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11-26-2008, 07:39 AM   #16
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I grabbed an Apolo 135mm f/1.8 for a ridiculous price (around 80€/120$)... Third-Party Pentax Lens Review Database - 135mm F1.8 Low Light TV lens Multi-coated

Okay, it's heavy, huge, and m42, but it suits my needs quite beautifully...

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QuoteOriginally posted by platinum Quote
so i can use Jupiter 37A 135mm /3.5 in "mode M + green button" and also in "AV mode" (without limits and so not only in wide open)?
Jupiter 37A have M42 mount (without jumping lever), and manual wide and focus control. You can use it in AV mode (like me) with expocorrection. I think you can't use it like manual K mount with green button

Takumar SMC 135 /2.5 have biggest CA, I don't like it.
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Jupiter 9 and Jupiter 37A have similar bokeh
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QuoteOriginally posted by platinum Quote
yes, thanks
smc Pentax 135mm/2,5. Bokeh nice and smooth. Sorry I don't have anything shot against bright lights to really test the bokeh but this was the best I could find.

A picture of my friend when I was out testing the lens. Shot at 2,5. Oh and with a film camera so it will be a little more tele on a digital. Found out that it was quite hard to get the focus right at 2,5 as you can see, focus is in the hair somewhere.
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QuoteOriginally posted by germar Quote
These are a bit hard to find, but I suggest the SMC Takumar 135mm 2.5. Version number 43812 has better optics and boy, talk about wonderful bokeh. It's a M42 screwmount and fully manual, but when you find them they are probably under 180 dollars.
I think this is probably the same lens as the pentax K version. So I can second that one too.

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