Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
04-20-2018, 02:00 AM   #11056
New Member




Join Date: Feb 2016
Posts: 17
QuoteOriginally posted by Sandy Hancock Quote
It seems I haven't posted here since I got the K-1 nearly two years ago!

DA*55





DFA24-70 @ 70



FA43



Lomography Daguerreotype Achromat 64/2.9







FA*24



FA20



FA*85



FA77



Sigma 35/1.4 Art







A50/1.2


great image but why on earth have you relegated your Laphroaig to the second row

04-20-2018, 04:49 AM - 10 Likes   #11057
Loyal Site Supporter
Loyal Site Supporter




Join Date: May 2016
Location: East Coast
Posts: 1,459
A little wide angle bokeh - sunset in the woods with a Takumar 3.5/24 on my K-1


.
Attached Images
View Picture EXIF
 Photo 

Last edited by clickclick; 04-20-2018 at 04:56 AM.
04-20-2018, 04:59 AM   #11058
Sorry for all this
Loyal Site Supporter
CharLac's Avatar

Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: Ottawa
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 3,377
QuoteOriginally posted by clickclick Quote
A little wide angle bokeh - sunset in the woods with a Takumar 3.5/24 on my K-1.
I really like this; the colours are so nice and rich. And yes, the bokeh rocks too

---------- Post added 2018-04-20 at 08:42 ----------

QuoteOriginally posted by SSGGeezer Quote
That is a brilliant shot! I love it.
How many prints have you sold of this image?
Zip...nada...none...I don't sell my photos; never really thought there would be a market for them

Last edited by CharLac; 04-20-2018 at 05:43 AM.
04-20-2018, 06:13 AM - 1 Like   #11059
Pentaxian
cyberjunkie's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Bologna, Amsterdam, Chiang Mai
Posts: 931
Here is a shot taken with an old chrome-nosed auto Mamiya Sekor f/2 50mm.
Bought it for very cheap together with an Auto Yashinon-DX, also with chrome nose, and with the same specs (6-elements double gauss f/2 50mm).
I wanted to check if both were Tomioka-made (the Yashinon is), but it turned out that they have a front glass of slightly different diameter, so no, the Mamiya was probably made in-house.
Mamiya Sekor lenses seem to enjoy little appreciation among digital photographers, but this lens deserves some praise.
The picture is unresized (I never do it) and uncropped. Straight jpg conversion at default RawTherapee settings.
Clicking on the image takes you to Flickr, so pixel peepers can download the original and check it at 100%.
The lens was used at its worst: wide open and at minimum focusing distance. Despite that, the only area in focus (the very top pf the inflorescence) is sharp enough, the bokeh is great, and I see no lateral or longitudinal chromatic aberration. I've seen no fringing at all even in more complicated conditions.
I find the controlled glow in OOF areas quite beautiful.
What do you think?



Not bad for a $25 lens....

04-20-2018, 06:26 AM   #11060
Sorry for all this
Loyal Site Supporter
CharLac's Avatar

Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: Ottawa
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 3,377
QuoteOriginally posted by cyberjunkie Quote
Here is a shot taken with an old chrome-nosed auto Mamiya Sekor f/2 50mm.
What do you think?
You should never ask me what I think So I really like the "feel" this photo is given by the softness of the bokeh and the ferns do a really nice job of framing the flowers. I guess my only criticism from an artistic point of view (so you can duly ignore it) is that my eyes are drawn to the white flower cluster down left of center and then my mind want to see focus there.
04-20-2018, 06:42 AM - 1 Like   #11061
Loyal Site Supporter
Loyal Site Supporter
ivanvernon's Avatar

Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Medina, OH
Photos: Albums
Posts: 2,995
Gettin' bokeh at f 5.6

Z and FA200mm f 4.0 getting blurred backgrounds closed down to f 5.6.
Attached Images
View Picture EXIF
PENTAX 645Z  Photo 
04-20-2018, 07:01 AM   #11062
Sorry for all this
Loyal Site Supporter
CharLac's Avatar

Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: Ottawa
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 3,377
QuoteOriginally posted by Sandy Hancock Quote
It seems I haven't posted here since I got the K-1 nearly two years ago!
I see my fav scotch, Lagavulin, in the back row. I try many but always come back to that one.
04-20-2018, 07:48 AM   #11063
Loyal Site Supporter
Loyal Site Supporter




Join Date: May 2016
Location: East Coast
Posts: 1,459
QuoteOriginally posted by CharLac Quote
I really like this; the colours are so nice and rich. And yes, the bokeh rocks too
Thank you! I'm really having fun with these vintage Takumars. There are some neat gems out there.

04-20-2018, 07:50 AM - 1 Like   #11064
Site Supporter
Site Supporter
Sandy Hancock's Avatar

Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 7,109
QuoteOriginally posted by RussH Quote
great image but why on earth have you relegated your Laphroaig to the second row
Because it was in the front row in my cellar, so it was among the first to be arranged for the photo

---------- Post added 21-04-18 at 12:21 AM ----------

QuoteOriginally posted by CharLac Quote
I see my fav scotch, Lagavulin, in the back row. I try many but always come back to that one.
It's in the back for the same reason as the three Laphroaigs....
04-20-2018, 07:53 AM   #11065
Sorry for all this
Loyal Site Supporter
CharLac's Avatar

Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: Ottawa
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 3,377
QuoteOriginally posted by clickclick Quote
Thank you! I'm really having fun with these vintage Takumars. There are some neat gems out there.
Yes, I just bought a proper Pentax screw mount adapter for my 400mm Tak. The other one I have gets jammed in the K mount....scary. I can't wait to play around with that beast again. I really need to buy a big ugly tripod too....maybe at the used camera store.
04-20-2018, 08:28 AM - 1 Like   #11066
Pentaxian
cyberjunkie's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Bologna, Amsterdam, Chiang Mai
Posts: 931
QuoteOriginally posted by CharLac Quote
I guess my only criticism from an artistic point of view (so you can duly ignore it) is that my eyes are drawn to the white flower cluster down left of center and then my mind want to see focus there.
It's a test picture, for that sole reason I shot wide open a photo that required to stop down the lens to at least f/8.
At MFD the depth of field is minimal.
I guess I have to take another shot stopped down...

04-20-2018, 09:32 AM - 10 Likes   #11067
Pentaxian




Join Date: Mar 2016
Location: Seattle
Posts: 1,207
QuoteOriginally posted by clickclick Quote
A little wide angle bokeh - sunset in the woods with a Takumar 3.5/24 on my K-1
QuoteOriginally posted by CharLac Quote
I really like this; the colours are so nice and rich. And yes, the bokeh rocks too
I agree. Lovely colors

three more with DA35




04-20-2018, 05:53 PM - 4 Likes   #11068
Site Supporter
Site Supporter
Riggomatic's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2014
Location: Auburn, Indiana
Photos: Albums
Posts: 1,830
I used the move the camera method on this one. Focus set to close focus and slowly rocking back, waiting for the catch in focus to trip.

SMC-K 50mm f1.4 at f1.4
04-21-2018, 05:24 AM - 9 Likes   #11069
Site Supporter
Site Supporter
Riggomatic's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2014
Location: Auburn, Indiana
Photos: Albums
Posts: 1,830
Another with the SMC-K 50mm f1.4


And one with the SMC-K 35mm f3.5
04-21-2018, 07:43 AM - 4 Likes   #11070
Pentaxian
paulh's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: DFW Texas
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 16,990
F35-80
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
100mm f2.8 macro, 100mm f2.8 wr, 17-50, 77mm, bokeh, da, dfa 100mm f2.8, f/1.8, f1.8, f2.8 macro wr, fa, fa 77mm f1.8, flickr, focus, infinity, k-mount, k5, lens, love, macro takumar, nokton, pentax lens, pm, post, slii, slr lens, tube, voigt
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
D-FA WR Club Rico Lens Clubs 597 5 Hours Ago 10:29 AM
DA* Club MCR Lens Clubs 5062 6 Hours Ago 09:17 AM
The F Club! jsherman999 Lens Clubs 882 2 Days Ago 09:03 AM
Bokina versus Bokeh Monster, which bokeh you prefer? Pentaxor Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 3 04-21-2010 01:50 AM
In the club again metroeloise Post Your Photos! 4 10-20-2008 08:59 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:12 PM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top