11.03.14 -> FE 35mm Thoughts

A short post following up on my previous one about the standard lenses. At the same time I compared the Zeiss FE 35mm f/2.8 with the Yashica ML 35mm f/2.8. It wa a much clearer result in favour of the Zeiss, at least in sharpness terms. Interestingly the older lens is exhibiting a warm cast again, but… Continue reading 11.03.14 -> FE 35mm Thoughts

08.03.14 -> Broadway Market

A quick test shot with the Zeiss FE 35/2.8 on the new Sony A7r. This is a Saturday morning on Broadway Market, early enough to be before the crowds arrive. It's a great lens, really not that far behind the 55/1.8 for resolution. That said it does have one significant weakness - another test I… Continue reading 08.03.14 -> Broadway Market

03.03.14 -> Channel

Over the Weekend I was pondering the possibility of switching from Canon to the Sony A7r. There's a lot of conflicting opinion out there over whether the high resolution of the A7r can be maximised with adapted lenses. While the jury is still, to some extent, out it does seem that there is a tangible… Continue reading 03.03.14 -> Channel

02.03.14 -> Sitting Thinking

It was one of those days… we were supposed to drive up from Hastings to London, but the car was leaking oil so we ended up on a train and a bit grumpy, so the only photograph I took on Sunday was the one below while having lunch and a coffee during a weekend of… Continue reading 02.03.14 -> Sitting Thinking

27.02.14 -> Vanishing Point

At the end of the double yellows is a building I really like, designed by Amanda Levete Architects, which is almost  impossible to photograph, because it's on a narrow alley. The architects have, cleverly, peeled the facade back and allowed light into the building. I'd love to say I'd deliberately balanced the red of the… Continue reading 27.02.14 -> Vanishing Point