Vivitar 135mm Close Focusing f/2.8 (Images in replies)

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Vivitar 135mm Close Focusing f/2.8 (Images in replies)
Oct 16, 2008

In terms of 135mm manual focus lens, I already have a Super-Takumar f/3.5, a Pentax SMC f/3.5, and a Pentax SMC f/2.5. But when I found this little gem at $25 (including a Chinon CM-4 body and a Chinon 50mm f/1.9), I couldn't resist.

The Vivitar is sharper than the Pentax SMC f/2.5, and it focuses to 1:2 magnification at about 20".

Here's a photo of the Vivitar (taken with the Pentax 135mm f/2.5):

All the test photos in the replies are JPEG from a K10D body, with no post-processing whatsoever.

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