Wednesday, September 19, 2012

For Sale; Zeiss Super Ikonta 530/16

For Sale; Zeiss Super Ikonta 530/16

Zeiss Super Ikonta 530/16 with Tessar 8cm 1:2.8 Lens, Good working condition!!! Camera and lens are both clean, Glass is free of any fungus or hazing. 

For sale on Ebay for $215 includes free shipping in the U.S.

More stuff for sale

Whats New with Nikon at Photokina 2012

For Sale: Canon AE 1 kit with 3 lenses, flash and case

This Listing Includes
-Canon AE 1 Program 35mm Film Camera
-Canon FD 50mm 1.8 Lens with 1984 olympics cap 
-Marexar-CX Zoom 80-200mm 1:4.5
-Canon 188a flash
-Hard Leather case
-owners manuals and all paperwork

Camera works well and all glass is clean and free of any fungus, scratches or hazing.

for sale on Ebay for $175 includes free shipping in the U.S.

Nikon At Photokina 2012

Although Nikon didn't use Photokina 2012 to launch any new cameras or lenses, the show was the first chance the public had to see the new Nikon D600, announced last week. The new 24.3MP DSLR sits below the Nikon D800 in the manufacturer's lineup, and features a newly designed 24.3MP FX format CMOS sensor and the same Expeed 3 processing engine as the one in the top-of the-range Nikon D4.
We also got a chance to try out the Nikon P7700, a premium compact camera that features a large 1/1.7-inch 12 million pixel CMOS sensor, a 7.1x optical zoom lens and a fully articulating screen.via Techradar

Want Nice Glass But Don't have a Fortune To Spend, Buy Vintage Lenses

Want Nice Glass But Don't have a Fortune To Spend, Buy Vintage Lenses
here are some pieces in my bag. 

I spent $40 on this new 45mm 2.8 lens from estate sale

Bellows attachment $45 from auction

50mm Olympus 50mm 3.5 $10 from estate sale

Olympus 24mm 2.8 $25 from  Estate Sale

Save your self money and shoot like a pro. Buy Vintage.

Heres a good Video Explaining Vintage Lenses

Still wondering why you should buy vintage lenses.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Hasselblad Lunar is a Rebranded Sony NEX-7 with $5,000 of Luxury

Hasselblad mixed things up today by announcing a new “ultra luxury” APS-C mirroress camera. Sounds like Earth-shattering news, right? Take a little closer, and you’ll notice that it’s not as monumental as it sounds. Basically, the company has taken a page from Leica’s book by playing the rebranding game. Just as Leica -Lux compact cameras are essentially rebranded Panasonic Lumix bodies, the new Hasselblad Lunar is a dressed-up version of the Sony NEX-7.
The specs are idential: a 24.3 megapixel APS-C sensor, an ISO range of 100-16000, 0.02 second shutter lag, a 3-inch LCD screen, a built-in EVF, 25 AF points, Sony E and A mount compatibility, and 10fps continuous shooting.

Design-wise, the camera’s name and look seems to pay homage to the fact that Hasselblad cameras were used on the moon (and left there). The Italian designs feature handgrips made of real wood, and bodies constructed using carbon fiber, titanium, leather, gold, and other precious metals (these are most definitely needs, not wants, in case you’re wondering).
The Lunar is basically a whole series of Leica-style special edition cameras, with different colors and materials. We hear there’s 47 different looks based on different style combinations.
Here are some more views of the camera:

images and text via Petapixel

Voigtlander 21mm f/1.8 Ultron lens announced 

Monday, September 17, 2012

Voigtländer 21mm f/1.8 Ultron lens announced

Voigtländer announced a new 21mm f/1.8 Ultron lens for M mount. The price is 1150 EUR. Shipping is expected in early 2013.
  • 13 elements in 11 groups with aspherical lens
  • Full metal barrel with high stiffness and durability
  • Manual focus only but smoothly and perfectly focusing
  • 10 aperture blades brings you a beautiful bokeh
Focal Length21 mm
Aperture Ratio1:1.8
Smallest ApertureF22
Lens Construction11 groups, 13 elements
Picture angle91°
Aperture blades10
Closest distance0.5 m
Focus range∞ - 0.7m
Diameter69.0 mm
Length78.4mm (with lenshood)
Filter size58 mm
For Sale : Voigtlander


Friday, September 14, 2012

Polaroid 809 8X10 Color Film for $52 An Exposure.

Polaroid 809 8X10 Color Film for $52 An Exposure. If you have to have this well, you don't have many options. One option is to look for in on Ebay where I found this pack listed at $769 for a box of 15 exposures. 

Is this stuff really worth it, here are a few selected images using this paper

Learn The Art Of Making Salted Paper Prints

From December 3, 2012 through December 5, 2012 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at George Eastman House

Learn the basics of making prints with the first photographic printing process introduced by William Henry Fox Talbot in the 1830s. Mark Osterman guides participants though the steps of coating, printing, processing, and displaying salted paper prints made from historic glass and paper negatives. The class also includes an illustrated lecture on the theory of sun printing followed by class discussion and viewing original salt prints by William Henry Fox Talbot, Hill and Adamson, James Robertson, Roger Fenton, and others from the vaults of George Eastman House.
All participants receive complete instructions and formulas as well as reprints of relevant historic articles on the salt printing process. 
Limited to 10, this three-day workshop is suitable for curators, photograph conservators, historians, photographers, artists, and anyone interested in the evolution of photography. No experience is necessary for this very hands-on workshop.
Tuition: $450 members, $475 non-members, plus $50 materials fee; extra-day option: $150.
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