Contax G2 with a Carl Zeiss Biogon 2.8/28mm heading to Lake Constance

The Contax G2 – besides its sibling G1 – is named the culmination of rangefinder design.The Carl Zeiss Biogon is said to be one of the best lenses. I’d like to see how things work. Here is the body … the Contax G2 … and here is the lens … Carl Zeiss Biogon 2.8/28mm This…… Continue reading Contax G2 with a Carl Zeiss Biogon 2.8/28mm heading to Lake Constance

Irelands Southwest and West (Part 5)

Part 5 of our 2017 trip through Irleands Southwest and West. Coming to the final (analog) part of our tour which leads us from Connemara back to Dublin. Leaving wonderful Connemara and the County Galway … … and entering Dublin – what a contrast. Having some nice food … … and walking over the Ha’Penny…… Continue reading Irelands Southwest and West (Part 5)

Irelands Southwest and West (Part 4)

Part 4 of our 2017 trip through Irleands Southwest and West. Leaving The Burren and Doolin (and the Cliffs of Moher, but that’s another … more digital … story) behind us, we headed north to touch Galway, the beautiful old town laying on our way to Connemara County. Galway … with some typical Irish pub…… Continue reading Irelands Southwest and West (Part 4)

Irelands Southwest and West (Part 3)

Part 3 of our 2017 trip through Irleands Southwest and West. From the Dingle Peninsula we headed north to Doolin where we found loads of beautiful Cafes and Pubs. We found some old stuff … around Doolin. We found some very old stuff in the Burren – a carst region … … also hosting some…… Continue reading Irelands Southwest and West (Part 3)

Irelands Southwest and West (Part 2)

Part 2 of our 2017 trip through Irleands Southwest and West. Arriving in Dublin, we immediately got our car and headed southeast. Dublin itself was planed as the Great Final of the tour. Some people (greetings to Jim) are recommending to hire a car as small as possible, as driving in Ireland can be challenging…… Continue reading Irelands Southwest and West (Part 2)

Contax G1 with a Zeiss Planar 2/45mm

This time a beautiful Contax G1 found its way to me, accompanied by three legendary Zeiss lenses. All parts are in good shape, so let’s see what comes out when the first film is pushed through. On the one side, the Contax G-System (i.e. the G1 and even more its sibling the G2) is said…… Continue reading Contax G1 with a Zeiss Planar 2/45mm