Around the middle of the Muromachi era, Sousetsu, the second son of Raiei, owner of the Takayama castle, asked his close friend Murata Juko, superior of temple Shomeidera, to produce a bamboo whisk. This is said to be the start of the Takayama whisks' production.
Mitsuboshien-Kanbayashisannyu-Honten is a long-established store first started in the Tensho Era. Along with the long history and tradition that it inherited, the store is known as the master of tea ceremony for the Shogunate. Kanbayashi does not aim to just sell genuine Uji Tea but also to impart the knowledge of taste and history of tea. They also provide tea-ceremony experience to customers.
"I want to study the movements of the upper body," Rolf Baum about his sculptures and statues.
I was writing about the excellent vintage Minolta 50mm f/1.4 MC Rokkor-PG lens already. This time I had the chance to compare the RAW files with the JPG files.
It´s been written by many other users of the prime lens 60mm Macro: it´s not the fastest. It´s annoying how the AF is hunting even in bright light when using the macro mode. But the IQ is great, when you finally got the shot.