Minolta 50mm 1.2 vs Pentax 55mm 1.8

I have been shooting with my Minolta 50mm f/1.2 for a long time now. I have always known the short comings of the lens and had accepted the trade offs (like lack of sharpness wide open) for the f/1.2 speed. I have also had my Pentax 55mm f/1.8 for a long time, but haven’t shot …

The Pick Up

So I’m picking up a leaf in this picture, but it was totally set up haha. Also, I was not planning on getting in front of the camera that day, so wardrobe was given zero thought. I prefocused using my manual focus Nikon Ai 50mm f/1.8 using a spot in the sand as an estimation …

Drywall Cat

We are currently doing some renovations to our house and our contractor started cutting into some walls and ceilings yesterday. Mittens was very curious about what was going on right from the start. After a while Mittens came walking upstairs looking like he’d been hard at work with the contractor LOL. I grabbed my camera …