Covent Garden

Today I took my E-PL5 to Covent Garden together with my 12, 25 and 75mm lenses. Covent Garden is a district in London on the eastern fringes of the West End, between St. Martin’s Lane and Drury Lane. It is associated with the former fruit and vegetable market in the central square, now a popular …

King’s Cross St Pancras

I have been spending a lot of time more recently posting reviews of lenses. While that generates a lot of hits, it isn’t as much fun as getting out to new places (or old places) with a camera. A week or two back my train was diverted to King’s Cross Station in the morning due …

Voigtländer 25mm. The original and the best?

Wow, In between a hard week at work and fighting with a numpty about his attempts to (at best) spread FUD about me on the net, I managed to nip out to give my newly arrived Voigtlander 25mm a road test. High level, it isn’t as impressive a lens as the 17.5mm. You might almost …

Just a minute… and the power of negative thinking

With apologies for not updating the site for the last few days, I’ve been having some fun and games with a goon who has decided to post what I consider to be potentially defamatory comments about an eBay purchase he made from me. I’m a little disappointed because he chose to leave negative feedback and …

Sigma 30mm F2.8 – a classic lens for peanuts?

Some NEX-7 pictures today… At the weekend a new lens for my NEX-7 arrived, the Sigma 30mm f/2.8 EX DN Lens. I picked this up cheap through an offer on Amazon. I was in two minds about this lens. Surely something not far north of £120  new couldn’t be any good. All I would say is …