Is alternative fast zoom coming to microFourThirds?

In a slowed-down economy, with slowed-down lens releases, any new lens is good news. If it’s a cheap lens, it’s even better, and with an ƒ/2.8 aperture, it’s excellent news. This time, although still just a rumour, it’s all three –‍ expected new lens release, with an ƒ/2.8 aperture, and shouldn’t be expensive. Enter YongNuo 12‍–‍35mm F2.8‍–‍4 STM Asph.

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July update: new scans

After a few years of hiatus, I’ve dug up my flatbed scanner, Canon CanoScan 8800F, the only working scanner I have that can scan medium format film. It needed some maintenance, all four glass surfaces needed a thorough cleaning, and I had to remember how to use a flatbed scanner – I haven’t been using it almost since the day I bought a dedicated 35mm film scanner.

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Nikon Z fc is lying

Despite my bold claim, it is not as bad as it seems, at least for the end-users! Nikon Zfc (yes, I know, there’s a space between Z and fc, but it looks awful in the body text, so I’ll ignore it from now on) is a very interesting camera, it looks gorgeous, but Nikon went just a step too far replicating retro dials from mechanical film cameras and made them lie to you, at least sometimes.

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