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03-30-2010, 10:27 PM   #1
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Pentacon 135mm IQ and bokeh. (image included)

I went out today to try out the Pentacon 135 and what the fuzz is all about this lens and why they call it the bokeh monster. here is a preliminary sample shot of the lens' IQ rendering. feel free to leave some of your comments regarding the lens' performance.

the 1st photo is shot in RAW (dng) and default setting was used during jpeg conversion.

for the fun part, a 2nd photo output will be shown as well.
2nd photo is the same image but with a bit more aggressive post-processing and enhancements were used. personally speaking, the basic (default) setting is already sufficient and great enough, IMO.

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initial images were replaced due to IQ degradation caused by downsizing (forum default image size). new images uploaded are now resized to a much better resolution and preserved the IQ. hopefully it doesn't change or degrade after a few days.
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Unless your using the multi blade lens, to me it looks like you shot with it wide open.

I often shoot using the 6 bladed version, and usually like the effects better while closed down a stop or 2.

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