Oldie, but goodie -- images taken with an old lens

Challenge #3 in the Unpretentious series. Hosted by emccrory.
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They have been making SLR lenses for decades. Nikon owners are particularly lucky since the SLR lens made for the Nikon SLR's of the 1950's and 1960's still physically fit on the newest DSLR's (with some compromises). Canon, Sony, Pentax and others are not so lucky. But there are adapters for you to fit almost any lens on almost any modern camera.

This challenge is for photographs from these old lenses. Any subject, any shoot date, any camera. But you have to use an OLD LENS (as defined below).

Couple that old Canon FD lens to your 5D through the adapter; try that old 90mm portrait lens your father bought in 1975; take a picture with a Sony NEX and and a classic Leica lens from eBay; scan in a negative from your school days in the 80s (or 50s!)--use your imagination.

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A flower
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A very simple shot of a flower taken with a Canon FL mount Vivitar 35mm f/1.9 lens close up and wide open. Taken as a simple test of this old lens I got on eBay for about $10 shipped. Nice and sharp where it should be, great bokeh for a wide.
Submitted: Monday, 28th November, 2011 02:32 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 12th May, 2011
Focal length: 35 mm
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Aperture: F1.9
ISO: 200
Notes: Scaled and just a touch of tonal contrast improvement.
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