Jupiter 9 meets The D800

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Jupiter 9 meets The D800
4 months ago

I bought my first digital camera, a Nikon D50 (?) because older Nikon F mount lenses were compatible with it.

I have a boat load of old Canon FD mount lenses but they won't mount on Canon digital cameras. So I switched to Nikon. I still use my old Canon stuff when i shoot film

I've always enjoyed mixing and matching lenses with bodies. Many older lenses have interesting character flaws. They're not sterile and uninteresting like modern super-lenses.

Here are some shots I did today today with an old, Soviet Union Jupiter 9 85mm f2 T-mount lens adapted to my D800. The lens is a preset model and totally manual of course. The lens will not focus out to infinity due to focal length changes caused by the adapter.

ASA 400

Lens and adapter.

Lots of blades in that iris.

Shot wide open. "Jupiter glow ?"

f 16.

Balloon flower f8 or so.

Detail of metal bench. f8.

Wicker bench and cobweb. f8.

Detail from above.

Firewood.

Nikon D50 Nikon D800
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