Category Archives: Lenses

Leica M6 with Elmar 135mm f/4

After quite some time, I am slowly starting to  shoot film again. For now I am using color negative film but I hope soon I will be able to organise my tanks and chemicals and move on to black and … Continue reading

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Leica M8 with Elmar 135mm f/4 lens

This is  not your average rangefinder camera setup! A Leica Elmar 135mm f/4 sure looks strange on a rangefinder body like the Leica M8. A very long lens , but at the same thine quite thin, and no as heavy … Continue reading

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Nikon D800E with Nikon 28-300mm lens

I have written in the past about the Nikon 28-300mm and the versatility it provides as a travel lens, so I am not going to analyse its pros and cons in detail again. In a few words, it’s a great … Continue reading

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Sony A7s with Nikon 85mm f/1.8 G lens

Until recently I used the Leica Tele-Elmarit 90m f/2.8 lens as my main telephoto lens on the Sony A7s camera. It’s a great lens with super image quality and most important, it’s really tiny. Lately, I use more my Nikon … Continue reading

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Sony a7s with Voigtlander 15mm f/4.5 lens

A couple more images taken with the Voigtlander 15mm f/4.5 on the Sony A7s. This lens works like a charm on this camera body, and it’s tiny size and weight makes it a superb choice for wide angle shots on … 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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A great lens for the Sony A7s

The Leica Summarit 35mm f/2.5 was on of my first rangefinder lenses. It was affordable (for a Leica lens) and it’s image quality is fantastic. The only issue was the f/2.5 aperture, not very fast, and on my Leica M8 … Continue reading

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Sony A7s with Leica Elmar f/4 lens

One of the reasons I purchased the Sony A7s was the ability to mount every single lens I own. My interest was mainly about rangefinder lenses, since they are very small and light, and that makes a very good combination … Continue reading

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Droplets

Photos of droplets taken with the Sony A7s and Nikon 135mm f/2 DC. The fast aperture of this telephoto lens combined with the defocus control ring which enables you to alter the bokeh look can create very interesting images. (C)2014 … Continue reading

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Sony A7s with Nikon 135mm f/2 lens

My adapter for mounting Nikon lenses on the Sony A7s arrived, and one of the first lenses to try was the Nikon 135mm f/2. This is probably my favorite lens, capable of producing great looking images, especially when shot wide … Continue reading

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