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 … Read the rest