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A new toy!

After I had sold my 5D and spent almost a year, relying only on the iPhone’s 6 and 5C camera.. I thought of getting a Fujifilm and give it a try!

Can you think of a better combination?
My new toy X-E2 mounted to my lovely Carl Zeiss.

Shot by iPhone 6 - vscocam
Shot by iPhone 6 – vscocam

So, I’ll start using it and testing it.. so far so good, I LOVE IT! Small size, very light and the battery is good too!

test shot; Fujifilm x-e2 using Carl Zeiss 35mm 2.4
test shot; Fujifilm x-e2 using Carl Zeiss 35mm 2.4

So, let’s hope I’d experiement the camera more.. and perhaps, post some useful tips too.

Happy shooting! :)

Bausch & Lomb Zeiss Tessar – Lens Hack – Canon EOS

It’s been awhile since my last Lens Hack project, here I’m gonna show you my latest hack with (of course) some Photo samples of the lens (Never touched, SOOC).

I bought this old lens from ebay, out of curiosity for testing it and experimenting..

So, let’s start..

The Lens

(Using Helios 44M-4 with Canon 5D classic)

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The Mount + Bellows

(I went to a carpenter and asked him to create the Adapter, it is not Screw-type, just a “push the element” in type)

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Sample Shots

(SOOC, never cropped never touched, click on the image to enlarge)
f4.5, wide open

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This lens hack has been listed on EBAY:

Link on Ebay

That’s all folks! :)

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Old Camera Manuals

Do you have an old vintage camera and you don’t know how to test or use it?

Do you need the official manual for your old camera?

Visit the Online Library, and get your old camera’s manual for free in PDF format :-)

They accept donation, in case you wanted to keep them alive.

Zeiss Ikon Cocarette (Contessa-Nettel 1926) Hacked for Canon DSLR

Well.. I’ve had this Zeiss Ikon Cocarette (Contessa-Nettel 1926) folding camera for months. I took it to the darkroom 1 or 2 times, then I figured out that I can hack it to my Canon and use it as a Lens.. WOW! Results blow my mind.

I don’t need to go to the darkroom anymore! I’ve extended the life of this folding camera to the digital world ;d

It feels just great when you change a historic piece into something new.. IT IS ALIVE!!

Results:

f/6.3 – ISO 320 – 0.8 seconds

f/6.3 – ISO 160 – 1/200

f/6.3 – ISO 160 – 1/400

f/6.3 – ISO 160 – 3.2 seconds (Cropped, Trying to shoot the steam at long exposure!)

Insanely sharp! Great details.

Video recording:

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An Old Camera as a Lens for Canon 5D Mark II!

When we talk about Creativity, we talk about something unique, something brilliant, something that blows your mind!

A Photographer Jason Bognacki who attached Piccolette Contessa-Nettel (1919) folding camera to his 5D Mark II. The idea is BRILLIANT, and the results were MAGNIFICENT!

Results:

For more results + info, visit his blog post.