Walk around the Flaes – Esbeek

Today we had a very nice walk around the Flaes fen and the Reusel river near Esbeek.I took my Sony A7 II with me. All shots are made using my Helios M4 58mm and Zeiss Sonnar 135mm vintage lenses. As they are old lenses, they show some character, modern super engineered lenses do not.The Helios is really soft when shooting long focal ranges, and the Zeiss shows some vignetting in in the corners. Getting to know these lenses is part of the vintage adventure. The A7 II itself shows itself to be a…continue reading →

New camera

This weekend I made a great deal on a new camera. It's a Sony A7 II full frame camera. Most people use such a beautiful camera with the latest and greatest lenses. I decided not to go that road. A few years ago I really enjoyed taking pictures using a Sony A6000 and vintage lenses. Because of the crop factor (the A6000 has an APS-C sensor) I couldn't enjoy the lenses to their maximum. I decided to sell them together with the A6000. Having enjoyed some other nice cameras in the mean time…continue reading →