Monthly Archives: January 2020

Bringing a Giant 160-Year-Old Petzval Lens Back to Life ~ Markus Hofstaetter

It was a normal Saturday afternoon in November when I walked into a flea marked. I met some friends there, looked around a little bit, and in the end I bought this Gasc and Charconnet 500mm Petzval lens in the … Continue reading

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Amazing Winners of the 2019 Bird Photographer of the Year Contest ~ Jessica Stewart

Now in its fourth year, the Bird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) contest continues to showcase the best avian photography from around the world. The 2019 photo competition saw over 13,500 images submitted from 63 different countries. The expert panel of judges, … Continue reading

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