March 1, 2016

From Gerald R. Lucas

Lens Samples

The rendering of the Quinon 1.9/55 is beautiful. The bokeh in the second image might be a bit harsh, but the subject is tack-sharp. The third has a filmic quality.

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And here are a couple from the Pentacon 1.8/50. These have more of a green cast, compared to the Quinon.

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Here’s the Cassarit 2.8/50, maybe a bit more contrasty than the Quinon. The second image is using the macro tube.

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And finally, a few from the Canon 1.4/50 FD—another great performer. The magic hour ambiance doesn’t hurt either. The gold glow on the statues are from a reflector I brought along.

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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.