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An ancient rivalry … and its contemporary effects
Primagon, Lydith, Orestegon …
If you’re like me, the naming practice of Meyer-Optik Görlitz (MOG) has caught your attention. Maybe your reaction has mostly been annoyance, maybe fascination.
In my case, this fascination developed into an article that traces the main points of the lineage of MOG’s Interchangeable lenses with a special focus on naming practice.
A guide to lens defects
…This means that ever so often – whether you buy your legacy lenses in garage sales or online – you encounter lenses which have one or more defects. Being able to identify and judge those defects, while understanding how (if at all) they will limit your ability to use the lenses to great effect is a crucial ability for the aspiring legacy lens photographer.