Nikon FE2 - Film Camera Simplicity - Digital Camera Aesthetics

Nikon FE2 - Film Camera Simplicity - Digital Camera Aesthetics
'And maybe that is why film cameras are 'cool'. Because they demonstrate that their owners are actually attempting to create something using their knowledge, their experience and above all their vision of the world around us, from somebody who has a point of view.
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Leica T (Typ 701) - Nikon Lenses

Leica T (Typ 701) - Nikon Lenses
'Like most MCE (Mirrorless / CSC / E.V.I.L) cameras the Leica T (Typ 701) can, via adapters, be fitted with all kinds of legacy and alternative lenses. Above I've shown some examples taken with my Nikon 20mm f/1.8G and Voigtlander 58mm f/1.4 (Nikon fit) lenses.'
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It's flashy, fake retro and a little bit silly, but I love it. The Nikon Df

It's flashy, fake retro and a little bit silly, but I love it. The Nikon Df
'I've been using my Nikon Df a lot lately. Mostly as a reaction to messing around with apps, video, wi-fi and various other complications of the digital photography world. Though as a digital camera it's hardly a back to basics old-school machine like the film SLR's it's presumably based on, it's refreshingly free of many of the frustrating, over elaborate fluff that inhabits many a modern mirrorless / CSC / E.V.I.L camera.
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Nikon Df / Voigtlander 58mm f/1.4 and Nokia Lumia 1020 - An unlikely combination

Nikon Df / Voigtlander 58mm f/1.4 and Nokia Lumia 1020 - An unlikely combination
'One of the more unlikely combinations I've ever used to take photographs is the Nikon Df + Voigtlander 58mm f/1.4 pictured above and my Nokia Lumia 1020 smartphone. 'Full Frame' sensor plus manual focus lens designed for film and a micro sensor camera phone. Unlikely maybe, but it's actually a very creative pairing allowing me to create very different images from the same source material. '
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Manual Focusing with the Sony A7 II - Olympus take note

Manual Focusing with the Sony A7 II - Olympus take note
'I was writing in a previous post about the Olympus O-MD E-M5 II and it's longwinded and fiddly way of manually focusing 3rd. party lenses. Using the Sony A7 II plus my Voigtlander 58mm f/1.4 today demonstrated just how different using that camera for manual focus is.'
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Leica T (Typ 701) Plus Voigtlander 20mm and 56mm SL II lenses

Leica T (Typ 701) Plus Voigtlander 20mm and 56mm SL II lenses
'Much as I'm fascinated by camera technology and can appreciate just what a camera like the Sony A7 Mk II can do, I was actually more impatient to see how my 'new' Voigtlander Nokton 58mm F/1.4 SL-II N performed on my Leica T. So yesterday I had a wander around the grounds of a stately home with that lens and my Voigtlander 20mm f3.5 Nikon Fit Color-Skopar fitted via my Novoflex adapter.'
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Leica T (Typ 701) + Voigtlander Nokton 58mm f/1.4 SL-II N

Leica T (Typ 701) + Voigtlander Nokton 58mm f/1.4 SL-II N
'I thought I'd slip in a post few will read about the Leica T (Typ 701) and an old manual focus lens designed for 35mm film cameras. This may be peripheral to what goes on in the rest of the photographic internet, but for me this is what mirrorless interchangeable lens photography is all about. '
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56MP with a Sony A7r and a Voigtlander Nokton 58mm f/1.4 SL-II N Manual Focus Lens for Nikon AIS

56MP with a Sony A7r and a Voigtlander Nokton 58mm f/1.4 SL-II N Manual Focus Lens for Nikon AIS
'The camera and lens combination that produced the 56MP file I referred to in my article yesterday is above. However the file was created by mistake in Iridient Developer. I wanted to see just how sharp the combination of the.......'
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