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Welcome to my photography blog where I'll discuss from time to time my projects on photography and associated technology ... vintage, modern, analog and digital.

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 is an add and a marketing blurb from the days found...
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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". During Andrew Ross's lifetime, the company was one of t...
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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 to be given a good home after some TLC. Such was...
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B&L Super CinePhor projector lens modified for Mamiya 645 use.

November 01, 2015
I'm a big fan of large aperture lenses for portrait photography. Unbeknown to many, projection lenses for 35mm or 70mm projectors offer great alternatives to the typical...
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Deardorff Extra Rapid Portrait #4 lens

July 20, 2015
I came across this lens last week while I was looking for an 8x10 back Deardorff back. Since I've never heard of a "Deardorff lens", my interest was peaked and I decided...
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