Review – Samyang 8mm f/3.5 aspherical Fisheye lens

The background For ages I’ve wanted a decent fisheye lens. Back when I was shooting with my Fuji S9600, I bought a filter-thread screw-on fisheye adapter. It was only about £30 and the chromatic aberration was awful, even in the viewfinder. But it opened up a new world of photography to me, and I enjoyedContinue reading “Review – Samyang 8mm f/3.5 aspherical Fisheye lens”

Reflecta DigitDia 5000 Slide Scanner – Review

I recently inherited a box of around 4,000 film slides and was asked to scan them in. I decided that my existing film/slide scanner, a Veho VFS-001, was not up to the task so I investigated alternatives, and eventually settled on a Reflecta DigitDia 5000 – which is simply a rebadged (and cheaper!) Braun MultimagContinue reading “Reflecta DigitDia 5000 Slide Scanner – Review”