Tag:Leica Summicron 35mm f2 V1

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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 […]

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Light Lens Lab Summicron 35mm f2 Comparison – LLL vs Original

LLL vs Original Light Lens Lab Summicron Comparison Comparison between original Leica Summicron 35mm f2 V1 and Black paint V2LC and Brass version from Light Lens Lab Light Lens Lab Summicron 35mm f2 Comparison – LLL vs Original July 24, 2020 Versions of LLL and Original Summicron Light Lens Lab in Black paint and Brassed Version Two weeks ago, I borrowed 2 Light Lens Lab (周八枚) from my friend. Brassed version and Black paint version in amber coating. The brassed […]

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Light Lens Lab – Summicron 35mm f2 (Digital test)

Light Lens Lab – Summicron 35mm f2 (Digital test) Testing with Leica M9P Testing two Light Lens Lab 35mm f2 with purple and amber coating and original Summicron 35mm f2 v1 8-element in amber coating Light Lens Lab 8-element in Amber and Purple coating Seems Light Lens Lab have changed the coating colour during production in their New Summicron 35mm f2 8-element and it affects how the lens actually perform especially the tone. I think Leica M9P with CCD sensor […]

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Light Lens Lab – Summicron 35mm f2 8-Element from China

Light Lens Lab New Old Summicron 35mm f2 8-Element A summicron 35/2 v1 (8 elements replica) from China Test result with Kodak Tri-X 400 developed in HC110 Summicron 35mm f2 V1 (8-elemenet) I have a Summicron 35mm f2 V1 in silver but have always wanted to get a black painted Summicron 35mm f2 V1 but just couldn’t afford it. Now I finally have a chance to own this beautiful lens manufactured by Light Lens Lab in China. Since I didn’t […]

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Seville City Scanner 002

Country: Spain City: Seville Camera: Leica M2 Lens: Leica Summicron 35mm f2 v1 Film: Kodak Ektar 100 This is the second city that I have visited in Spain. It is quite different from Barcelona and somehow I like this place more than that. Photos were taken during the second day when I arrived in the city. I wandered around this place and I like Alcázar of Seville and Metropol which is something good for street photography. Light and shadows are […]

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Inle Lake City Scanner 002

Country: Myanmar City: Inle Lake Camera: Leica M2 Lens: Summicron 35mm f2 v1 Film: Fujifilm Superia Premium 400 After we went up to pagoda in sunday market. We went back to the riverside and wait for our boat driver to come back and pick us up. during that time. I can see many boats and people coming from different side.        

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Inle Lake City Scanner 001

Country: Myanmar City: Inle Lake Camera: Leica M2 Lens: Summicron 35mm f2 v1 Film: Fujifilm Superia Premium 400 Weather wasn’t so good in the early morning. I was little bit disappointed about the sunrise. But after we entered the floating village, weather changed and we landed in the sunday floating market. We spent awhile in the market and then went all the way up to the pagoda.    

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Seville City Scanner 001

Country: Spain City: Seville Camera: Leica M2 Lens: Leica Summicron 35mm f2 v1 Film: Kodak Ektar 100 This is the second city that I have visited in Spain. It is quite different from Barcelona and somehow I like this place more than that. Photos were taken during the first day when I arrived in the city. I quickly grabbed my camera and rushed to Plaza de Espana and the sunset in there was beautiful after that I walked along the […]

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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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Kentmere 400

Ilford B&W negative alternative? Ilford film is pricy but with high quality. If you are looking for low-budgeted film that allows you to shoot more extensively, Kentmere is the best option for you to take some nice black and white photos. It is cheap, reliable and has the “Classical” grey tone. This film only available in 135 format. It would be great if it has medium format too. Name: Kentmere ISO: 400 Film type: Black and white Character: Broad tonal range, fine grain and […]

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