Category: Cameras

Short Letter to a Friend who Wants to Choose Another Camera

How to choose a digital camera suitable for street photography

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Fujifilm X-Trans sensors hate red

Red hot chili peppers and black and white photography with a red filter for high contrast of scenes with blue sky have one thing in common: are not well rendered by Fujifilm current cameras employing an X-Trans sensor.

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iPhone 5 vs Olympus XA and Kodak Ektar

  While in Venice (Italy) I shot the same scene with my iPhone 5 (HDR and filters) and Olympus XA loaded with Ektar. I propose here the comparison, while noting that I have adjusted in Photoshop the Ektar file only.

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Medium-format as a light travel photography kit

Bronica SQ-A is an ideal camera to travel light!

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Parigi a 800 ASA

Shooting film in Paris at high ISO.

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Contax / Yashica Carl Zeiss Sonnar 135 mm f/2.8 T* on film and digital

Zeiss Sonnar 135mm is a very good lens – not on digital, though.

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Some lenses are soft in the corners – 100F and the English sea

Dealing with lenses soft in the corners

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Pink Lane in Newcastle a good place to test a film camera

Testing my Bronica in Newcastle

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Good old Nikon polarizing filter

A wonderful Nikon polarizer.

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C/Y lenses on Canon EOS cameras

The use of obsolete Contax / Yashica lenses on Canon EOS bodies is relatively common, but some exotic combinations of lenses and bodies are little documented and their compatibility unknown. I have now had some experience adapting two C/Y lenses  on

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