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Always keep singing your own song

(Sony a6300, Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.5 lens) ©2019 Konstantinos Besios. All Rights Reserved. _____________________________________________________________ Amazon Store links   _____________________________________________________________ 

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Different but nothing less than beautiful

(Sony a6300, Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.5) ©2019 Konstantinos Besios. All Rights Reserved.

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Night images with Sony A7s

Night images I took with the Sony A7s. The high iso performance of this camera is well known, and although I prefer not to push ISO values too much, since even a camera like the A7s has it’s limits, I … 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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Back to film: TRIX-X 400 pushed at 1600 ISO

After quite some time, I shot a roll of film. Shooting digital has been very convenient for me lately, due to the lack of free time. I also didn’t have the chance of traveling much, so I didn’t really see … Continue reading

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Vintage

A portrait I took a few years ago with the Leica M8 and Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.5 lens. Post processed to emulate a wet plate. (c)2013 Konstantinos Besios. All rights reserved.

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A street portrait

A street portrait I did yesterday while having a coffee. I had with me the Leica M8 with the Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.5 This was shot on black and white JPEG mode. For years I have been shooting strictly RAW … Continue reading

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Film photography at night

It’s been a long time since I took a night walk with a film camera. Usually when the light falls, the new digital cameras with their extraordinary ISO performance are the tool to choose for available light images, but since … Continue reading

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A rose in black and white

The image below is one my favorites, although I don’t usually make images of flowers. This is the reason I still shoot black and white film. I find the tones and the transitions from shadows to highlight very different from … Continue reading

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Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f1.5 (repaired at last)

Until recently my arsenal of 50mm lenses included the Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f1.1 and the 1950’s Leica Elmar 50mm f2.8. Despite being an almost 60 years lens, the collapsible Elmar performs flawlessly. When collapsed, it makes the Leica M a … Continue reading

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