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Lomography.com – Petzval 85 Art

Lomography.com – Petzval 85 Art Matthew Osborne Photography/ @MrLeicaCom September 2016   Petzval 85 Art Lens – Nikon F Mount The lovely people at Lomography.com kindly got in touch and lent me their Nikon mount brass Petzval 85 Art lens … Continue reading

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Size Matters – Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f1.4

Size Matters – Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f1.4 MC Matthew Osborne Photography As my photography ‘matures’ different things become important to me.  In the earlier years bigger was best.  I remember getting my first big lens, the Nikkor 80-200  f2.8 AF, … Continue reading

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Zeiss ZM Biogon 25mm f2.8

Zeiss ZM Biogon 25mm f2.8 T* – Leica M mount Matthew Osborne Photography My latest purchase is a Zeiss ZM Biogon 25mm f2.8 lens. At my last wedding I spent much of the day swapping between a Voigtlander Ultron 28mm … Continue reading

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2x Leica M9’s, 50mm Redundant

2x Leica M9’s, 50mm Redundant – First Wedding with 2 Leica M9 Cameras! Matt Osborne (“Mr Leica”) On Saturday I covered Dutch photographer and fellow Leica M9 shooter Patrick and his now wife Sam’s wedding at Upper House, Hayfield in … Continue reading

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Leica ASPH & APO lenses. Do we really need them?

Leica ASPH & APO lenses. Do we really need them? Matthew Osborne Photography Model shoot using vintage Leica pre-ASPH/ pre-APO and third party lenses For the September 2014 London Photography Workshop model shoot I decided to take the oppotunity to pack … Continue reading

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Leica Noctilux 50mm f0.95 vs f1.0

Leica Noctilux 50mm f0.95 vs f1.0 MatthewOsbornePhotography – Leica Photographer I recently treated myself to a 1981 Leica Noctilux 50mm f1.0 v2. After now having the Nocti f1 a few weeks I have used it to shoot an entire wedding … Continue reading

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Leica Noctilux 50mm f1.0

Leica Noctilux 50mm f1.0 v2 (1981) MatthewOsbornePhotography – Leica Photographer After getting the chance to try a new Leica Noctilux 50mm f0.95 lens during a London Photography Workshop a few weeks back I was excited for the arrival of my … Continue reading

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Leica Noctilux 50mm f0.95

Leica Noctilux 50mm f0.95 The legendary Leica Noctilux 50mm f0.95 is perhaps at the pinnacle of camera lens engineering and was released in 2008 to replace the already legendary Leica Noctilux 50mm f1.0. The f0.95 Nocti is the fastest brightest … Continue reading

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Leica Noctilux 50!

Leica Noctilux 50mm f1.0 v2 (1981-1982) I just bought one!!! 🙂 As a Leica photographer and even before owning a Leica camera I always dreamed of owning a lens that was faster than f1.2. I love shallow depth of field … Continue reading

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Leica Summaron 35mm f3.5

Leica Summaron 35mm f3.5 lens (1951) Yesterday I was visiting London for two model shoots and to do some Leica street photography. I stopped in at a vintage camera repair shop in walking distance of Euston train station to have … Continue reading

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