Comparison of four lenses at 135mm @f/5.6, f/8, and f/11

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Comparison of four lenses at 135mm @f/5.6, f/8, and f/11

Comparison of following four lenses @ ca135mm

  1. SMC Pentax-A 135mm f/2.8
  2. Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 135mm f/3.5
  3. Tamron Zoom 85-210mm f/4.5 BBAR Multi Coated MACRO
  4. Vivitar 75-205mm f/3.8 MACRO Focusing Zoom MC

Set-up: focus confirmation via OVF; same camera on tripod; hood on all lenses except Vivitar; out-of-camera jpegs; no PP; no filter on any lenses; same settings on camera.

F/5.6

SMC Pentax-A 135mm @f/5.6

Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 135mm @f/5.6

Tamron Zoom 85-210mm BBAR Multi Coated MACRO @f/5.6

Vivitar 75-205mm MACRO Focusing Zoom MC @f/5.6

F/8

SMC Pentax-A 135mm @f/8

Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 135mm @f/8

Tamron Zoom 85-210mm BBAR Multi Coated MACRO @f/8

Vivitar 75-205mm MACRO Focusing Zoom MC @f/8

F/11

SMC Pentax-A 135mm @f/11

Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 135mm @f/11

Tamron Zoom 85-210mm BBAR Multi Coated MACRO @f/11

Vivitar 75-205mm MACRO Focusing Zoom MC @f/11

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Kind regards,
Massao
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