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35mm SLR Lens mount identification guide

35mm SLR Lens mount identification guide

It’s taken me three or four years to be able to tell by sight what lens fits which camera without having to try a lens on every camera within reach to figure it out. If, like me, you are also

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Cheap Camera Challenge: Part 1

Cheap Camera Challenge: Part 1

We’ve got G.A.S Photography can be expensive. It’s a proven fact which photographers and their long suffering, rational-decision-making Significant Others accept and put up with. Despite the sensible voice inside my head (which sounds remarkably like my dad’s voice) constantly

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“Never Heard of Them” : Good Old Third Party Lenses

“Never Heard of Them” : Good Old Third Party Lenses

Image credit: Nikon.com (cropped) Lenses. We all know that Nikon, Canon, Pentax and the other major manufacturers make, and have made, some of the highest quality and most unusually extraordinary ones out there – more often than not with price

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Amidst the news about the last remaining NASA Hasselblad going to auction, here are some of the best photographs taken by NASA, including lots of the moon, Buzz Aldrin, James McDivitt, and of course Neil Armstrong.

These are absolutely stunning, were a joy to look through, and a very important part of history.

David Scott climbing out of the Command Module. Apollo 9 March 1969.

1-David Scott climbs out of the Command Module, Apollo 9, March 1969

Earth from 10,000 Miles. Apollo 4 November 1967.

2-Crescent Earth from 10,000 miles, Apollo 4, November 1967

James McDivitt walking in space. Gemini 4 June 1965.

4-James McDivitt, Ed White walking in space, Gemini 4, June 1965

Apollo 11 lift off. July 1969.

5-Apollo 11 lift-off seen from the top of the launch gantry, Apollo 11, July 1969

Eclipse of the Sun. Apollo 12 November 1969.

6-Eclipse of the Sun by the Earth, Apollo 12, November 1969

Eugene Cernan next to the antenna on the Rover. Apollo 17 December 1972.

7-Eugene Cernan and the antenna on the Rover, Apollo 17, December 1972

David Scott next to the Lunar Rover. Apollo 15 August 1971.

9-David Scott and the Lunar Rover, Apollo 15, August 1971

Reflection of Neil Armstrong in Buzz Aldrin’s visor. Apollo 11 July 1969.

11-Buzz Aldrin’s visor reflects Armstrong, Apollo 11, July 1969

The first ever Earthrise witnesses by humans. Apollo 8 December 1968.

15-Earthrise, the first ever witnessed by human eyes, Apollo 8, December 1968

Buzz Aldrin at a footpad of the Lunar Module. Apollo 11 July 1969.

27-Buzz Aldrin at the North Footpad of the lunar module. Apollo 11, July 1969

The Lunar Module descending. Apollo 11 July 1969.

29-The Lunar Module descending towards the Sea of Tranquility. Taken by Michael Collins, Apollo 11, July 1969

Apollo 14 landing site. Apollo 14 1971.

30-Landing site of Apollo 14, February 1971

James Irwin saluting by the Lunar Module. Apollo 15 August 1971.

33-James Irwin salutes by the Lunar Module and Rover during Apollo 15, August 1971

NASA Hasselblad. Apollo 16 April 1972.

35-Camera and checklist, Apollo 16, April 1972

Lift off of Apollo 17. Apollo 17 December 1972.

39-Liftoff of the last lunar mission, Apollo 17, December 1972