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05-31-2008, 03:50 PM   #1
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[SOLD] Tamron 18-250 -- Vivitar series 1 70-210 -- Asunama (Tokina) 24mm f/2.8

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Shipping is extra and will vary by lens and destination. I'll charge you what Canada Post charges me. Can pick up if you live (or visit) Toronto, Canada :-)

Asanuma 24mm, f/2.8

This lens is manual focus, manual aperture. It's fairly sharp wide open and is very nice when stopped down. I've used this on my PZ-1P as a street photography lens with B&W film and gotten great results. Front and rear caps included.
Apparently Tokina marketed under the name Asanuma in their early days in North America. The lens looks very similar to the Tokina 24mm from the same era.

SOLD Vivitar Series 1, version 1, 70-210mm f/3.5

A fantastic lens, even though it's not the legendary version 3. This one really close focuses and I've found it to be very sharp with great bokeh. Very minor scratches on front element (couldn't even get them to show up in pictures). Comes with a rear lens cap (used a second in the photos for height). No front lens cap, sorry. Comes with rubber front lens hood.

SOLD Tamron AF18-250mm F/3.5-6.3 Di-II LD Aspherical (IF) Macro

A great walkaround zoom, in fantastic shape - no dents or scuffs or scratches. I'll ask the same odd price that others have :-) Comes with Hoya HMC Super UV filter, front and rear caps, lens hood, manual and original box.

Asanuma 24mm

Last edited by dkittle; 07-09-2008 at 08:14 AM. Reason: note about shipping, 18-250 sold, vivitar series 1 sold
06-01-2008, 05:37 AM   #2
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On an APS-C sensor, the difference in sharpness between the three first versions of the Vivitar is relatively marginal. And this one has the best macro enlargment (1:2.2). I own it and it's a great lens, extremely well built (yours, like mine, seems to have been made in '78).

I believe one of the reasons why the third version is more reknowned is that some of those have the A setting for auto aperture.
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Thanks for the endorsement. I finally got some 'macro' use out of it a week ago. I posted some photos on my flickr site for anyone wanting to see what the lens can do.

Flickr: siderean's stuff tagged with vivitarseries170210mmf35

It's a great lens but I need to clear some space in the lens cupbard, my wife doesn't like camera sprawl throughout the house :-)
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The Vivitar will come with a Henry's brand (store brand) UV filter.


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