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Showcase Great Wall 90mm f3.5

Discussion in 'Adapted Lens Sample Image Showcase' started by kurtwist, Sep 29, 2012.

  1. kurtwist

    kurtwist Mu-43 Veteran

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    From the Great Wall 120 roll film SLR. L39 thread but much larger lens to film plane distance. Apparently the only lens made for the camera, despite it's interchangeable capability. Some handy m4/3 extension tubes, an L39 to m4/3 adapter, and voila, focusing from 1m to infinity on the E PL1.
    Very poor wide open, but marginally OK by f8. Great for soft focus portraits.
     
  2. kurtwist

    kurtwist Mu-43 Veteran

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    Feb 6, 2011
    Southern Calif.
    Sarabelle

    great_wall_90mm_009.JPG Sarabelle at about f5.6 on Olympus E PL1
     
  3. kurtwist

    kurtwist Mu-43 Veteran

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    f3.5

    great_wall_90mm_046.JPG No camera shake, perfectly focused!
     
  4. kurtwist

    kurtwist Mu-43 Veteran

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    Feb 6, 2011
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    f8

    great_wall_90mm_047.JPG somewhat better
     
  5. kurtwist

    kurtwist Mu-43 Veteran

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    Life imitating art imitating life...

    great_wall_90mm_023_-_Copy.JPG f4.0
     
  6. kurtwist

    kurtwist Mu-43 Veteran

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    Hummingbird evolution

    great_wall_90mm_021_-_Copy.JPG f5.6
     
  7. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Bob
    You could get some very nice portraits at f3.5, a very soft, ethereal feel from the looks of it. Interesting. :cool:
     
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