1984. It is one of last manual focus SLRs produced by Canon before it switched to the production of autofocus EF mount EOS SLRs. The Canon T-series replaces the … Continue reading

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Leica M4-2

The Leica M4-2 is a family member of the historical Leica M-series 35mm rangefinder cameras. All M-series cameras have focal plane shutters and employ the M bayonet lens mount for a range of interchangable lenses. Because of the simple yet … Continue reading

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Nikon Series E 50mm f1.8

In 1979, Nikon introduced a series of light weight budget priced lenses to complement the introduction of the Nikon EM and the forthcoming FG and FG-20. Instead of having “Nikkor” as part their names, these lenses are called “Nikon Series … Continue reading

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My 2 Cents on the Following Films…

For a long time I wanted to write a post like this one…finally I got the time and the experience to do it. The following “film reviews” are merely opinions based mostly on my personal taste and they should be … Continue reading

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The Best Camera?

I think many of you have heard that “The best camera is the one that is with you.” True, if I do not have my compact Fujifilm XP10 in my bag, I won’t be able to capture the beautiful sky … Continue reading

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