35mm with character?

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verybiglebowski Veteran Member • Posts: 4,542
Re: 35mm with character?

237dL wrote:

I have an Asahi Super-Takumar 35mm f/3.5 that is a delight to use, but kind of "flat" for lack of a better desciption. Just a bit dull compared to some of the other adapted lenses I have like my Helios 44-2, or my Industar 22.

Can anyone recommend a more interesting 35mm that can be adapted to Sony E?

And yes, I understand that how I use the thing will be important as well and don't blame the lens, but different lenses are different.

Budget limit is around $500, and I'm not necessarily opposed to buying a new Chinese lens, though I'd prefer something vintage.


Since you mentioned Helios 44-2, you might like Takumar 35 f/2.3. 
CZJ Flektogon 35/2.8 will nicely suit industar-22.

Just to name a few.

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