I finally made it to see the Crystal Bridges museum in Bentonville, Arkansas while I was up visiting Mom back in December 2013. I’ve been sitting on this post since January, and since I forgot all about Black & Wednesday yesterday, and since this post has a couple of neat-ish B/W Hipstashots in it, I’ll […]
Petzval Week episode 5: Afternoon (de)Light As you can see, the beautiful color rendition and excellent bokeh continues in the daytime: love this lens.
Petzval Week episode 4: not for landscapes*
Petzval Week episode 3: painting with Petzval d7000. Lomography X Zenit Petzval 85mm f/2.2. ISO400, AP mode, f/2.2. I arrived to work one morning a bit earlier than normal, and while sitting in the car and listening to NPR, the windshield fogged up. 5 minutes later, I walked into work with some shots on the card. […]
Happy Tax Day! I hope you’ve all happily paid your share to (theoretically) run the country!* Petzval Week episode 2: the carpark in the dark. Insofar as I shot these at f/2.2 before dawn, these shots are not any any way meant to be a test of sharpness or focus, but look at that color! […]
We interrupt our usually-scheduled programming to bring you a special event… Petzval Week episode one: the unboxing in which the author unboxes his new Lomography X Zenit Petzval 85mm f/2.2, serial number 131. Note: this will not be a review, really, nor will I get into the history of the Petzval lens or Lomography Corp.’s stunning Kickstarter […]
The Zone System module is not quite as modular as the color correction module, and the precision is equally imprecise, but it’s a great deal of fun, nonetheless. I trust you have some idea about the Zone System. If not, go read up on it. The scroll wheel defines the number of zones, and you […]