Photography

Tripods

Pedco UltraPod II

  • Collapsed Height: 17.8 cm
  • Extended Height: 15.2 cm
  • Weight: 119 g
  • Maximum Load: 2.7 kg

Davis & Sanford Traverse TR553-P228

  • Collapsed Height: 30 cm
  • Extended Height: 134 cm
  • Weight: 1.18 kg
  • Maximum Load: 4.5 kg

Oben AT-3535

  • Folded Length: 30 cm
  • Max Height: 131 cm
  • Weight: 1.3 kg
  • Maximum Load: 4 kg

Sirui T-1205X

  • Folded Length: 34 cm
  • Extended Height: 130 cm
  • Weight: 0.8 kg (1.3kg with ballhead which is not included)
  • Maximum Load: 10 kg

3 Legged Thing Punks Corey

  • Collapsed Height: 35 cm
  • Extended Height: 147 cm
  • Weight: 1.5 kg
  • Maximum Load: 13.6 kg

ZOMEI Z699C

  • Collapsed Height: 35 cm
  • Extended Height: 151 cm
  • Weight: 1.47 kg
  • Maximum Load: 15 kg

Scanners

Exposimeters

Lens accessories

  • ND filters: ND8 (3 stops for shallow DoF in daylight) and ND1000 (10 stops for special effects)?

Lenses

Fuji Fujinon-Z 43-75/3.5-4.5

Jupiter 37A - 135/3.5

Pentacon 135/2.8

CZJ Sonnar 135/3.5

CZJ Pancolar 50/1.8

Takumar 50mm 1.4

Cameras

SLRs

not - too heavy:

  • Nikon FA
  • Nikon F3
  • Nikon F4
  • Nikon F-401s
  • Nikon F501
  • Nikon F601
  • Nikon F90
  • Nikon F100
  • Canon EOS 5
  • Pentax K1000
  • Minolta XK
  • Minolta XM
  • Minolta X1
  • Canon F1

not - leds in vf:

  • Nikon FM2
  • Nikon FM2n
  • Nikon FM10

not - without spot metering:

  • Nikon FE10 - leds in vf, but better than FM models…
  • Nikon FE2 - does not shoot frames 0 and 00
  • Nikon FM3A

not - lacking manual exposure:

  • Pentax ME
  • Pentax ME Super
  • Olympus OM-10
  • Nikon EM
  • Nikon F75 (cannot meter with manual lens)
  • Nikon F80 (cannot meter with manual lens)

not - without DoF preview

  • Nikon F-301
  • Nikon F70

not - look too new:

  • Minolta 600si
  • Nikon F65
  • Nikon F-601M

not - shutter not 1/2000

  • Canon AE-1 (Program)
  • Minolta XD-7
  • Minolta X-700
  • Minolta SRT-101
  • Nikon FG
  • Olympus OM-1
  • Olympus OM-2
  • Pentax MX

not - bad serviceability:

  • Pentax LX
  • Ricoh 500g

maybe:

  • Olympus OM-4Ti

Rangefinders

not:

  • Yashica Electro 35
  • Olympus 35 RD
  • Konica Auto S3
  • Minolta Hi-Matic E
  • Konica C35 - auto exposure only
  • Konica Hexar AF
  • Canon 7s
  • Canon Canonet QL 17 GIII

maybe:

  • Carl Zeiss Jena Werra Mat(ic)
  • Olympus 35 SP
    • ISO 25-800
    • 1-1/500 + B
    • 42mm f/1.7-16
    • 600g
    • outstanding lens
    • center-weighted + spot metering
    • doesn't show A/S in VF, just not so useful EV values
  • Olympus 35 RC
    • ISO 25-800
    • 1/15-1/500 + B
    • 42mm f/2.8-22
    • 400g
    • smaller, lighter
    • center-weighted metering
    • metering only in A mode, can be used to select exposure for manual mode as well
  • Kodak Retina IIa
  • Vivitar 35ES

Photographers

Exhibitions

Films

Films to try

  • Fujifilm pro 400h
  • Kodak portra 400
  • Kodak ektar 100
  • Kodak ultramax 400
  • Fujifilm Superia X-TRA 800
  • Kodak ColorPlus 200
  • Kodak Gold 200
  • Lomography 400
  • Lomography Color Film 800 (almost as good as Portra 800 at 1/3 price)
  • Agfa APX 100
  • Kentmere 100
  • Fomapan 200
  • ilford xp2 400 super
  • ilford delta 400
  • kodak tri-x
  • ilford fp4 125
  • ilford hp5 400
  • ilford sfx 200
  • Lomography Lady Grey B&W 400

Lenses

Exposure

Zone system

Taking photos

Street Photography

Composition

Shooting silhouettes

Post-processing

Archiving

Portals

Blogs

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