Tag Archive: Zeiss Planar 50mm f/1.4

Cee’s B&W challenge: Wheels. Contax AX, stand development

I’ve not been able to post anything for the past two of Cee’s B&W challenges but thought I’d use a determined effort to get back into photography on film, including developing the films,… Continue reading

Rain (Cee’s black and white challenge)

Rain An experiment: Olympus E-PL3 with manual Contax Zeiss Planar 50mm at f/1.4, 1/125 sec. Raw file desaturated and contrast manipulated using ‘curves’, etc in Gimp. I recently came across Cee’s challenges through… Continue reading

Beauty; and I found another photographer who writes something!

I’m not too bothered about whether my posts on this blog get a ‘like’ or persuade people to follow; what is exciting and rewarding for me is when the ‘liker’ has been so… Continue reading

Back with a Zeiss 50mm f/1.4 legacy lens on Olympus digital to supplement film on classic cameras

I’m back, hopefully for a while, after a long absence. ¬†I owe my many friends and followers here an explanation so I’ll just pick up a para from¬†grumpytyke, on which I began to… Continue reading

Baby Belle – Olympus OM4 and Contax AX

I’ve taken a lot of family ‘snapshots’ over the years but photographs of people have never figured much in the more serious side of my photography hobby. Recently, mainly as a result of… Continue reading

Digital for a quick post, but a ‘classic’ lens is still better – unless you’ve got a lot of money

At last we’ve had some beautiful weather, ideal for photography and walking, but unfortunately it’s also ideal for doing some long-overdue work on Lofty the camper van so almost no opportunity for photography.… Continue reading

The amazing Contax AX and ‘forbidden’ photography

I mentioned in a previous post that when I could find some pictures I had been forbidden to take I’d do a post on ‘forbidden photography’, but having been able to finish the… Continue reading

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