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09-22-2009, 03:08 PM   #1
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How's this for backward compatibility?

Have a gander:

A little side benefit of my negative-'scanning' setup with a slide copier and bellows is that it can also do this:

It's my long-hoarded 1936 15cm Tessar lens/shutter, on an M42 Auto bellows courtesy of an M42-M39 adapter bushing and a K-mount adapter.

Yes, it works! Photos taken with to follow, when I next plug the card in. (Couldn't wait to try this any longer while I had stuff in the oven. )

09-22-2009, 05:58 PM   #2
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very interested to see your results!
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Novel contraption.
Look forward to the images.
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wah! this looks extremely interesting!

09-22-2009, 08:37 PM   #5
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Heehee. I only got in a couple of shots among a busy day (And those, wide open and at high ISO in my haste) And handheld at that. (It's not quite so ungainly as it looks that way, but it's definitely a handful. )

Looks really promising, though.

Hey, does anyone know if these lenses use the Kodak series filters/hoods or something of different measure?

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