You wouldn’t know it by looking at my current kit, but I am neither a gear snob nor a pixel-peeper. Even though there's a fair share of red rings within my collection, I enjoy the aesthetics of photography much more than any perceived technical perfection. And aesthetics is why I purchased a Canon 50mm f/0.95 “Dream Lens” in 2016. Its clean, fungus-free glass and mount, which had already been adapted to Leica M, were deciding factors in purchasing the particular copy I did. Introduced in the early 1960s for Canon’s 7/7S rangefinder cameras, the Dream Lens’ f/0.95 aperture (much like... Read more
Despite living and working underwater for years in a heavily-armed, mobile, submersible, nuclear power plant, Mike's permanent glow only affects his night-time photography. His vitriolic sarcasm, however, affects everything else and it's the reason why even after being at KEH since 2013, he's still not allowed any customer interaction.