Tag:Kodak Ektachrome E100

youtube-video-going-wide-tahusa-24mm-summilux-leica-24mm-f1.4-asph-1.4-wide-angle-135-35mm-film-perspective-inspiration-creative-ideas-tips-to-shoot

Going Wide: 6 Tips on How I Stepped Out of My Comfort Zone with a 24mm Lens

Going Wide: 6 Tips on How I Stepped Out of My Comfort Zone with a 24mm Lens Diary Join me on a photographic journey where I break through my usual boundaries, inspired by the legendary Alan Schaller and nudged by a friend’s enthusiasm for the Leica Summilux 24mm lens. Despite my initial skepticism after some unimpressive test shots in Singapore, my curiosity tingled, leading me to give this often overlooked focal length another shot. Now, after re-exploring and truly embracing […]

Continue Reading
kodak-ektachrome-e100-5294-push-2-stop-400-iso-100-e6-slide-positive-color-transparency-film-photography-135-35mm-noctilux-leica-hk-f1-50mm

Pushing Kodak Ektachrome E100: My 2-Stop (ISO400) Experiment and LR Tips

Pushing Kodak Ektachrome E100: My 2-Stop (ISO400) Experiment and LR Tips Analog Film Review Pushing Kodak Ektachrome E100: My 2-Stop (ISO400) Experiment and LR Tips January 21, 2024 Kodak Ektachrome E100 +2 Stop (400) Kodak Ektachrome E100 at 400, Leica Noctilux 50mm f1 E60 V4 I’ve been thinking about pushing Kodak Ektachrome E100 to 200 or 400 ISO. Kodak Ektachrome E100 is a positive colour transparency film, especially since Fujichrome Provia 400X got discontinued and there’s nothing quite like it. […]

Continue Reading
voigtlander-ultron-35mm-f2-35-m-mount-vm-asph-review-lens-rangefinder-lh-12-hood-LH12-M2-leica-finishing-size-compact

Voigtlander Ultron 35mm f2 ASPH VM – Perfect for Newcomers

Voigtlander Ultron 35mm f2 ASPH VM – Perfect for Newcomers Lens Review Voigtlander Ultron 35mm f2 ASPH VM – Perfect for Newcomers December 19, 2023 Leica M10, Voigtlander Ultron 35mm f/2 ASPH, Sydney The Voigtländer Vintage Line Ultron 35mm f/2 ASPH lens for M mount was released in 2019. Initially, I had not planned to acquire one since I already possessed the Leica Summicron 35mm f/2 V1. So, why did I end up purchasing it? The simple answer is the […]

Continue Reading
plaubel-makina-67-670-6x7-medium-format-camera-review-120-size-80mm-2.8-lens-nikkor-nikon-viewfinder-rangefinder-film

The Compact Giant: My Experience with the Plaubel Makina 67

The Compact Giant: My Experience with the Plaubel Makina 67 Camera Review The Compact Giant: My Experience with the Plaubel Makina 67 June 23, 2023 Plaubel Makina 67 with Nikkor 80mm f2.8 lens Plaubel Makina 67 (top with bellow extended) At first glance, the price of this Plaubel Makina 67 rangefinder camera may seem off-putting. As a novice photographer, I initially gravitated towards more budget-friendly options, gradually upgrading to higher-priced models to assess their value. However, my experience with medium […]

Continue Reading
Voigtlander-nokton-50mm-50-f1-f1.0-vm-asph-grinding-apsherical-lens-review-leica-rangefinder-m-mount-ultra-fast-aperture-bokeh-sharp-clinical-performance-best-2022-film-digital-test-without-hood

Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f1.0 ASPH VM – A Razor Sharp Samurai Sword

Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f1.0 ASPH VM – A Razor Sharp Samurai Sword Lens Review Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f1.0 ASPH VM – A Razor Sharp Samurai Sword September 4, 2022 Cosina Voigtlander Nokton 50/1.0 ASPH on Leica M3 Top view of Nokton 50mm f/1.0 ASPH Voigtlander Nokton 50/1.0 ASPH VM I have been online following all the news about Cosina’s Voigtlander 50mm f1.0 ASPH M mount lens. Since 2018 Voigtlander has been rolling out aggressive lens maps, upgrading its existing lineup […]

Continue Reading
Leica-Noctilux-50mm-f1.2-1.2-50-Lens-review-thoughts-reissue-new-ASPH-original-AA-aspherical-double-MP-camera-set-up-size-look-with-hood-ASPH

Leica Noctilux 50mm f1.2 ASPH (reissue) – Forced Love Does Not Last

Leica Noctilux 50mm f1.2 Double Aspherical (reissue) Lens Review Forced Love Does Not Last Leica Noctilux 50mm f1.2 ASPH (reissue) – Forced Love Does Not Last April 18, 2022 Leica MP with Noctilux 50/1.2 ASPH “You cannot make yourself love something twice” I told myself the other day and that was the line before sending this lens for a better home. In 2010, I started with a Leica M6 Classic and a Summicron 35mm f2 IV (king of bokeh). I […]

Continue Reading
Lens-review-zeiss-distagon-35mm-f1.4-35-1.4-zm-m-mount-leica-wide-angle-street-character-optics-optical-barrel-construct-build-quality-m10p-look

Zeiss ZM 35mm f1.4 Distagon – Almost Perfect

Zeiss ZM 35mm f1.4 Distagon – Almost Perfect Lens Review Zeiss ZM 35mm f1.4 Distagon – Almost Perfect October 14, 2021 Summilux 35/1.4 ASPH FLE was once my ultimate dream, floating elements with asph glasses together with the sexy square hood but I heard a lot about its rival – Zeiss Distagon 35/1.4. 9 out of 10 people that owned this have told me: “You must try it Anson”. They got me hooked onto this lens and made me more […]

Continue Reading
Compare-Leica-Noctilux-50mm-f1.2-50-1.2-asph-aspherical-glass-rare-reissue-original-reproduction-difference-filter-focusing-ring-curl-rim-unbox-side-by-side-comparison-lens-lenses-review-coating-colour

Leica Noctilux 50mm f1.2 ASPH – Original vs Reissue Comparison

Leica Noctilux 50mm f1.2 ASPH – Original vs Reissue Comparison Lens Review Leica Noctilux 50mm f1.2 ASPH – Original vs Reissue Comparison September 4, 2021 My first impression of the Leica Noctilux 50mm f1.2 ASPH Original is that the price tag is too hard to reach, I knew from Leica history that the original version has two hand grind aspherical glass and the fail rate is so high led to its rarity. I have briefly tried this lens once only […]

Continue Reading
places-to-develop-film-in-hong-kong-hk-hongkong-lab-photo-develop-c41-get-process-e6-ecn2-negative-colour-black-and-white-types-stock-best-recommendations-lab-beginner-go-to

Beginners Guide to Film – Types and Their Characteristics

Guides and Tips Beginners Guide to Film – Types and Their Characteristics Beginners Guide to Film – Types and Their Characteristics October 18, 2020 Checking out cameras stores in Champagne court has become a regular activity for me and my photo buddies in Hong Kong but before film passion injected into my blood. The spark started from 10 years ago, I was deeply attracted by these nicely designed film boxes and canister (I am still collecting and trying every available […]

Continue Reading
Leica-summicron-35mm-f2-8element-8-element-v1-version1-lens-review-blog-sharing-thoughts-compare-7element-gear-how-performance-front-ring-barrel-design-optics-brassing-black-paint-silver-chrome-8mui

Leica Summicron 35mm f2 V1 8 Element – Lord of Black and White

Lens Review Leica Summicron 35mm f2 V1 8 Element Lord of Black and White Leica Summicron 35mm f2 V1 8 Element – Lord of Black and White August 22, 2020 Background Summicron 35mm f2 V1 is the first standard wide angle lens with an ultra-fast aperture at F2 produced by Leica from 1958 to 1969. It was designed in 8 elements in 6 groups augmented classic symmetrical double-Gauss and used rare earth optical glass. During its production period, it was […]

Continue Reading