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Goodbye Leica Noctilux Reissue, Hello Light Lens Lab 50mm: A Lens Comparison

Goodbye Leica Noctilux Reissue, Hello Light Lens Lab 50mm: A Lens Comparison Lens Review Goodbye Leica Noctilux Reissue, Hello Light Lens Lab 50mm: A Lens Comparison June 30, 2024 Leica (left) and Light Lens Lab (right) Fujifilm Fuji Color 400, Leica Noctilux 50/1.2 ASPH Reissue When was the last time you repurchased a lens you had previously sold? I’ve done it plenty of times, but the Leica Noctilux 50mm f/1.2 ASPH reissue definitely tops the list. There’s something about this […]

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Exploring Japan’s ‘Jazz Kissa’ Cafe Culture: Vibes and Snaps

Exploring Japan’s ‘Jazz Kissa’ Cafe Culture: Vibes and Snaps Diary Exploring Japan’s ‘Jazz Kissa’ Cafe Culture: Vibes and Snaps May 7, 2024 純喫茶ラテン in Kyoto, Voigtlander Nokton 28mm f/1.5 ASPH VM, Reflx Lab 800 push to 1600 VINYL RECORD MUSIC BAR 『P.M.SOUNDS KYOTO』in Kyoto, Leica M10 Monochrom, Dallmeyer Kinematograph 2″ f/1.9 (50mm) Vinyl, high-end audio systems, and the environment—three key elements that created the unique and niche Jazz Kissa cafe culture in Japan. There are still some unique bars and […]

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Jazz, Music, Cafe and Bar: My Visit to Jazz BIGBOY Tokyo

Jazz, Music, Cafe and Bar: My Visit to Jazz BIGBOY Tokyo Diary Jazz, Music, Cafe and Bar: My Visit to Jazz BIGBOY Tokyo March 3, 2024 Reflx Lab 200T, Leica Summilux 35mm f/1.4 ASPH 11874 Pre-FLE Reflx Lab 200T, Leica Summilux 35mm f/1.4 ASPH 11874 Pre-FLE Some travel with a detailed plan and specific places to visit, while others travel without a solid plan, just a framework. I fall into the latter category. I chose Tokyo as my destination because […]

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Osaka City Scanner 001

Country: Japan City: Osaka Camera: Leica M9-P Lens: Leica Noctilux 50mm f1.0 e58 v1 Pictures were taken during the sakura season in Osaka, Japan. Some of them were shot in Osaka Castle Park and the remaining were shot at Kyoto. Japan is a dynamic place to shoot around with colour or black and white.  

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Tokyo City Scanner 001

Country: Japan City: Tokyo Camera: Pentax 6×7 and Sony A7II Lens: Super Takumar 105mm f2.4 6×7 and Old Nokton 50mm f1.5 Prominent mount    

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