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28/12/2011 - 10:06 PM

Happy Reunion

conradFor those who have been following my blog posts (if there are any... :P), it won't be news that my 50mm 1.8 lens was recently found to be completely stuck, not wanting to focus at all, and it seemed like I had to write it off. But then someone in the forum thread on here suggested taking the lens...

26/12/2011 - 12:38 PM

50mm Update

conradThe other day I wrote that my 50mm 1.8 Mk I lens had got stuck: both auto focus and manual focus didn't work anymore. Well, there's good news to report! I found someone who is handy with lenses (takes them apart, converts his own lenses for macro use, etc. - quite a handy chap, apparently), and I...

10/12/2011 - 7:03 PM

Stuck

conradLast night my daughter had a stall at a Christmas fair, and I thought I'd go and have a look, and decided to take my camera. Since I don't like the harshness of flash light very much, I thought it would be a good idea to take my fastest lens, a 50mm 1.8 Mk I. I don't use it very often, but I do ...

30/09/2009 - 4:11 PM

50mm

cathalHave you ever used a 50mm lens? Have you ever used 35mm film? I guess the answer may depend on when you were bitten by the photography bug. Once, the almost prescribed method of starting photography was with a 35mm camera fitted with a 50mm lens. It’s a road I walked down, and 28 years later, I s...

16/07/2008 - 9:25 AM

50mm - experiment a success.

Gary_WilliamsWell the rain held off, and the Kent County Show remained dry, if not a great summers day. The experiment of taking the 50mm was a success in my eyes. After parking the car the first 'exhibit' was the classic cars, traction engines & vintage trucks/buses. It took a little while to get used ...