I’ve received several requests to test the 20-35 at 30mm against the 30 mm GF for field curvature. I started with a tree 100 meters away in the center of the image. I panned the camera so that the tree fell on the right side near the edge. I made pictures focusing in… [Read More]
The last two lenses that I bought have quite different lens shades. The one on the left is for the Hasselblad XCD 38 mm f/2.5 lens. The one on the right is for the Fuji 20-35 mm f/4 GF lens. The one on the left is made of metal. The one on the right is… [Read More]
I haven’t posted much here lately. I’ve been involved with another project that’s taking up a lot of my time. But there are some interesting posts coming. I’ve ordered a Hasselblad X2D 100 and the new quick-focusing 38 mm f/2.5 lens. I’ll be testing those and reporting on my findings in this blog. I’ve also… [Read More]
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With light sources anywhere near D50, when scanning B&W negatives or positives, the green raw channels saturates well before the red and blue ones. It occurred to me that gelling the light source might even this out, and give me a higher SNR in the scans. I ordered a Rosco Minus Green #247 gel filter… [Read More]