Here you can see some of Tim's videos under the nom de plume "GrumpyTim".

Most of these videos were filmed using vintage lenses, carefully selected for their particular character - the imperfections within the lenses add to the overall atmospheric look and feel of the finished work.  Featuring lenses such as the Russian Industar 61 or the legendary Chinon 55mm f1.4


You can visit GrumpyTim's YouTube Channel HERE


The Bright Lights of Dudley - Vintage Lens Test - Russian Industar 61 - 52mm f2.8

Vintage Radioactive Lenses - The Super Takumar 50mm f1.4 - How Radioactive Are They?


Portmeirion by Night and by Day - with timelapse footage & music.

Making The New Workshop Sign - Vintage Lens Test - E.Ludwig Meritar 50mm f2.9

Autumn Colours - Vintage Lens Test - Chinon 55mm f1.4 - with music.

Making a Rustic Stool - Vintage Lens Test - Meyer-Optik Gorlitz Orestegon 29mm f2.8

Lensbaby Overview and Video Test using a Composer Pro II with Sweet 35 Optic. Restoring a Vintage Woodwork Plane.

Vintage Lens Repair & Test - Prinzflex (made by Chinon) 135mm f2.8 M42 Screw Mount

Vintage Lens Repair - Prinzflex (made by Chinon) 135mm f2.8 - Aperture Machanism Strip Down

Vintage Makinon 24mm f2.8 M42 Screw Mount Lens - Cleaning the Optics and Lens Test

Vintage Lens Repair & Test - Super Takumar 50mm f1.4 - Fixing A Damaged Filter Thread

How To Repair A Scratched Lens......Or Not - 1968 Nikkor 50mm f2 non AI

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