PHOTOGRAPHY ART by Jim Durfee   

"My Perception and Perspective Through Digital Photography"

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Old Takumar 55mm Lens

Posted on February 22, 2019 at 8:15 PM Comments comments (0)


Here's my approx. 60 year old Takumar 55mm f/1.8 Lens (early zebra version).




Black-Capped Chickadee

Posted on February 3, 2019 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Got a good shot of this little bird outside my front door....


Dads Old Statute

Posted on January 31, 2019 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)


This is one of my Dad's old statutes.

I used a 60 year old Takumar 135mm f/3.5 (early preset version) Lens for this shot.


A Cool Lens

Posted on January 30, 2019 at 10:20 PM Comments comments (0)


Here's a new addition to my vintage lens collection.

It's a near mint condition, approximately 60 year old Takumar 135mm f/3.5 Preset Lens.

I'm gonna have some fun with this thing!!!!! (photos coming soon!)



300mm Tele-Takumar Lens

Posted on January 25, 2019 at 7:25 PM Comments comments (0)


Tele-Takumar 300mm f/6.3 Preset Lens (1965 Version).



Lunar Eclipse 1-21-2019

Posted on January 21, 2019 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (0)

 

The Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse of 2019



The Moon 1-16-2019

Posted on January 16, 2019 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (0)


Christmas Left-Overs

Posted on January 2, 2019 at 8:55 PM Comments comments (0)

I'm always debating if I should keep the Super-Takumar 105mm f/2.8 in my main kit or not, it just not a very exciting lens in my opinion.....and then I pull off a shot with it like this @f/2.8 with candle light only and realize why I do keep it in my main kit. ;)


Chain Links

Posted on December 28, 2018 at 10:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Shot with my K1 using a 45yr. old S-M-C Takumar-MACRO 100mm f/4 Lens. 
Image converted to B&W


Christmas Cane Colors

Posted on December 23, 2018 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)


Having fun with the Christmas tree's colors! 




Tis' the Season....

Posted on December 18, 2018 at 11:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Photo taken with a 53yr. old Super-Takumar 50mm f/1.4 Lens on a Pentax K1.


A Creative Selfie....

Posted on December 17, 2018 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)


Cool Dice

Posted on December 10, 2018 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (0)

I can always find something to take a picture of!!!!

(Canon 6D Mark ii with a Tamron 45mm f/1.8 Lens)



Candy Canes

Posted on December 4, 2018 at 7:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Pentax K1 with a 53yr old Super-Takumar 50mm f/1.4 Lens - 8 element version.

Canon 6D Mark ii with a Tamron 45mm f/1.8 Lens.

Christmas Tree Bokeh

Posted on December 2, 2018 at 8:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Use a 43 year old SCM Pentax 50mm f/1.2 Lens for this shot.....


My Old Pocket Watch

Posted on November 15, 2018 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Pentax K1 with a SMC Pentax 100mm f/4 Macro Lens 



Pudding Stone

Posted on November 11, 2018 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (0)

I found this in Michigan many many years ago....

Photo taken with a SMC Pentax 100mm f/4 MACRO Lens.


Vintage Digital Photography

Posted on November 10, 2018 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Here's a 1966 bottle of whiskey image that I used a 1975 lens to take the photo with.....(Vintage Digital Photography!) :)


A Cool Rock

Posted on November 9, 2018 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Just a rock laying around the house...

Photo shot with a 40yr. old SMC Pentax 100mm f/4 MACRO Lens

Devils Courthouse in Cashiers, NC

Posted on November 4, 2018 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Photo taken on November 3rd, 2018