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    East German Lenses

    Can vintage lenses be radioactive? Yep!

    Interestingly, a student at school mentioned that they heard old vintage lenses were radioactive especially the crazy Soviet ones. I'd never heard that one before. Working at a school means I have easy access to test equipment so I thought…

  • Photography,  Soviet Lenses

    Jupiter-11 4/135mm

    This Jupiter-11 was a curiosity purchase. They seem almost as common as the Helios-44 and can be had for almost as cheap even though Russian sellers insist on calling it "rare". This is a decent lens. It’s almost too decent…