I think lens was launched to Berlin Olympic Games in 1936 as many others from Jena, they had a significant technology jumps in this years, famous T coating, many new cameras and lenses. I forgot my phone and wallet at home. It has defocus image control, alloing you to choose wether the background or foreground is our of focus. It might be a little harsh due to the small aperture compared to a faster lens. Whether you want to bend a scene or straighten it, these lenses offer creative ways to personalize and control the world around you. Exceptional good lens from every point of view , very well built mechanically and optically both.
Please be sure to read the rules for each sub before posting. Take the picture, look at the screen and adjust accordingly. It's on my list to give Illford Pan F 50 a try, finding the time is a problem. I've been so captivated by these lenses, in fact, that I initiated a couple of discussions on a great photography website, Fred Miranda. It is a nice looking, well made camera; however the bellows was of low quality, and after decades almost all of them have light leaks. I was thinking to buy a 55mm 3.
Hi Robert Good choice of lens. Lens wide open less sharp than later post-war lenses, pleasant soft what was requirement from a portrait lens in those years when this lens launched. It has tripod mount and built-in lens hood. Super sharp, it is said to faithfully depict the details of the subject with the utmost precision. If you focus on the eyes at f1. I still of course own the 20mm and use it when I need it, but I try to make the 24mm work first. Perfect choice for any Olympus or Canon owner works just fine with suitable adapters.
Again, the answer is yes. I didn't see any weakness of this lens, photography really a joy , easy to focusing , produce laser sharp superb colored images. Do you use a focusing screen? Lens has only three variants two of them come with M42 mount auto and electric, third one has Practica B mount. It is highschool football season, and I only use my 1978, 80~200mm, f4. I was intrigued to try out these legendary lenses. I work in motion film photography so I am quite clued up on 16mm and 35mm motion film lenses, however, not in 35mm stills lenses. But you could decide to go someway closer or just not so wide.
As for cost, I did point out that they are pricey, but the quality is exception. It has no issues, a few light marks on the body and a couple of very light scratches on the lens but please don't worry as it performs brilliantly. You really don't know what it is actually focusing on. Lens is sharp from edge to edge. They lack for nothing optically, and each has a specific strenght. In trying to distinguish between the two, I inadvertently typed the wrong one. Great lens — Makes sense.
I did not know that a focusing screen can ruin the camera's metering. Before I part with hard cash, I thought it would be a good idea to tap into some real knowledge in this area. Its awkward range, large size and high price as compared to its 'rival Series E 75-150 f3. I believe if you want 1:1 mcro you sill have to get a ext. Don't forget a good flash. In trying to distinguish between the two, I inadvertently typed the wrong one. I know two of them , earliest with chrome nose and later one with all black metal finish.
More in-depth than you might expect! Pancolar was premium product line from Carl Zeiss Jena factory 50mm is so common and well known about it's image quality. Widest wide angle lens in Konica line-up. Like another gentle mentioned, I'm from the film days and fully appreciate film. I was so impressed that I have bought one. The composition of the glass and curvature of the lens was altered to improve the efficiency of its aperture. Made in limited amount from 1936 up to ww2 to did ruin entire Jena factory.
Push your creativity further When a shot calls for a unique point of view, fisheye, perspective control and manual focus camera lenses can help take your compositions to incredible new places. It is a very compact lens, one thing to note is that the focus is backwards, that takes some getting used to. Simple Question: Which are the best Nikon 35mm manual focus lenses? If necessary, bracket your images. I sacrifice the concensus quality advanatge of legendary Prime lenses for the versatility of Zooms. It makes particular sense on a crop camera — as a portrait lens! So far I am thinking about the following: 24mm f2. For the Canon and Nikon mount they have only recently been launched.
The Canon has excellent — near flawless image quality, as does the Zeiss. Get the focal lengths you like and use them. The shutter is perfect and the film back is. So on to the shots. The 20mm is really difficult to leave it at home after tried.