Any reason to go FD S.S.C instead of FDn?

Started Feb 1, 2013 | Discussions thread
Jun2 Senior Member • Posts: 2,237
Re: Any reason to go FD S.S.C instead of FDn?

Lightshow wrote:

Jun2 wrote:

I had problem with nfd 28mm to M4/3. The image look quite sharp in the GH2 viewfinder (magnified). But images were blurry. Could be caused by shutter shock (may be my adaptor was not tight enough for the combo). The comb seems to be affected by the shock. But it was fine with 24mm nFD. SSC lenses are metal and heavier, May absorb shocks better ( could be my speculation). I sold both FD lens. I find M42 lens/adaptor combo are very stable with screw mount. Now I have Vivitar 28mm f2.5 adapt to both GH2 and Nex 5N. Very sharp. But Vivitar 28mm f2.5 is metal, heavier.

I keep hearing the 28's are not as sharp, I don't have one so I don't really know.

The reason I suspect it's from shutter shot is that I could get sharp images from any f stop including f/4-f/8, that's just not normal.  And I could see sharp image in the viewfinder when not taking pictures.

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