OK I'll just look at M39 and OM glass.... No I won't...

Started Feb 6, 2014 | Discussions thread
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ApertureAcolyte Contributing Member • Posts: 994
Your loss...

Lumixdude wrote:

WOW... I really wouldn't mind some cheap and fast manual prime glass and I was just stickybeaking around to get an idea on prices... I just had a look on eBay... talk about price inflation even for average lenses not taking into account crop factor. Yeah... No... I won't be looking there again any time soon. $500 for a 50mm with a 2x crop factor at F/4.... Yeah... No... lol...


First of all focal length and aperture figures on lenses remains constant.

Plenty of fast primes to be had cheap.


LTM mount

Jupiter 3 50mm f1.5 = $165

Jupiter 8 50mm f2 = $50

Jupiter 9 85mm f2 = $120

Helios 44M 58mm f2 = $60


OM 50 f1.4 $50-100

They are out of stock of 50mm f1.8's but they usually go for about $30 or so

Minolta 45mm F2 $30

Minolta 50mm f1.4 $53

Minolta 50mm f1.7 $33

Minolta 50mm f1.7 (55mm thread) $15

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