Same exact lens... Grinded the hell out of the mount with dremel.... for 30 bucks I really didn't take too many precautions... Apparently as Kai pointed out the aperture marking being perpendicular to the hotshoe is way off... This thing needed to turn 1/2 turn further.. As such the aperture marking is directly the bottom.
The shot above was 3 seconds at F/11
Here is a pic of the lens
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Ouch! for the lens!! I just lost out on a 25mm last night on evilbay. Think it went for $49. I was looking for around $20-30 range. I would have taken it to my trusty machinist to help me cut down the edges. Be glad they did not use stainless steel in those days ;-)
impressive , i do alot of dremel modifications but never a c mount lens , i used a dremel to modify my case with a 90 mm contax g mount len and to make an ebony grip also to remove stubborn lenses from 110 minolta zoom cameras , etc do you have a pic uncropped, im curious how much larger youve made the image circle with the deeper recessing vs the images in the other thread
So how wide does it compare to? Taking the vignetting in account? I have a 12,5 Meopta something, produces almost a full round circle. A rectangular cutout would be like 24mm Iirc. That's why square is a good way to use these lenses.
Well done!! I knew you'd get there eventually. The rear end of your lens is... how can I put this gently and diplomatically? Oh, I know: Butt Ugly!! But who cares what it looks like back there; you never see it while it's mounted, and the fantastic image results speaks loudly!