Pete Askew's Recent Activity

  1. Pete Askew replied to the thread Critique Welcomed Cirrus Clouds.

    They are rather wonderful, Brian.

    May 5, 2021 at 9:18 PM
  2. Pete Askew liked Brian Moore's post in the thread Wild / Leica M420.

    Cheeky bugger! (They're stars!:mad:)

    May 5, 2021 at 7:10 PM
  3. Pete Askew liked Chris Bennett's post in the thread Notes From The Top Left Corner.

    I just couldn't slow the shutter enough, but I do love the reflections on the wet stone paving.

    May 5, 2021 at 7:32 AM
  4. Pete Askew replied to the thread Wild / Leica M420.

    The ring-light / polariser turned up yesterday and, after making a reducing ring for it, I fitted it to the M420. It works well. There...

    May 4, 2021 at 5:28 PM
  5. Pete Askew replied to the thread Wild / Leica M420.

    Probably more use for checking for dust on the films (I know what a stickler you are for that!) than as a light source for the Pixl-ltr,...

    May 4, 2021 at 4:54 PM
  6. Pete Askew replied to the thread Notes From The Top Left Corner.

    The movement in that one is very nice though.

    May 4, 2021 at 10:03 AM
  7. Pete Askew replied to the thread Notes From The Top Left Corner.

    Nice. I love the smiling beans and boy with a brolly.

    May 3, 2021 at 9:22 PM
  8. Pete Askew liked Brian Moore's post in the thread Wild / Leica M420.

    I just bought one of Hamish's Pixl-Latrs and I could use that copy stand Pete.:rolleyes:

    May 3, 2021 at 4:21 PM
  9. Pete Askew liked Chris Bennett's post in the thread Lensbaby Muse - OpticSwap Mechanism.

    Rob, the reason I needed Pete's help is because I already used a metaphorical hammer on my lens!

    May 3, 2021 at 4:20 PM
  10. Pete Askew replied to the thread Lensbaby Muse - OpticSwap Mechanism.

    Another idea to make a removal tool would be to draw a equilateral triangle on a piece of wood with sides measuring 40 mm. Drive a...

    May 3, 2021 at 9:14 AM
  11. Pete Askew replied to the thread Notes From The Top Left Corner.

    Hi Chris, as promsied I have created a thread on the Lensbaby mounting system. I hope it helps....

    May 3, 2021 at 8:55 AM
  12. Pete Askew posted a new thread.

    Lensbaby Muse - OpticSwap Mechanism

    The later Lensbaby series of lenses introduced an OpticSwap system whereby the optics contained by the various bodies could be changed...

    Forum: Equipment & Media

    May 3, 2021 at 8:53 AM
  13. Pete Askew replied to the thread Notes From The Top Left Corner.

    I'll check.

    May 2, 2021 at 8:33 PM
  14. Pete Askew posted a new thread.

    Creating a Stacked Focus Shot with the M420

    Someone elsewhere asked how this was done so I thought it might be a good opportunity to create a walk-through. The image below shows...

    Forum: Abstract, Still Life, Specialist and Macro

    May 2, 2021 at 6:38 PM
  15. Pete Askew replied to the thread Notes From The Top Left Corner.

    I see. There are close up lens set for these too so you don't need to extend. The special tool is simply the lid of the Optic Swap...

    May 2, 2021 at 5:48 PM