Wide conversion lens 21mm GW-3 for RICOH GR

I got the Wide Conversion Lens GW-3 a few weeks ago from Ricoh Japan. The adapter gives the GR-V a 21mm field of view. When mounted, the lens with adapter add another 211g weight to your GR-V camera. The balance is still acceptable but you will feel the total 451g and need to get used to the extra weight.

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Exhibition at SPACE Tokoname

SPACE Tokonabe is one of the finest shops to buy traditional japanese pottery craft in Tokoname. The store used to be an old pottery factory with potter's wheels and machinery.

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Fuji X-E2 and Minolta 50mm f/1.4 MC Rokkor-PG

The Minolta 50mm f/1.4 MC Rokkor-PG is an excellent manual focus lens from the 1970s. It is sharp at all apertures and it´s usable @ f/1.4. for low light photography. The narrow depth of field creates creamy bokeh. Images are a little less contrasty but easy to fix in post. Balance of colors are neutral. Manual focusing is fun with the waffle-pattern rubber. This vintage lens is just a joy to use.

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