What do you think of this MF lens? wide open at f2.8.

Started Apr 19, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Mark Smith Veteran Member • Posts: 6,336
Portrait lens?

yfan wrote:

I am thinking about put it on ebay. It's overlap with my other lens. But somehow I feel reluctant let it go.

Very soft, like it has a softar filter, I'm guessing less than 50 L/Pmm it reminds me of the old pre-war soft focus lenses for portraiture like the Leica Thambar.

So if you want to do 1930's 'Hollywood' style portraits it's nice, not for shots like the one above.

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