WPC: Signs 2

london, clapham, fujifilm x-pro1, fujinon xc 50-230mm

Somewhere in Clapham, London.

Fujifilm X-Pro1, Fujinon XC 50-230mm @ F5.6, 1/125 sec., ISO 800

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Back from the USSR

zenith helios 44m, fujifilm x-pro1, portrait lens, macingosh fotografie

My dearly beloved X-Pro1 asked for a little attention so I decided to treat her a nice vintage portrait lens, the Zenit Helios-44M. Those lenses were produced in old Soviet Russia from 1958 to the early 1990s and are best known for their very special bokeh and excellent portrait skills. Unsurprisingly the lens comes in heavy-duty production quality. I am sure it can be used as a weapon in case of emergency and I really wouldn’t wonder if the metal housing was made of the armour steel of a scrapped T-34 tank. :-)

Did a handful of test shootings yesterday: what a sweet shard.

(Sorry for the poor image quality. Contrary to usual practice the photo was done with an iPhone in low light.)

WPC: Selfie 2

weekly photo challenge, selfie, macingosh photographie

One thing I hate about the Fuji X-Pro1 and those razorsharp Fujinon lenses is that they will reproduce every little winkle in your face when doing selfies. They will leave no doubt about you growing older day by day. At the moment I am doing a pretty unusual job. I’m sketching storyboards for educational videos. Yes, you guess it: on paper. With pencils and erasers and those things. The deadline is close and I’m working night and day. You can see that clearly under my eyes… By now I am seriously thinking about pouring the money the job will fetch into a proper facelifting…

Fujifilm X-Pro1, Fujinon XF 18mm F2 R @ F2, 1/125 sec., ISO 800.

The blue jacket

odeonsplatz, muenchen, macingosh photographie

Shot on the Odeonsplatz, Munich on a rainy day last January. I am still pretty much impressed about the colours and the sharpness the X-Pro1 delivers. The picture is unedited (except watermarking).

Fujifilm X-Pro1, Fujinon XF 35mm F1.4 R @ F2.8, 1/60 sec., ISO 800.

WPC: Object 2

ferrari 750 monza, macingosh photographie, muenchen

Object… of desire. When I saw this most beautiful 1950s Ferrari at a gas station I just couldn’t resist takin’ a few snapshots. I was in a hurry, so no time for shooting some frames of the front. My knowledge about Ferraris is very limited, but after some searching I’d say this is a 750 Monza from 1955. Correct me if I’m wrong, Enzo-afficionados.

WPC: Window 4

London, windows, macingosh photography, muenchen

Fujifilm X-Pro1, Fujinon XF 35mm F1.4 R @ F4, 1/209 sec., ISO 800.