Legacy Lenses - the good... the bad... the ugly?

Started Jan 29, 2013 | Discussions thread
Kevdog
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Adapter in - Pics from Super-Takumar 55mm@f2

So got my Fotdiox adapter in for m42 threads.

Very pleased with the Super-Takumar 55mm's performance for the $15 it cost me!

Didn't play as much with the 135mm and the few shots I took were OOF and not so nice.

Used the Oly 12-50@50mm for a comparison.



Oly 12-50@50mm f6.3

Super-Takumar 55mm f2

Oly 12-50@50mm f6.3

I'll have to play with the 135mm some more.  Not sure that I'll get any more legacy lenses, but these will definitely fill in the holes in my lineup and it's good to use my old lenses from Dad.

But my friend is also looking for a long zoom for not a lot of $$$ and we're trying to find a good manual zoom for him.  I'll let him try my 135mm with manual focus and see how he likes it.

Thanks for all the help!

 Kevdog's gear list:Kevdog's gear list
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Panasonic Lumix G Vario 100-300mm F4-5.6 OIS Panasonic 12-35mm F2.8 Olympus PEN E-PL5 Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-45mm F3.5-5.6 ASPH OIS +2 more
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