antique gear: the Zeiss Ikon Contaflex

[Collectibles] IG post: my new old camera outdated cameras are only one of my obsessions by Reviewer Rob originally from an Instagram post here Newly acquired: an early Model Contaflex from the German company Zeiss Icon. Looks like the fixed lens version they came out with in the beginning before interchangeable lenses were included. It’s attractive and serviceable in working […]

Adobe Lightroom Gallery To The Resue

[hi tec] Automated Picture Displays in Adobe Creative Cloud by Reviewer Rob So, I went to a coffee shop last night at 12:30 and sat down, and by 3 a.m. automated a photo gallery in Adobe Creative Cloud for the first time. For two or three years now I’d been lamenting the absence of the standard included autogallery in Creative […]

PHOTOLOG: old glass, Tamron 19mm fixed focal length f3.5-22

[Photolog]  analog lenses, circa 1989 by Reviewer Rob More analog lenses. Here’s my manual-focus 19mm Tamron f3.5 to 22 that I bought new in 1989 or so, when it was modern technology. I got it down at either George’s North Park or Nelson’s in Little Italy. I forget for sure which it was but I’m pretty sure it was Nelson’s. […]

I’m Not Really An Unintentional Luddite

[Confession] An Unintentional Luddite? by Reviewer Rob, from 5-29-16, 5:41 p.m. Right Now. Now I’m listening to this Sub Pop label sampler in my car CD player. This is going to sound rightfully dumb, but it is almost June 2016 and this is the very first time I have ever heard a compact disc in my car radio. Don’t bother […]