Canon Eos 5D

Wide Open

Back to my hometown. My nephew Alessio plays at the park next to my parents’ house. I seize the opportunity to photograph him and try a new setting.

For these shots I have used a lens from the analogue era:  Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon 50mm f1.9, which used to come with Kodak Retinas iv as an alternative to the Xenar f2. I have used the diaphragm wide open, between 1.9 and 2.8 to test bokeh and sharpness of the lens.

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