• Hackery,  Photography

    Super Precision Matte Focus Screen

    In my review of the Optix auto focus confirmation chip, I mentioned how most modern cameras use focus screens optimised for auto focus lenses and therefore lack some of the focussing aids found in older film cameras such as split…

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    East German Lenses,  Video & Film

    Zeiss Jena Sonnar

    Here’s a quick compilation of some footage I shot in the pouring rain last week. It’s really nothing that interesting but it was a fun day out getting to know the Sonnar a little better and dealing with the challenges…