Tagged with lens - Personal View Talks http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussions/tagged/lens/feed.rss Tue, 29 Jul 14 10:46:46 -0600 Tagged with lens - Personal View Talks en-CA Who knows this anamorphic lens? http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10903/who-knows-this-anamorphic-lens Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:26:49 -0600 Manu4Vendetta 10903@/talks/discussions I found this in a little shop here in my country where sometimes I find interesting things for little money. He asks me about U$14, but above the price I want to know if I can take advantage on M4/3 or a waste of time.

Also the optical has a small stroke about an eighth of an inch over the glass. Unfortunately the photos a little kick fast and the front is out of focus.

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RJ Lens Turbo m43 adapters http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9086/rj-lens-turbo-m43-adapters Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:13:02 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 9086@/talks/discussions image

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Above is Nikon F/G - m43 0.71x.

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  • m42 to m43
  • Nikon F /G to m43 (new, with tripod mount ring, check photo above)
  • Canon EOS (passive) to m43 (new, with tripod mount ring, check photo above)
  • FD to m43
  • Pentax K to m43
  • Pentax PKA to m43 (for lenses without aperture rings)

Improved optics making is sharper than Mitakon offerings.

Price: $132
Shipping: Price already includes shipping for US/Canada/UK/Australia&NZ/Western Europe. Contact for any other regions.
I want to buy this adapter.

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15mm F1.7 Leica m43 lens topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/8456/15mm-f1.7-leica-m43-lens-topic Wed, 16 Oct 2013 23:47:19 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 8456@/talks/discussions

Panasonic is announcing a commercialization of new digital interchangeable lens LEICA DG SUMMILUX 15mm / F1.7 ASPH. complying Micro Four Thirds System standard.

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The LEICA DG SUMMILUX 15mm / F1.7 ASPH. is an excellent 15mm single focal length lens of F1.7 clearing LEICA’s stringent standard. It also features sophisticated exterior that matches the stylish design of the world’s smallest LUMIX GM digital single lens mirrorless (DSLM) camera.

In addition to “LEICA DG SUMMILUX 25mm / F1.4 ASPH.” and “LEICA DG MACRO-ELMARIT 45mm / F2.8 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S.” which are already released to the market, Panasonic has also announced product commercialization of LEICA DG NOCTICRON 42.5mm / F1.2 to enhance the lineup of LEICA digital interchangeable lens, attracting professional photographers worldwide.

In the meanwhile, Panasonic is further expanding the range of LUMIX G digital interchangeable lens with the development of new LUMIX G VARIO telephoto zoom lens of 35-100mm in stylish, compact design that also matches the LUMIX GM camera.

http://panasonic.net/avc/lumix/pressrelease/leica_dg_summilux_15/

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Deals: Lenses for Canon, Nikon, Sony and Pentax http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/4123/deals-lenses-for-canon-nikon-sony-and-pentax- Thu, 02 Aug 2012 00:32:31 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 4123@/talks/discussions Lenses deals topic. All lenses not made for m43 systems are placed here.

Most actual are at the bottom.

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Birger Engineering still exist? http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10888/birger-engineering-still-exist- Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:12:08 -0600 elementalracer 10888@/talks/discussions Does anyone here know if Birger Engineering still exists? Their website looks like it hasn't been updated in over a year. I have a Birger Canon EF mount for a RED ONE that needs to be serviced and I'm not sure where to send it off to? I sent them an email just to try but I have yet hear back from them.

Anyone out there happen to have any dealings with them recently? Or possibly know of another place one could send a lens mount like this to get repaired?

Thanks guys!

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24mm F1.4 Samyang official topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/658/24mm-f1.4-samyang-official-topic Fri, 12 Aug 2011 18:08:48 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 658@/talks/discussions
Optics of the lens has been constructed based on the system of 13 lenses arranged in 12 groups. It should be noted that 4 lenses has been made of the low-dispersion glass (ED), while two another are aspheric lenses. We have also employed multi-layered and anti-reflexive coatings of UMC type adding to the perfect light transmission. Samyang 24 mm F1.4 ED AS UMC has been designed to work with most popular reflex cameras produced by renown manufacturers and equipped with small-image sensors or smaller. The lens will be available with a mount for the following systems: Canon, Four Thirds, Nikon AE, Pentax, Samsung NX and Sony Alpha.

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24mm focus is tailor-made for most of the sensors available on the market today. In the case of full-frame cameras, it constitutes a high-quality wide-angle lens perfect for street, landscape and architecture shooting. Whereas photographers using DX sensors will get just perfect lens for the purposes of calmer journalist and landscape photography. The lens attached to Four Thirds cameras will create a universal and bright construction corresponding to the 50mm focus.

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The lens should be available for sale by the end of the year or at the beginning of 2012. The exact price will be announced at a later date. Soon, we will be able to present sample photos taken with this sophisticated device.

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From: http://www.samyang.pl/article,8,news

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14-150mm F3.5-5.8 Di III Tamron m43 zoom lens http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/5941/14-150mm-f3.5-5.8-di-iii-tamron-m43-zoom-lens Tue, 29 Jan 2013 04:40:50 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 5941@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • Focal length - 14-150mm (equivalent to 28-300mm in the 35mm/full-frame format)
  • Maximum aperture - F/3.5-5.8
  • Lens construction - 17 elements in 13 groups
  • Minimum focus distance - 0.5m (19.7 in.)
  • Maximum magnification ratio - 1:3.8 (at f=150mm: MFD 0.5m)
  • Filter size - φ52mm
  • Length - 80.4mm (3.2 in.)
  • Entire Length - 85.24mm (3.4 in.)
  • Diameter - φ63mm
  • Weight - 280g (9.9 oz.)
  • No. of diaphragm blades - 7 (Circular diaphragm)
  • Minimum aperture - F/22
  • Flower-shaped lens hood included
  • m43 mount

Via: http://www.tamron.co.jp/en/news/release_2013/0129.html

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35-100mm F2.8 X lens topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/4610/35-100mm-f2.8-x-lens-topic Mon, 17 Sep 2012 08:01:13 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 4610@/talks/discussions image

Specifications:

  • Lens Construction - 18 elements in 13 groups (2 ED lenses , 1 UED lens)
  • Nano Surface Coating
  • Optical Image Stabilizer - POWER O.I.S.
  • Focal Length: f=35-100mm (35mm camera equivalent 70-200mm)
  • Aperture Type: 7 diaphragm blades / Circular aperture diaphragm
  • Maximum Aperture: F2.8
  • Minimum Aperture: F22
  • Closest Focusing Distance: 0.85m / 2.8ft
  • Maximum magnification: Approx. 0.1x / 0.2x (35mm camera equivalent)
  • Filter Size: 58mm / 2.3in
  • Max. Diameter: Approx 67.4mm / 2.7in
  • Overall Length: Approx. 99.9mm
  • Weight: Approx. 360g

Good to have separate one :-)


Reviews and previews:


Samples:

Price: $1499

Available at:

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12mm f/2.0 Olympus M. Zuiko Digital ED Lens http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/502/12mm-f2.0-olympus-m.-zuiko-digital-ed-lens Tue, 26 Jul 2011 14:50:42 -0600 No_SuRReNDeR 502@/talks/discussions
Available at:

* http://www.amazon.com/Olympus-Zuiko-Digital-Thirds-Cameras/dp/B0058PL9R0/
* http://www.ebay.com/sch/Lenses-/3323/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=12mm+olympus
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Fotodiox, Excell, Lens Turbo analogs for m43 and NEX http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/7356/fotodiox-excell-lens-turbo-analogs-for-m43-and-nex Wed, 26 Jun 2013 01:57:22 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 7356@/talks/discussions image

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The Vizelex Light Cannon from Fotodiox Pro is an advanced lens mount adapter that not only attaches a Nikon Lens (including G & D type) to a Micro 4/3 (MFT) camera body, but has added light focusing optics which makes the lens wider by a 0.72x factor and increases the maximum aperture of the lens by 1 stop. This effectively allows use of your 35mm lenses on a crop sensor camera and not lose the angle of view normally associated with lens mount adapters (ie, 50mm lens stays roughly a 50mm lens equivalent).

Additionally, this light focusing optic gives a faster than normal aperture, turning a f/2.8 into the equivalent of a f/2.0; perfect for shooting in low light situations, when you need a faster shutter speed, or want a lower ISO sensitivity! The blue dial on the adapter is an aperture adjustment dial which allows the iris to be adjusted on even the Nikon G & D lenses; on older Nikon lenses with a aperture dial on the lens, the blue dial on the adapter can act as a depth of field preview lever allowing you to switch back and forth between wide open and stopped down to a certain f-stop.

As with all Fotodiox Pro series adapters, these adapters have been specially crafted to endure professional use. The leaf spring design in the adapter holds the lens tight to the camera body ensuring there is no play between the camera and the lens. The all metal design and polished surface is designed to guarantee a smooth mounting and long lasting experience. With unique styling, the lens mount adapter maintains a professional appearance. Although the lens will fit physically, automatic diaphragm, auto-focusing, or any other functions will not operate correctly while using this adapter. Because of this “stop-down mode” will need to be used when metering since the lens does not have the ability to have its aperture controlled by the camera body. You can shoot with manual mode or aperture priority mode. Infinity focusing is guaranteed

  • Crop Factor Gain 0.72x
  • Aperture Control Yes via Adapter
  • from $149

Amazon

Their own site

http://fotodioxpro.com/index.php/the-vizelex-light-cannon-from-fotodiox-pro-nikon-g-lens-to-mirco-4-3-mft-dslr-camera-lens-mount-adapter-for-olympus-pen-e-pl1-e-pl1s-e-pl2-e-pl3-e-p2-e-p3-e-m-om-d-e-m5-panasonic-lumix-dmc-g1-g2-g3-g10-gx1-gh1-gh2-gf1-gf2-gf3-gf5-panasonic-ag-af100.html

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FS: Small Lomo lens set 18-35-50 in OCT-19 http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10507/fs-small-lomo-lens-set-18-35-50-in-oct-19 Sun, 01 Jun 2014 10:37:20 -0600 robmneilson 10507@/talks/discussions Up for grabs I have a small selection of Lomo lenses. All of them are in OCT-19 mount, and have 32 pitch focus gears installed. Each have been serviced in the last year by Super 16 INC. Lenses are in amazing shape for their age, and took me awhile to find good copies. $1950 plus shipping for the set. Pickup is available in the Houston Texas area.

OKC5-18-1 (1991)
OKC11-35-1 (1988) Kinor body style
OKC1-50-6 (1990)

Looking to sell as a set, and not break them up. In the wide shot I have a 22mm in the set, which I think I am going to keep. However if you NEED a 22mm I would consider selling it with this set.

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25mm f1.4 Leica DG Summilux http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/712/25mm-f1.4-leica-dg-summilux- Fri, 19 Aug 2011 16:04:25 -0600 Mimirsan 712@/talks/discussions


Available at:

http://www.amazon.com/25mm-Leica-Summilux-Aspherical-Micro/dp/B0055N2L22/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1338739535&sr=8-1

http://www.ebay.com/sch/Lenses-/3323/i.html?_stpos=&_fcid=168&gbr=1&_localstpos=&_nkw=panasonic+25mm+lens&_clu=2

I sold my 20mm and gots me one of these babies a few days back (first batch in UK) for a really good price (under £400 early display copy no box or pouch but got the hood!).
Also owning a Voigtlander 25mm 0.95 & Voigt 35mm f1.4 Id thought I would share my personal thoughts in comparison.
Well to start...The lens is good....damn good.
Pros
Sharp even at F1.4 Detail and rendition of colour is beautiful.
AF is very fast and accurate on my GH2 not so fast on my GF1...but still faster than the 20mm f1.7
Very controlled image...by this I mean it has very little CA and no flares

But heres the Cons
Price...I was lucky to get this cheap but general UK retail is near £560!...that im sorry is ludicrous...It has astounding optics and yeah okay f1.4 with fast accurate AF is probably why but no!
Why? Build...Plastic! (albeit harder plastic than other Panny lenses)
The voigts FEELS expensive (heck even my Super Tak 50mm f1.4 feels more expensive) you know its crafted...but the Leica? Just off the mass produced factory line...for that price we deserve SOLID BUILD!

Lacks the ability for creativity because of its very controlled image...by this I mean its lacking character...much like the 20mm f1.7.
You can have more creative image with the Voigt.
Focus ring for MF...I just dont like it...theres no give...its just silly smooth so hard to be pinpoint accurate. The Voigt has very nice dampened focus ring and can be accurate even at f0.95

I would say if it was cheaper then get one as it is really superb...but as the price is very close to the voigt 25mm f0.95 I would say get that if you can live without the AF as it gives more stops of light and feels like you bought something that justifies the cost.
Is it better than the 20mm?....absolutely without question BUT if you have the 20mm and cant afford the Leica...dont lose sleep over it.

Anyway I leave this with a quick snapshot of my little girl taken with the Leica & GF1 (both at f1.4 in jpg right out of camera no post)...I was amazed by the detail even on a ye olde GF1 so can give you a idea of the quality.


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FS: Canon FD 15mm fisheye 2.8 with colour filter ring http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10446/fs-canon-fd-15mm-fisheye-2.8-with-colour-filter-ring Sat, 24 May 2014 12:36:40 -0600 belfryman 10446@/talks/discussions This is a lens doing everything it can to get some attention! I bought it thinking with a speedbooster I would finally have something pretty wide but then I bought the 12-35mm anyway! Selling for the price I bought if for £275, haven't done anything with it other than a few test shots - not that it makes any difference, it's old now innit - so selling for the price I paid. Would obviously prefer to send UK.

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16-28 mm F2.8 Tokina lens http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/6415/16-28-mm-f2.8-tokina-lens Sun, 17 Mar 2013 04:52:02 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 6415@/talks/discussions image

Specifications:

  • Aperture - Max f/2.8, Min f/22
  • Angle of View - 107° - 76°
  • Minimum Focus Distance - 11" (27.94 cm)
  • Magnification - 0.19x
  • Maximum Reproduction Ratio -1:5.26
  • 13 Groups, 15 Elements
  • Dimensions - 3.54 x 5.25" (8.99 x 13.34 cm)
  • Weight - 2.09 lb (950 g)

Available at:


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14-140mm F3.5-5.6 Panasonic zoom lens, 2013 version http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/6780/14-140mm-f3.5-5.6-panasonic-zoom-lens-2013-version Tue, 23 Apr 2013 04:21:32 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 6780@/talks/discussions image

Specs:

  • 14-140mm lens
  • Power O.I.S. stabilization
  • F3.5 on wide - F5.6 on tele
  • Minimum aperture - F22
  • Diaphragm blades - 7
  • 14 elements in 12 groups, 2 aspherical + 2 ED lenses
  • Minumum focus distance - 0.30 m
  • Weight - 265 g
  • Diamater - 67 mm
  • Length - 75 mm
  • Comes with hood
  • 58 mm filter threads
  • $699 price

Available at:

Samples:

Video:

Check near the end

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17mm SLR Magic topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/7738/17mm-slr-magic-topic Sat, 10 Aug 2013 06:54:43 -0600 Renovatio 7738@/talks/discussions http://www.43rumors.com/new-fast-slrmagic-17mm-lens-coming-soon-and-new-35mm-f0-95-version-too/

Finally comes the first alternative to voigtlander 17.5mm! And to think that the 17mm could also be better in terms of focal length: in fact the crop in 16:9 mode should be a bit more of 2x, is not it? So to get even closer to the equivalent 35mm, it's better than 17.5 (just to make a speech of fanaticism, but there is!) So: what expectations we can feed? The build quality does not come close to voigtlander perhaps, but in terms of image quality, now we should be very close, is not it? Also the price will certainly be lower, you know if you can buy from a third party and take advantage of a street price lower? Let's keep up to date

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Anamorphic newbie.. http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/182/anamorphic-newbie.. Sun, 05 Jun 2011 08:44:39 -0600 MarkV 182@/talks/discussions I think this is really nice community that is able to help each other..
I have hackable GH1 .. and I'm preparing for a really large project next month and I think this is the right time for the anamorphic lens for my GH1..
First .. There are two types of anamorphic lens squeeze, right? 2,0X and 1,5X? .. what is the general output difference here? Like the final aspect ratio?

And second thing.. I decided to buy a anamorphic lens for my GH1 of the eBay.. and I need some good tips for cheap (you know.. I don't have lot of money as a digital multimedia, motion advertising and motion picture student at this moment) anamorphic lens and also some converter (adapter) (?) to mount it on GH1? I really have no idea how this works.. so maybe you can help me to get started with this stuff.. :-) Basically, I need a great anamorphic setup for a lower price (I really don't have hundreds dollars for this.. you know) for my GH1..

So maybe this can be a really helpful information for others, with a idea of buying an anamorphic gear for GH1/GH2..

Thanks everyone in advance!
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Angenieux 17-68mm f2.2 4x17B Super 16 Black Lens http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10524/angenieux-17-68mm-f2.2-4x17b-super-16-black-lens Tue, 03 Jun 2014 05:32:50 -0600 LeeM 10524@/talks/discussions A highly rated and sought after zoom lens, that is parfocal, covers the Super 16 format (Blackmagic Pocket Camera/BMPCC, Digital Bolex, and other cameras), covers ETC mode very well (and light vignette in 4K UHD - GH4) on Panasonic and Olympus cameras

In stunning/mint cosmetic and mechanical condition, aperture, zoom and focus rings turn nice and smooth, glass is pristine, like new, no fungus, haze, chips, scratches or cleaning marks.

Focuses from 1.2m to infinity.

Can ship worldwide. It's a fabulous lens.

Test footage here

Take US$800.00 plus shipping worldwide.

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Most recommended zoom lenses for m43, including not native http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/2896/most-recommended-zoom-lenses-for-m43-including-not-native Mon, 16 Apr 2012 17:12:08 -0600 Donnie88 2896@/talks/discussions I'm looking to buy a Zoom lens for my Panasonic GH2 - that covers wide and medium focal lengths.

Which one do you guys recommend the most?

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Lens Modifying http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/6498/lens-modifying Mon, 25 Mar 2013 14:58:37 -0600 producer 6498@/talks/discussions I've read and watched all the available info about modifying the lens Pentax/Cosmicar/Rainbow 8-48mm f1.0.

I just received Canon TV C-Mount Lens 8-48mm f1.0 which looks like Rainbow model:

http://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-q/210138-adapting-rainbow-h6x8-ii-8-48mm-f1-0-cctv.html

But the guides of modifying show difference between Rainbow and Canon at the thread construction inside.

Please anyone who has CANON 8-48mm f1.0 for help about the right modifying!!!

Big thanks in advance!

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Replacement flex cable for 14-140 zoom http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10594/replacement-flex-cable-for-14-140-zoom Thu, 12 Jun 2014 16:06:20 -0600 prey99 10594@/talks/discussions Hi guys, I am having a hard time finding a flex cable part to replace a defective unit in my lumix 14-140mm zoom HVS014140.

The lens is actually at a repair shop, which is how I know the flex is the problem.

But the repair person stumbled upon the problem that there is no orderable part number, and it is not showing on ebay.

So he basically told me that if I couldn´t find the part, he could not do the repair.

Panny already replied this lame answer:


npcparts@us.panasonic.com 3:37 PM (17 hours ago)

Dear Pedro, I am sorry the Flex Cable is not supplied as a service part.

Mike D11 Parts Data Coordinator Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company


Am I to assume that for an $20 buck part I will loose a $500 lens ? Remember I am in Costa Rica, son not many local or even regional options... please guys a little help!!!

Thanks!

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Kowa m43 cine lenses lineup http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/8767/kowa-m43-cine-lenses-lineup- Wed, 13 Nov 2013 10:22:52 -0700 astraban 8767@/talks/discussions image

Some good news for the format (including an 8,5 mm f/2.8)

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40mm f0.85 Handevision IBELUX coming to m43 http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9079/40mm-f0.85-handevision-ibelux-coming-to-m43 Thu, 12 Dec 2013 23:41:08 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 9079@/talks/discussions image

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A mutual passion for photography and the art of image capture between two companies’ owner has led two special firms, Shanghai Transvision and German IB/E Optics, to collaborate on an industry-shaking new innovation. By merging Geman high-quality engineering standards with Chinese cost-effective production infrastructure, the new camera lens brand Handevision (“Han” means China in Mandarin and “De” is the word for Germany).

After many months of collaboration between engineering and production teams, final quality control assessments have concluded and the IBELUX 40mm f0.85 high-speed lens, the fastest lens in the world, is nearly ready for release. Available for sale by February, 2014, this lens will be available for Sony NEX, Fuji X, Canon EOS M and Micro 4/3 digital mirrorless camera mounts (MSRP is $2,080 USD).

http://kipon.com/en/articledetail.asp?id=60

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50mm lenses, fast ones http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/369/-50mm-lenses-fast-ones Mon, 11 Jul 2011 03:12:30 -0600 Tesselator 369@/talks/discussions
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During the shooting of the Takumar I caught some specular reflections. I recently built an automatic indoor bird bath for my parrot and it's got a little lightshow that goes off every time it turns on. Those lights showed up in the test chart without me noticing - and I'm way too lazy to reshoot. :D

These were all done on the 1m chart at ISO 100, with AE turned on. WB was set to the chart's white looking through the Canon FD 50/1.4 SSC and left there so the color differences (for white at least) could be compared. I only included the right and left corners cuz that's pretty much mid-area if shot on a FF anyway (not center, but mid).

This test obviously won't tell everything about a lens like how sharp it is when focused to infinity or what the bokeh is like, but I guess it's a pretty good comparison for these to show sharpness at one meter. And 1 to 3 meters is nice bust portraiture with a 50mm on the GH1.

The chart numbers are to be multiplied by 100 to get LPP (Lines Per Picture). But actually, since I was pulled out just a tad in order to use the box for framing the shots, maybe multiplying by 107 or so would be more accurate. :D I shot them all in 4x3 format on a Linhof tripod, with the 10s timer, using the 15X zoom MF assist - using the right-most red box (above) as the focus point.

The Canons seem to be the winners (in this test) but all of those are IMO excellent lenses - except the Rokkor-PF F/1.7 maybe. And it's an awesome looking antique. I have a bunch of other 50's that start at 2.0 or greater which are also very wonderful - like the 55/2.8 Nikkor Micro, the Minolta AF 50/2.8 Marco or some of the Zeiss/Jena Biotars and various Tessar implementations, etc..

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Most wanted ANAMORPHIC lens http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/4466/most-wanted-anamorphic-lens Tue, 04 Sep 2012 15:35:25 -0600 slrmagic 4466@/talks/discussions Dear All,

We have received 4 email requests from members of this forum on the possibility of designing an Anamorphic lens. We had this thought for the past year and did a lot of research. There is one common request which is to have horizontal flares. The others requests did not have any common grounds. We came up with an idea for a 25mm f/3.2 1.35x or 35mm f/3.2 1.35x Anamorphic lens for micro four thirds. Shooting at 16:9 would give a 2.40:1 anamorphic output. Just before we decided to go ahead with the project we had a second thought. 2 Years ago we asked openly on dpreview.com forum for what photographers wanted and the general consensus was our SLR Magic HyperPrime 12mm T1.6 lens.

http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1041&message=36104678

It did not fulfill the needs and wants of everyone but we made what most people agreed on by means of a discussion. It ended up being a popular lens that we still are having problems meeting demand and we think it had a big part to do with asking photographers. If we did not ask around we probably made a 12mm f/2.8 lens. As it turned out quite well last time we want to make our next lens an open discussion again.

Here are some of the possible options we received and please feel free to throw in extra ideas. I hope people experienced with shooting in Anamorphic can also throw in ideas.

Anamorphic Adapter (1.33x, 1.5x, 1.75x, 2x) Dedicated mFT Anamorphic adapter for reasonable size Anamorphic adapter compatible with FF lenses 50mm f/2.8 Anamorphic lens (FF, APS-C, or mFT) Expected MSRP (Sad fact but it as direct correlation to IQ)

Kind rgds., SLR Magic Team

P.S. We will be at Photokina 2012 and would like to welcome any cinematographers with Anamorphic lens ideas to drop by our booth for idea exchange! We will be in Hall 3.1 B059

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FS: Lens Turbo M42 to Micro Four Thirds http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10506/fs-lens-turbo-m42-to-micro-four-thirds Sun, 01 Jun 2014 10:17:17 -0600 cantsin 10506@/talks/discussions Selling an unused Lens Turbo M42 (Praktica/Pentax screw mount) to Micro Four Thirds for 40 Euro + 10 Euro postage, in its original package, EU only.

I unfortunately haven't been able to use this adapter because it doesn't fit the Blackmagic Pocket Camera. This problem is acknowlegded by RJ and seems to be related to non-standard measures of the Pocket's MFT mount. This adapter fits Panasonic GH cameras with no trouble (tested it with the GH1 and GH2).

(If you're interested to buy it, please drop me a personal message.)

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Samyang/Rokinon cine lenses http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/4029/samyangrokinon-cine-lenses Tue, 24 Jul 2012 19:28:27 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 4029@/talks/discussions Rokinon 35mm T1.5 cine lens will be available in U.S in few weeks and Rokinon 24mm T1.5 & 14mm T3.1 cine lens will be available in U.S in September.

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12-35mm F2.8 Panasonic lens topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/3283/12-35mm-f2.8-panasonic-lens-topic Sun, 20 May 2012 20:41:13 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 3283@/talks/discussions image



Price: $1299, 1100 Euro, 999 pounds

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http://www.photographyblog.com/news/panasonic_lumix_g_x_vario_12-35mm/

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9mm F8 body cap Olympus. Maybe cheapest m43 fisheye. http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9950/9mm-f8-body-cap-olympus.-maybe-cheapest-m43-fisheye. Sun, 23 Mar 2014 11:11:40 -0600 ahbleza 9950@/talks/discussions image

Olympus' tactic of playing down the optical performance of this lens need not be necessary. Even though this lens only costs £90 and is little more than a body cap with some glass in it, it is still capable of delivering decent quality images. Those who fancy experimenting with the fisheye look but don't relish the thought of forking out proper fisheye money, this lens is ideal.

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Overall, this lens is fun to use, thanks to its compact size and fuss-free operation.

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http://www.ephotozine.com/article/olympus-9mm-f-8-fisheye-body-cap-lens-review-24325

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75mm F1.8 Olympus lens topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/3323/75mm-f1.8-olympus-lens-topic Thu, 24 May 2012 05:06:41 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 3323@/talks/discussions image

  • 75mm focal length
  • F1.8 aperture with circular blades
  • 3 ED and 2 HR lens elements
  • Premium multi-coating using Olympus ZERO lens coating technology
  • High speed, silent focusing with MSC lens drive technology
  • All metal barrel
  • Precision manual focus ring

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Price: 799 EUR / $899


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