March 31, 2022

From Gerald R. Lucas

After School covid-19: day 733 | US: GA | info | act

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Today, we had another brief photoshoot after school. Storms came through this morning and brought a lovely day. It was sunny, but mild. I put the neglected Takumar 1.8/55 on the Leica SL for a few shots. The one here is my favorite, and it’s at f/2. Henry felt a bit more brave today, so I was able to get several more shots than I did yesterday, though they were not all keepers. I really do like the way this lens renders—it might be my favorite Takumar, even beating the more famous 8-element 1.4/50.

Speaking of lenses, I really want a 28mm. This newer Voigtländer Ultron 2/28 might be the one. It has great reviews and a vintage rendering. Or, I could just sell everything for a Leica Q2. Hmmm.

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Leica Camera and Lens Information
📷: Leica M8 (09/2022–) • Leica M (Typ 262) (01/2017–12/2020) • Leica SL (Typ 601) (12/2020–). Leica Lenses: Leica Summicron-M 2/50 (Typ IV)Leica Summicron-M 2/35mm ASPH (Typ V). Other Lenses: Asahi Super-Takumar 1.4/50 8-ElementAsahi Super-Takumar 1.8/55Asahi Super-Takumar 2.5/135Canon 1.4/50 LTM Helios 44m-4 2/58Industar 61 2.8/55Jupiter-8 2/50Jupiter-9 2/85Konica Hexinon AR 1.8/40Meyer-Optik Görlitz Trioplan 2.8/100Olympus Zuiko 2.8/24Olympus Zuiko 2.8/28Olympus Zuiko 1.8/50Olympus Zuiko 2/85Vivitar 2.8/28 • Voigtländer Nokton Classic 1.4/40 MC • Voigtländer Ultron 1.8/21Voigtländer Ultron 2/28. Processed with Capture One Pro.