camera gear help advice need

  1. J

    Phoenix f=500mm 1:8 No. 242293 w/Leather Bag

    My dad died of Covid and I am liquidating his estate. I came across this lens. Now i do not know much about lenses so I bow to those who do. What I do know is this lens has not a blemish on it. no scratches no dents the lenses are as clear as can be. What I need is info on this lens and what it...
  2. B

    Help, my Yashica Mat-124g stopped winding!

    Hi everyone, I recently picked up my Yashica after a brief hiatus of about a month, and to my dismay, the shutter button would stick down and I could no longer advance the winding lever. The last time I had used this camera was knee-deep in snow in Yosemite, and I did notice the shutter button...
  3. N

    【Help】I'm designer but newbie in photography, Need Help for buying a Camera.

    Hi guys, Recently I’m ready to buy a camera before I always use iPhone to taken photos, that’s okay but I want to start a series career you know, go art direction, street shoot, fashion series etc. I’m a designer, basically, I’m a newbie in the photography field. So I’m indeed a bit...
  4. alexwa

    What is a good lens focal length for photographing large furniture?

    Hi. I'm interested in photographing furniture that I've built and I'm wondering what kind(s) of lenses would be best to shoot items like the images in the link below. I have a Panasonic GH4 and a 20mm 1.7 lens but I'm wondering if this will be a good fit? Is there a particular lens length that...
  5. stevengriffin

    Making the leap into full frame

    I've been taking pictures for nearly 4 years and have been pursuing photography as a possible (one day) career. I feel I deserve the unparalleled quality that full frame L lenses provide. However, it's been eating away at me how much I'm about to spend to have enough gear for your average...