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Legacy lenses for video.

Discussion in 'Adapted Lenses' started by Superstriker#8, Apr 15, 2014.

  1. Superstriker#8

    Superstriker#8 Mu-43 Regular

    194
    Jun 24, 2013
    Showing my cheapness here; I'm getting into video, and don't want to spend a ton on a variable ND. What are some good legacy lenses from 24mn-40mm, and 60mm-100mm?
    I've got my eye on the minolta 35-70mm f3.5; I've heard it's good, and I already have a minolta 50mm f1.4 and adapter. Under $75 would be preferable, as I haven't decided whether I really want to do video much. Thanks
     
  2. Cruzan80

    Cruzan80 Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 23, 2012
    Denver, Co
    Sean Rastsmith
    The f4 version is superior to the 3.5 in almost all ways (this was the same design as the leica).

    Sent from my LG-P769 using Mu-43 mobile app
     
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  3. Superstriker#8

    Superstriker#8 Mu-43 Regular

    194
    Jun 24, 2013
    I didn't know there was an f4 version, thanks.
     
  4. Itchybiscuit

    Itchybiscuit Photon Mangler

    512
    Dec 10, 2013
    Glasgow, Scotland
    Ivor
    I'm keeping my eye on this thread too.

    It's always good to know which piece of legacy glass can be adapted for digital use - been looking for a good video lens myself.

    Maybe I already have one in my possession! Fingers crossed for further recommendations. :thumbup: