the importance of Patience

وَالْعَصْرِ By time إِنَّ الْإِنسَانَ لَفِي خُسْرٍ Indeed all of humanity is in a state of loss إِلَّا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَعَمِلُوا الصَّالِحَاتِ وَتَوَاصَوْا بِالْحَقِّ وَتَوَاصَوْا بِالصَّبْرِ Except for those who have believed and done righteous deeds and advised each other to truth and advised each other to patience. Surah Al Asr It seems sort of […]

Petzval, part 1: unboxing

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 […]