Drawn by Light: The Royal Photographic Society Collection @ The Science Museum

mickyates B&W, London, Photography, Travel, United Kingdom, Writing 0 Comments

If you haven’t yet been able to see this exhibition, and you are a photographer, then please make this a New Year resolution. It’s at the London Science Museum, until March 1st, 2015. It’s not just a collection of nice images. It literally traces the history of photography with a unique eye. And whilst it is focused (pardon the pun) on the …






Zenit New Petzval Lens – Lomography

mickyates LoFi & Petzval, Photography 0 Comments

I just got the Lomography Zenit New Petzval lens and am trying it out on the Nikon D800. From Wikipedia: Joseph Petzval (January 6, 1807 – September 19, 1891) was a mathematician, inventor, and physicist best known for his work in optics. In 1839, Louis Daguerre presented the Daguerreotype, the first commercially successful photographic process. Fox Talbot’s calotype was discovered earlier but did …