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19/1/2018 · The Contax G2 is the world’s most advanced rangefinder camera. It is a superbly refined electronic, autofocus 35mm camera with the world’s best optics. It also offers auto exposure, auto loading, advance and rewind, and TTL metering for both flash and ambient light. When new, the Contax

9/6/2017 · Contax 645AF System (1990s-2005) enlarge image (645 body and 140mm f/2.8). Review coming. It’s such an amazing system I can’t bring myself to review it and raise the prices; you can get them cheap today compared to the completely insane prices they

6/11/2009 · The Contax G is the world’s most advanced 35mm rangefinder camera system. Once a rich man’s camera, what used to cost thousands of 1990s dollars is cheap today. Since rich guys are throwing their money at digital, anyone can buy these exquisite cameras very inexpensively today, and shoot them

15/4/2013 · The CONTAX T is a very high-quality compact 35mm camera. It is a rangefinder manual focus, manual-wind camera with an automatic electronic leaf shutter. It was styled by Porsche Design and made by Kyocera as a rich man’s vacation camera. The CONTAX T

Contax made only one slow 35-70mm zoom for the G system. Leica has only made two zooms for their rangefinder system in Leica’s 90 year history, only one of which is made today. Contax’ 35-70mm zoom was very slow (f5.6 at 70mm), so it never sold well.

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2/5/2013 · Zeiss Contax 645 80mm f/2 72mm filters. For use at f/2, I suggest the Contax 220 vacuum back (or a digital back); the standard back doesn’t hold the film consistently flat enough for great results at f/2. review coming. get them here.

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28/8/2013 · Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a

14/2/2013 · Über die Qualitäten der drei brauche ich wohl nichts weiter zu schreiben, dafür hier ein paar Links: Contax T Review Ken Rockwell Contax T2 lomography Contax T2 inpirered eye Contax T2 Kwasi Boyd-Bouldin Contax T2 qimago Contax T2 & Tvs J. Tröszter

Thus, the no-meter Contax and Kievs are becoming more popular nowadays because of their sleeker lines. I ended up selling my Kiev at a swap meet. I have a Nikon S2 which is a much better clone of the Contax and I never used the Kiev much in practice.

For the Contax G system, I will leave others such as Ken Rockwell, Wikipedia, and Camerapedia and the like to fill you in on the history. Which one: The G1 or G2? Both in my case. Initially, I bought the G1 because it was good value compared to the G2 and

17/12/2009 · I opened up Rockwell’s review of the Leica M9 and read this: (fair use): “As an historical note, Leica has been making 35mm cameras and lenses since the 1920s. Nikon never made cameras until the late 1940s, or after after World War II. Prior to and during WWII

3/3/2017 · Ken Rockwell often stresses the importance of a high flash sync speed, primarily to balance a shaded foreground subject against a bright background. The d5000 series maxes out at 1/200 flash sync. With auto-FP, as in the d7200, you can sync at (say) 1/1000

21/7/2006 · The Contax G2 is one of just two cameras that formed the basis of the G System, which also comprises lenses and accessories. Christopher Webb takes a look at this classic camera. The original G1 was launched in the early 1990s to a mixed reception. Some feeling it did not quite deserve to be put on

16/5/2019 · Weird how Ken Rockwell always states that sharpness is not very important and that “every lens made in the last 100 years is more than sharp enough” (not at all true btw). Then he produces some of the most over sharpened post processed photos I have ever seen in some of the reviews like this one, while also making a point of saying that even wide open the lens is ultra sharp (Desert Palm

2/7/2010 · Navigate Review Jump to review page Carl Zeiss has been offering prime lenses in the ZF format for some time now, offering a high-quality alternative, but with only manual focus. The 35mm ƒ/2 Distagon is among these options, available for the Canon EF-Mount (ZE), Nikon F

17/12/2009 · The Panasonic Lumix DC-S1R is the company’s 47MP high-res full-frame mirrorless camera. Having reviewed the 24MP S1, we are progressing with the S1R and have taken a preliminary look at its video capabilities.

the Contax system is a mere fraction of the cost. Bottom line is it is a real gem and in the hands of a photographer (who does not have money to burn) can capture the once in a life time expressions of a child, smile of young woman, temples in Japan

Sony NEX-7 with Contax G 90mm F2.8 Sonnar This is the first of 4 Contax G lenses I will be reviewing for the Sony NEX-7 camera. I’ve been a long time user and fan of the Contax G system. I’ve had the system almost since its release and have been waiting for a

21/1/2014 · Contax/Yashica to E-Mount Lens Adapters If you†re searching for bargains on Carl Zeiss glass, Contax/Yashica Zeiss lenses are available on ebay and from used camera dealers at a great price. They can be mounted on Sony A7-series cameras using Metabones Contax Yashica Mount Lens to Sony E-Mount Adapter

Ik denk trouwens niet dat Ken Rockwell door Contax (Yashica in die tijd waarschijnlijk) gesponsord werd om deze review te publiceren Verder moet je veel van wat hij verteld met een korreltje zout nemen, zoals hij zelf ook al vaak genoeg gezegd heeft Jon Gelogd

Contax Carl Zeiss Planar T* 50mm f/1.4 is clearly one of the better 50mm lenses available on the market. As with other manual lenses, the major weakness of the lens is, well, the fact that it’s a manual lens

That was a superb little manual focus rangefinder and I got some wonderful shots from that thing. Basically, after the Contax T, I was hooked on Contax for a while! I got the Contax Tix some time in the mid 2000’s, mainly as a curiosity and to add to my collection.

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Khuzul (Alessandro Petri) says: Ken Rockwell is the last to be believed when reviewing anything. he states that the 35/2 has a bad bokeh and that the 45/2 has a neutral onw, while the 35 is smoother and the 45 is harsher (I own two copies of each) 80 months ago

28/2/2009 · “I am not sure why some people like to put Ken Rockwell down. His writings/essays/advices and photography are fine” MaryI have been using Contax for years. Rockwell ‘reviewed’ a Zeiss lensamongst the review was a so-called short history of Contax. After

Carl Zeiss Planar T* 85mm f/1.4 ZE, along with its ZF.2 version for Nikon, is one of a handful new SLR lenses that Carl Zeiss started manufacturing after the demise of Contax relationship with Kyocera. The lens was first introduced in 2006 for Nikon and Pentax

Includes: Original Black Contax 55mm Lens Filter, Original Front/Rear Contax Caps Ken Rockwell’s Review: “The Zeiss 21mm is SUPER sharp, even wide-open at f/2.8. The Zeiss 21mm is so sharp that you have to pay attention to depth-of-field at f/2.8, even for

7/9/2017 · The Fujifilm X-E3 is a 24MP mid-level APS-C mirrorless camera, designed as a smaller, more touchscreen-driven sister model to the SLR-like X-T20. In terms of their internal hardware and specifications, the two cameras are very similar, but the X-E3

Includes: Original Black Contax 55mm Lens Filter, Original Front/Rear Contax Caps Ken Rockwell’s Review: “The Zeiss 21mm is SUPER sharp, even wide-open at f/2.8. The Zeiss 21mm is so sharp that you have to pay attention to depth-of-field at f/2.8, even for

13/6/2006 · Ken Rockwell rips the A100 (without using one, as usual) Started Jun 12, 2006 | Discussions thread Forum Parent First Previous Next Flat view

The Contax T camera line consists of a number of compact cameras sold by Kyocera under the Contax brand. They were introduced between 1984 and 2002. The T, T2, and T3 use 35mm film and have a fixed 35 mm wide-angle lens. The T-VS, T-VS II, and T-VS III also use 35 mm film but have a 28–56 mm lens. The Tix uses APS film and has a

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Contax RX II information In the RXII, the Digital Focus Indicator (DFI) function, which was a supplementary function of focusing incorporated into the RX, has been eliminated to make the camera simpler and easier for the more experienced to use. In the viewfinder

Some glamour shots of the new Sony A7r with a Contax G 28mm f/2.8 Biogon lens from xitek.com forum contributors dabpes, robsiqi, and 四核八线程. The Carl Zeiss Contax G lenses are mounted using an E-mount lens adapter.

5/11/2011 · What Olympus and Panasonic could learn from old cameras: Contax G2 November 5, 2011 reviews 78 Comments Something I really do not like that much is how often Panasonic and Olympus keep reiterating the same camera design.

Nikon began the production of cameras with a line of Nikon rangefinder models. The first one was the Nikon (AKA: Nikon I) launched in 1948. On this camera, Nikon copied the Contax rangefinder mount designed before the war by Zeiss Ikon and introduced with the

The quality and craftsmenship of all Contax bodies are world reknowned and the AX is no acception, it is built like a tank. Provides high shutter speeds and a fast framing rate. I recommend this body to Zeiss lovers everywhere. Customer Service You won’t need

What Contax has done is build in all of the electronics of an AF system into the camera without the motors to move the lens. That job is left to the photographer. In fact, the RX is always used as a manual focus camera and the Digital Focus Indicator is only used as another confirmation of correct focus in addition to the standard focusing screens.

The F-801/N8008, which was released five years after the FA in 1988, was the semi-pro model in a new line of auto-focus Nikon 35mm film SLR cameras. The F-801 had a position in the line just below the pro-level F4, which was released in the same year. The F