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Leica M240, Pentax 645 on Greubel Forsey

»Posted by on Feb 28, 2016 in General | 0 comments

Leica M240, Pentax 645 on Greubel Forsey

Leica M240, Pentax 645 on Greubel Forsey Leica…but then http://www.kenrockwell.com/pentax/645d/I’ve been using this Pentax 645D for two years. Only the Leica M240 and the Sony’s ability to share all my Summilux, crons, etc..moved me to request for a Sony. Unlike my Greubel Forseys, I don’t pay for cameras…only the Leica I have to buy. My previous cameras were 4×5 film systems, Pentax 67 and the Mamiyas. I moved to digital Canon 1Ds for quite a number of years, enough to produce 3 paid books. So…this is NOT a review of cameras, just a sharing. In case people/readers are thinking of FULL FRAME and/or BIGGER. I am not a pro. I am not even a GOOD knowledgeable photographer…BUT I am a REAL 99% of the market, I guess, and...

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Cameras in World War Two ? New cameras Sony RX?

»Posted by on Jan 20, 2016 in General | 0 comments

Cameras in World War Two ? New cameras Sony RX?

Cameras ? Cameras ? Thinking of new cameras SONY RX or Leicas ? That’s me taking my own selfie now…by placing by camera, a Sony RX1 35mm with a hi contrast BW setting, manual focus to the support, an exercise rower, then placing the RX1 on it. But…Journalists were issued Speed Graphics till after the Korean War. Robert Capa used a HUGE camera, probably so, for his famous shots on Omaha Beach. Journalists used Speed Graphics till after the Korean War. There were also a lot of Graflex Speed and Crown Graphics cameras used by military photographers, you can imagine carrying one of those heavy beasts into the war zone) but they took (and still take) very nice sharp pictures. I can see that they were using Speed Graphics were commonly used for...

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