Tag Archives: macro lenses

Mamiya Sekor 180/4.5 Super TLR lens


I HAVE a few quick observations about this lens, which has only just arrived. First, it is light. Very light. Well …. compared to the monstrous 180mm Sonnar for the Pentacon Six, anyway (which is the only other medium format … Continue reading

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Diffraction can wreck your photos


SMALLER apertures are often recommended as they increase the depth of focus (DoF) in a photo – and don’t we often want to get as much as possible in focus? Unfortunately, as the iris size gets smaller, the light waves … Continue reading

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Big, bigger biggest…


Part of the magic of photography, almost from its beginning, has been the way it can reveal the tiniest details of the world around us. Huge enlargements of everyday objects always amaze, but many people are put off even attempting … Continue reading

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