Meyer Optik Trioplan 100mm f/2.8

Meyer-Optik Görlitz Trioplan 100mm f/2.8

I have already wrote a few lines about this lens in my Exakta Varex IIa review where I have published some film shoots taken with it . Recently I have purchased an adapter which allows me to attach any EXA mount lens to my Canon DSLR so…

Jupiter 8

The Jupiter 8 is undoubtedly a magnificent piece of glass! To me it is more than a great lens it is a magical item like an exotic rare wand which can be really powerful in the hands of a trained wizard. What makes it so…

Exakta Varex IIa

“Woow!” This was the first thing came into my mind when I first saw an Exakta in a cabinet in a very small and messy shop of an old camera-repairman a couple of years ago. The second thing? Well I seriously considered to lick it…

Carl Zeiss Jena Pancolar 80mm f/1.8

Introduction The Pancolar 80mm f/1.8 is a late development of Carl Zeiss Jena which was at that time the East German part of the original company torn into pieces by the WW II . Therefore this lens was accessible in the eastern block mainly and…