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A 1995 Zeiss 16mm Hologon T* Goes Digital

Text & Photographs by Allan Weitz Before the mid-1960s if you wanted to shoot ultra wide-angle images with a 35m camera your lens choices were quite limited. With the exception of Nikon’s large and bulbous 15mm/f3.5 AIS or perhaps their special order Nikkor 13mm/f5.6 AI-S, 18 to … Continue reading

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Extreme Wide-Angle, Extremely Close-Up

I’ve long been a fan of ultra wide-angle lenses – the wider the better – and I especially enjoy shooting close-up with wider angle lenses. When used at their closest focusing distances, the forced perspectives of ultra-wide lenses lend a heightened sense … Continue reading

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