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It's not everyday that you come across a MS-Optical Sonnetar 25mm f/1.1 for Q mount
Posted By: jhaji, 11-06-2014, 08:07 AM

New MS Optical Sonnetar 25mm F 1 1 Pentax Q Mount 25 F 1 1 | eBay

Looks like it is MC and has lots of blades.

Please get back to us with impressions and pictures once you use it
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11-06-2014, 08:59 AM   #2
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Interesting. Are you going to buy it?
11-06-2014, 09:48 AM   #3
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QuoteOriginally posted by Rimfiredude Quote
Interesting. Are you going to buy it?
A 140/1.1 equivalent? Highly unlikely even though I haven't come across a 135mm that I haven't liked. Look at that diaphragm. I don't think you need to worry about the bokeh.

A normal prime/1.1? I would be willing to swap one of my K50/1.2 for it if it were any good.

There are reviews out there on this guy's work. Seems impressive.

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Reading the review about this lens, it seems to be a masterpiece (and in fact made by the master Miyazaki). Any photo taken by this lens ?

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Seems like a bunch of guys here have it and they've been holding out on us.

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/136-pentax-q/176268-new-sonnetar-lens-q-mount.html
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I bought one of his lenses for my Leica M8 back when I had it. Great craftsmanship, and tiny. Got excellent results with it. They aren't inexpensive, but they are designed and built by Miyazaki and I'm sure that the buyers are more than satisfied with their purchase. I know I was.
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I know it's a hand-made lens, but for something being sold as brand new, the lens pictured in the listing has a distressing amount of internal and external soiling.
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It would be nice to see some pictures taken with the lens. Is such an expensive lens worth it on the Q?

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Thanks for posting this, jhaji! I am now the proud owner of the listed lens.



The first shot that I took with the lens.


And a couple that I took earlier today. It was pretty windy over here, so I decided to leave early.


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Absolutely stunning pictures & the body-lens combinations looks way too cute.
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sweet! It seems a very decent lens
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those photos look really good!
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