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Tamron SP AF 70-200mm F2.8 Di LD IF Macro for Minolta

Got that NOS lens from 2008 dirt cheap.

120Mp Composite From The Minolta 7D

Just for fun, a 120MP composite with the 7D and 70-210 Beercan.

Brand New Canon AF35ML Film Compact

Just received that pretty early 80's compact 35mm from Canon. It is just a very simple point and shoot that was quite succesfull at the time, an evolution of the 35M with the fastest lens on a compact: F/1.9

New toy: Minolta 700si film SLR

Got this one a couple days ago. It's a nice mid range Minolta film SLR from 1993.

Better Film Scanning With A Cheap Flatbed Scanner

I don't really plan to invest lot of money in shooting film. Therefore, I have to make do with a cheap 50 bucks Epson Perfection V330. And unlike its name suggests, it's far from perfect.

Nikon N50 F50

Here is a Nikon N50 / F50. Very good looking and in perfect working order, with a 35-80 and a few rolls of Kodak Ultramax.

A Pristine And Inexpensive Sony Dslr Alpha 700 A700

Received a very good looking Sony A700 for the price of a Nikon small battery.

ACR super resolution: print test

This will be a temporary conclusion to my non scientific fast and dirty Adobe camera raw super resolution VS Topaz Gigapixel AI.

ACR super resolution: another test

This is a quick update on my previous post. As before I let Gigapixel decide the best settings , and did not adjust anything in camera raw.

Adobe Super Resolution In Camera Raw

So I updated Camera Raw, and gave their new super resolution thing a try on some photos. Doubling the resolution of a photo is sometimes absolutely necessary. I will compare it here with Topaz Gigapixel with auto detect settings ON.

Fireflies dreams: new album coming

I finished recording a new album: Fireflies dreams. Mixing and mastering are in progress. Here is a first excerpt.

Farewell koken: finding a replacement /alternative

After another server update, koken, the photography oriented CMS I used on my website, was definitely broken and couldn't be saved.