Old m42 lenses still is hot topic in DSLR video world, even tough information on them is all around, some if not the best is in languages like Russian, badly organized or simply wrong. some might ask why? mostly because m42 mount survived the longest in soviet union, and thus majority of lenses are soviet made. Majority of them if not all are based on Carl Zeiss designs, because at the end of the WWII Jena factory fell in to soviet hands and was moved with all documentation and machinery, and some say even workers too to Russia and begun producing the same products under different names and later continued the work started in that Jena factory. Continue reading Old M42 lenses – info, reviews, sample images
What camera to buy – this is one of the hardest questions there is. Mostly not that it is complicated, but because at the end that falls in matters of the taste. There are how ever some guidelines and some ideas that could help you or even confuse you. I’m not an authority in this, but I can elaborate why I have chosen 7D. Continue reading What camera to buy?