Tag Archive: classic cameras

Menston Francais: Voigtlander Bessa T (does it matter?)

Driven mad by trying to decide which to cock his leg on – presumably 🙂 Not that it matters, but for the record: PanF+ at 50 ASA in Voigtlander Bessa T, 35mm Color… Continue reading

Through new to old Leeds – Voigtlander Bessa L + Color Skopar 35mm, Agfa APX 400 S, D-76

I’ve been having a love affair with Olympus OMs, SLRs of course, recently but picking up the rangefinder Voigtlander Bessa L and T reminded me just how easily they sit in the hand,… Continue reading

Portraits – Olympus OM4, Tamron Adaptall 90mm f/2.5, Kodak RS200

A couple of posts ago I wrote that I was becoming increasingly interested in portraiture, specifically informal portraits in black and white. For this purpose I have a Tamron 90mm f/2.5,  which is… Continue reading

Cute in Whitby – Olympus OM4, Cosina 20mm, Agfa Vista 200

This little guy, barely an inch long, was found on the paved path at the top of the steps to Whitby Abbey on Monday 2 September, desperately trying to scale the side wall… Continue reading

Monochrome portraits on film – Pentax

Portraits are not something I’ve done before although I’ve done a lot of family and friends snap-shots over the years. I’ve recently developed a yen to do some, probably from seeing them on… Continue reading

Sculpture. Cosina CX-2, Tri-X

Menston village, Wharfedale, Yorkshire Cosina CX-2, Kodak Tri-X at 400ASA, D-76

Photographing people taking photographs. Cosina CX-2. Tri-X

A couple of weeks ago Marie of ‘shimmering grains’ published some pictures of people taking photographs in New York. She said it wasn’t an intentional theme but, as I commented on her post,… Continue reading

Fed 2, Fed 3 cameras; Jupiter, Industar lenses – which to keep, which to sell?

I’m looking for some suggestions on reducing my small collection of the Russian (very) poor man’s Leica, the Fed rangefinder. I have 3 Fed 2s and 2 Fed 3s, with a few associated… Continue reading

Hidden places: Bradford 5. Contax AX, Vivitar 19mm

This is not so much a Bradford hidden place as a ‘hidden view’. On this superwide (Vivitar 19mm f/3.8) view at screen resolution the detail in the city centre is perhaps not very… Continue reading

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