April 3, 2016

From Gerald R. Lucas

A Couple from Rose Hill

Testing lenses on a beautiful spring day. This first is taken with the lovely Canon 1.8/85 FD.

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From the Trioplan 2.8/100. I’m not a huge fan of the “vintage rendering” (read: glow). The bokeh is also not all that pleasing. I think this lens really needs the lights in the back for its signature bokeh, or why bother.

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This one’s a bit better.

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Next, a bit wider with the Kiron 2/28. This is a sharp lens, but its bokeh is a tad harsh.

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And another from the Kiron. It will focus closely.

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Sony Camera Information
Cameras: Sony α6000 and Sony α7R. Lenses: Asahi Super Takumar 1.4/50Canon FD 1.4/50 SSCCanon FD 1.8/85 LCanon FD 1.2/85 LHelios-44 2/58Jupiter-3 1.5/50Kiron 2/28Leica Summicron-M 2/50mm (Typ IV)Meyer-Optik Görlitz Trioplan 2.8/100Nikon Nikkor 2/35 • Olympus Zukio 1.4/50 (Silver Nose)Pentacon 1.8/50Sony Sonnar T* 1.8/55Steinheil München Auto-Quinon 1.9/55Steinheil München Cassarit 2.8/50Voigtländer Nokton Classic 40mm f/1.4 MCZeiss Loxia Biogon T* 2/35. Processed with Capture One Pro.