Musings

The often overseen helios 44-3 58mm f2 lens

The often overseen Helios 44-3 58mm f2 lens

Once you start looking into vintage lenses with an M42 mount, it is hard to miss the Helios 44 ...
Easter morning walk

Easter Morning Walk

Easter Sunday was a lovely spring day. It was warm and sunny, at least for most of the day. ...
Cherry blossoms 2024 in washington dc

Cherry Blossoms 2024 in Washington DC

I was determined to see the cherry blossoms in DC this year. I missed it the last couple of ...
How not to attempt the repair of a vintage auto revuenon 55mm f1. 4 lens

How not to attempt the repair of a vintage Auto Revuenon 55mm f1.4 lens

Repairing the Auto Revuenon 55mm f1.47 lens with a non-working diaphragm. A journey of trial ...
Beagle portraits in black & white

Beagle Portraits in Black & White

I want to use this post to introduce our amazing Beagle ladies, Betty and Lucy! They are ...
Brooklyn new york through the lens of my iphone

Brooklyn New York through the lens of my iPhone

During my recent trip to Brooklyn, New York, I had some time on my hands and immersed myself ...