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Cosmicar 12.5mm/1.9, C mount lens

Discussion in 'Adapted Lenses' started by hodad66, Jan 28, 2010.

  1. hodad66

    hodad66 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jan 27, 2010
    Indialantic, Florida
    Just got this lens and adapter. The f1.9 needs no adaptation
    (grinding) to allow infinity focus. These are a few of the
    first shots...

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    without crop

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    should be useful for my "small kit" plans with the pany 20/1.7 and
    the Minolta 45/2...... :yahoo:
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  2. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Apr 10, 2009
    Boston, MA (USA)
    Looks like it will cover 95% of the frame with a square crop. Cool!
  3. Krang

    Krang Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 19, 2010
    How is the vignetting in 16:9 video? I need a affordable wide or fisheye lens for extreme sports video :) 
  4. kai.e.g.

    kai.e.g. Mu-43 Regular

    That looks really good! I have the f/1.4 version of the 12.5mm, and spent a day being a "human lathe" grinding its little rear end down. I am a little tempted to also grind the front rim (filter threads) down just a little - I'm convinced that I might gain a little bit of image circle doing that.... any one else tried that?
  5. thearne3

    thearne3 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jan 28, 2010
    Redding, CT USA
    Nice shots! I have the Computar 12.5mm f1.3, but haven't used it so much since acquiring the Oly 17mm. The FOV after cropping is around 16mm. Still...the faster lens is nice! Interesting bokeh in the flower shot.

    Were these shots wide open?
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