The Classic Lenses Podcast
The joy of manual focus lenses
#07 Portrait Special with James Giordano
Adult Entertainment Industry photographer, James Giordano joins us to talk about portrait shooting from the days of film through to digital and his hobby photography with classic lenses.
5:18pm on Monday 19th February 2018
#06 To Jupiter and no further! The J-8, J-3 & J-9
This week we talk about the Jupiter-8 and Jupiter-9 and Karl proves his sophistication with the Jupiter-3. Plus a detailed explanation of the lens cleaning technique known as sand socking.
3:32am on Tuesday 13th February 2018
#05 The Helios 44 for the masses and the Politburo, plus focussing helicoids
The most popular lens ever? The Helios-44 and it's variants including fake 44M-7's. We also talk about focussing helicoids. Joining us for the discussion is Ήμων Παπαδανιήλ (Imon).
5:45pm on Monday 5th February 2018
#04 Bodytalk. Fuji, Sony, Olympus, Canon and more...
Karl Havens, Johnny Sisson and Simon Forster talk about the camera bodies we use to shoot with classic and manual focus lenses.
5:55pm on Monday 29th January 2018
#03 Takumars, Radiation and Yellowing...
How not to say "Takumar" plus radiation, yellowing and new arrivals. Plus Topcon RE, Canon LTM 35/2.8 & Hasselblad 500C/M snippets.
6:19pm on Monday 22nd January 2018
#02 A Helios-103, a Super Wide Heliar & a Planar
In this episode, Karl Havens, Johnny Sisson and Simon Forster talk about three lenses we like and why? The three lenses are the Helios-103, Voigtlander Super Wide Heliar 15mm f/4.5 and the Contax Yashica mount Carl Zeiss Planar 50mm f/1.4.
5:19pm on Monday 15th January 2018
#01 Who are we and why are we here?
Episode 1 of the Classic Lenses Podcast. Apologies for the iffy sound quality in places! Sorry about the dodgy audio...
5:23pm on Monday 8th January 2018