Yearly Archives: 2013

Beauty of Photosynthesis

All photos shot with a Yashica ML 80-200mm f/4 lens with Fujicolor 200. It was challenging to shoot with film rated at 200 with a zoom lens that only goes down to f/4, but this will only improve my photography skills in the long run.

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Beauty in the Mundane

Minolta XD11 + Rokkor MD 50mm f/1.4 + Kodak Ultramax

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Looking Fly

Walking around the office last week I couldn’t help but notice a coworker looking quite dapper in his threads. So following in the footsteps of blogs such as The Sartorialist and Urban Weeds, I had to document the fashion I was so privileged to witness… Dale, Environmental Planner shirt: Franklin Pin-Dot Shirt by Frank & […]

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SMC Pentax-M 50mm f/1.4

In my undying quest to try out as many old manual 50mm lenses as I can, here’s a roll of Fujicolor 200 shot with the SMC Pentax 50mm f/1.4: And of course the verdict, as is true for all other manual 50mm’s I’ve tried so far, is that this is a fantastic lens! Soft with […]

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Rokkor Fan

Recently I picked up my first ever Minolta camera, the venerable XD11 (originally released in 1977): I’ve always wanted to try out the Rokkor lenses, as they’ve been described as a poor man’s Leica. Whereas the Yashica’s resemble Zeiss optics, the Rokkors more resembles that of Leica (who they’ve partnered with for a long time). […]

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