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12-27-2019, 01:19 PM - 1 Like   #1
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Takumar 35mm f/2.3

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Interesting shot and it should be a great lens to play with. But the bokeh doesn't seem to 'work' with this background (or maybe it's just me).
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You are probably right. The thing is, one has to work at it to get the 'magic' of this lens. I haven't quite mastered it yet. The light and angles thereof seems to make all the difference. Aperture too, the madness only happens wide open. Stop down a bit and you have a fairly normal 35mm. But I really must take this Tak out more often.

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