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Voigtländer (Nokton and Skopar) in contra light

In the former post I explained why I loved  the “cheap” Voigtländer lenses: they perform well in contra light and harsh light, which is a situation (in my humble opinion) where you can sort averages lenses from good ones. I … Continue reading

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Less is more (part 2/2)

I know a Leica is not exactly as “bare photography” as a pinhole, but it’s a lovely camera and fits in the “less is more” category for the following reasons: As his collegues full manual film SLR, there are no … Continue reading

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Less is more (part 1/2)

First of all, the “Less is more” philosophy, according to Wikipedia, comes from “Less is more”, a phrase from the 1855 poem “Andrea del Sarto” by Robert Brownin the phrase as adopted by the architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe … Continue reading

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