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B&L Portrait Plastigmat 15 inch F:5.6, TLC and some history

January 27, 2018 - B&L introduced the B&L Portrait Plastigmat series in 1921 as an entry in the soft focus pictorial lens segment. Below i...
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Ross Sliding Landscape Lens #1520

January 20, 2018 - Andrew Ross (1798–1859) founded his company in 1830, from 1840 he began producing camera lenses signed "A. Ross". Durin...
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Cooke RVP TLC

January 18, 2018 - When collecting lenses for photographic use or simply collecting, one is bound to come across an orphan that just needs...
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Pinkham & Smith Serial Number project

July 08, 2015 - I've been collecting serial numbers of Pinkham & Smith Soft Focus lenses. Just an attempt to see what's out there and pu...
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Oiled Gears, the soft focus way

May 20, 2014 - Final chapter on the Tonopah, NV Karl Sruss Pictorial Lens shooting expedition in Kelly's Foundry. Yes, there are more i...
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Variety at Kelly's Foundry

May 19, 2014 - Continuation of my two previous blog posts on my Sierra crossing and Tonopah, NV visit where I get to shoot with Jim Gal...
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The shiny things at the Kelly Foundry

May 17, 2014 - After our Mitzpah Hotel burger lunch Jim and I continued shooting at the Kelly Foundry with the same camera/lens combina...
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Test images with the Karl Struss Pictorial Lens Serial #282

March 02, 2014 - As promised in my last blog entry, below are a number of test images shot with my Karl Struss Pictorial Lens I adapted f...
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Dallmeyer Triple Achromatic and Karl Struss Pictorial lens

December 23, 2013 - It was an early Christmas for me and I acquired two interesting lenses. The Dallmeyer Triple Achromat #1 is a lens from...
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The Hermagis Eidoscope #4 (190mm, f/5)

November 21, 2013 - A lot has been written already on the Hermagis Eidoscope lenses and countless images are posted on line as any Google se...
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