Jump to content

Recommended Posts

Advertisement (gone after registration)

Dear friends, I am a regular reader of the forum but it is the first time that I write so before making any publication in the forums I comply with introducing myself.  I am an amateur photographer like many of you.  I started with the Canon system and have been through a long range. After that … well .. I think you know this stories … the only good news is that unless they started doing eBay research, at least my wife never imagined that a camera lens could cost the same as a small car, or even a not so small one, or an old lens from the years 50 may cost more than the camera in which it is being used. At most I live in the conflict of loving taking photographs, but at times I love even more experimenting with photographic equipment, especially old ones. As I said, I was for years a user of digital canon reflexes, 5D, 70D, 5DII, 6D ... until without letting go of those cameras I met the Sony A7RII ... which became my camera for everything, including a Fotodiox adapter that allows auto focus any Leica M lens , or any other manual lens adapted to Leica M ... That was my downfall because after buying some M of 7artisan and TTartisan to play, I bought a very cheap Leica Summicron 50 mm v3 (the black sheep of the cron) and if that is the more bad ... I told myself ... and everything changed…. Since I had M lenses, I bought an analog Leica CL and a Leica M9 and then a Leica M3, and since I was already in Leica I wanted to know how a modern Leica behaved, and since I cannot pay for an M10 or SL and bought a CL to use my M, but also the R lenses... then since I had some R lenses ... I bought a LEICAFLEX SL very cheap (wonderful, I love it!) ... and since I went back to photographing with film .... why not try medium format ... and then a Mamiya 645 Super and God the medium format is something beyond the real thing .... I can not believe it …. and if the 6x4.5 looks like a 6x6 negative will look… and then again a bargain…. Hasselblad 500 ELX… but what about the lenses….?…. ??? I need more Leica lenses, more Hasselblad lenses…. Does a story like that seem familiar to anyone? I can only say in my favor that I use all my cameras and all my lenses… that I take pictures every day… and that the day I leave this land, I also hope that my wife or my children will do an eBay search before putting a sign that says…. take all this old crap for $ 10…. my husband always said they didn't cost Nasda because they were just old things from Russia…. 

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...