There are plenty of people who would suggest that you can't shoot architecture with a 35mm and you need a 24mm or wider. I used to be in that camp too some extent but I have found that with a shift lens on a full frame body you can do a lot with a 35mm… Continue reading Architecture with the Zeiss 35mm PC-D
Latest addition to the ongoing series on empty buildings in London. This, the first for this winter, is in the Hoxton area of London, a building which must be worth a fortune yet has been empty for ages. Personally, I was drawn by the green fluorescent light in the building on the left and the way it contrasts… Continue reading Darkitecture VI
This post is sort of an odd one, at least compared to other recent posts. It's just a couple of shots that showcase a Contax lens. Earlier this week I was at a shopping mall the architectural practice I work for has been amending over the last couple of years. They demonstrate how the Sony… Continue reading A Mall with the Zeiss 18mm
This is the Bar and living room in our new seaside holiday rental in Hastings which is finally taking shape! Bith shot with the Sony A7r using Canon TS-E glass, the upper one with the Wonderful 17mm and the other using the much maligned, but in my experience (Good copy?) pretty decent 45mm. … Continue reading Bar
This blog is named for an old Zeiss trademark, because I like the lenses they produced for the Contax/Yashica system back in the 70s-90s. One of the main reasons I bought a Sony NEX-6 then A7r was to be able to use Zeiss lenses. I have the Sony/Zeiss FE35 & 55 and a couple of Contax… Continue reading Exciting News from Zeiss.
A bonus upload for today. This was seen in hackney Wick last December. Made with the Contax G fit 90mm this shot really shows the sharpness and 'Pop' that the lens can deliver on the A7r in good light. I was lucky enough to spot this lens, in the rare black version, in Cash Converters for a… Continue reading Wyke Road (Contax G90mm Sample)