#854. A Camera for Paris!

#854. A Camera for Paris!

We’re going to Paris!  Well, next year, and probably in the Fall…so it’s a ways off. But we’re planning. What fun. ‘Trip of a lifetime’ to be sure. However, this will not be a photo-safari a la Pascal and his pals. I will not be photographing when and where I

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#488. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (of the photo gear world)

#488. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (of the photo gear world)

It took film director Sergio Leone 3 people (played by actors Clint Eastwood, Lee van Cleef and Eli Wallach) to give life to the title. But, in the 80s, hallowed car magazine Car, led by the indomitable LJK Setright, picked this title for one of its fixtures. A brief summary

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#184. The Zeiss Sonnar 2,8/35 ZA jewel in the A7r crown

#184. The Zeiss Sonnar 2,8/35 ZA jewel in the A7r crown

[Note : This post is part of the ongoing review of the Sony A7r system] A few weeks ago, I postulated – from looking at MTF curves for this lens – that it would be a stellar performer. But MTF curves can be dangerous mistresses, often calculated rather than measured,

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