Tag: lens

Camera Geekery: Schneider Kreuznach Xenon 50mm F0.95

Camera Geekery: Schneider Kreuznach Xenon 50mm F0.95 When one hears the words “Dream Lens” uttered by other M-mount toting cameraphiles, they are more often than not referencing either a Leica Noctilux or the Canon 50mm f/0.95. But if your GAS compels you to possess a bokelicious light-sucking black hole of a lens, I give you another […]

Camera Geekery: MS Optics Petz 57/2 FMC

Camera Geekery: MS Optics Petz 57/2 FMC The latest creation to spawn from the mind and hands of cult lens maker MS Optics has arrived. Miyazaki san is a man that needs no introduction and has kindly sent us first his latest addition to the Historical Series, the Petz 57/2 FMC. With cherry blossoms blooming […]

Lens Test: MS Optics Historio Prot 40mm 6.3 MC

Lens Test: MS Optics Historio Prot 40mm 6.3 MC Miyazaki is always up to something interesting. This time he has put together what could be classed as a ‘classic’ lens. Many inquiries have flooded in about this little lens so Michael Nguyen has put together some sample images from MS Optic’s new entry to the History Series of lenses, the […]

The JCH top 10 M-Mount lenses

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The JCH top 10 M-mount lenses I have seen a few ‘top’ posts recently on other sites, and I thought to myself “I should do something like that”, so I did. And this is the result.

MS Optical Sonnetar 50mm f1.1 MC Test pictures So, the lens arrived yesterday and I managed to blag an M9 to test it with. I am going to use the lens on film too, as I think that the results will be quite different, but I wanted to get some test shots done for you […]

The MS-Optical Perar 35mm F/3.5 Super Triplet MK II The 35mm Perar was Miyazaki sans first Perar release, and JCH is very happy to be able to offer you the chance to own one of these beauties now. There are extremely limited numbers avaialble, so come and get one before they are all gone.

Well, it is high time we did a lens test. So here is a good opener For a while now I have wanted to do lens tests, but have not been able to for a number of reasons. Principally because I have not had access to a digital rangefinder that I could use. Well, now […]

Lenses don’t come much more special than this There are lenses, and there are lenses. This is one of those lenses that comes around once in a while. Angenieux lenses are a bit different from the norm. The Angenieux lens company was founded in France in the 1930’s. The founder, Pierre Angenieux was not eve […]