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09-27-2007, 01:39 AM   #1
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Tele-Takumar 400mm f5.6 - test pics

I recently purchased this lens from list member tranq78 and took it out behind the office to squeeze off a few test shots of the surrounding building tops to see what she was capable of:

400mm f5.6 Tele-Takumar test shots - a photoset on Flickr

To summarize - its good! Decent color and sharpness and with body based SR, reasonably hand-holdable. For those not on a size budget, you'll get some pleasant results for pennies on the dollar to the new old primes.

09-27-2007, 07:04 AM   #2
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Your welcome!

Hope to see more pictures in the future.
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OK I had the chance to take the Takumar out this weekend again and photographed part of an airsoft event and a small set of fall colors.

Fall Colors - Fall Colors - a photoset on Flickr

- this set shows off some bokeh, for those who (like myself) enjoy that.

Airsoft - Weekend Warriors - Sept 29 -07 - a photoset on Flickr

- note that in the airsoft set, there are a mixture of lenses, but most are the 400/5.6, I'm sure you'll be able to distinguish.

I'd like to add that these have all been touched up to my liking in Lightroom, but it shows you what you can expect to get out of the lens as many would do the same sorts of polishing anyways.
01-19-2008, 03:39 PM   #4
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hello thePiRaTe. How much did this lens cost you? I found one in eBay!

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owh btw, the pics are great. thanks!
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