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Showcase Kodak Cine Ektar 102mm ƒ2.7 16mm film lens

Discussion in 'Adapted Lens Sample Image Showcase' started by ex machina, Jul 4, 2016.

  1. ex machina

    ex machina Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Jan 3, 2014
    Northern Virgnia
    Finally got around to taking out my 1961 Kodak Cine Ektar 102mm ƒ2.7 16mm film lens for a spin. It was a drizzly day in DC and I was really out to take care of some of my geocaches around town; all shots are hand-held, auto-leveled in Lightroom, but otherwise unprocessed. S-mount > c-mount > m43 on a GX7.

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  2. ex machina

    ex machina Mu-43 Top Veteran

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  3. ex machina

    ex machina Mu-43 Top Veteran

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  4. ex machina

    ex machina Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Northern Virgnia
    Went back to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens today to take a stab with my adapted '68-era Nikon Nikkor-S Auto 50mm ƒ1.4, which I'll post later in the appropriate thread, but also brought along the Cine Ektar to try and reshoot some shots from yesterday I thought might have benefitted from being stopped down. That didn't work out (the sun wasn't in the right part of the sky), but I did catch these little guys hanging out.

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  5. gnarlydog australia

    gnarlydog australia Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Feb 23, 2015
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    Damiano Visocnik
    beautiful render of the bokeh: soft but with a hint of swirl. I think your Ektar is sharper than my Ektanon (it should be)
     
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  6. Crdome

    Crdome Mu-43 Hall of Famer

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    West Central Indiana
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    Lewis this is a fabulous suite of images! Between Gnarly's and your images I Know it's an impressive lens.

    Unfortunately I will not be able to keep pace with you two's Kodak Cine acquisition spree. Before taking the dramatic step up to 152mm please consider the 114mm anastigmat first.
     
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  7. gnarlydog australia

    gnarlydog australia Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Feb 23, 2015
    Brisbane, Australia
    Damiano Visocnik
    Kodak Cine Anastigmat 114mm f4.5? I looked it up on wiky and it's listed but I have never seen one, even in pictures... how rare is it?
    Then again, rare= big $$$ :(

    edit: never mind, I found them under the listing of 41/2" instead of 144mm. Hmmm not sure how f4.5 will look, compared to the brilliance of f2.7....
     
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  8. ex machina

    ex machina Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Most recent example, SOC at (I think) ƒ11 on a moonlit night -- note the vignetting:

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