Archive for July, 2017

Australian Adventure II

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Having now nearly reached the middle of the photo review about my Australian Adventure, I noticed that I have posted a lot of cool views of Western Australia.

However what is missing – at least IMHO – is a bit more about those small towns we passed by on our trip. I just mentioned them in my comments, but how … Read the rest

New Asahi Pentax Takumar S-M-C arrived …

Friday, July 28th, 2017

Today is a good day 😉
I received two parcels – each carrying an old piece of glass.

The first one is an Asahi Takumar Super-Multi-Coated 3.5/35mm in M42 mount.

The second one is an Asahi Takumar Super-Multi-Coated 3.5/24mm also in M42 mount.

Both lenses are in an A+ condition, looking like brand new and both will serve now on … Read the rest

Australian Adventure

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

It’s time to launch a new short series.

Lasting nearly two years of postprocessing (just kidding), sorting, sorting and … sorting, I’m now about to put my Australian Adventure live on Flickr – check it out.

In November 2015 we started from Munich via Dubai to Perth – our first short rest on a new continent.

I’ve never been there … Read the rest

Contax RX Mirror Slip …

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Recently I had the issue with my Contax RX, when the mirror hit the lens’ rear part during several exposures.

After investigating on the web, I found this a common issue with contax cameras. The glue, fixing the mirror on the mirror carrier, gets loose over the years. Thus, as the camera is usually standing upright and the mirror is … Read the rest