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One tractor, two cameras

An abandoned tractor and two cameras to capture it. First photo taken with Nikon D800E, second photo taken with the Polaroid SX-70 camera. ©2015 Konstantinos Besios. All Rights Reserved.

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The good old Leica M8

The Leica M8 is the first digital rangefinder from Leica which was released 8 years ago. It’s a camera I have used extensively for the last six years, and I still use it for infrared photography due to its unique … Continue reading

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A 36 megapixels image from Sony A7s

A 36 megapixels image, not with the Sony A7r , but with the a7s. It’s the result of a series of photos taken handheld and stitched together with Autopano Pro software. It’s quite easy to do that, especially on images … Continue reading

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Images with Fotoman 612

The Fotoman 612 is a camera I haven’t used for ages. A great panoramic camera with a Nikkor 90mm SW f/8 lens. Since I mostly shoot 6×17, this camera has been resting on my closer for a long time, and … Continue reading

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Sony a7s with Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.5 lens

The Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.5 is an great rangefinder lens. I have used it a lot on my Leica cameras and on the Sony A7s is a perfect match, due to its image quality and small size. My Nokton 50mm … Continue reading

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Battery grip for Sony A7s

The battery grip for my Sony A7s has just arrived. It really fits well the camera, gives me a much better grip and the buttons on it are very helpful. Of course the greatest advantage for me is having 2 … Continue reading

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ISO 12800

Although my primary purpose for the Sony A7s was to use it as a video camera, it has also become a great stills camera for me. Although not on par with my Nikon D800E, it is camera that I can … Continue reading

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Side by Side: Sony A7s with Fuji X100

On my last trip, I had with me the Sony A7s and Fuji X100. It was a good chance to photograph the same subject with both cameras, in order to do a short evaluation. This is not by any means … Continue reading

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Sony a7s with Leica and Voigtlander lenses

Although my main reason for purchasing the Sony A7s was to shoot video, it is also a very good full frame camera for stills. It is also very small and light, and since I can use my rangefinder lenses on … Continue reading

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Sony a7s high ISO images

Well, since it seems that the high ISO capabilities of the Sony A7s was the among its key selling features, I had to post a couple of images with high ISO settings. I don’t like using high ISOs unless it’s … Continue reading

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