I took my new (ancient) Helios 44-2 out for a quick spin and have posted a video complete with obligatory Russian folk music…mute now if you don’t want the Tetris theme to be stuck in your head for the next 48 hours.

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I recently picked up a Soviet Helios 44-2 58mm made inĀ 1977 in order to obtain a more vintage look for film and stills. Sloppily crafted by prisoners with designs takenĀ from a Carl Zeiss factory after WW2, the optics of this lens are every bit as flawed as the ideology from which it was born. And therein lies its charm…an artistic …

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Hello world!

So here it is. I finally setup a website and blog and pulled together all my social media accounts. I’m still ironing out some of the kinks from this wordpress theme but overall I’m pretty happy. Themeforest.net is hands down the coolest resource and pretty much my go to source now for all web based projects. It could do with …

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