Old Nikkor 50mm/1.4 wide open horror

Started Mar 16, 2013 | Discussions thread
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CFynn Veteran Member • Posts: 5,224
Re: Old Nikkor 50mm/1.4 wide open horror

Sudo Nimh wrote:

This is a mid-70s vintage, pre-Ai Nikkor 50mm/1.4. Do I have a bad copy of this lens? If this type of aberration is typical, does it have a name? Can anyone suggest any way to ameliorate it?

On your MFT camera this is equiuvalent to about a 100mm lens on 35mm. So try using a lens hood for a 105 mm pre-Ai lens on your 50mm lens. That might ameliorate things.

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