Showcase Mamiya 55mm f/1.8 Sekor

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Mamiya Sekor

Hey guys!

What kind of adapter do you have for the Mamiya?
I have a Mamiya Sekor 50mm f/1.7 and don't know what kind of adapter I must get for it to work on my Pen.. Untill now I thought there isn't one.

Also, can you change apertures? As far as I can see, there's some thing in the back of the lens that must be pushed for the aperture blades to be closed.

Any help will be much appreciated!
 

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Mine is the Pentax 42 threat mount adapter. The lens has an Auto/Manual switch that I set to Manual and shoot in Aperture Priority.

Took this today used PS to convert to B&W.

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Veggy Garden by Dave Buckle, on Flickr
 
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erossii

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Hey guys!

What kind of adapter do you have for the Mamiya?
I have a Mamiya Sekor 50mm f/1.7 and don't know what kind of adapter I must get for it to work on my Pen.. Untill now I thought there isn't one.

Also, can you change apertures? As far as I can see, there's some thing in the back of the lens that must be pushed for the aperture blades to be closed.

Any help will be much appreciated!
REPLY - have a look at Amazon.com: Customer Discussions: Fotodiox Pro lens adapter Mamiya ZE lens to Micro 4/3? Any good?

The ZE 50 1.7 works as a manual lens on M43 cameras with the Fotodiox adapter. Aperture ring on the lens is disabled while it's on the adapter. Instead, you can change the aperture via a ring that's on the adapter itself - although not in f-stop steps. Make sure you change the IS in menu to 50mm - and use the focus magnification in-camera for super-sharp pics. This is my first reply on a forum, incidentally. Hope this helps. Cheers, erossii
 

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(fixed post!)

More life to a dying thread! Adapted lenses are such fun. The lens was $15 with a working Mamiya 1000DTL into the bargain, the adapter was $11.

Please excuse the gratuitous bokeh, it's been awhile since I had f1.8!
 

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Just Jim

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hmm this lens seems to perform pretty well... I have one, and I haven't tanken it off of my grandpa's 1000 dtl...
 

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It is awesomely sharp, even wide open. I did add contrast in post, I haven't shot enough with it to say definitively, but it seems a little muted. That could be the cloudy day, though. Anyway the images fix up nicely, and the colors are excellent.
 

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