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02-16-2009, 12:49 PM   #1

Pentacon 50 1.8 first test shots...

Ok as promised in the "I blame Jsherman and Hinman' thread... here are some of the 1st test shots with the pentacon 50mm 1.8.

The weather has not been cooperating... We need rain really bad so I am not really complaining, but my lens testing time has been a bit cloudy and wet...

sorry that the same subjects keep coming up in my test shots of late, but here are only so many things I can shoot in the rain

Wide open it is a touch soft... but might be nice for in close portraits...

02-16-2009, 12:52 PM   #2
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Nice, love the bokeh!
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Gus, how many more weardos do you have out there ?

I have two different versions of the Pentacon 50mm 1.8, a zebra, and a black one. Posted a first sample of it in the M42 thread last week. I like your portraits with this lens!

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02-16-2009, 01:00 PM   #4

Rense, is there a different 'look' to the zebra version?

02-16-2009, 01:00 PM   #5

I thought you might like it

QuoteOriginally posted by jsherman999 Quote
Nice, love the bokeh!
right up you OOF alley..
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Makes me feel nostalgic !
My first SLR was a Praktica with a Pentacon 50/1.8
Some 30 years ago !
It served me reasonably well.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Igilligan Quote
Rense, is there a different 'look' to the zebra version?
Yes, they are different. Here they are depicted. From these, I have the second and the last one, although the zebra (2nd) not says "Meyer-Optic Görlitz Oreston", but "Pentacon Auto".
02-16-2009, 08:25 PM   #8

do you have any pics from...

The legendary Zebra? It would be interesting to see how it looks wide open...



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