Voigtlander 15mm Super-Wide Heliar


5 frames with the Voigtlander 15mm Super-Wide Heliar V1 on a Leica M10 – By Luke Kenny

The 15mm focal length is a strange one. Too wide to neatly frame most scenes, too distorted to get close to people and remain flattering and quite easy to ruin your composition with your own fingers if you’re not careful. On a rangefinder it is even sillier as there are no frame lines wider than 28mm on most Leica’s, the included cold-shoe mounted viewfinder is only a rough estimate of what you’re going to get, and my version isn’t even rangefinder coupled so zone focusing or focus peaking are the only ways. The original version of this lens also includes ugly magenta colours in the edges when mounted on a digital camera so it is only recommended for film.

7 Frames from Inside the Salt Palace on Tmax 3200 (at 1600) – by Sonny Rosenberg

For a while now, I’ve been fascinated by the interior architecture of the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City Utah. It’s really just a large convention hall built in 1995, but there’s something about the interior framework and glass along with the play of light they bring that really speaks to me. Before Covid hit …

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5 Frames of Photographic Comfort Food with Film Washi S and a Voigtlander 15mm Lens – By Sonny Rosenberg

Recently, I had to go undergo some surgery which resulted in me taking a forced hiatus from photography and from posting on my own little blog, The Daily Lumenbox. As a reader of 35mmc you can probably understand that this inability to take photos was more than a little bit anxiety inducing.

In my anxiety addled state, I wondered if I would ever even be able to photograph again, would the photographs be any good, or would they all be utter crap?

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